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Jury Hears Audio Recording Of Little Falls Killings

Minnesota jurors listened Tuesday to an audio recording of the moments when two teenagers were fatally shot by a homeowner who says he feared for his life after several break-ins.

04/22/2014

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Bail Doubled On Couple Facing Welfare Fraud Charges

A Minnesota couple facing allegations of stealing public assistance spent their second day in a Hennepin County courtroom Friday. Colin and Andrea Chisholm remain in jail, facing felony fraud charges of misrepresenting their qualifications for taking food stamps, welfare payments and other assistance between 2005 and 2012.

04/18/2014

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Minneapolis Seeks To Ban Styrofoam Containers

A new proposal to ban Styrofoam containers in restaurants has some owners worried about the extra cost that will have to be passed along to the customer.

04/16/2014

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Pine Co. Minister Faces 59 Counts Of Sex Abuse, Nationwide Warrant Issued

Authorities have issued a nationwide warrant for a 52-year-old man accused of having sex with girls while ministering to a religious group in Northern Pine County. Victor Arden Barnard, originally of Finlayson, Minn., faces 59 felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection to the alleged abuse that occurred from 2000 until 2009.

04/15/2014

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Tough Winter Leaves Municipal Water Towers Frozen

Steve Bomstad was on high alert this past winter. As the water supervisor in the city of Atwater, in west central Minnesota, he had his share of anxious nights — on winter’s most bitterly cold days.

04/14/2014

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NE Mpls. Bridge Snares 3rd Truck In Weeks

A railroad bridge in northeast Minneapolis has trapped another semi-trailer truck under its steel girders. Dan Karst and his wife Linda run a recycling business near Columbia Parkway and 5th Street Northeast, just up the road from a steel railroad bridge where traffic flows underneath. That’s unless the passing vehicle is higher than 12 feet 2 inches in height.

04/11/2014

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Met Council Approves Southwest LRT Shallow Tunnels Plan

It’s been in the planning stages for years, but the controversial Southwest Light Rail line took a big step forward Wednesday. The Metropolitan Council voted 14-2 to approve the shallow tunnel plan that runs under the Kenilworth Trail.

04/09/2014

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Driver Honored For Saving Kids From Smoking Bus

Last month, a First Student school bus started filling up with smoke. Alfred Lewis helped four students with special needs get off the bus safely. Two of the students were in wheelchairs. Tuesday morning in Brooklyn Park, Lewis was recognized for his outstanding performance.

04/08/2014

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$15M For Pothole Repairs Would Just Be A Band-Aid On The Problem

Thick clouds of white steam rose Wednesday from freshly laid, hot asphalt in St. Paul. Workers shovels were a gooey black as they scooped the asphalt from the bed of a dump truck and patted it down into holes along Snelling Avenue.

04/02/2014

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Yacht Couple Charged With Welfare Fraud Arrested In Fla.

The Minnesota couple who allegedly received more than $167,000 worth of public assistance from Minnesota while living in Florida on a $1.2 million yacht have been arrested. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said that Colin Chisholm III and Andrea Chisholm were deported from the Bahamas on Monday.

04/01/2014

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DNR And MDHA Emergency Deer Feeding Program In Full-Swing

While it may appear to be a postcard perfect morning in the woods just north of McGregor, Minn. the long, tough winter has taken a toll on woods and the state’s whitetail deer. “There’s over three-feet of snow still in the woods,” volunteer Dan Guida said.

03/31/2014

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Minnesotans Still Feeling Effects Of Record Winter

The winter of 2013-14 has seemed to be never ending and many Minnesotans are at their breaking point. It’s been a long one,” University of Minnesota dentistry student Nate Vanlaecken said. Vanlaecken is sick and tired of looking out at his neighbor’s lawns and seeing nothing but grass.

03/31/2014

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Outbreak Of Herpes Virus Threatens Horses

At the stables of We Can Ride — a nonprofit that provides horses as riding therapy for people with disabilities — keeping a healthy herd is vital to the operation.

03/26/2014

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U Of M’s Raptor Center Giving Snowy Owl 2nd Chance To Fly

A snowy owl who came to Minnesota after being injured in Washington, D.C. is recovering after a unique procedure.

03/26/2014

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Somali Charter School Helps Kindergartner Fighting Cancer

Brain cancer at any age is a frightening, life-altering challenge. So it’s impossible to imagine what it must be like getting the news as parents of a kindergartner.

03/06/2014

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