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Body Of Missing Minnesota Man Recovered In Alaska

The body of a 32-year-old Minnesota man missing east of Cordova, Alaska, has been recovered. Scott Bell was found Tuesday by searchers.

09/18/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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MN Man Close To Accomplishing Goal Of Walking Around The World

To walk around the world seems like an impossible feat, but a Minnesota man is coming close to accomplishing it. Andrew Siess has completed a good portion of the “North American” leg of his trek, bringing him three-fourths of his way to walking around the globe.

07/20/2014

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‘Funny River Five’ Pups Arrive At Minnesota Zoo Today

Five gray wolf orphaned pups arrive at their new home at the Minnesota Zoo Tuesday afternoon. The pups were rescued from a wildfire in Alaska in May. They were abandoned and had been hurt by porcupines.

07/15/2014

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Orphaned Wolf Pups Head to Minn. Tuesday

Five wolf pups, rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, are about to embark on a new journey. On Tuesday, the “Funny River Five” as they are known, will fly to their new home at the Minnesota Zoo. They were rescued six weeks ago, and taken to the Alaska Zoo, in bad shape.

07/12/2014

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Orphaned Alaskan Wolf Pups Heading To MN Zoo

The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48. The pups will leave later this month for the Minnesota Zoo near Minneapolis.

07/04/2014

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Orphaned Wolf Pups Coming To Minn.

The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48.

07/03/2014

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Abandoned Wolf Pups From Alaska Get New Home At MN Zoo

Five wolf pups, lucky to be alive after being rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, will get a new home in Minnesota. The pups were discovered in their den by crews battling a wildfire on the Funny River.

05/31/2014

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Hit And Run Victim Now Has A Place To Call Home

A South St. Paul man who was nearly killed by a hit and run driver now has a new place to call home. Zach Mohs, 28, did the official ribbon cutting on his new home on 12th Avenue North Saturday.

03/29/2014

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Alaska Flags To Be Lowered For Former State Rep.

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has ordered state flags to be lowered Thursday in memory of a former lawmaker. The governor’s office in a release says former state Rep. Richard “Dick” Greuel died Dec. 3 in Anoka, Minn. He was 85.

12/24/2013

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Study: Climate Could Affect Kids’ Allergy Problems

Spring and fall can be a miserable time of year if you’re one of the nearly 50 million adults and children with hay fever.

11/08/2013

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Responders Help Minnesota Couple Down AK Mountain

A Minnesota couple was escorted down a steep and icy mountain in Alaska after calling for help. Alaska State Troopers say 35-year-old Edwin H. Lee and 28-year-old Sarah E. Lee of Rochester, Minn., placed a 911 call Wednesday afternoon to say they needed help descending Mount Marathon.

10/25/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

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A ‘Bittersweet Day’ As Kowalski’s Turns 30

For the first time after his accidental death, Jim Kowalski’s family is talking publicly. Last month, the founder of the popular local grocery died from a head injury while on a fishing trip in Alaska. After a tough month for the family, Kowalski’s wife, Mary Anne Kowalski, and daughter Kris Kowalski Christensen celebrated 30 years of business Saturday by making the rounds at their area stores, which treated customers to food, drinks, and music.

10/12/2013

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NTSB: 10 Killed In Alaska Plane Crash

Authorities say an air taxi has crashed at the Soldotna Airport in Alaska, killing all 10 people on board. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson says the pilot and nine passengers were killed in the crash at the airport late Sunday morning. Meagan Peters of Alaska State Troopers says the fixed-wing aircraft was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could get to the plane. The victims have not yet been identified.

07/07/2013

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