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Slaying Suspect Ty Hoffman Caught After Manhunt Due In Court

A man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station is due in court. Forty-four-year-old Lyle "Ty" Hoffman was arrested without incident Thursday outside an Arby's restaurant in Shakopee after a monthlong manhunt across the Twin Cities area.

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Hospitals See Surge in Kids’ Breathing Problems

Hospitals in the Twin Cities say they've been unusually busy treating children with severe respiratory problems that match the symptoms of an uncommon virus that's sickened children in at least a dozen Midwest states.

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Board Says Minneapolis Treehouse Must Go

A city board says a Minneapolis family must tear down its treehouse.

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Minnesota Corn Crop Should Be Larger Than Expected

Minnesota's corn crop should be larger than first expected. But while the U.S. Department of Agriculture says record yields will be set in 18 states, Minnesota isn't one of them.

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Princeton Woman Seriously Hurt In Crash In Mille Lacs County

A Princeton woman has been seriously hurt in a two vehicle crash in Mille Lacs County. The State Patrol says the incident happened just before 4:30 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) on Highway 169.

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For 3rd Time, Moorhead Water Is ‘Best In Glass’

Raise a toast to Moorhead's drinking water - it's been judged the best-tasting in Minnesota. Moorhead water was awarded "Best in Glass" this week at the annual convention of the Minnesota chapter of the American Water Works Association in Duluth.

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Stearns History Museum hold first cemetery crawl. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Stearns History Museum hold first cemetery crawl. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Police: Two Girls Identified In Cemetery Vandalism

Police in Faribault say two girls have been identified as suspects in vandalism at a cemetery.

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Ty Hoffman Arrested For Murder Of His Ex-Boyfriend

Police say the man suspected of killing a Boston Scientific executive has been arrested without incident in Shakopee. Shakopee police confirmed Lyle "Ty" Hoffman's arrest but gave no immediate details.

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Toddler Survives Fall From 3rd Story Window

Authorities say a toddler has survived a fall from a third-floor apartment window in Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Drug Case Decision For Avon Man

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled a narcotics officer didn't violate Fourth Amendment search and seizure rules when he opened a package containing cocaine and methamphetamine at an airport. The court upheld a county court decision Wednesday that the removal of the package from a conveyor belt wasn't a seizure and sniffing by a police dog wasn't a search in the 2011 incident.

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