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Man Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed Store Owner

A St. Louis Park man has pleaded guilty in a crash that killed the owner of a hardware store.

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Brainerd Votes to Stop Chlorinating City Water

The Brainerd Public Utilities Board has decided to stop chlorinating the city's water.

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More Than 2 Dozen Charged in Check Conspiracy

Twenty-eight people have been charged in a scheme to steal more than $2 million by creating fraudulent checks and cashing them at dozens of banks.

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School Bus Driver Lost in Western Twin Cities

Minnesota state troopers used GPS to locate a school bus lost for about an hour in the western Minneapolis suburbs with five children aboard.

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Election 2014: Control of Minnesota House, U.S. Senate On The Line [AUDIO]

One of the biggests questions heading into Election 2014 is, which party will gain control of the Minnesota State House? The DFL has had the majority in the chamber the last two years, but every seat in the House is on this year's ballot.

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UPDATE: Man Killed In Farming Accident Near Maynard

A man has died in a farming accident in southern Minnesota. The Renville County Sheriff's Department says the man died Monday afternoon when he was run over by a combine at a farm near Maynard.

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Audit Finds MNsure Midhandled Marketing Money

Minnesota's legislative auditor says the state's health insurance exchange mishandled over $925,000 in marketing work. A report released Tuesday by Legislative Auditor James Nobles says MNsure did not properly authorize the additional marketing work or amend its contract with its vendor until after the contractor completed the work.

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Police Release Man Arrested In Maplewood Shooting

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the people who fatally shot a man outside a Maplewood strip mall. Police said they released a 19-year-old man from custody Monday pending further investigation after arresting him Saturday.

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Grand Rapids Corrections Officer Sentenced To Prison

A former officer at a juvenile correctional facility in northern Minnesota has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old resident. Devin Wood of Grand Rapids was sentenced to eight years and four months in prison Monday on three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Court: Lawsuit Over Swimmer’s Death Can Proceed

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a father's lawsuit can proceed against the city of Stillwater in the death of his son who swam in Lily Lake.

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