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Head Of Authority Overseeing Vikings Stadium Resigns

The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the Minnesota Vikings' stadium has resigned after weeks of criticism over questionable use of luxury suites by family and friends. Michelle Kelm-Helgen announced her resignation Thursday in a letter in which she said it was ``in the public interest'' to step down.

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Grandmother Sues Over Child Abuse Death

The grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death resulted in numerous child protection reforms in Minnesota is suing social workers and relatives who she says failed to intervene when signs of abuse were evident.

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Update: Police Identify UM-Duluth Student As Shooting Victim

A 22-year-old man who was fatally shot in Duluth is identified as a student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Police on Wednesday identified the victim as 22-year-old William Grahek of Duluth.

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Woman Hurt In Highway 10 Crash Near Little Falls

A Bagley woman was hurt in a crash on Highway 10 near Little Falls Wednesday afternoon.

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Aging Resident Dies After Aide Fails to Plug in Heart Pump

The Minnesota Department of Health has faulted a Twin Cities assisted-living center after a resident died after an aide forgot to plug in the resident's heart pump at bedtime.

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Minnesota Democrats Aim To Crack Down On Wage Theft

Minnesota Democrats say they want to bolster the state's ability to go after businesses that fail to fully compensate workers. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith said during a Wednesday rally that the state needs to hold accountable a small number of businesses stealing from workers.

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Mediation Program Helps Struggling Farmers In Minnesota

Low commodity prices are causing financial pain on Minnesota farms, but bankruptcies are rare thanks in part to a state mediation program. The farmer-lender program requires lenders to offer struggling farmers the chance to renegotiate debt terms with the help of a mediator before repossessing any property.

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Lawyers for St. Anthony Police Officer Want Case Tossed

Lawyers for a Minnesota police officer who killed a black man during a July traffic stop say the manslaughter case against him should be dismissed.

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Several Arrested After Rash Of Fish House Break-Ins In Todd County

Several ice houses were broken into on some Todd County lakes. The sheriff's office says they received a number of reports on Monday. The fish houses were on Latimer Lake, Lake Osakis, Pine Island Lake, Thunder Lake, and Big Lake.

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Man Dies In House Fire In Duluth Neighborhood

A man is dead after a house fire in a residential area of
Duluth.

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