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Photo courtesy of Laurel Beager/International Falls Journal
Photo courtesy of Laurel Beager/International Falls Journal
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Canadian National Railway Working to Rebuild Northern Minnesota Bridge

Canadian National Railway officials are working around the clock to rebuild an old wooden railroad bridge that burned and collapsed near Minnesota's northern border. Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund says officials started removing debris from the bridge and three train cars hours after the bridge caught fire and then collapsed Wednesday.

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Grand Forks Wal-Mart Store Reopens 2 Days After Shooting

The Wal-Mart store in Grand Forks where a U.S. airman killed one worker and injured another before killing himself has reopened after being closed for two days. Wal-Mart spokesman Brian Nick says the store opened Thursday morning.

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Downtown East Commons, Image courtesy of the City of Minneapolis
Downtown East Commons, Image courtesy of the City of Minneapolis
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Renderings of New Minneapolis Park Released

A city council member hopes renderings of a new Minneapolis city park in front of the Minnesota Vikings stadium will help jumpstart fundraising. The park will include a reflecting pool, gardens, a large green space, a cafe and children's play areas.

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Greg Weiland, photo courtesy of Dahl Funeral Home
Greg Weiland, photo courtesy of Dahl Funeral Home
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Funeral Scheduled for Man Killed in Wal-Mart Shooting

Memorial services have been scheduled for a Grand Forks man killed when another man walked into a Wal-Mart store and started shooting. Dahl Funeral Home says visitation and a prayer service for 70-year-old Gregory Weiland is Friday night at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Grand Forks, and Weiland's funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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BojPhoto, Flickr
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Nebraska Man Identified As Rail Worker Killed in Minneapolis

A Nebraska man has been identified as a BNSF Railway employee killed in a rail yard accident in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office identified the man Wednesday as 29-year-old Tyrell Anderson of Gering, Nebraska.

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3 More Minnesota Farms Hit By Bird Flu, State Total Now 97

Three more Minnesota turkey farms have been hit by probable cases of bird flu, raising the state's total to 97. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the presumptive new cases reported Wednesday include flocks in Brown, Meeker and Kandiyohi counties.

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Contagious Dog Flu Virus Reaches Minnesota; 5 Dogs Got Sick

A new canine influenza virus that has sickened dogs across the Midwest has reached Minnesota. The Board of Animal Health announced Wednesday that at least five Minnesota dogs were infected with the H3N2 virus.

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Repeal of Minnesota Campaign Giving Law Renders Lawsuit Moot

A lawyer for a group challenging Minnesota restrictions on certain campaign donations has advised a federal judge that the case can be dismissed following changes to the state law made by the Legislature.

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UPDATE: Identities of Grand Forks Wal-Mart Shootings Released

Police have identified the man who was killed and the woman who was injured when a U.S. airman walked into a North Dakota Wal-Mart Supercenter and opened fire before turning the gun on himself.

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Sandhill Cranes Make Comeback in Minnesota

It appears sandhill cranes are making a comeback in Minnesota. At least 150 young sandhill cranes were spotted at the Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area in Forest Lake on Sunday.

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