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Poll Finds Minnesota Men, Women Divided On Issues

A new poll has found men and women in Minnesota hold exceedingly different opinions on just about everything.

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Willmar Man Accused Of Falsely Claiming Military Valor

A national organization that exposes people who falsely claim military service says a Willmar man has been deceitfully posing as a decorated Army Ranger. Willmar police have received complaints from citizens who were suspicious about a man who was showing up in a military uniform at VFW and American Legion posts in west central Minnesota recently.

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UPDATE: Convict Who Escaped Hennepin County Courtroom Apprehended

The convict who bolted from a Hennepin County courtroom is back in custody. Michael Henderson fled from the courtroom and sheriff's deputies Thursday afternoon and disappeared from the Government Center building.

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Cabin Close-Up Time Ideal To Check For Invasives

Experts say cabin close-up time is an ideal opportunity for inspecting boats and water equipment for aquatic invasive species. The Department of Natural Resources is asking every cabin and lake property owner to carefully inspect for invasive species when removing docks, boat lifts, swim rafts and other equipment from the water.

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Minneapolis Chief Won’t Show At Listening Session

The police chief of Minneapolis has canceled her scheduled appearance at a community listening session, citing threats of disruptions.

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Inmate Escapes From Hennepin County Courtroom

Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from a Hennepin County courtroom after being convicted of attempted murder.

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Minnesota Deputy Saved By Bullet-Resistant Vest

Authorities say a northwestern Minnesota sheriff's deputy was saved by his bullet-resistant vest when he was shot by a suspect who was then wounded by police.

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Duluth Man Charged In Mother’s Stabbing Death

A Duluth man is charged with fatally stabbing his 71-year-old mother.

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Inmate Escapes From Hennepin County Courtroom

Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from a Hennepin County courtroom after being convicted of attempted murder. The sheriff's office says 25-year-old Michael David Henderson escaped from the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday.

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DNR Closes Pigeon Lake Islands

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says islands in Meeker County's Pigeon Lake are off limits to the public because of a bird virus.

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