Minnesota
  • Counterfeit

    The last of 8 people involved in a southern Minnesota counterfeiting ring has admitted her guilt. 34-year-old Heather Ann Cameron of Albert Lea pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of counterfeiting US currency. Cameron was …

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    28 Oct 11
  • Flu

    Minnesota has its first death reported in an early flu season. The state Health Department has not identified the victim, but adds that this past week also saw one more person hospitalized, bringing the statewide …

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    28 Oct 11
  • Champlin Bank Robbery

    Two men and a woman are in custody in connection with a “takeover style” bank robbery in Champlin, in which the robbers used a handgun and ordered bank employees and customers to the floor. The …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Tornado

    The USDA has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year. Wednesday’s declaration makes affected farmers …

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    27 Oct 11
  • MitchBongers

    A Faribault man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison on charges of criminal vehicular homicide for the April 2010 death of his girlfriend. Twenty-three-year-old Mitchell Bongers was drunk when he lost …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Dayton1 - Copy

    Business leaders meeting with Governor Mark Dayton during Tuesday’s job summit say they have hundreds of job openings, but can’t find qualified workers to fill them. Some attendees say many Minnesotans should consider the possibility …

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    26 Oct 11
  • Flu1

    Annual flu shots only work on a little over half of the people that take them. A new study out of the University of Minnesota finds flu vaccines are a lot less effective than researchers …

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    26 Oct 11
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    The proposed pullout of all US military personnel from Iraq by the end of this year will not likely affect the Minnesota National Guard. Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Olson says the 2,600 soldiers with the First …

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    24 Oct 11