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Hennepin, Ramsey Added to Disaster Declaration

Hennepin and Ramsey counties have now been added to a presidential disaster declaration for damage from flooding and severe storms this summer.

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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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DNR Log Cabin Celebrating 80th Year At The Minnesota State Fair [AUDIO]

The Department Of Natural Resources is celebrating the 80th anniversary of their historic building at the Minnesota State Fair. The log structure is the centerpiece of the DNR's exhibit.

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February Trial Set for Sex Offenders Lawsuit

A February 9 trial date has been set for a constitutional challenge to Minnesota's sex offenders treatment program.

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Couple Convicted in Project Swindle

A Wayzata couple has been found guilty of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from an office development project in Orono.

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Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair
Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair
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Political Candidates See Opportunity at State Fair

Political candidates foraging for fall votes are settling in at the Minnesota State Fair.

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Willmar Man Dies From Injuries Suffered In Crash Near Spice

A Willmar man has now died, due to injuries he suffered in a crash earlier this month.The State Patrol says 88-year-old John Bosch died yesterday (Wednesday).

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12-Day Run Of Annual Minnesota State Fair Gets Rolling

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to give way to hazy, hot weather for the start of the Minnesota State Fair. The Great Minnesota Get Together kicked off its 12-day run Thursday.

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Pine County Authorities Arrest Woman In Shooting

Pine County authorities say they've arrested a 38-year-old woman for shooting a man after he told authorities his four gunshot wounds were self-inflicted. The Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that authorities responded to a reported shooting Tuesday.

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New Ulm Popcorn Wagon Closes After Inspection

The century-old New Ulm Popcorn Wagon has stopped popping after inspectors found it doesn't comply with state food requirements. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says there isn't water available for people manning the wagon to wash their hands.

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Princess Kay Of The Milky Way Crowned

A University of Minnesota student from Norwood-Young America is the 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way. Nineteen-year-old Jeni Haler was crowned Wednesday night at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

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