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  • Charges filed following deadly fire truck crash in Blaine

    A firefighter is facing vehicular homicide charges following a deadly roll-over crash in Blaine that killed two of his fellow firefighters. Authorities say Michael Allen Johnson was driving a fire truck that crashed Saturday on …

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    29 Aug 16
  • Le Sueur man facing charges for killing Eden Prairie man

    A Le Sueur man is facing second-degree murder charges in the death of an Eden Prairie man in July. Twenty-three-year-old Nathan Foth was charged Friday with the death of 74-year-old Allen Retzer. According to the …

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    27 Aug 16
  • One city council in MN is learning rudeness carries a price tag

    The City Council in Lake Elmo is learning that rudeness carries a hefty price tag. Citing dysfunction of the city council, insurance officials are considering boosting the city’s deductible payments after insurance officials say the …

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    27 Aug 16
  • Hutchinson native helps US Olympic Basketball Team take gold

    Huthinson’s Lindsey Whalen helped the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team take gold at the summer Olympics. Whalen had 17 points, six assists and four rebounds against Spain. This is Whalen’s second time playing on the Olympic …

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    27 Aug 16
  • Supreme court orders release of sex offender

    The Minnesota Supreme Court is ordering the release of a sex offender. Last year, the Court ruled that the state’s sex offender treatment program was unconstitutional because it allowed sex offenders to be detained even …

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    26 Aug 16
  • Free national park visits for the rest of the week

    More than 400 National Parks including those here in Minnesota are waiving their entrance fees this week. Triple A Minnesota’s Gail Weinholzer says admission is free through Sunday. For more information visit nps.gov. 

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    26 Aug 16
  • Vikings home games sold out

    All Vikings home games for the 2016 season are sold out. The team made the announcement Thursday. Fans will be allowed to check in with the Vikings ticket office throughout the season to see if …

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    26 Aug 16
  • Minnesota no longer has best average ACT score

    Minnesota no longer has the best average ACT score. For about the last 10 years, students in Minnesota had the highest average score on the test. This year, the average sore in Minnesota was 21.1 …

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    25 Aug 16