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DNR Warns Chippewa Group Against Treaty Rights Test

The Dayton administration has warned a group of Chippewa Indians who plan to harvest wild rice without state licenses later this month that they risk prosecution and seizure of their rice and equipment. Supporters of the 1855 Treaty Authority, which is independent of the state's tribal governments, plan to gather wild rice on Hole-in-the-Day Lake in Nisswa on Aug. 27.

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Lawmakers Revive Auditor Critique with County Complaints

Some county officials and state lawmakers are airing their grievances about the state auditor's handling of a new law curbing her office's power. A House committee met Tuesday to discuss State Auditor Rebecca Otto's letters asking counties to sign a three-year contract for annual financial audits.

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Dayton: Special Session Over Mille Lacs Not Panning Out

Given legislative resistance, Gov. Mark Dayton says he's doubtful that a special session will occur to provide assistance to businesses along Lake Mille Lacs. Dayton acknowledged Tuesday that his hopes of a relief package aren't panning out

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Minnesota Man Convicted of Killing Neighbor in Feud

A Minnesota man has been convicted of killing his neighbor in a long-running feud over deer feeding and other disputes. A jury in St. Paul on Tuesday found 58-year-old Neal Zumberge, of New Brighton, guilty of first-degree premeditated murder and other charges in the May 2014 shooting of Todd Stevens - who was arguing with Zumberge's wife, Paula - and of the attempted murder of Steven's girlfriend, Jennifer Damerow-Cleven.

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Judge Natalie Hudson (Photo: Minnesota Court of Appeals website)
Judge Natalie Hudson (Photo: Minnesota Court of Appeals website)
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Dayton Elevates Judge Hudson to Minnesota Supreme Court

Gov. Mark Dayton has elevated Appeals Judge Natalie Hudson to Minnesota's Supreme Court in a pick that maintains diversity in the top ranks of the judiciary. The Democratic governor announced his selection Tuesday to fill the seat coming open because of Justice Alan Page's retirement.

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Former Athletic Director Failed to Disclose Prior Complaint

The University of Minnesota says former athletic director Norwood Teague failed to disclose that he was facing a gender discrimination complaint at the time he was recruited and hired. Teague resigned earlier this month after he was accused of sexually harassing two university administrators.

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Dayton Prepared to Make His 3rd Minnesota Supreme Court Pick

Minnesota's highest court is about to welcome its newest member. Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to name a new Supreme Court justice Tuesday afternoon. It's his third pick overall for the top court and will fill the vacancy being left by Justice Alan Page's retirement.

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Vikings’ Phil Loadholt Done for Year with Achilles Tear

Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt's season is over because of a torn left Achilles tendon. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed on Monday the fears the team had after Saturday night's preseason game.

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Office of Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Reopens

The dental practice of a Minnesota man who killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe has reopened. Walter Palmer's River Bluff Dental said in a tweet Monday that it was beginning to see patients again. The tweet said Palmer wasn't at the office.

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NFL, College Win Appeal of Gun Case Involving Off-Duty Cops

The NFL and University of Minnesota have won the latest round in a legal fight over the ability of off-duty officers to carry handguns at Minnesota Vikings games.

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