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Under Bill, 84-Year-Old Could Get Another Shot at a Deer

An 84-year-old hunter who asked Minnesota lawmakers for help bagging another deer may get his wish.

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House Road-and-Bridge Funding Plan Clears Key Committee

The House plan to spend billions more on Minnesota road-and-bridge construction over the coming decade is moving forward.

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Police Arrest Father of Crystal Boy Found in River

Police have arrested the father of a 10-year-old boy whose body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend. Kris Fletcher of the Crystal Police Department confirms in an email the arrest of Pierre Collins.

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Little Falls Man Hurt When SUV Rolls, Starts on Fire

A Little Falls man has been hospitalized after his SUV rolled and started on fire. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. yesterday (Sunday) on Ginger Road in Green Prairie Township near Little Falls.

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90-Year-Old Man Found Dead, Hands Bound, House Ransacked

Carver County sheriff's officials say an elderly man died after he was attacked in his home which had been ransacked. Deputies were called to the victim's home in San Francisco Township Saturday about 7 p.m. by a man who was asked by a relative to check on the homeowner's welfare.

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Minnesota Lakes to See Boost in Indian Walleye Fishing

Some Minnesota lakes are set to see an increase in Indian netting and spearing for walleye. State and tribal officials say the expected rise this spring is due at least in part to stricter protections for walleye in Lake Mille Lacs, leading to an increase in off-reservation spearing and netting.

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Home, Cabin Destroyed in Todd County Grass Fire

A home and a cabin were destroyed by a grass fire in Todd County. The Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday in Bartlett Township near Staples.

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Supporters of Convicted Killer Byron Smith Meet Regularly

Nearly a year after a Little Falls homeowner was found guilty of fatally shooting two teenage intruders, those who believe he was wrongly convicted meet regularly to strategize on how to reverse the jury's verdict.

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Minneapolis Police Arrest Second Suspect in Double Homicide

Minneapolis police have arrested a second suspect in a double homicide last week on the city's north side. Police say the 30-year-old man turned himself in on Sunday after officers worked with his family to make an arrest.

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Advocates, Lawmakers Cheer Sexual Assault Prevention Bill

A push to strengthen sexual assault policies at Minnesota colleges is moving through the Legislature, with advocates saying it will provide more options for victims.

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