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Officials Seek Protection For 9-Year-Old Stowaway

Officials in Minnesota have filed a petition seeking to intervene in the life of a 9-year-old boy who slipped onto an airplane to Las Vegas. In Friday's petition, Hennepin County Human Services and the Public Health Department say the child needs protection or services because he's a runaway and committed a delinquent act before age 10.

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UPDATE: Brainerd Driver That Killed Bicyclist Apparently Drinking

The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Cass County apparently had been drinking.

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24th Annual Sinclair Lewis Writer’s Conference Held Tomorrow

The day-long gathering provides you a look at the process of writing, as well as selling what you write. Both beginning and established writers are invited to attend.

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Teen To Be Sentenced For Prostituting Minor

A former suburban Minneapolis high school cheerleader is facing sentencing for persuading a younger squad member to sell herself for sex, then pocketing the money. Eighteen-year-old Montia Parker has pleaded guilty to three prostitution-related counts.

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1 Year In Jail For Driver In Crash That Killed 2

A woman who drove drunk and killed two people on a motorcycle in Anoka County has been sentenced to a year in jail. Paula Larson earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in an agreement with the prosecution.

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Madelia Hosts Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener

The festivities begin Friday as the south-central Minnesota city of Madelia hosts the third annual Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener. Madelia city administrator Dan Madsen says they're looking forward to showcasing their community as the pheasant capital of Minnesota.

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Dispute Over Redskins Name Flares Up in Minnesota

A long-running dispute over the name of the Washington NFL franchise is flaring up in Minnesota.

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DNR Says Collared Moose Dies in NW Minnesota

Wildlife managers say a young female moose that frequented Crookston earlier this year has died.

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Minnesota High Court Asked to Hear Mineral Leases Case

A group of northeastern Minnesota residents has asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to consider whether the state should conduct environmental reviews before awarding mineral rights leases.

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Minnesota to Review Offer for Reopening National Parks

Minnesota officials say they'll review an offer from the Obama administration to let states use their own money to reopen national parks that have been closed by the federal government shutdown.

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