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US Capitol Tree Stops At W. St. Paul School

For the first time in more than 20 years, a Minnesota tree is on its way to Washington D.C. as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. The 88-foot white spruce stopped at Garlough Environmental Magnet School in West St. Paul Thursday. Students had a chance to see the tree and write a note on the side of the truck. “We don’t have many windows on the side of the truck,” said Mike Theune, project lead for the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. “If we have too many it creates a greenhouse effect.”

11/06/2014

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School Bus Driver Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Tree

A school bus driver has been charged with third-degree DWI after crashing into a tree with children on board Tuesday afternoon, according to Winona County authorities.

01/29/2014

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Tree That Killed Eden Prairie Woman Shows Serious Decay

Photos of the tree that killed an Eden Prairie woman earlier this summer were released on Wednesday. From the outside of the tree, there were no signs of disease. But the Eden Prairie police photos show the wood inside of the 90-year-old Basswood was decaying.

09/04/2013

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No Serious Injuries After Brooklyn Park Bus Crashes Into Tree

No one was hurt after a bus drove off the road Thursday afternoon, and crashed into a tree in Brooklyn Park.

04/18/2013

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New EAB Find In SE Minnesota

The emerald ash borer has found its way into La Crescent, Minn.

01/02/2013

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Isanti Man Killed After Truck Crashes With Tree

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says an Isanti, Minn. man was killed after his pickup truck crashed into a tree early Friday morning.

12/21/2012

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‘Tag’ Your X-Mas Tree To Avoid Crowds

The day after Thanksgiving is not just about Black Friday, for many it’s when they run out to grab the perfect tree – something that can be different for anyone.

11/15/2012

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1 Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Cass Co.

A 60-year-old motorist was killed after apparently failing to negotiate a curve in the road and running off the road Sunday evening. The crash happened along Highway 84 near the intersection with 12th Street Southwest north of Pine River.

10/08/2012

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Neighbors Recall Car Crash That Pinned 1 Woman

An out of control car came to a stop in a Cottage Grove front yard, but not after first hitting mailboxes, landscaping and a tree.

07/31/2012

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Man Who Hit Tree, Died In Minneapolis Identified

A man that died after his car hit a tree Friday morning in Minneapolis has been identified.

07/22/2012

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Patrol: Deadly One-Car Accident In St. Paul

A motorist died Friday evening after veering off Highway 61 in Afton, Minn., Friday night and hitting a large tree, the Minnesota State Patrol says.

07/14/2012

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Minn. Family Thankful No One Hurt After Tree Falls On House

Mike and Tammy Helgestad are cleaning up around their house after this morning’s storms knocked a tree over, and onto their home.

06/19/2012

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Authorities: Boy Has Medical Issue While Climbing Tree, Dies

A 10-year-old boy is dead after having a medical issue while climbing a tree, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.

05/04/2012

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Man Who Died In ATV Crash In Stearns Co. Identified

A man who died after crashing into a tree on an ATV has been identified.

04/09/2012

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Man Drives Snowmobile Into Tree, Dies In N. Minn.

A 45-year-old man is dead after a snowmobile crash in Northern Minnesota.

02/26/2012

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