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Grand Rapids’ Judy Garland Museum Is Still Big Draw

John Kelsch has helped put Grand Rapids on the map by celebrating the life of its biggest star – Judy Garland. Some say “The Wizard of Oz” is the most-watched film of all time. “Three-and-a-half billion people have seen ‘The Wizard of Oz,’” Kelsch said. This feat makes Grand Rapids’ native Garland – born Frances Gumm…

06/10/2013

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Grand Rapids

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are heading to lakes all over Minnesota and western Wis. for an entire week! On Day 1, the boys are at Sugar Lake Lodge on Sugar Lake in Grand Rapids – which is just three and a half hours north of the Twin Cities. Sugar Lake is called a “marl” lake, which means it has a high concentration of calcium carbonates which settle at the bottom, giving the lake a deep turquoise appearance. On a clear day you can see more than 20 feet below the surface.

06/10/2013

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Police: Body Of Missing Grand Rapids Man Believed Recovered

Authorities in Grand Rapids, Minn., believe a body found in the city limits belongs to a 53-year-old man who went missing last month.

06/03/2013

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Hiker OK After Spending Night In NE Minn. Woods

An overdue hiker is OK after spending the night in the woods of northeastern Minnesota. The 31-year-old Grand Rapids man had been hiking Wednesday on the Sioux Hustler Trail about 30 miles northeast of Orr and had told his family he would be home later that night.

05/30/2013

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Authorities Ask For Help Finding Grand Rapids Man

Authorities in Grand Rapids, Minn., are asking the public’s help in finding a 53-year-old man who was last seen Monday night near a hospital.

05/23/2013

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2 Arrested In Burglary, Standoff In Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Police say a man and a juvenile boy have been arrested after a reported burglary and resulting standoff Sunday afternoon.

04/14/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Best Current Hockey Programs

Who are the state’s top programs?

03/09/2013

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Man Sentenced For Murder In Grand Rapids Double Shooting

A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been sentenced for murder in a Grand Rapids double shooting.

03/07/2013

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Highways Reopen In Western Minnesota After Storm

Duluth, Itasca, International Falls and Grand Rapids are among northeastern Minnesota school districts canceling classes because of poor road conditions.

02/11/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Tax Day, Yawning & Ear Plugs

By now everybody should have their W2s, and maybe you’re starting your taxes. Robyn White wondered: “Why are taxes due on April 15? Has it always been that way?”

02/08/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In Grand Rapids Murder, Kidnapping Case

A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn., man is facing at least 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in Itasca County Court Thursday to charges in connection with the murder of one person and attempted murder of another in Grand Rapids last December.

02/07/2013

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Man Charged With Murder In Grand Rapids Double Shooting

A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been charged with murder Monday after one of his alleged victims in a Grand Rapids double shooting died Saturday.

12/31/2012

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Grand Rapids Victim Dies From Gunshot Wounds

The Grand Rapids woman who was in critical condition after being shot on Dec. 22 has now died, authorities say.

12/29/2012

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Suspect, Victims Identified In Grand Rapids Double Shooting

One man is in jail after a man and a woman were found shot at a home in Grand Rapids, Minn.

12/23/2012

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Foul Play Ruled Out In Death Of Minn. Man At Party

Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a 19-year-old man found unresponsive at a hunting camp party in northern Minnesota this fall.

12/04/2012

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