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Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
St. Croix County dispatcher, Baldwin EMS help woman deliver child in vehicle
Ellsworth Police: Traffic cone turns into head wear
Pierce County Sheriff's Officer warns of IRS scam
Wisconsin roundup: Girl survives 40-foot fall from cliff at state park; 9 more state news stories
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Fishing: Bleeker, Stayberg win national tournament
California Mule makes 2,020-mile trip to win Showdown in Curdtown
SCVBL: Hudson chips away to erase early Bay City lead
DSC: All-conference teams announced
MBC: All-conference teams released
Spring Valley Cardinals
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Dairy Breakfast draws record crowd
Local authors release new novels at Belle Vinez Winery
Rain doesn't damper Summerfest
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PIERCE COUNTY: 6/27/17 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 7/517 Hearing - L'Allier permit
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-125, Jacob Zimdahl
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 6/27/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/23/17 Special Board Meeting Minutes
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February 16, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Gallup poll shows economic confidence high in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The governor's office is pointing to a new Gallup poll showing Minnesotans are more confident in the economy than residents of any...
February 16, 2015 - 8:56am
February 13, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Arrest made in death of 18-month-old girl in Maplewood
MAPLEWOOD -- A man is in custody following the death of an 18-month-old girl in Maplewood. Police say the infant was found Thursday morning...
News/crime and courts
February 13, 2015 - 8:59am
February 11, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cloquet woman dies in two-car accident on Hwy. 35
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A Cloquet woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning at the junction of Interstate 35 and Highway 33 in Carlton County. The State Patrol says 24-year-old Autumn Martineau was a passenger in a car that was broadsided by an SUV. Martineau died at...
February 11, 2015 - 3:04pm
February 10, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter weather advisory for central, southern Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A winter weather advisory is in effect for all of central and southern Minnesota through this evening. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tony Zaleski says in the southern half of the state there will be a mixture of sleet, light snow and freezing rain...
February 10, 2015 - 3:50pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Students take over U President's office
MINNEAPOLIS - A number of students at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are expressing their concerns with the school's diversity. A group of students calling themselves Whose Diversity? staged a sit-in yesterday at the office of University President Eric Kaler in Minneapolis....
February 10, 2015 - 8:54am
February 9, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Minnesotans may file their taxes with Turbo Tax
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may again file their taxes with TurboTax. State officials announced on Friday that returns from TurboTax would *not*...
February 9, 2015 - 8:56am
February 4, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fitch sentenced to 144 years in prison
HASTINGS -- A Dakota County judge sentenced Brian Fitch to life in prison plus 144 years for the murder of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick and the attempted murders of eight officers trying to take him into custody after the July 2014 incident in West St. Paul. Patrick's...
February 4, 2015 - 3:23pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Suspect in police shootout found dead in a home in Jordan
JORDAN -- Authorities surrounding a home in Jordan in an effort to capture a Hopkins man wanted in a police shooting found the suspect dead inside....
News/crime and courts
February 4, 2015 - 9:07am
February 3, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fitch found guilty of murdering police officer
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Michelle Patrick appeared to forgive Brian Fitch after he was convicted in the murder of her husband, Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick. She fought back tears while speaking to reporters in St. Cloud, saying, "God bless Fitch...I hope he can come to the...
February 3, 2015 - 4:30pm
February 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prosecution presents closing arguments in Fitch trial
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The prosecution presented its closing arguments in the Brian Fitch murder trial this (Monday) morning in Stearns County court. Prosecutors recapped the events the day before and the day of the deadly shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick...
February 2, 2015 - 5:32pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Rep. Walz comments on Vets Suicide Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Tim Walz is confident the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention Act for American Veterans will pass today in the U-S Senate...
February 2, 2015 - 9:01am
January 29, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Measeles outbreak prompts vaccinations concerns
ST. PAUL -- Now that the first new case of measles has been confirmed in Minnesota, some adults are wondering if their M-M-R (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccination is up-to-date. Lynn Bahta with the state Department of Health says the recommended two-dose vaccination has been...
January 29, 2015 - 4:49pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: More than 2,500 U of M students exposed to measles after student becomes ill
MINNEAPOLIS -- A 20-year-old male student at University of Minnesota has tested positive for measles and an infectious disease expert at the...
January 29, 2015 - 8:36am
January 28, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: More details expected in New Hope City Hall shooting
NEW HOPE -- Officials plan to release more details this morning (11am) about an altercation at a New Hope City Council meeting Monday that left...
News/crime and courts
January 28, 2015 - 9:06am
January 27, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: East Coast blizzard affecting flights at MSP
MINNEAPOLIS - The blizzard on the East Coast is affecting some flights today at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport. Officials say there have been 47 cancellations, minimal flight delays and very few stranded passengers. Travelers should contact their airline ahead of...
January 27, 2015 - 3:10pm