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Sheriff: Fifth Grader Arrested After Writing Threatening Message

Officials in Chisago County say a fifth grader was arrested Wednesday after an investigation showed he or she wrote a threatening message on the wall of the school’s time out room.

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Police: Chaska Man Bit Off Girlfriend’s Ear, Beheaded Her Cat

A Chaska man faces charges of assault, making terroristic threats and mistreating animals after he allegedly beat his girlfriend, bit part of her ear off, threatened to kill her several times, and dismembered her cat in the apartment living room.

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Police: 2 Men Sought In Ecolab Attempted Burglary

The St. Paul Police Department has released surveillance images that show two men wanted in connection to an attempted burglary in early December 2014.

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Polaris Recalls 1,500 Of Its Newest Vehicle

Minnesota-based Polaris is recalling about 1,500 of its new creation: the Slingshot. According to the company, the 2015 models manufactured between Aug. 26 and Dec. 16 of last year, as well as the Slingshot SL motorcycles manufactured from Aug. 18 to Dec. 15 are being recalled.

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Bakk: Pass New Money For Roads This Year Or Punt To 2017

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk is cranking up the pressure to pass a major transportation package this year. The Cook Democrat said Thursday he thinks the Legislature will punt until at least 2017 if lawmakers fail this session to pass new funding for roads and bridges.

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Veteran Minnesota State Trooper Is New Chief House Sergeant

A Minnesota State Patrol veteran is taking over duties as the chief House sergeant-at-arms. Bob Meyerson just retired as a major in the state trooper but is coming aboard as chief House sergeant.

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Authorities To Ramp Up DWI Enforcement Over Super Bowl

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is teaming up with former Minnesota Viking Chuck Foreman to crack down on drunk driving on Super Bowl Sunday.

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Both Sides Rest In Trial For Accused Cop Killer

Both sides have rested their case in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick last July during a traffic stop. The defense for Brian Fitch Sr. rested on Thursday without calling any witnesses, including their defendant.

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Timberwolves Take Shot At Love Before His Return

Former Timberwolves star Kevin Love is returning to Target Center Saturday night for the first time since being traded to Cleveland in the offseason. But you wouldn’t know it from a video the team posted on its web site Thursday.

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Flashback: Measles Outbreak In 2011 Sickened 21

The University of Minnesota is in the news this week after a student tested positive for measles – the first confirmed measles case for the school in 20 years. But it hasn’t been long since Minnesota experienced an outbreak.

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Hennepin Co. Warrant Sweep Underway; Fugitives Urged To Surrender

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office began a warrant sweep Thursday, and it’s urging those with active warrants to surrender themselves.

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Authorities ID Victim Of Semitrailer Crash Near Wahpeton

The Highway Patrol has identified a truck driver who died when his semitrailer veered off Interstate 29 south of Wahpeton.

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Minnesota Chefs Make Headlines At International Cooking Competitions

A Twin Cities chef made history with the USA Cooking Team at an international competition in France Wednesday. Gavin Kaysen, the chef from Spoon and Stable, was the coach for team USA at the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France.

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Bill Requires Talking To Doctor Before Opting Out Of Shots

A Minnesota lawmaker wants parents who don’t vaccinate their children to meet with a doctor first.

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Police ID Person Who Might Have Harassed Students At Game

The Rapid City Police Department has identified at least one person who is accused of harassing grade-school students from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation at a minor league hockey game.

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Minnesota Marks MLK Day

Politicians commemorated the event at programs, demonstrators marched to highlight injustice, and Minnesota remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Minnehaha Falls Ice Caves

Winter means ice caves at Minnehaha Falls near Hiawatha Avenue in southeast Minneapolis. Check out these views of frozen majesty.

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Protesters Shut Down 35W In Minneapolis

A crowd protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case have shut down northbound Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.

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Hunger Mission 2014 Radiothon

Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.

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Zombies Hit The Streets Of Minneapolis

The Zombie Pub Crawl is in its tenth year.

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WCCO Radio Insiders Luncheon With Steve Forbes

See all the photos as Steve Forbes discusses his new book Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It.

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