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Best Movies Filmed In Minnesota

See if you recognize these iconic locations captured on film for some of the best movies made in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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Judge: Minnesota Man Must Pay Back $250K In Gambling Case

A 69-year-old Minnesota man accused of running an illegal bookmaking operation for about a dozen clients in North Dakota must pay back $250,000 and serve an additional four months in prison on top of the nearly six years he is serving on a separate case.

04/13/2015

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Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty To Escape From ND Halfway House

A man serving time on a racketeering charge has pleaded guilty to walking away from a Fargo halfway house.

04/05/2015

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A Minnesota Myth Sparked ‘Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter’

An urban legend from the snowy, desolate plains of Minnesota was the catalyst that led to “Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter,” a new, haunting film from brothers David and Nathan Zellner.

03/27/2015

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4 Things To Know: GermanWings Crash Update, The Frozen Four & More

These are the four things you need to know about for Friday, March 27, including a case-breaking update in the French Alps plane crash, and the Gophers’ appearance in the “Frozen Four” NCAA Hockey Tournament.

03/27/2015

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Navy Planners Working Out Details For Week-Long Fargo Event

Navy planners are in land-locked North Dakota and Minnesota to work out details for a week-long summer program that will feature the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and other promotional events.

03/25/2015

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Man Dead In Otter Tail County Rollover Crash

A South Carolina man is dead in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Otter Tail County. The crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. Friday on westbound Interstate 94 near Cascade Street.

03/20/2015

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Minnesota Woman Convicted For Providing Porn To Washburn Man

A Minnesota woman who was promised $100,000 from a North Dakota man in exchange for producing and providing child pornography has been convicted in federal court. A jury found 35-year-old Roxanne Merrell, of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, guilty on two counts of production of child pornography.

03/13/2015

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North Dakota Man Facing Charges In Fatal Crash In Minnesota

A 29-year-old man is facing charges in a fatal 2013 crash that killed one person near the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Robin Olson of Wheatland, North Dakota, is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation. Reports say he was driving when his vehicle collided with a minivan on U.S. Highway 75 south of Moorhead, Minnesota.

03/05/2015

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Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Driving Zamboni While Drunk

A Fargo man accused of being drunk while operating a Zamboni ice-grooming machine during a high school hockey game has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. Steven Anderson allegedly was drunk on Jan. 30 when he was smoothing the ice for a girls’ game between Davies High School and Williston High.

02/20/2015

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Fargo Father Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old Daughter

A Fargo man is accused of falling asleep and smothering his 2-month-old daughter after a night of drinking last summer.

02/16/2015

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Moorhead Police: Vehicle In Question Not Linked To NDSU Death

The Moorhead Police Department says public assistance has helped determine that a vehicle — caught on camera near where a murdered NDSU student’s body was found – is not linked to the killing.

02/12/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Candy Shop In Minnesota

George Widman of Widman Candy Shop has been the confection king in Crookston for nearly 40 years. With every Best of Minnesota story, we like the winners to acknowledge being voted “the best” on camera. But being typical Minnesotans, boasting proved to be difficult.

02/11/2015

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Minnesota Puts Brakes On Conversion Of Forests To Crops

Minnesota officials on Thursday put the brakes on the conversion of pine forests to potato fields in the northwestern part of the state while they conduct an environmental review on potential threats to groundwater, fish and wildlife.

02/05/2015

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Former School Official Sentenced For Showing Nude Selfies

A former school paraprofessional in Fargo has been sentenced for showing a student nude pictures of herself on a cellphone.

02/05/2015

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ND Bill Would Make Medical Marijuana Legal In The State

A freshman lawmaker from Fargo is pushing for the legalization of medicinal marijuana in North Dakota.

02/04/2015

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ND Lawmakers To Mull Bipartisan Medical Pot Measure

A freshman lawmaker from Fargo is pushing for the legalization of medicinal marijuana in North Dakota.

02/01/2015

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West Fargo 6th-Graders Build App To Help Class Start On Time

An app made by a group of West Fargo sixth graders may not have won a national competition, but it likely will go a long way toward ensuring that classes at their school start on time.

01/25/2015

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Minnesota Man Accused Of Escaping From Fargo Halfway House

A man serving time on a racketeering charge is accused of walking away from a Fargo halfway house.

01/25/2015

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2nd Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Fargo Store Arrested

Police have arrested a second suspect in the armed robbery of a Fargo convenience store last October. David McAfee, of Fargo, was arrested without incident Thursday outside of a restaurant in neighboring Moorhead, Minnesota. He faces robbery conspiracy and drug charges.

01/16/2015

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Police Search For Missing Burnsville Man, 84

Burnsville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 84-year-old man. Police say Willis Olaf Voxland was last seen Tuesday afternoon driving near Interstate 35E and Interstate 94. He was driving a gray 2003 Buick Rendezvous with a mirror hanging on one side.

01/14/2015

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Bill Would Require Further Study Of Red River Diversion Plan

A southeastern North Dakota lawmaker opposed to a Red River diversion project that would flood land in his district says impacts of the channel have not been addressed and more study is needed.

01/14/2015

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Man Arrested In Minnesota For North Dakota Killing

Minnesota authorities have arrested a man in connection with the beating death of a homeless man in North Dakota. KFGO-AM reports the suspect is being held on a first-degree manslaughter charge.

01/01/2015

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Suspect In Deathly Eastern ND Assault Arrested

The suspect in a deathly assault in eastern North Dakota in November has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Lt. Joel Vettel with the Fargo Police Department says the male suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Nov. 26 assault that led to the death of 54-year-old Mario Perez.

12/31/2014

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Moorhead Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Fargo

Fargo police have arrested a suspect in a bank robbery, carjacking and kidnapping case in the neighboring Minnesota city of Moorhead. The 52-year-old Fargo man was taken into custody Tuesday evening at a south Fargo motel.

12/31/2014

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