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Mosaic Pays $1.4B For CF Industries Phosphate Unit

The Mosaic Co. plans to buy the phosphate business of CF Industries in a deal the fertilizer producer values at about $1.4 billion. The Plymouth, Minn., company will pay $1.2 billion in cash, plus $200 million to fund an escrow account CF Industries uses to fund certain retirement obligations in Florida.

10/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Is This The Start Of Brett Draxler’s Astronomical Career Arc?

The nadir of Brett Draxler’s golf career arrived Sept. 8, 2013. The junior scored an 87 while on St. John’s second team — he’s well aware weekend warriors can replicate such a round. “It was terrible… the worst round I’ve shot,” he conceded.

10/17/2013

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Good Question: Why Do Temps In The 50s Feel So Cool In The Fall?

There’s nothing unusual about a cool, wet October week. For example, Wednesday’s high only climbed to the mid 50s – the same temperatures that feel so warm to us in early April.

10/16/2013

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Fundraiser Helps Outfit K-9 Officers With Bulletproof Vests

Some of the state’s finest officers with four legs showed off their skills as a part of a fundraiser Saturday in St. Paul. The group “Vested Interest in K-9s” raises money to provide K-9 officers bullet- and stab-protective vests. Krischel Estrella of Vested Interest says vests can cost nearly $3,000 each, so fundraisers make a big difference for local departments.

10/12/2013

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After Fighting Breast Cancer, Woman Ready To Conquer Ironman

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is set for this Sunday. A Plymouth woman won’t be running in that, but she will be in a competition that only a select-few qualify for.

10/03/2013

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2 Injured After Motorcycle, Minivan Collide In St. Louis Co.

Two people are being treated with non-life-threatening injuries after the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a minivan Saturday near Babbitt, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s office. At 1:15 p.m., 67-year-old Susan Fetterer of Plymouth attempted to turn on to northbound Highway 21 and collided with a motorcycle. Thirty-five-year-old Dewi Webb, the motorcycle driver, and 36-year-old passenger Tiffany Webb were ejected from the bike on impact.

09/14/2013

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$30M Upgrade For Hazelden Creates More Privacy For Patients

Minnesota children and young adults suffering from addiction are getting a huge boost in resources to help with treatment. Hazelden’s Plymouth treatment facility is getting an upgrade and expansion. By the start of next year, 32 more people will be able get months-worth of treatment.

09/12/2013

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Police Investigating Robbery At Plymouth McDonald’s

Police in Plymouth are looking for three masked individuals who pulled off an early morning robbery at McDonald’s. Authorities said the incident happened early Wednesday morning at the McDonald’s restaurant on the 2700 block of Annapolis Circle North, which is near Interstate 494 and Highway 55 in Plymouth.

09/04/2013

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Plymouth Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Plymouth woman is dead after her husband lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Indiana Thursday morning, according to authorities. Lori K. Rutten, 55, and her husband Roger, 59, where driving northbound on I-65 in Lake County on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Roger switched lanes and struck an uneven portion of the road. The motorcycle flipped, and both passengers were ejected over barrier cables, eventually landing on a grassy portion of the median.

08/31/2013

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State Patrol: Serious Injuries In Motorcycle Crash On Highway 55

Four people were involved in a serious injury crash involving a motorcycle Sunday night west of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 8:02 p.m. Sunday on westbound Highway 55 at Pinto Drive in Plymouth.

08/05/2013

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Fire Blazed As Plymouth Apt. Complex Lacked Sprinkler System

The State Fire Marshall is trying to determine what caused an early morning apartment complex fire in Plymouth that sent dozens running for safety. A four-alarm fire engulfed the Vicksburg Village Apartments around 4 a.m. after a window AC unit on the third floor started on fire.

07/12/2013

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Hair Stylists Flock To Wella Show At Walker

Teased hair, pink hair and overflowing hair. Minneapolis looked a bit like Milan in Monday at the Walker Art Center.

04/29/2013

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Good Question: Are Birds Built For This Weather?

The first robin is often thought of as a sign of spring. But the first hundred robins hanging out in your front yard? That’s the sign of a Good Question.

04/15/2013

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Plymouth Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Ammo To Ukraine

A 37-year-old Plymouth man pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling thousands of rounds of ammunition from the United States to Ukraine, the Justice Department said.

03/19/2013

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2 High School Students Injured By Bus In Plymouth

Two high school track team members were struck and injured by a school bus outside an elementary school in Plymouth.

03/18/2013

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2013 Minnesota Spring Theater Preview

Five great theater performances are coming this spring that will delight people of all ages and interests.

02/18/2013

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Festival Uses Technology To Take Deployed Troops Ice Fishing

Spending time on a frozen lake is a rite of passage for many of Minnesotans. But for military families, that tradition got a unique twist Saturday as technology connected families to ice fishing.

02/02/2013

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LeMond Recovering After Car Crash In Plymouth

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond crashed his car in a Minneapolis suburb this week.

02/01/2013

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Police: Accidental Shooting Inside Plymouth Grocery Store

Plymouth Police say a man is in the hospital after he accidentally shot himself inside a Rainbow Foods Sunday afternoon.

01/27/2013

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Woman Who Spent Night In Partially Submerged Car Recovering

Nancy Breberg was lost, creeping along on slippery roads in search of the suburban hotel where she was meeting her husband when her SUV slid off the road and down an embankment onto an icy pond. For the next 18 hours, the 67-year-old woman was trapped, praying for help as water seeped over her feet and temperatures plunged into the teens.

01/14/2013

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Elderly Woman Spent Friday Night Stuck In Partially Submerged Car

A man says it was a miracle that he was in the right place at the right time to save a woman whose car flipped into a pond.

01/12/2013

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Early Morning Plymouth Apt. Fire Displaces Dozens

A fire in the west metro forced an apartment full of people out into the cold.

12/26/2012

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Fire Damages Town Home In Plymouth

Authorities say a town home in the west Twin Cities metro suffered significant damage after a fire late Tuesday morning.

12/25/2012

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Santa Stops For Directions In Plymouth

For one Twin Cities family, Santa Claus came a little ahead of schedule, but only because he’d lost his way and needed some directions.

12/24/2012

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Workers Rescued After Being Trapped On Cell Phone Tower

Two workers spent much of Thursday evening trapped more than 100 feet up in a cell phone tower in Plymouth, Minn., after a harness malfunctioned, authorities said.

12/20/2012

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