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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Faces Williams In Elite 8

The St. Thomas men’s basketball team left Wednesday morning for the Elite Eight in Salem, Va., after narrowly beating Calvin College 63-62 in the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 last Saturday night.

03/21/2013

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Florida State Tips Virginia 53-51 On Snaer’s Shot

Snaer’s left-handed runner in heavy traffic with 4 seconds left Thursday lifted the Seminoles to a 53-51 win over Virginia after the Cavaliers had fought back from an 11-point deficit to take the lead in the game’s final seconds.

03/07/2013

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Virginia MN Man Sentenced To 120 Months In Prison Over Meth

A 33-year-old man from Virginia, Minn., was sentenced Tuesday for conspiring to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.

12/11/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Reprise Themes In Last Debate

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan reprised their disagreements on Medicare, jobs and the effectiveness of Congress in their final debate in a nationally watched House race in northeastern Minnesota.

10/31/2012

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Shipyard Christens Submarine Minnesota

Newport News Shipbuilding has christened the fast-attack submarine Minnesota.

10/27/2012

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Smoke From Wildfires Blankets Northern Minnesota

Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.

10/03/2012

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Nolan Backed By Steelworkers Union In Minn.’s 8th

Democrat Rick Nolan has won the backing of the steelworkers union on the Iron Range as he tries to unseat Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack in northeastern Minnesota.

09/26/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.

09/10/2012

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Only 2 Of 9 Tornado Sirens In Virginia, Minn. Work

City officials in Virginia will decide whether it’s time to replace an aging warning siren system after seven of the nine units failed to sound during a recent test.

08/02/2012

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Authorities Investigating Apparent Arson In St. Louis Co.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent arson that destroyed a wooden bridge over the Pike River Thursday near Virginia, Minn.

07/13/2012

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Colorful State Rep. Rukavina To Leave Minn. House

A 26-year veteran lawmaker known for his impassioned speeches and irreverent, borderline uncouth remarks is retiring from the Minnesota House.

05/11/2012

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2 Die In 1-Vehicle Rollover In St. Louis County

Two people have died in a one-vehicle rollover in St. Louis County of northeastern Minnesota.

12/04/2011

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Man Indicted For Kidnap, Assault Of Estranged Wife

A grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife and taking her to Texas and Mexico.

09/22/2011

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Virginia Police Chief Reinstated, Mayor ‘Shocked’

The Virginia police chief is back on the job even after his officers voted unanimously that they didn’t want him as their boss.

09/01/2011

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2 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Virginia, Minn.

Police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide in the town of Virginia, Minn.

08/14/2011

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Firefighters Rescue 2 Boys From Old Mine Pit

Firefighters rescued two boys from the steep sides of an old mine pit on the Iron range.

08/14/2011

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FBI: MN Man Who Kidnapped His Wife Arrested In Mexico

The FBI says Mexican police arrested the Virginia, Minn., man Monday who allegedly kidnapped his wife in July, fled the state and robbed a Kansas bank.

08/08/2011

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Missing Woman Called Police Before Abduction

A missing Minnesota woman repeatedly called police in the hours before she disappeared to tell them her estranged husband had violated a restraining order.

07/27/2011

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Police Looking For Suspect In Kidnapping

Police in Virginia are looking for a man who they believe has kidnapped is wife, who has an order for protection against him, authorities said Friday.

07/15/2011

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Minn. City Asks Volunteers To Take Care Of Plants

The weeds were bothering Virginia City Councilor Don Sipola.

03/07/2011

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St. Louis County Snowplow Driver Stage Job Action

Some three-fourths of the St. Louis County snowplow drivers in the Virginia district didn’t respond to an emergency call-out on Saturday morning.

01/16/2011

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NE Minn. House Fire Likely Accidental, Electrical

The fire marshal says a fire that destroyed one house and damaged two others in the northeastern Minnesota city of Virginia was likely accidental and electrical.

01/10/2011

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Firefighters Battle House Fire, Bitter Cold

Firefighters in the Minnesota Iron Range town of Virginia had to battle bitter cold while fighting a fire that struck three houses Friday.

01/07/2011

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Minnesota Taconite Production Doubles In 2010

It was a good year for taconite mining on northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.

01/03/2011

Trooper Fatally Shoots Man

The State BCA is investigating the shooting death of an armed suspect by a state trooper in Virginia, Minnesota this weekend.

06/14/2010

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