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  • 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
  • Dollars

    The final certified 2012 property tax levy numbers show the elimination of the Market Value Homestead Credit will increase property taxes by $370-million. This means Minnesota now has the highest property tax level in the …

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    11 Feb 12
  • FatalAccident

    The State Patrol continues to investigate a fatal head-on crash that occurred Thursday afternoon in southwestern Minnesota. A Jeep Grand Cherokee was reportedly driving the wrong way in the northbound lane of Highway 91 north …

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    10 Feb 12
  • MarkWetsch1

    A Minneapolis man who authorities say is responsible for a string of bank robberies in Minnesota, including in St. Peter, Gaylord and Cologne, has pleaded not guilty to 13 counts of armed bank robbery. 49-year-old …

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    10 Feb 12
  • Books

    Minnesota and 9 other states have been freed from the No Child Left Behind education law. Governor Dayton says the federal waiver will allow administrators, teachers and parents to work together in building a new …

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    10 Feb 12
  • Walz1

    The U-S House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act. The original STOCK Act bill was co-sponsored by Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz. The STOCK Act passed the House on a …

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    10 Feb 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    The Minnesota Legislature has sent Governor Dayton business-backed bills that change the way civil lawsuits are handled in Minnesota. The Senate approved four bills Wednesday, including one that reduces the statute of limitations for filing …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Stabbing

    Four people were charged with various crimes in Redwood County Court on Wednesday for their involvement in the alleged stabbing of 4 people on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation on Tuesday. James Earl Toth of …

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    09 Feb 12