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Horse Loose On Hennepin Avenue Bridge Recaptured Safely

Minneapolis police galloped into action Friday evening when a loose horse ventured onto the Hennepin Avenue bridge.

7 hours ago

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Patrol: Man, 49, Killed In Collision With Horse

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 49-year-old Cromwell man lost his life after colliding with a horse on a Carlton County road Sunday evening.

06/15/2015

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Meet COLT & GOAT – A Mobile Cellphone Tower & Generator

It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. When storms hit, people can lose power and cell service. That’s where some hi-tech portable equipment comes in to play.

04/14/2015

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Wis. Man Charged With Sex Acts With Horse

A Wausau man has been charged with a misdemeanor count of getting sexual gratification from an animal after authorities say he admitted to performing sex acts on a horse.

12/23/2014

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Man Pulled By Horse Water Skis Through Puddle

The flooding that’s happening around Minnesota may be causing problems for some, but others are having a little fun with it. One Norwood Young America family may have even created a new sport. Rachel Slathar posted a video of her dad waterskiing through a big puddle being pulled by her horse.

06/23/2014

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Canterbury Jockey Injured In Accident Aims To Beat Odds

What happened to a horse jockey in Phoenix is being felt in the Twin Cities. Ann Von Rosen, 42, was crushed by a horse after a race, and it’s being called a freak accident.

03/17/2014

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Horse Blood Donor Saves Lives Every Year

His name is shared with a mythical Greek hero. He’s a mascot and he saves lives every year. Meet Hercules, a 2,000-pound horse blood donor. Not only is Hercules tall in stature, he’s become quite the celebrity.

12/23/2013

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Meet Jess Hanneken, Minnesota Rodeo Royalty

Rodeo royalty politely says “excuse me” while maneuvering around the Minnesota State Fair. Rodeo royalty represents the best of rural Minnesota with witty – and yet practical – slogans. “We like to say you can fix anything with a little twine and duct tape,” she said of her hometown Pine River, a town of 900 people located just north of Brainerd.

08/30/2013

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Minn. Zoo Introduces 2 Asian Wild Horse Foals

Two Asian wild horse foals – a male and female – will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Thursday.

07/31/2013

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Mpls Officer Bucked Off Horse, But Suffered ‘No Major Injuries’

After a horse landed on a Minneapolis police officer Wednesday afternoon, authorities tweeted out that the officer suffered “no major injuries” but will be kept in the hospital overnight for observation.

07/10/2013

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Minn. Farmer ‘Shocked’ After Horses Put Down By State Patrol

The Minnesota State Patrol had to put down two horses after they got away from their Faribault farm early Monday morning. They’d been trying to get the horses back onto their property when they say the situation just became too unsafe. But, as can be imagined, the horses’ owner is very upset.

05/08/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-12

It got real on a Korean Reality Show….Check it out on Today’s Smack Down!

02/12/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-11!

Your Saturday Morning Gen X Medley takes on “HOPE,” the Budweiser Clydesdale.

02/11/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-7!

Jay Leno vs. the Budweiser Super Bowl Ad on the SMACK DOWN!

02/07/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-6!

Awesome Super Bowl ad takes on a baby who wakes up dancing on the Smack Down!

02/06/2013

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SE Minn. Man Charged With 25 Animal Cruelty Counts

A southeastern Minnesota man has been charged with 25 animal cruelty counts and one of improper disposal of carcasses after authorities seized 55 horses from his farm.

12/18/2012

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

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Big Cat Attacks Horse In Aitkin

A woman whose horse was attacked by a big cat wants to warn other animal owners in Minnesota. The attack happened north of the town of Aitkin last week outside owner Lori Hart’s home near Highways 169 and 210.

08/22/2012

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‘Dusty The Horse’ Visits The Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis is a place for children and their families to stay while kids battle life-threatening illnesses. It provides lots of activities and diversions for its young patients, including an occasional visit from “Dusty the horse.”

05/30/2012

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Horse Race Gambling Deal Clears Minn. House

Minnesota legislators have sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill permitting more poker tables and higher betting limits at horse racing tracks and giving tribal casinos access to racing simulcasts.

04/30/2012

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Lino Lakes Teacher Using ‘Horse Powered Reading’

Students having problems with reading now have a new, very unique classroom as an option: Horse powered reading.

04/25/2012

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Car Strikes Horse In Rice County

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a car struck a horse that was on the roadway in Rice County early Monday morning.

12/12/2011

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Belle Plaine Horse Survives Gunshot To Face

There’s an old saying about cats having nine lives. A horse in Belle Plaine is living up to that same theory. Deke, a thoroughbred racing horse, is recovering from a gunshot to the face and that isn’t his only brush with death.

11/23/2011

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Emaciated Horses Admitted To ‘U’ Vet Medical Center

Seven horses seized from a horse ranch in East Bethel, Minn. have been admitted to the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center, the University announced Thursday.

11/17/2011

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Horse Loose On I-35 Backs Up Morning Traffic

Traffic is backed up on Interstate 35 E southbound because of a horse that was loose on the road for more than an hour.

06/08/2011

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