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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is calling on people to stay off of the ice that's remaining on lakes. The DNR notes unseasonably warm weather over the past week has resulted in more than a half-dozen ice emergencies statewide involving ATV and snowmobile ride… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is criticizing the Trump administration's reversal of protections put in place under former President Obama for transgender students. Dayton issued a statement saying he strongly disagrees with the move this week, saying it's a human rights is… Read more

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(Rochester, MN) -- Hundreds of students in the Rochester Public Schools have to be caught up on their vaccinations by March 1st or they won't be allowed in class. The school board voted this week to ban the students from going to school until they are caught up. Records show there are 204 st… Read more

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(Sartell MN-) Congressman Tom Emmer held a town hall meeting in Sartell last night. Much of the national media has focused on disruptions of congressional townhall meetings caused by anti-Trump protestors, and before the meeting, Emmer said he would cancel the Sartell event if the same thing… Read more

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(Appleton MN-) In an effort to solve Minnesota’s overcrowded prison problem and bring hundreds of good-paying union jobs back to western Minnesota, State Representative Tim Miller is chief-authoring legislation that would re-open the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton... Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an open house and public hearing tonight regarding the proposed Willmar Wye project in the city of Willmar and Willmar Township. Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen says the event goes from 5 to 7 p… Read more

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(Big Lake MN-) A Big Lake man was killed in a three vehicle crash in Big Lake yesterday morning. The state patrol says 33-year-old Matthew Barthel was driving his car southbound through a green light at the intersection of Highway 10 and Sherburne County Road 81 when a Jeep ran a red light a… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department now says the high speed chase Tuesday northwest of Willmar which led to the arrest of a wanted teen later turned into a drug bust with several arrests. A 17-year-old had several arrest warrants out for him, and just after 11 a.m Tuesday… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Isaac Holland has accepted the offer to be Willmar's next City Administrator, and on Tuesday night, the city council approved his contract. Interim Administrator Mike McGuire says Holland will make $126,000-a-year... Read more

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Nicole Ruff, 44, of Granite Falls, died Monday, February 20th … Read more

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Richard Sand, 54, of Granite Falls, died Wednesday, February 2… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gophers aim for a seventh straight win tomorrow at home against Penn State. Minnesota is coming off an 89-75 upset win at 24th-ranked Maryland on Wednesday. The Gophers are 21-and-7 on the season, including 9-and-6 in Big Ten play. Read more

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(Fort Myers, FL) -- The Twins open up spring play today against the Tampa Bay Rays in Fort Myers. The Twins visit the Red Sox tomorrow and host the Nationals on Sunday. Opening Day is April 3rd against the Royals at Target Field. Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Timberwolves are back in action tonight as they host the Dallas Mavericks at Target Center. The Wolves come out of the All-Star break 22-and-35 on the season. That puts them 13th in the Western Conference, three games out of the eighth and final playoff spot. Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Wild are getting an extended break until their next game. Minnesota will wrap up its eight-game homestand on Monday against the Los Angeles Kings. The Wild remain atop the Western Conference with 84 points. Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Wild are getting an extended break until their next game. Minnesota will wrap up its eight-game homestand on Monday against the Los Angeles Kings. The Wild remain atop the Western Conference with 84 points, five more than Chicago. Read more

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ABC/Patrick Ecclesine(NEW YORK) -- On Friday's episode of ABC's Shark Tank, the hit show's investors -- Mark Cuban, Daymon John, Kevin "Mr. Wonderful" O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran, and Robert Herjavek -- cross a major milestone: the 100 millionth dollar invested in entrepreneurs' ideas since th… Read more

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