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Minnesota Ranked The 2nd Happiest State

Not that Minnesotans need to be reminded of all the things that make their state one of the greatest to live in — and not that we are not biased in these matters — but there’s another list confirming it. Minnesota is the second happiest state in America.

09/29/2014

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Meet Matt Asiata – The Other Vikings Running Back

When you share a backfield with a former MVP and an electric early-round draft pick being compared to Darren Sproles, it’s easy to fly under the radar. But Matt Asiata has never been one for the limelight anyway. “Just go out there and do your job and, you know, execute with the plays,” Asiata said. “I was just trying to get better every day.”

08/05/2014

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Minnesota Hiker Found Dead Near Eastern Utah Trail

Authorities say a 66-year-old Minnesota man was found dead near the Fisher Towers hiking trail in eastern Utah. Grand County sheriff’s officials say they recovered the body of Duluth resident Robert Bergquist early Friday morning.

07/15/2014

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On Two Wheels: America’s Best Bike Destinations

There’s not much better than seeing America on a bicycle. Here are just five of the best bike destinations in America.

04/15/2014

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Minn. Guardsman Accused Of Stealing Military IDs

A Minnesota National Guardsman and Iraq war veteran charged with fraud for allegedly stealing personal information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit was likely responsible for analyzing the military’s enemy intelligence.

12/12/2013

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Trucker Stopped In Minn. Accused Of Kidnapping

A truck driver from Utah is accused of holding a 19-year-old relative against her will while the two traveled across country. The 53-year-old man from Salt Lake City was arrested last week at a truck scale outside of Moorhead, Minn. A Minnesota state trooper discovered a Florida warrant for the man’s arrest. The man was charged in Clay County court with kidnapping, false imprisonment and domestic abuse.

12/02/2013

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Kidnapped Utah Squirrel Returns Home To Wis. For Holidays

A squirrel that was kidnapped from Utah by a truck driver, carted hundreds of miles away to Wisconsin and then rejected by her adopted family has returned home for the holidays.

11/28/2013

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Most Relaxing Resorts In The United States

Embark upon a relaxing trip away from crowds and heavy traffic and into calmer, more peaceful destinations.

10/22/2013

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President Of Model T Club Remembered After Fatal Crash

The president of a model antique car club is being remembered for her love of family and her passion for the Model T she toured the country in.

07/28/2013

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Model T Crash Victim In UT ID’d As Minn. Woman

The victim of a crash involving at 1915 Model T outside Utah’s Zion National Park has been identified as the president of a Minnesota antique car club. Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Jalaine Hawkes says 51-year-old Karen Johnson of Owatonna, Minn., was killed in the wreck Friday that sent three other people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Hawkes says the names of the injured aren’t being released but they’re also from the Owatonna area.

07/27/2013

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1 Dead, 3 Hurt When Model T Overturns In Utah

An antique vehicle traveling near Zion National Park in Utah overturned on the last day of an international Model T club’s annual tour, killing a woman from Minnesota and injuring three other people. The accident happened Friday morning on state Route 9 when the 1915 Ford Model T pulled to the side of the road to allow traffic to pass, the Utah Highway Patrol said. The right front wheel went off the pavement, the wheel’s wooden spokes separated, and the vehicle flipped, troopers said.

07/26/2013

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Utah Police Close Missing Mom Case After 3 Years

Josh Powell reportedly had an affair just months before his wife disappeared and his brother may have been “heavily involved” in getting rid of her body, Utah police revealed as they announced they couldn’t solve the sensational case.

05/21/2013

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Brother Of Josh Powell Kills Himself In Minnesota

A year after Josh Powell killed himself and his two sons in an explosive house fire in Washington state, his brother Michael has committed suicide.

02/13/2013

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Reality Check: Where Are Guns Allowed In Schools?

In Minnesota, guns are banned on all school properties — public or private, across all grade levels.

12/18/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Tax Problem

Mitt Romney is the person who needs to put up or shut up in his dispute with Harry Reid. There is no reason to believe a word he is saying about his taxes.

08/09/2012

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