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Son Says Maranatha Leader Made Brothers Beat Mother

The son of the leader of a religious group in southeastern Minnesota described a life of abuse and control in front of a judge on Monday. His was the latest testimony in a contentious trial against a religious group called Maranatha Fellowship in Spring Grove.

08/18/2014

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Ex-Maranatha Member: Leader Made Me Run To Miscarry

WCCO has uncovered more allegations of abuse against a religious leader in southeastern Minnesota. Susan Wilde spent nearly 20 years as a member of a Christian fellowship called Maranatha. Its leader has been taken to court, and he and the ministry are being sued by other former members who lost their home and business when they got out of the group.

07/02/2014

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Dayton: I Can’t Declare Moratorium On Frac Mining

In St. Paul Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton said he doesn’t have the legal authority to declare a moratorium on frac sand mining in southeastern Minnesota. This announcement comes after dozens of residents delivered a petition to his office asking for one. Both sides of the Mississippi River bluffs are home to a special kind of sand that’s used in frac mining for oil and gas.

04/22/2014

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March Is Time To Search For Emerald Ash Borer

As spring approaches, bug experts say now is the best time for Minnesotans to look for signs of emerald ash borer. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture urges homeowners to search their ash trees for potential infestations, especially those in and near the quarantined counties of Hennepin, Ramsey, Houston and Winona. Entomologist Mark Abrahamson says it’s an ideal time for homeowners to go into their yards and look.

03/15/2014

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Woman Dies In Fire At SE Minn. Trailer Park

Authorities in southeastern Minnesota say a fire broke out in a rural trailer park early Christmas morning, leaving one woman dead and two homes destroyed.

12/26/2013

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NTSB: No Distress Call Before Fatal Minn. Crash

Federal investigators say there was no distress call from the pilot before a small airplane crashed in southeastern Minnesota, killing three men from the Detroit area.

11/18/2013

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Mich. Men Killed In Minn. Plane Crash Identified

Minnesota authorities have identified the three Michigan men who died when their small aircraft crashed in a field near an airport in southeastern Minnesota.

11/02/2013

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Dayton Declares State Of Emergency In 26 Counties

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.

07/05/2013

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Police: Couple Left Son In Van While At Bar

A Roseau couple have been charged with child endangerment after leaving their seven-year-old child with disabilities in an unattended van for over an hour as they drank at a bar.

04/15/2013

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Man, 19, Accused Of Poaching 21-Point Buck In SE Minn.

A southeastern Minnesota deer farmer is in shock over the loss of his prized trophy buck.

12/13/2011

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Tree-Killing Pest Confirmed In La Crosse County, Wis.

La Crosse County faces a quarantine on firewood and lumber after the emerald ash borer was confirmed in the southwestern Wisconsin county.

08/22/2011

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Attorney: Houston County Court Needs More Security

The president of the Houston County Bar Association is urging the county to improve security in courtrooms.

12/22/2010

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