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  • Metrodome

    The Vikings are staying in downtown Minneapolis for at least another year. Today (WED) is the deadline to give the NFL written notice of any plans to move, but Vikings Vice-President Lester Bagley says the …

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    15 Feb 12
  • Crash

    A 21-year-old Gaylord woman is dead following a crash just outside of St. Peter early Sunday morning. It happened at just before 3am just south of Highway 99 on Le Sueur County Road 45, the …

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    13 Feb 12
  • StPeterStateHospital

    A panel of judges has approved the discharge of a 64-year-old pedophile from Minnesota’s Sex Offender program. Clarence Opheim has been in the program for nearly 19 years. No one has been discharged from it …

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    13 Feb 12
  • OpenWater

    A 57-year-old man whose ATV fell into the open water of an icy lake over the weekend was rescued by two men who live nearby. The St. Bonifacius man was driving his ATV on Lake …

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    13 Feb 12
  • Fatal

    A fund has been created to help the family of a 7-year-old Montrose boy who was killed Friday when an Arlington man apparently ran a red light and his car hit the boy while he …

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    13 Feb 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    The Minnesota Capitol building is in dire need of repair soon, but budget pressures in the Legislature are making the expensive upgrade difficult. The Capitol Preservation Commission has recommended a $241-million renovation plan. The building …

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    13 Feb 12
  • SchoolBus

    A 7-year-old boy and a 47-year-old Arlington man are both dead following an accident in the Wright County community of Montrose Friday morning. State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske says that Robert Mercier of Arlington was …

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    11 Feb 12
  • SherwinShayegan1

    Minnesota is banning the man known as the “Piggyback Bandit” from high school games throughout the state. 28-year-old Sherwin Shayegan has a history of jumping on the backs of high school athletes. The 250-pound man …

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    11 Feb 12