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Researchers: Minn. Moose Calves Dying Quicker Than Usual

State wildlife experts say our moose calves are dying at a faster rate than they should be. Researchers in northern Minnesota say more than 60 percent of the young moose they tracked have died within the first four months of their birth.

09/27/2013

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Father Arrested After Kidnapping 2 Daughters

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has canceled a missing person alert after two sisters taken from a Florida home by their father were located. On Thursday, officers with Citrus County in Florida reported that the two girls and their father had been located in Montana.

09/19/2013

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Sept. Tornado Spotted In Far Northern Minnesota

A September tornado has been spotted in far northern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a trained spotter reported the tornado two miles northwest of Williams in Lake of the Woods County before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

09/11/2013

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Man Arguing With Wife Shot By Juvenile In Northern Minn.

An argument inside a northern Minnesota home Tuesday ended with gunshots and police finding a wounded man and his alleged juvenile shooter driving off together in a pickup truck.

08/27/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Bike Trail: Cuyuna Lakes

What’s Minnesota’s best bike trail? WCCO viewers voted and the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike and State Trail, located near Brainerd, came out on top. “When you’re on the mountain bike trails and you come around a corner on one of those trails and there’s this mine lake down below — crystal clear blue that looks like the Caribbean — I mean it’s so spectacular,” Jenny Smith said.

07/25/2013

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Grass Carp Found Farther North In MN Than Ever Before

The DNR said a grass carp specimen has been found in the Mississippi River north of Sartell, Minn., the farthest north a carp has been discovered in Minnesota.

05/14/2013

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DNR: Snowmobiling In April? Looks Like It

With a foot or more of snow still blanketing most of northern Minnesota, the snowmobiling season may extend into April for the first time in years, said the Department of Natural Resources.

03/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: USA’s Junior Curling Champs Are Minnesotan-Led

Miranda Solem has been missing a lot of school lately. First, there was the week when the 21-year-old’s curling team won the Junior National Championship (for ages 21 and under) earlier this month in Wayland, Mass.

02/16/2013

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Stormy, Snowy, Sloppy Weather Rolls Into Minn.

Minnesota is in the pathway of a major storm system, with the storm’s center arriving by early Sunday morning.

02/09/2013

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3 Members Of Miss. Family Killed In N. Minn. Crash

Three members of a Mississippi family died and one was critically injured on an icy highway in northern Minnesota, the State Patrol reported Sunday.

01/13/2013

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Man, 19, Found Unresponsive Outside Northern MN Cabin, Later Dies

A 19-year-old man is dead after being found outside an Itasca County cabin early Sunday morning, according to authorities.

10/28/2012

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Family, Friends Mourn After Teen Struck, Killed In Onamia

A walk to a Friday night football game turned tragic in a small northern Minnesota community when a 14-year-old girl was hit and killed.

09/09/2012

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SBA Offers Low-Interest Loans After Minn. Floods

The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June’s floods access to low interest loans.

08/17/2012

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Fisherman Dies When Storm Capsizes Boat

Severe storms in northern Minnesota claimed the life of a fisherman and left thousands of people without power.

07/03/2012

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Snow, Rain Hits Northern Minnesota

Rain, snow and a whole lot of wind is giving most of Minnesota a case of the Mondays.

04/16/2012

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