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4 Your Pets: Meet Ruff Start Rescue’s Azure Davis

It’s not too often you find your life’s passion while in your teens, but that’s just what happened to Azure Davis of Princeton. She started bringing animals home when she was 16. “My parents weren’t happy with it,” Davis said.

04/15/2015

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Minn. Syrup Producers Worried About Warmer Weather

Some maple syrup producers in central Minnesota are worried that last weekend’s warm-up could affect production. Temperatures were near 70 degrees over the weekend. “Everybody calls it really nice weather, but when it gets into maple season, that’s not a good thing.”

03/18/2015

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Hail, Heavy Rain Pounds Western, Central Minnesota

Thunderstorms have swept across western and central Minnesota, causing street flooding and wiping out an orchard’s apple crop the day before it was to be picked. The National Weather Service reports 2.7 inches of rain fell at the St. Cloud Regional Airport on Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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Help Ruff Start Rescue Find A Home For Oke

Oke the pit bull has not a permanent home for two years, but Ruff Start Rescue is aiming to change that. Esme Murphy meets this lovable dog, and Azure Davis – the founder of Ruff Start Rescue in central Minnesota.

03/09/2014

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Photo: Farmer Builds 50-Foot Tall Snowman In Central MN

Between the biting winds and the snow storms, it’s been a tough winter to be a Minnesotan. Central Minnesota is digging out of 4.5 feet of snow, and some people are running out of places to put it.

02/28/2014

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818 Grams Of Meth Seized In 6-Month-Long Bust

A six-month investigation into the possession and sales of methamphetamine in Central Minnesota resulted in roughly 20 arrests and approximately 818 grams of meth purchased or seized, according to authorities.

01/23/2014

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Severe Drought Expands In Minnesota, Wisconsin

This week’s update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that an area of severe drought in central Minnesota has expanded eastward into Wisconsin.

09/12/2013

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Authorities: Man Arrested With 33 Pounds Of Pot In Central MN

Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arizona man who was carrying 33 pounds of marijuana on an Amtrack train in central Minnesota.

01/24/2013

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Damage Reported After Storms Sweep Across MN

Severe thunderstorms caused some major damage across southern and central Minnesota Sunday night.

07/11/2011

School Officials Discussing Synthetic Marijuana

Officials from 14 schools in central Minnesota are gathering Tuesday to discuss the increasing use of synthetic marijuana.

01/11/2011