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  • Vikings Stadium Update

    The clock is ticking on approving a deal for a new Vikings stadium this legislative session. Stadium bill co-author Senator Julie Rosen of Fairmont says the legislature is waiting on a letter of approval from …

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    26 Mar 12
  • SchoolBus

    A 5-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by two 8-year-old boys on a New Ulm school bus this week. School officials say that the boys apparently pulled the girl into the back of the bus and …

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    24 Mar 12
  • VoterID

    Minnesota voters are steps away from seeing a photo ID constitutional amendment on the ballot this November. The full Senate passed the amendment Friday in a 36-30 vote. The House passed the amendment Tuesday. Debate …

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    24 Mar 12
  • Taxi

    A Mankato taxi driver faces criminal charges after allegedly allowing a wanted juvenile to hide in the trunk of his cab. 25-year-old Jacob Fitzpatrick had asked to use the cab to go see his mother …

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    24 Mar 12
  • Fatal

    A Willmar man is dead and an Olivia man in critical condition following a head-on car crash just north of Blomkest Friday morning. A northbound 2003 Saturn driven by 19-year-old John Folk of Olivia collided …

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    24 Mar 12
  • Flu

    Influenza continues to circulate around the state as we move from winter to spring in Minnesota. The Department of Health is reporting 1 flu-related death and 67 hospitalizations over the past week. Seven nursing homes …

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    24 Mar 12
  • PollutedRiver

    A new report from Environment Minnesota sheds light on the amount of toxic chemicals dumped into the state’s waterways. It states that industrial facilities in Minnesota dumped more than 1.3-million pounds of toxic chemicals into …

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    23 Mar 12
  • VoterID

    A push to require Minnesota residents to show photo ID before they vote will be debated in the Minnesota Senate this (FRI) afternoon. The measure has strong support from Republicans who control the chamber, and …

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    23 Mar 12