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Man Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of Minnesota Deputy

A Crookston man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempted murder for shooting a Norman County sheriff’s deputy who was wearing a bulletproof vest.

03/18/2015

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House Revives Effort To Scrap Lawmaker Immunity

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to make it crystal clear: State legislators can’t avoid arrest during session. Lawmakers’ supposed immunity from being arrested for drunken driving and other crimes has been a hot topic for years.

03/18/2015

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Maple Grove Man Charged In More Burglaries

A 20-year-old man believed to be responsible for 14 burglaries and attempted burglaries in the last several months has now been charged with five counts of first-degree burglary in Maple Grove.

03/18/2015

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Police Standoff Ends Peacefully In Burnsville

Police said a standoff they were involved in for a about seven hours on Wednesday came to an end with the suspect surrendering to authorities. According to Burnsville police, officers were called at about 8:59 a.m. to perform a welfare check on male who was reported to be suicidal.

03/18/2015

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Lauren’s Science Corner: Aurora Edition

A severe geomagnetic storm ignited an epic outbreak of the aurora borealis across northern latitudes world-wide over the last two nights!

03/18/2015

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Ramsey Man Accused Of Inflicting Brain Injury On 77-Year-Old Father-In-Law

A Ramsey man is facing charges accusing him of seriously injuring his 77-year-old father-in-law, who remains hospitalized with a brain injury, according to charges filed in Anoka County.

03/18/2015

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Bills Honoring Slain Police Officers Move Ahead

Minnesota is closer to memorializing two police officers killed on the job. Lawmakers want to name the road Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick lived on after him.

03/18/2015

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11 Minnesota Connections To the Big Dance

Minnesota is not in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Minnesota connections in March Madness. Here are 11 local connections to the tournament.

03/18/2015

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Minn. DPS: DWI Arrests On St. Patrick’s Day Lowest In 6 Years

More people chose to grab a sober ride this St. Patrick’s Day. Tuesday marked the lowest DWI arrests on the holiday in six years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

03/18/2015

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2 Troublesome Weeds ‘On The Horizon’ In North Dakota

North Dakota officials are keeping an eye on two potentially troublesome weeds as they take public comments on whether to amend the list of the state’s most problematic plants.

03/18/2015

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Minn. University’s Approach To Preventing Concussions Begins With The Neck

It is a hot topic dominating headlines across the country right now: concussions. Just this week, another star member of the NFL is calling it a career because of them. While research is still being conducted on concussions, a Minnesota university is helping sports teams — from high schoolers to pros — prevent concussions.

03/18/2015

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Best Bakeries In Minnesota For Passover Desserts

Foods are integral to the Passover celebration. Here are five possible shopping stops when provisioning for Passover.

03/18/2015

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Dayton To Lawmakers On MNsure: ‘Look Before You Leap’

Gov. Mark Dayton says Republican lawmakers pushing major changes to the state’s health insurance exchange should look before they leap. That’s why the Democratic governor has proposed creating a task force to study the future of MNsure and health care in Minnesota.

03/17/2015

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Ty Hoffman Gets 25.5-Year Sentence For Ex’s Murder

The man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station will learn his fate today.

03/17/2015

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Police Seek Public’s Help In Identifying South Mpls. Bank Robber

Police hope a surveillance image will help lead to the arrest of a man who robbed a south Minneapolis bank last week.

03/17/2015

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1 In 4 Taxpayers Contacted About Property Tax Refund Seek It

Thousands of Minnesota homeowners could be leaving property tax refunds on the table despite Revenue Department efforts urging them to seek checks exceeding $1,000. A new department report says only about 1 in 4 taxpayers has responded to the Homestead Credit Refund notification letters by filing for the relief.

03/17/2015

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New Hope Man, 22, Seriously Injured In ATV Crash

Authorities airlifted a 22-year-old New Hope man to the hospital after he was seriously injured in an ATV crash Saturday afternoon, according to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office.

03/17/2015

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4 Things To Know: Bodily Fluids Bill, Dodge Hellcats On Hold & More

Here are the stories you should be aware of for Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

03/17/2015

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Top Places To Buy April Fools’ Day Gag Gifts In Minnesota

Looking for a laugh this April Fools’ Day? Look no further than this list of hilarious gifts.

03/17/2015

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Man’s Body Found In Melrose, No Foul Play Expected

Authorities in central Minnesota say the body of a man in his early 20s was found over the weekend.

03/16/2015

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DNR: Early Warm, Dry Weather Likely Means Early Fire Season

This year’s early warm weather is creating perfect conditions for wildfires, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The DNR predicts Minnesota will see more fires than average during the spring season.

03/16/2015

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Statue Of Another Explorer May Get Revised Message

The feats of explorers Christopher Columbus and Lief Erikson are now both under scrutiny by Minnesota lawmakers who are trying to rewrite the sayings on their Capitol mall statues.

03/16/2015

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Authorities: Man Arrested After Toddlers Found Severely Malnourished

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says a 32-year-old man is jail accused of child neglect and drug-related offenses after two malnourished toddlers were found to be living in “extremely filthy” conditions.

03/16/2015

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3 Iowa Cities Among Nation’s ‘Most Hipster’ … And None From MN

Think the Twin Cities are a hotbed for hipsters? Think again. Iowa’s the next new thing, according to a new analysis. The website FindTheBest just pulled numbers on American cities to see which ones were the most amenable to the hipster lifestyle.

03/16/2015

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Sheriff: St. Stephen Homeowner Punched, Tied Up In Home Robbery

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home robbery and assault Monday morning. At 9:47 a.m. Monday, a St. Stephen resident reported the home robbery to the sheriff’s office.

03/16/2015

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