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Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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Appeals Court: Radio Collars on Bears Amount to Possession

The Court of Appeals says a researcher needs a permit to put radio collars on bears in northern Minnesota because attaching the collars amounts to "constructive possession" under state law. Lynn Rogers gained international attention for his research on the North American black bear.

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Legionville Camp, Facebook
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Legionville Camp Near Brainerd Hit Hard by Severe Weather

More than 100 young campers are safe after strong storms left a trail of damage near Brainerd. Legionville Camp president Wayne Gilbertson says nearly 140 campers and staff took shelter in their dorms when the storms blew through Sunday evening.

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Novice Driver Sends Pickup Through Store Window

Police say a novice driver was behind the wheel of a pickup that went through a store's front window in the Twin Cities suburb of Woodbury, sending three people to a hospital with minor injuries. Woodbury public safety spokeswoman Michelle Okada says the accident happened at a sporting goods store around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

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(Photo: Todd County Court House Facebook)
(Photo: Todd County Court House Facebook)
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New Program In Todd County To Help Officers Find Wandering Residents

A brand new law enforcement program in Todd County will help officers find missing residents faster. Project Lifesaver is a program specifically designed to find individuals who may have Alzheimer, or are prone to wandering.

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Gaylord Ambulance Crew Responds to Bike Crash, Finds Boss

The president of a Gaylord ambulance service was killed while riding his bicycle and members of his crew had to respond to the call.

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Minneapolis City Council Restricts Flavored Tobacco Sales

Flavored cigars will no longer be sold in Minneapolis convenience stores starting in January.

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Hot and Possibly Severe Weather Expected in Minnesota

Much of Minnesota is expected to be hot and parts could get severe weather.

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Montana Man Apparently Drowns in Northern Minnesota Lake

Authorities have identified a Montana man who died in an apparent drowning in a northern Minnesota Lake.

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$1 Million Reward Offered for Stolen Judy Garland Slippers

An anonymous donor has offered a $1 million reward for credible information leading to the pair of actress Judy Garland's ruby red slippers stolen from a museum in her Minnesota hometown.

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MNsure Tech Issue Creates Backlog of 180,000 Renewals

A technology problem with the state's health insurance exchange has generated a backlog of roughly 180,000 health insurance renewals. Reports say that MNsure's automated renewal system began having problems in May.

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