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Holdingford Tops BOLD 20-18 In Class AA Title Game

A 10-yard touchdown pass in double overtime gave Holdingford the Class 2A state title Friday in a 20-18 win over BOLD. It's the school's first title since 1981.

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Grand Meadow Beats Edgerton/Ellsworth In Nine-Man State Champioship

Michael Stejskal threw for 215 yards and three touchdowns as Grand Meadow won its second straight state football title by beating Edgerton/Ellsworth 48-0 in the 9-Man Championship at the Prep Bowl.

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Ellison: Soldiers in West Africa Need More Pay

Minnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being deployed to West Africa to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola disease deserve more than $5 a day extra in hardship pay.

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Ashli gerdes, WJON News
Ashli gerdes, WJON News
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Foster Home Shortage Costing Minnesota Counties

Some officials in the St. Cloud area say a declining number of licensed foster homes sometimes forces them to seek more expensive care for children. Both Benton and Stearns counties have reported significant declines over the past few years.

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Brooklyn Park Man Pleads Guilty In Crash

A Brooklyn Park man has pleaded guilty in a car crash that severely injured his two children. 46-year-old Earl Ward pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of criminal vehicular operation and violating a no-contact order with the children's mother. His plea didn't come with a deal for sentencing.

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Police: 2 Arrested In St. Paul Bank Robbery

Authorities in Minneapolis have arrested two men who they say robbed a St. Paul bank as they tried to make a getaway on Interstate 94. St. Paul police say the suspects robbed a TCF Bank on St. Paul's east side Thursday.

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Duluth Airport, Facebook
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Duluth Airport Opens Parking Garage, Skyway

Travelers driving to Duluth International Airport will stay a little warmer with the opening of an $8 million parking garage and glass-enclosed connecting skyway. The new structures will open Friday and allow travelers to go to and from the airport without stepping outside.

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Vigil Planned To Honor Cold Spring Officer Tom Decker

he city of Cold Spring will hold a candlelight vigil to honor a police officer killed while on duty in 2012. The memorial on Nov. 29 will mark the two-year anniversary of Cold Spring-Richmond Police Officer Tom Decker's death.

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Bemidji: Craig Myran Photography, flickr
Bemidji: Craig Myran Photography, flickr
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Foster Parents Lose License Following Baby Death

The foster care license for a Bemidji couple has been revoked following the death of an infant.

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More Women Enrolled In Mortuary Science

A growing number of students enrolled in the University of Minnesota's mortuary science program are women. The university says three-quarters of the current class of 60 are female, in contrast to four decades ago when women made up about 5 percent of program's enrollment.

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