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Two Dead in Highway 24 Crash Near Litchfield

A head-on crash in Meeker County has left two people dead and two more injured. The State Patrol says the crash happened on Highway 24 near Litchfield Tuesday night.

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University of Minnesota President Takes Responsibility For Hiring Teague

University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler says he takes "full responsibility" for hiring Norwood Teague as the Gophers' athletic director. Kaler told reporters Wednesday he hired Teague and that he takes "full responsibility for doing that. That's my job."

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Emerald Ash Borer Find Confirmed in Scott County

Emerald ash borer has spread to another Minnesota county. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture on Tuesday confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Scott County.

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Warrant: Wadena County Farm Searched for Human Remains

A search warrant says authorities digging at a farm in Wadena County are looking for human remains. But, state and local officials didn't immediately say if anything was found.

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Man Arrested in Shooting Outside Maple Grove Movie Theater

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a shooting that injured two people outside a movie theater in Maple Grove.

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Former U of M Student Detained in Thailand

A photojournalist who attended the University of Minnesota has been released on bail in Thailand where he was detained for possessing body armor and a helmet.

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Woman Killed in Minnesota Tree-Trimming Accident

Rochester police say a 58-year-old woman has died after a large branch apparently crushed her as she trimmed trees. Police were called to a medical emergency Saturday afternoon in southwest Rochester.

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Bail Set for Minnesota Teen Accused in School Attack Plot

A judge has set bail for a Minnesota 18-year-old accused of planning to kill his family and attack his high school. Judge Larry Collins on Monday ordered John LaDue held on bail of $750,000 without conditions or $500,000 with conditions.

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Princeton Kid Hurt In Two Vehicle Crash in Mille Lacs County

A child is hurt after being involved in a two vehicle crash in Mill Lacs County this (Monday) morning. The incident happened at about 11:40 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 23 and County Road 5.

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Police Investigate Slaying of Maplewood Mother

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 41-year-old mother in suburban Maplewood. Authorities identified her as April Marie Tennin. Police Chief Paul Schnell says investigators considered her husband a "person of interest" in Sunday's slaying.

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