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Wander Minnesota: A Guide to December

Minnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.

11/30/2012

Ruby Slipppers

Judy Garland’s Gingham ‘Oz’ Dress Sold For $480K

The blue gingham dress Judy Garland wore in “The Wizard of Oz” has a new home. An auction house in Beverly Hills, California sold for $480,000 over the weekend.

11/12/2012

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Grand Rapids Residents Die In Northern Minn. Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol says two people have died in a crash in northern Minnesota.

11/11/2012

Karlstad Wildfire

Smoke From Wildfires Blankets Northern Minnesota

Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.

10/03/2012

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Weekend Motorcycle Crash Claims Grand Rapids Man’s Life

A 67-year-old Grand Rapids, Minn., man died Wednesday after succumbing to injuries suffered in a weekend motorcycle crash, authorities said.

08/29/2012

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing $5,700 From DMV

A 31-year-old woman has been charged with theft by swindle for allegedly stealing $5,700 while employed at the Grand Rapids Division of the Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles.

07/23/2012

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DNR Provides Tips For Storm Debris Removal & Disposal

With the large amount of debris left in the aftermath of the recent Bemidji storms, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has provided affected citizens with tips to prevent their homes and yards from becoming fire hazards.

07/06/2012

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Games Set For Hockey Day Minnesota 2013

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, will feature plenty of opportunities for Minnesota hockey fans. The Minnesota Wild and FOX Sports North have announced the lineup of games for Hockey Day Minnesota 2013.

06/26/2012

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Rain, High Winds, Hail Slow Minn. Fieldwork

Heavy rain, high winds and hail have slowed Minnesota farmers in the field.

06/25/2012

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Totino Grace Survives Tough Section, Ready For State

Totino Grace was not expected to make the state baseball tournament — not with being in arguably the state’s toughest section.

06/13/2012

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Red Lake Man Pleads Guilty To Beating Man With Ax Handle

A 47-year-old Red Lake man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting and severely beating a Grand Rapids man’s face with an ax handle in January, according to the Department of Justice.

05/29/2012

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Grand Rapids Lake Could Rise 2 feet In Coming Days

The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a Grand Rapids lake is expected to rise rapidly over the next few days.

05/28/2012

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Man Sentenced In Grand Rapids Church Arson

A 66-year-old Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to intentionally setting fire to a Grand Rapids church July 27, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s Office.

05/21/2012

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Charges: Female Employee Stole Money From DMV

A 31-year-old woman from Deer River is accused of stealing more than $5,700 from the DMV she worked at in Grand Rapids over the course of a month late last year, according to charges filed Monday in Itasca County Court.

05/14/2012

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Police Seek Man Who May Have Seen Hit-and-Run

Police in Grand Rapids, Minn., are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who may have information on a hit-and-run incident.

04/14/2012

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