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(GROVE CITY MN—) The ACGC School Board has voted to select Nels Onstad, Director Of Educator Licensing, Minnesota Department of Education, as the district’s new superintendent. Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Republicans in the Minnesota Senate promise road and bridge funding will be a priority in their forthcoming state budget plan -- but agreement with Governor Mark Dayton could be tough because he continues pushing for a gas tax increase. Hutchinson Senator Scott Newman says: Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- A blizzard warning is in effect for south central Minnesota until six tomorrow (Saturday) morning. The National Weather Service says 12 to 15 inches of snow are expected southeast of a line from Saint James in Minnesota to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with winds between 25 and… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The state D-N-R warns people to stay off of the ice that's still on the lakes. Officials say unseasonably warm weather this past week has resulted in more than one half dozen ice emergencies statewide involving A-T-V and snowmobile riders, and anglers who fell through thin … Read more

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(Olivia MN-) A Fairfax man faces a year in jail when he is sentenced today on child pornography charges. Investigators found thousands of images of child pornography on 56-year-old Stanley Severson's computers after seizing them August 24th of last year. They searched Severson's home after o… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) The Minnesota House last night (Thurs) passed a bill to bring Minnesota into compliance with federal REAL ID, which would allow residents to use drivers licenses to board airplanes when requirements tighten next year. Republicans want stronger assurances that undocumented immi… Read more

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(Benson MN-) Two teens from Murdock were hurt in a crash near Benson Wednesday night. The state patrol says at 6:45 p.m. a pickup driven by 40-year-old Sam Honebrink of Benson was turning from Highway 9 onto 20th Avenue on the east edge of Benson when he was rear-ended by an Impala driven by… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Governor Mark Dayton has appointed former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz as interim chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, the state agency that runs U-S Bank Stadium. Blatz has a message for Republicans who plan their own investigation into … Read more

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(Freeport MN-) A barn was destroyed and some livestock killed in a fire near Freeport Wednesday night. The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says a homeowner discovered the fire at the Richard Klaphake farm on 368th Street, two miles east of Freeport, at 11:19 p.m. She called 911 and deput… 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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