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Minneapolis Federal Reserve to start Indian Country center

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis plans to start a national center to spur development on Indian reservations, which have been plagued by poverty passed down through generations, according to the Fed bank’s outgoing president.

04/04/2015

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Former Sex Trade Worker Fighting Trafficking In Oil Patch

When she first arrived in town, Windie Lazenko headed to the neon-lit strip clubs and bars catering to lonely oil field workers with extra cash and time on their hands. She knew these were likely gathering spots for the sex trade — the life she’d given up long ago.

03/08/2015

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Survival Expert Offers Outdoors Preparedness Tips

It’s a common fear, especially for those who travel in remote areas. What if your car breaks down or you hurt yourself, and there’s no one around for miles? How long could you survive in the elements while trying to get help?

03/03/2015

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Republicans Clinch Control Of US Senate

Republicans have seized control of the Senate for the first time in eight years.

11/04/2014

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MN Student Thought Missing In Montana Has Been Found

A University of Montana student has been found after he was reported missing when he failed to return from a weekend fishing trip. The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office said 21-year-old August Kramer, of Mahtomedi, called his mother and told her that someone picked him up.

09/09/2014

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Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

07/31/2014

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Pilot From Burnsville Killed In Montana Plane Crash

The twin-engine Grumman G-21 Goose amphibious plane had been flown from Florida to Minnesota before Michael Blume, 62, of Burnsville, Minnesota, took over to bring it to Hamilton, Undersheriff Steve Holton said.

06/19/2014

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Recovery Plan For Lynx Could Take Until 2018

U.S. wildlife officials revealed Monday that they expect to complete a recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx in early 2018 — almost two decades after the snow-loving wild cats first received federal protections.

06/09/2014

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Feds Seek $211K In Fines From Minn. Company

A Minnesota-based agriculture company was fined $211,000 by federal safety regulators who said Wednesday it had repeatedly failed to ensure workers weren’t exposed to grain dust hazards in Montana.

04/23/2014

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MN Man To Pay Restitution Over Pompey’s Pillar Carving

A Minnesota man who carved the names of himself and his wife near the 1806 signature of explorer William Clark on a national monument in south-central Montana last fall has agreed to pay $4,400 in restitution and fines.

04/07/2014

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Minnesota Snowmobiler Dies In Montana Avalanche

Officials in southwestern Montana say an 18-year-old Minnesota man has died after he was buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling. The Park County Sheriff’s Office says it received a report of a snowmobiler buried in the Daisy Pass and Crown Butte area near Cooke City about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

03/12/2014

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MN Trucker Sought In Death Of Alaska Man In Montana

A trucker suspected in the hit-and-run death of a man on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana has been arrested. Sweet Grass County Sheriff Don Tonrud says 45-year-old David Welk of St. Cloud was arrested Thursday night just outside of Grundy Center, Iowa. He appeared in court Friday morning and waived extradition to Montana. Tonrud says the Montana Highway Patrol will transport Welk back to Montana.

01/24/2014

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GOP’s Daudt Speaks Out On Gun Incident

The top Republican in the Minnesota House says he intends to stay in his leadership post and believes he properly handled an incident last September in Montana where a friend pulled out the lawmaker’s loaded handgun after a vehicle purchase went bad.

01/22/2014

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Minn. GOP Lawmaker Involved In Mont. Gun Incident

The top Republican in the Minnesota House was detained by Montana authorities last September when a deal to buy an antique truck soured and a friend accompanying him displayed the lawmaker’s gun, according to just-surfacing court records and a statement issued Friday. Rep. Kurt Daudt, the House minority leader, was briefly placed in handcuffs, and his friend was arrested and charged.

01/10/2014

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Minnesota Cruises Past Montana 84-58

Minnesota’s Andre Hollins is fast becoming one of the best players in the Big Ten.

11/12/2013

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Study: Climate Could Affect Kids’ Allergy Problems

Spring and fall can be a miserable time of year if you’re one of the nearly 50 million adults and children with hay fever.

11/08/2013

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Minnesota Man Apologizes For Defacing Nat’l Monument

A Minnesota man is apologizing for defacing a national monument in Montana. Cole Randall, of Plymouth, told investigators he carved “Cole + Shpresa 10/10/2013″ into Pompeys Pillar National Monument after he became fearful his new wife might have breast cancer.

11/05/2013

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Change Proposed In Critical Habit For Lynx In US

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a revision in the critical habitat designation for a species of lynx listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

09/25/2013

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Former Minn. Resident, Mr. Movies Co-Founder Missing In Montana

A former Minnesota resident has been missing in Montana for almost a week. According to the Ravalli County Sheriff’s office in Hamilton, Mont., 53-year-old David Philip Kaiser was last seen on June 28, and was reported missing the next day. Kaiser is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and 200 pounds. He has blond hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue polo shirt, blue jeans and red and white tennis shoes.

07/07/2013

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St. Paul Boxing Legend Remembered For Notorious Publicity Stunt

It’s long since been torn down, but nearly 100 years ago the Gibbons Brothers Gym was one of the biggest points of pride in downtown St. Paul. Tommy Gibbons fought some of the biggest names in the game. “I was never known to be a puncher at the start, and as a matter of fact, I don’t think I was ever a puncher,” Gibbons said in a 1949 KROS Radio interview. “I learned the technique of hitting a fellow where it was most vulnerable: a left hook, under the right arm, the liver – the center of all nerve centers.”

07/03/2013

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Minnesota, Canada To Provide Mutual Emergency Aid

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a compact that will allow Minnesota and some Canadian provinces to request and provide mutual aid to each other in the event of emergencies.

05/28/2013

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MN Man Dies While Snowmobiling In Montana

A 66-year-old Minnesota man died while snowmobiling west of West Yellowstone in Montana.

02/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Fans’ Stories From Day 1 Of Vikings Training Camp

It was a genuine connection that separated itself from the onslaught of Vikings fans clamoring for their favorite NFL star’s attention.

07/27/2012

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A 5-State Ban For ‘Piggyback Bandit’

The stocky man showed up in a basketball uniform for a game at Century High School in North Dakota. Players and coaches assumed he was a fan who had come with another team, so nobody objected when he began to pitch in around the bench.

02/16/2012

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A 5-State Ban For ‘Piggyback Bandit’

The stocky man showed up in a basketball uniform for a game at Century High School in North Dakota. Players and coaches assumed he was a fan who had come with another team, so nobody objected when he began to pitch in around the bench.

02/16/2012

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