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Little Falls Woman Hurt After Two Car Crash in Morrison County

A Little Falls woman is hurt after a two car crash in Morrison County on Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol says the incident happened just after 12:15 p.m. on Highway 10 and Bison Road. A car driven by 40-year-old Jeannette Mallak of Little Falls was traveling east on Highway 10 near Cushing.

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Judge: Man Accused of Trying to go to Syria to Remain Held

A federal judge has ordered that a Minnesota man remain held until his trial on charges he tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Mohamed Abdihamid Farah appeared in court Thursday for a detention hearing. He's charged with four counts, including conspiracy to support a foreign terrorist group. Prosecutors say he faces up to 53 years in prison if convicted.

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Three Arrested in Litchfield Meth Bust

Three people were arrested after a multi-month investigation into methamphetamine sales in Litchfield. The CEE-VI Drug Task Force, Litchfield Police Department, and the Meeker County Sheriff's Office used search warrants in the 200 block of South Swift Avenue and in the 700 block of East 3rd Street.

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Canterbury Park Offers $2 Million Purse for American Pharoah

Minnesota's Canterbury Park is hoping it has a shot at hosting horse racing's new Triple Crown star. The Shakopee track says it's prepared to put up $2 million to attract American Pharoah, in what it says would be the largest purse offered this summer in North American horse racing.

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Heavy Rain Possible for Parts of Minnesota on Thursday

Widespread rain expected across much of the area today, with the heaviest rain expected along and south of a line from Fairmont to Eau Claire, where totals in excess of 2" are expected.

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Litchfield Man Charged in North Dakota Federal Court with Fargo Bank Robbery

A Minnesota man has been charged in federal court in connection with a Fargo bank robbery. Authorities say Jeremy Fahleen, of Litchfield, Minnesota, entered the Gate City Bank on the south side of Fargo on April 25 and handed a clerk a threatening note demanding money.

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SUV With 8-Year-Old Behind Wheel Crashes Into Car

A 25-year-old man has been charged with child endangerment after authorities say he let an 8-year-old boy sit in the driver's seat of an SUV, crashing into another car in St. Paul. Police say Blake Dominic Folson of Eagan had been drinking and was sitting in the passenger seat steering the car, while the boy used the gas and brake pedals.

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Documents: La Quinta Knew About Wall Issue Before Collapse

Documents show La Quinta Inn & Suites was warned that a wall at its Bloomington hotel was "hanging by a thread" days before it partially collapsed.

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Stearns County Farm to Become 2nd in Minnesota to Restock

The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says one of the first farms in Stearns County to be hit by the Midwest bird flu outbreak is set to restock with turkeys in the coming days. It'll be the second Minnesota poultry farm to resume production. The board says a Pope County turkey farm that was the first in the region to record a confirmed case of H5N2 avian influenza was restocked on Sunday.

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Officials Warn of Child Nicotine Poisonings in Minnesota

Minnesota health officials are warning of the dangers of concentrated nicotine after a jump in nicotine poisonings of children.

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