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Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near Minnesota

Five fantastic outdoor happenings make this a summer to remember.

07/16/2015

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Wis. Fireworks Retailer Sees Holiday Business Boom From Minnesotans

Located just four miles from the border in Somerset, Wiscsonsin, the parking lot at Fireworks Forever is bustling. And most of the plates you’ll find come from just across the river.

07/03/2015

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Fireworks Dealer Reports Major Theft; Police Believe Thieves Reselling

It is the biggest week of the year for fireworks dealers. And it seems it may be the biggest week of the year for fireworks stealers.

06/29/2015

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Body Found In Apple River ID’d As Missing St. Paul Man

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the body of a man found last Sunday in Wisconsin’s Apple River. The Somerset Police Department says 29-year-old Kevin Rhines, of St. Paul, was found in the river near Village Park.

04/18/2015

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2 Killed In St. Croix County Crash

Two drivers were killed and a third injured in a multi-vehicle crash in western Wisconsin on Tuesday. St. Croix County Sheriff’s officials say 34-year-old Amanda Day, of Osceola, Wis., struck a vehicle she was trying to pass on Highway 35 in Somerset Tuesday afternoon.

07/16/2014

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Missing Wis. Teen Loocated

Minneapolis Police are asking for help locating a missing 16-year-old who they believe may be currently in the Twin Cities metro area. Police said that Alissa Blanco, of Somerset, Wis., has been missing since mid-February.

04/01/2014

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Man Arrested For Threatening Student At Somerset (Wis.) School

A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he verbally threatened a student at Somerset (Wis.) Elementary School and forcing the school district to go into a lockdown, according to the Somerset Police Department.

12/19/2013

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Body Recovered From Apple River Near Somerset, Wis.

Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a man whose body was recovered from the Apple River early Sunday afternoon, according to the St. Louuis County Sheriff’s Office.

10/28/2013

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Police: Man ‘Openly’ Carrying Guns Near Wis. School Arrested

Police arrested a 23-year-old Somerset man after he was spotted openly carrying two firearms within 1,000 feet of Somerset Middle School.

07/24/2013

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Diverse Group Of Leaders Meet To Discuss MN Sex Trafficking

A Twin Cities community is searching for solutions to a growing and disturbing problem – the sex trafficking of young girls. Faith leaders, law enforcement and survivors attended a community meeting in Oak Park Heights Saturday. Earlier this month, the FBI ranked Minnesota 13th in the nation for sex trafficking.

06/29/2013

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Washington Co. Commander Shot By Turkey Hunter In Western Wis.

A Washington County Sheriff’s Commander is in the hospital after being shot by a turkey hunter in western Wisconsin, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

04/30/2013

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Cops: Man Groped Multiple Women In Stillwater Cub Foods Parking Lot

Stillwater police have arrested a man who admitted to sexually assaulting multiple women in a Cub Foods parking lot, and other locations within the community.

04/05/2013

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Somerset Church Members Recount Guatemalan Kidnapping

It was supposed to be a mission trip to minister to women and children in Guatemala. But just a few hours into the trip, church members from Minnesota and western Wisconsin were begging for their lives.

02/04/2013

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First Annual Border Battle Beer Fest Set To Kick Off In Wisconsin

There’s a long history of friendly competition between Wisconsin and Minnesota. And now beer is being thrown into the mix.

07/13/2012

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SoundTown 2012 Canceled Due To Low Ticket Sales

The SoundTown Music and Camping Festival scheduled for July 27-28 has been canceled, according to its promoters Jam Productions and Somerstar Entertainment.

07/11/2012

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Rachel Slavik Is One Tough Mudder

At first glance it may look like your run of the mill race. Yet the Tough Mudder is anything but ordinary.

05/19/2012

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Woman Found Shot To Death In St. Croix County

Authorities are investigating after a man found his wife dead in a field in St. Croix County Monday afternoon.

04/24/2012

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Jane’s Addiction, Florence + The Machine Headline SoundTown

Jane’s Addiction, Florence + The Machine and Weezer will headline the SoundTown Music and Camping Festival this summer in Somerset, Wis.

04/11/2012

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51-Year-Old Man Arrested After Stabbing In Somerset, Wis.

A 51-year-old man is in custody after police say he stabbed a man several times in the abdomen and legs.

03/05/2012