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French Teacher Convicted Abroad Of Sexually Assaulting 2 Minn. Boys

A 32-year-old French national was convicted in a French court for sexually assaulting two Minnesota boys during a field trip at a language immersion camp in Bemidji, Minn. in 2010.

03/21/2014

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Good Question: How Do You Find The Best Value For Wine?

Many of us will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Friday with a nice dinner out and maybe a bottle of wine. That had us wondering: How do you find the best value for a bottle?

02/13/2014

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Minn. Tourism Agency Puts Focus On French Visitors

Minnesota may lack the glamour of Paris, but a new effort aims to make the state attractive to French vacationers. Minnesota’s tourism agency says it will spend up to $45,000 next year to build an on-the-ground marketing presence in France.

12/03/2013

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Holiday Hiring Already In August? You Bet

The State Fair is still a week away, but stores are already thinking ahead to winter. From the decorations to the seasonal hiring, the holidays are trending earlier and earlier each year. Michael Hagie, owner of the 50th and France boutique Gather, said inquiries for holiday gifts started months ago.

08/14/2013

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World War II Pilot Flies Again

A World War II veteran took a step back in history with a commemorative flight on a plane he learned to fly some 70 years ago. John Rewey was trained on a B-25 and a co-pilot on one for a short time before he was assigned on a B-24 crew. He flew 35 bombing missions over France and Germany. His family arranged for the 89 year old to take flight again.

07/06/2013

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MN’s Signa Saunders Remembered On Nat’l Donut Day

Signa Saunders, of Brainerd, Minn., boarded a ship for France in 1918 alongside soldiers headed into battle with the goal of doling out donuts for those in the line of fire. She recalled in her memoir, “Soldiers, Sinkers and Pie,” what it was like to be on board.

06/07/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘Little White Lies’

Who’s game for a French film reminiscent of 1983’s “The Big Chill”? Does anyone under 50 even remember “The Big Chill”? Oh well.

09/21/2012

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Timberwolves Missed On NBA Player Involved In Olympic Cheap Shot

What are the Timberwolves thinking about Nicolas Batum today?

08/09/2012

Texting while driving

Texting And Driving

Here is a French public service announcement aimed towards those who feel they can drive and text.

05/17/2012

John Williams Show

School distributes condoms grades K-12 French retirement Steve Rockford of Lavender

06/24/2010