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Contestants Wanted: Grab Your Wife And Run!

If you're looking for some weekend fun, you might find it in Menahga. The Menahga Midsummer Celebration runs Friday through Sunday.A wife-carrying competition is one of the highlights.

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Workers Rescued From Scaffolding Outside Minneapolis Tower

Fire officials say two workers were rescued after scaffolding broke outside a downtown Minneapolis tower. The workers were more than 50 floors high at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Three Hurt in Two Vehicle Crash Near Little Falls

Three people were hurt in a two vehicle crash near Little Falls on Tuesday night. The incident happened just before 6:15 p.m. on 120th Avenue in Pike Creek Township. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Jacqueline Garrison of Little Falls was traveling north and making a left turn into a driveway.

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3 Minnesotans Charged in Terrorism Case to Remain Jailed

Three Minnesota men accused of trying to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group will remain in custody for now. But U.S. District Judge Michael Davis also said at hearings Wednesday he'll carefully consider plans drafted by their defense attorneys and the Somali community that could facilitate a release to a halfway house and reintegration into the community.

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Woman Trying To Beat Train Is Struck, Killed

Sheriff's authorities say a woman who tried to beat a train across the tracks was struck and killed in Pine County.

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Man Taken to Hospital After Crash in Meeker County

A Hutchinson man is hurt after a rollover in Meeker County on Wednesday morning. The incident happened just after 7:15 a.m. near the intersection of County State Aid Highway 14 and 195th Street.

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Teen Canoeist, 2 Others Saved After Plunging Over Waterfall

Three people have been airlifted to a hospital after their canoe plummeted over a waterfall near the U.S.-Canada border in northern Minnesota. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says one teen boy had to be rescued from under a log where he became wedged after the dramatic plunge over the Upper Basswood Falls in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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Minnesota Woman Struck, Killed on Kentucky Bridge

Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a car as she attempted to walk across Interstate 24. Officials say 50-year-old Julie Marie Reimann, of McGregor, was traveling early Monday with family from Florida to Missouri when they stopped on the side of I-24 near the Cumberland River Bridge.

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12-Year-Old Sought in Omaha Shooting Arrested in Minneapolis

A 12-year-old boy wanted in connection to a fatal shooting in Omaha has been arrested in Minneapolis. According to a statement Tuesday from Omaha police, the 12-year-old was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and was to be booked ahead of court proceedings to return him to Nebraska.

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Minnetonka Man Charged in Woman’s Death on Cass Lake

A Minnetonka man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of an Eden Prairie woman who was thrown from a boat on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. Authorities say 46-year-old Matthew Kinghorn had been drinking Saturday while driving the boat that carried his wife, 3-year-old son and 50-year-old Brenda Larson.

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