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Cass County Authorities Arrest Colorado Pair in Girl’s Death

Two people have been arrested in Minnesota in the death of their 4-week-old daughter in western Colorado. Matthew Ogden and Phyllis Wyatt were arrested Monday in Cass County. It wasn't immediately clear why the were there.

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State Trooper Accused of Driving 94 Miles An Hour

A well-known state trooper who handles public affairs in northwestern Minnesota is facing disciplinary action for speeding in his squad car. Sergeant Jesse Grabow was traveling at 94 mph in a 55 mph zone.

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UPDATED: Lightning Strikes Hurt 3 in Separate Incidents

Lightning strikes have injured three people in two separate incidents in Minnesota. Duluth police say a 12-year-old boy was critically injured when he was hit by lightning at the Enger Golf Course Sunday shortly before 4 p.m. as a thunderstorm swept over the city.

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Dayton Decision on Cabinet Member Pay Raises Due this Week

The one-day window for Gov. Mark Dayton to raise the pay of state agency commissioners arrives on Wednesday. Dayton said Monday he will base his pay-raise decisions on the need to attract and retain top-notch managers.

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UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8:00 p.m. Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for several counties in central Minnesota, including: Stearns, Benton, Sherburne and Morrison counties. The watch in is effect until 8:00 p.m. tonight (Monday). Severe weather is possible this (Monday) afternoon and evening across the area.

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Keith Urban Added to State Fair Concert Series

Keith Urban is the latest artist added to the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Concert Series. He joins Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, and many others for this year's fair. The final show will be announced in a few weeks.

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Man Arrested After Shooting At Occuppied Home in Chisago County

The occupants of a residence in Chisago County were taken from the home by an armored vehicle after a man began firing gunshots into the house. Sheriff's officials say dispatchers received a 911 call from the home about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

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2 Hurt During Air Show in Mankato

Two people were hurt when a helicopter was accidentally powered up at Mankato's weekend air show. Authorities say the two suffered minor injuries when a sun shade structure tipped over as the Mayo Clinic helicopter started.

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Ramsey Woman Drives Car Into Sherburne County Lake

A Ramsey woman is going to be okay after driving her car into a lake in Sherburne County. The State Patrol says the incident happened at about 5:20 p.m. last (Sunday) night on Highway 169, just north of Zimmerman.

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Minnesota Police Group to Launch Ad Campaign

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association plans a new public relations campaign highlighting the work officers do in their communities. Paid advertising will be part of the campaign.

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