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Good Question: How Does A Lake Get Its Name?

This is the land of 10,000 lakes, or to be more specific, 11,842 lakes. And most of us don’t know how any of them got named.

07/31/2012

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Major Disaster Declared In 16 Areas In Minnesota

A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.

07/06/2012

Duluth Flooding 2012 June

June Storm & Flooding Damage = $108 Million

Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.

07/06/2012

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History Center To Debut Dakota War Exhibit

The Minnesota History Center will open a new exhibit next month examining one of the toughest periods of the state’s past: the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.

05/28/2012

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Small St. Paul Shop Sells Guitars To The Stars

On a quiet St. Paul street corner, the sweet sounds of guitar chords ring simple and true. Willie’s American Guitars is a music magnet, attracting players from across the spectrum. Rock to country, beginners to legends.

05/18/2012

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State Patrol: Extra DWI Patrol This Weekend

The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.

05/04/2012

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S. Dakota Gun Show Re-Enactor Sentenced To Prison

An Old West gun battle re-enactor who wounded three onlookers when he fired live rounds instead of blanks at a South Dakota show was sentenced Monday to seven and a half years in prison.

04/09/2012

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Prosecutors Form Coalition To Fight Crime, Drug Abuse

Representatives from Ramsey, Dakota and Washington counties got together Tuesday to talk about what they can do about the growing concern in the metro about prescription drug abuse.

02/28/2012

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Former House Dem Leader Lands Minn. Judgeship

Former Minnesota House Minority Leader Tom Pugh is headed for the judicial branch.

11/21/2011

The Minnesota DNR confiscated fish caught by Dakota Indians at Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. (credit: CBS)

DNR Confiscates Fish Caught By Dakota Indians

More than 20 Dakota Indians netted for fish out of season in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis to assert what they say are rights guaranteed by an 1805 treaty.

05/13/2011

Gov. Dayton with his dogs Dakota (L) and Mesabi (R).  (credit: Facebook)

Gov. Dayton Loses Dog To Cancer

Governor Mark Dayton lost his beloved dog, Dakota, to cancer on Wednesday.

01/06/2011

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Documentary Recalls Killing Of 38 Dakota Warriors

The largest mass execution in U.S. history occurred 148 years ago, when 38 Dakota warriors were hanged from a single scaffold in Mankato.

12/24/2010

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