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East Central Energy Reporting Power Outage Near Milaca

East Central Energy has a power outage in the Milaca area. They say about 100 of their members are without power. That number is down from the original number of about 475. The cause of the outage is a vehicle that hit some of East Central Energy's equipment.

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Image courtesy of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Image courtesy of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum
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Minnesota Museum Gets Washington Crossing Delaware Painting

One of two surviving versions of the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" has a new home at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona. The famed 1851 painting depicting George Washington was recently acquired by the museum's founders from a private collector, who had loaned it to the White House for 35 years.

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State Patrol
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Kimball Woman Hurt in Rollover on Highway 55 in Wright County

A Kimball woman has been hurt in a one vehicle crash in Wright County. The State Patrol says the incident happened just after 7:00 a.m. this (Tuesday) morning on Highway 55.

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Brian Fitch Senior
Brian Fitch Senior
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Man Convicted of Killing Police Officer Wants His Money Returned

The man convicted of killing a Mendota Heights police officer wants the cash that was taken from him at the time of his arrest. Attorneys for Brian Fitch have filed a motion in Dakota County seeking the return of nearly $3,000 that was found in his pants when he was taken into custody in St. Paul last July.

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House Oks Bill Setting Lower Wage for Tipped Workers

The Minnesota House has passed a bill allowing employers to pay tipped staff a lower hourly wage if tips bring their pay above $12 an hour. The move comes just a year after the first minimum wage increase in nearly a decade bumping the state's floor wage up to $9.50 an hour by 2016.

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Mat_the_W, Flickr
Mat_the_W, Flickr
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U of Minnesota Student Raped Near Campus; Suspect at Large

Police are searching for a suspect who raped a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student as she cleared fresh snow off her car near campus.

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Union That Fought Sunday Beer Growler Sales Lifts Objection

A labor union is lifting its objection to Sunday takeaway sales of 64-ounce beer growlers from craft breweries. Ed Reynoso of the Teamsters Joint Council 32 told a Senate committee on Monday that "at this point" the union won't oppose a bill legalizing those growler sales on Sunday

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MLS to Make ‘Important Announcement’ on Future in Minnesota

Major League Soccer is expected to confirm during a news conference this week that an expansion franchise has been awarded to Minnesota. MLS said Monday that Commissioner Don Garber will join Bill McGuire, the owner of the Minnesota United franchise in the North American Soccer League, at the news conference Wednesday to make "an important announcement" without specifying the nature of it.

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Photo by Jen Jacobs
Photo by Jen Jacobs
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Duluth’s West Side Could Get $50 Million in Outdoor Projects

City leaders in Duluth are considering investing as much as $50 million in outdoor recreation projects in an effort to revitalize the city's west side. The plan would build trails and other amenities in a formerly industrial part of Duluth.

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Barway Collins
Barway Collins
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Police: Missing Boy May Be with Somone He Knows

Police say a 10-year-old boy from Crystal, missing for five days, may be with someone he knows. Barway Collins was last seen after school Wednesday near his apartment complex.

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