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Brooklyn Park Baby Kidnapper Pleads Guilty

A Twin Cities woman has pleaded guilty kidnapping her friend’s baby.

11/24/2014

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Snow, Cold Hamper Minnesota Harvest Wrap-Up

Freezing temperatures and snow have hampered Minnesota farmers as they try to finish the fall harvest. In its final weekly crop report of the season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers in the state had only two days suitable for fieldwork in the week that ended Sunday.

11/24/2014

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Wild Moose Illegally Killed In NW Minnesota

Federal wildlife officials are asking for the public’s help in finding whoever illegally killed a wild moose in northwestern Minnesota.

11/24/2014

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GOP Lawmaker Asks For Probe Of MNsure Adviser Deal

A Republican legislator says Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson should consider seeking payback from a health care contractor hired to assist in the launch of the Minnesota insurance exchange.

11/24/2014

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Police Seek Suspects In Coon Rapids Armed Bank Robbery

The Coon Rapids Police Department is asking for the public’s help in arresting and convicting the suspects in an armed bank robbery committed earlier this month.

11/24/2014

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Gov. Dayton: Team Will Be Mostly Intact For 2nd Term

Gov. Mark Dayton expects most of the agency commissioners that served in his cabinet in his first term will remain on board. Dayton said Monday that he’s optimistic “that most are going to stay, most have been asked to stay and most want to stay.”

11/24/2014

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Police: Rochester Father Kills Daughter, Self During Visitation

Police in Rochester say a father killed his 9-year-old daughter and then himself during his visitation with the girl at his brother’s house. Lt. Casey Moilanen said Monday the two were found dead in the basement of the home when the girl’s mother came to pick up her daughter Sunday afternoon.

11/24/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Minnesota

While winters may be harsh in Minnesota, the creative flow never freezes. This year, some great events will be taking place throughout the winter to celebrate the artistic talent in Minnesota and feed the desire of the locals to enjoy and appreciate art.

11/24/2014

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After Decades Apart, Sisters Meet For 1st Time At MSP Airport

It’s the season where many people pick up relatives from the airport to spend Thanksgiving together. For one Minnesota woman, however, the family member she’s picking up is a sister she’s never met before.

11/23/2014

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Holiday Employment: Tight Market For Employers, Strong For Job Seekers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New numbers show the state’s unemployment numbers are below 4 percent, suggesting it’s a great state to find work in. And this holiday season is offering many opportunities. You could call it […]

11/23/2014

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MADD Holds Candlelight Vigil For Drunken Driving Victims

Family and friends who’ve lost loved ones in drunken driving crashes gathered Sunday in Minneapolis for a special remembrance. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) organized the vigil held at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis. Candles were lit to represent those whose lives were cut short.

11/23/2014

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2 Killed In Train-Vehicle Crash Identified

The victims in a fatal crash between a passenger vehicle and train in Kandiyohi County Saturday have been identified. At 3:16 p.m. on the day of the incident, the vehicle was traveling north on 182nd Street at Highway 55 near Paynesville when it was hit by a Canadian Pacific Train.

11/23/2014

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings

Bridgewater’s Rough Start Dooms Vikings

Aaron Rodgers gave the Green Bay Packers his usual confident, accurate, productive game. The biggest lift, powerful carry after powerful carry, came from Eddie Lacy. Lacy had 125 yards on 25 rushes, both season highs to help Rodgers and the Packers hang on for a 24-21 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

11/23/2014

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Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, The Warmth Won’t Last

Following a week filled with subzero temperatures, Minnesotans woke up Sunday morning to see the mercury climb into the fifties.

11/23/2014

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Guide To Visiting Minnesota During The Holidays

From tourist attractions to shopping venues, visitors are sure to find something fun and adventurous in Minnesota to write home about. Check out any of these hot spots for a fun visit to a surprisingly fun state.

11/22/2014

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