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(Willmar MN-)  The Willmar School Board has chosen a principal for it's newest school.   Lakeland Elementary is still under construction and will be opening to students in September, and it's principal, if she accepts the offer, will be Gretchen Baumgarn.   Superintendent Jeff Holm says Baum… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Charges have been dismissed against one of the four men accused in the 2015 shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters outside a Minneapolis police precinct. A judge late Monday ruled prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to support charges of felony riot and aiding an … Read more

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(Coon Rapids, MN) -- A Twin Cities mother is telling a local school district it needs to create a "transgender inclusion" policy. Television station K-S-T-P reports that 16-year-old Nick Himley transitioned to a boy a few years ago, and hasn't been able to use the boy's locker room during gy… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Studies show many who graduate with a 2-year community college degree are making more than those who graduate with a bachelor's degree from a four year college. Doug Allen, President of Ridgewater College in Willmar, points to a recent article by John Marcus on CNNMoney dot com… Read more

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(Rochester, MN) -- More than 100 students in Rochester might get sent home from school today because they're not up to date on their vaccinations. Today is the deadline for parents to have the students caught up. Last week, there were 204 students who weren't in compliance and that number ha… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- State lawmakers have plenty of extra to work with. New budget projections show a surplus of one-point-six-five-billion-dollars, up from December's forecast by 250-million. Budget officials credit higher than expected tax collections for the increase. Governor Dayton wants t… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The first-ever ranking of the nation's "Best States" by "U.S. News and World Report" puts Minnesota third. The publication measured healthcare, education, crime and corrections, infrastructure, opportunity, government and the economy in ranking all 50 states. Minnesota's he… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Xcel Energy will be able to move ahead on turning a coal-burning power plant into a natural gas and renewable energy facility in Becker thanks to bipartisan legislation signed by Governor Dayton. The new law supports the project, which will create some 150 jobs in Sherburne… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A recent study shows Minnesota is the place to be for women. That's according to WalletHub.dot com, which compared data for women in all the states and the District of Columbia. They say in 2017, women in some parts of America still get the short end of the stick — even as they… Read more

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Leo Julson, age 88, of Olivia, passed away Thursday, February … Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(Eden Prairie, MN) -- The Vikings are declining their 2017 option on Adrian Peterson's contract. The team announced the news on Tuesday, which will make "A.P." an unrestricted free agent March 9th. General manager Rick Spielman said, "We will continue to have conversations with his represent… Read more

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(Port Charlotte, FL) -- Hector Santiago was roughed up for five runs in one-plus innings as the Twins were trounced by the Rays, 19-0, in Port Charlotte. The Twins fell to 2-and-3 in spring play. They host the Pirates today in Fort Myers. Joe Mauer is expected to make his spring debut. Kyle … Read more

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(Winnipeg, Manitoba) -- Jason Zucker scored with just over two minutes to play to lift the Wild to a 6-5 win over the Jets in Winnipeg. Six different players scored for Minnesota, which blew a 4-1 lead before pulling out the win. The Wild lead the West with 88 points. They skate in Columbus … Read more

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(Salt Lake City, UT) -- The Timberwolves resume their four-game road trip tonight in Utah against the Jazz. The Wolves have split the first two games on the trek, losing in Houston before cruising past Sacramento 102-88 on Monday. Minnesota is 24-and-36 overall. Read more

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Table tennis or ping-pong - a very dynamic and exciting game in sport, which have many fans. In this video you will see the incredible tricks and battles in table tennis (ping-pong). Some shots are so precise and unpredictable, that is not believed in this. Read more

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