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DNR To Auction Northern Minnesota Land October 9th

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a land auction on Oct. 9. The DNR says plans to offer 30 parcels, all located in northern Minnesota.

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Cable For Minnesota Governor’s Mansion Shelved

Officials have shelved plans to build a fiber-optic line connecting the Minnesota governor's mansion to the Minnesota History Center.

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Cloquet Man Arrested In January Drug Death

Authorities have arrested a Cloquet man suspected in a man's drug-related death in January.

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Man Who Stole Army IDs Gets 2 Years In Prison

A Minnesota man who pleaded guilty to stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at North Carolina's Fort Bragg has been sentenced to two years in prison.

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Six Months in Jail for Woman Who Assaulted Boy

A former La Crescent-Hokah School District employee has been sentenced to six months in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy.

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Rural Districts See Drop In Teacher Applications

School officials in Minnesota's rural districts say they've noticed a decline in applications for teaching jobs. The Stephen-Argyle district's superintendent says only eight people applied for a job for the fall.

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5-Year-Old Left On School Bus In Brooklyn Center

The parents of a 5-year-old boy want some answers from the Brooklyn Center School District after their son could not be found after school. The child, Omari Palmer, was eventually found asleep on a school bus after his first day of kindergarten.

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Police: Roseville Man Shot Following Standoff

A Roseville man is shot by police after barricading himself in his house. Police say officers tried serving an arrest warrant Thursday afternoon at the man's home. Roseville Police Chief Rick Mathwig says SWAT officers surrounded the property and tried to get the man to surrender.

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Sheriff: Goodhue Woman Parks In Road, Bites Deputy

Olmsted County authorities have arrested a Goodhue woman who they say parked in the middle of a highway and bit a deputy. Sheriff's Detective Kirby Long says a state trooper discovered the 29-year-old woman in a car stopped in the middle of a highway on Wednesday night.

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Patrol: North Dakota Driver In Fatal Crash Was On Facebook

Traill County authorities say a 20-year-old North Dakota woman killed an elderly Minnesota woman after she rear-end an SUV at 85 mph while browsing Facebook on her cellphone.

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