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  • LEARFIELD

(Brownsville, TX) -- Minnesota fugitive Lois Riess is headed to either Florida or Minnesota to face charges. Riess signed a waiver of extradition in a Texas courtroom yesterday, making it possible for authorities to take her to Florida or Minnesota to face murder charges. The judge gave both… Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Undated) -- A new lawsuit is questioning whether Illinois hospital and rescue workers did enough to try to prevent a second overdose that killed superstar singer Prince. The musician's six heirs filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Friday against Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island, Illinois. T… Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Efforts to extend the Northstar Commuter Rail train to St. Cloud are beginning again. The line's current final station is 27 miles away in the community of Big Lake. The route planned nearly a decade ago took the route from Minneapolis all the way to St. Cloud. St. Cloud… Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Undated) -- An administrative law judge says the Enbridge Line Three pipeline should be built parallel to the existing pipeline. In a report released yesterday, Judge Ann O'Reilly said the pipeline should not be built on the company's preferred route. The decision is controversial because t… Read more

  • JP Cola
  • Updated

(Willmar MN-) Another person arrested in the January SWAT team raid on Chad Monson's home south of Willmar pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges today. 45-year-old John Jacobson of Lake Lillian was charged with 9 counts...4 weapons charges, 4 drug charges and 1 combination drug and weap… Read more

  • JP Cola
  • Updated

(Spicer MN-) The ice on Green Lake shrank about 7 inches in one week. On Monday April 16th it was measured at 29 inches thick. On the Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener Website, Host Committee Co-Chair Dean Anfinson posted a video of him taking an auger to the ice and seeing how much the ic… Read more

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