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Vigil Planned For Winona State Student

Winona State University is planning a candlelight vigil for a student found dead at a restaurant where she worked. The gathering Wednesday at 8 p.m. will take place at the alumni gazebo in the center of the Winona, Minnesota campus.

12/03/2014

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MADD Holds Candlelight Vigil For Drunken Driving Victims

Family and friends who’ve lost loved ones in drunken driving crashes gathered Sunday in Minneapolis for a special remembrance. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) organized the vigil held at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis. Candles were lit to represent those whose lives were cut short.

11/23/2014

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100 Honor Minneapolis 15-Year-Old At Lake Vigil

Friends and family are mourning the death of a 15-year-old boy who drowned in Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis. Approximately 100 people attended a vigil for Sha-kym Adams on Thursday near the lake. Hennepin County authorities say he was swimming with six other teens Wednesday morning after football practice on the lake’s east side.

08/08/2014

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Podcast Page: 7-31-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Minnesota mourns a fallen hero. Listen for highlights of Dave Lee’s coverage, and other items from Thursday by clicking the link above.

07/31/2014

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Vigil Held For Missing Anoka Man Found In RV

The family of a missing Anoka man want to know how his body wound up in a rented RV. A bachelor party, on their way to the Kentucky Derby, found Kevin Casserly’s body in a storage compartment of the rented camper.

05/04/2014

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Cold Spring To Mark 1 Year Since Officer’s Death

Residents of Cold Spring will mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of local police officer Tom Decker with an evening candlelight vigil. The St. Cloud Times reports that city employees organized the Friday vigil at the request of Decker’s widow, Alicia.

11/29/2013

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Vigil: ‘We’re Not Going To Stop Until Kira Is Found’

Friends and family of Kira Trevino, the St. Paul woman missing since February, gathered Thursday night to pray for justice and for closure.

03/28/2013

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Mother Of Slain Oakdale Boy: ‘Why Shoot Innocent People?’

Just one day after a random shooting in Oakdale that killed a 9-year-old boy, his mother is speaking out and simply wants to know one thing: Why?

02/12/2013

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Examiner: 2-Year-Old Boy Died After Shot To Chest

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has determined that the 2-year-old Minneapolis boy who was shot by his brother died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

12/12/2012

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Vigil Held For Child Killed By Handgun

A community came together Saturday to offer support to a family dealing with the loss of a child.

12/08/2012

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Vigil Scheduled For 2-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Mpls

A vigil will be held this weekend in honor of the 2-year-old boy who died Wednesday when his older brother accidentally shot him.

12/06/2012

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Vigil Held For 2 Little Falls Teens Shot, Killed; Town Shaken

Two central Minnesota teenagers who were killed during an alleged break-in at a man’s home were cousins and high school athletes who were popular among their schoolmates, officials said.

11/25/2012

Vigil, North Minneapolis

Peace Activist Comes Out Of Retirement, Speaks At Mpls Vigil

For eight years, K.G. Wilson worked with troubled youth and helped the families of victims taken by violence cope with the loss.

07/21/2012

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River Falls Mourns The Deaths Of 3 Sisters At Tearful Vigil

You don’t expect it in any community, much less the small, tight-knit one of River Falls, Wis.

07/11/2012

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Rally Against Violence In North Minneapolis Saturday

A call to action will be held in North Minneapolis on Saturday after gun violence took another life earlier this week.

03/17/2012

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