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Two Anglers Rescued When Boat Gets Too Close To Dam On River

Authorities say two people survived a close call when their boat got too close to a dam on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota.

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Man Charged in Drowning Death of 2-Year-Old Girl in Bemidji

A Bemidji man has been charged in the drowning death of his 2-year-old foster daughter.

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Feds Now Say Eagle’s Death Wasn’t Result Of Foul Play

Authorities no longer suspect foul play in the death of a bald eagle in southern Minnesota. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Tina Shaw says it turns out the eagle most likely was hit by a vehicle, and was then partially eaten by scavengers before the carcass was found in March south of Albert Lea.

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Legislator’s Letter Decried by Minneapolis NAACP President

Republican State Rep. Tony Cornish's letter to a Minnesota newspaper offering advice on how to "reduce the use of force by police" is being decried by the president of the Minneapolis NAACP.

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Minnesota Sues Magazine Sales Company Alleging Deception

Minnesota's attorney general is suing a magazine sales company alleging deceptive sales tactics. Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Thursday that accuses Your Magazine Service Inc. and owner Wayne Dahl Jr. of charging people hundreds of dollars for magazine packages after tricking them into providing billing information.

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Elk River Fisherman’s Body Found In Crow Wing County Lake

The body of a fisherman has been found in a Crow Wing County lake. Sheriff's officials say the body of 65-year-old Gerald Becker, of Elk River, was recovered from Little Pine Lake near Crosslake Wednesday evening.

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Officer Cleared In Fatal Plymouth Restaurant Shooting

Hennepin County's top prosecutor says the police officer who fatally shot a man in an Arby's restaurant last year will not face any charges. County Attorney Mike Freeman says it was reasonable for Plymouth Officer Amy Therkelsen to use deadly force to protect herself and people in the restaurant from a man having a psychotic episode.

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CentraCare Health In Long Prairie Evacuated Due To Generator Fire

CentraCare Health in Long Prairie had a small fire in a back-up generator for the nursing home on Monday. It was contained by the Long Prairie Fire Department in about 15 minutes.

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FDA Moves To Ban Main Source Of Trans Fats From American Food Supply
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Land O’Lakes Plans $80 Million Expansion In Arden Hills

Land O'Lakes is planning an $80 million expansion at its corporate headquarters in a northern Twin Cities suburb. The expansion will allow the company to house employees who are now split between the Arden Hills headquarters and the Shoreview offices, while also making room for at least 200 new jobs that will be added over the next few years.

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Dayton Hits The Road in Push for Special Session Priorities

Gov. Mark Dayton is taking his campaign to bring lawmakers back for a special session on the road.

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