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(Elk River, MN) -- The sentence is ten-years-and-eight months in prison for a Sherburne County man who caused a fatal drunken-driving crash that killed a Dassel man. Thirty-nine-year-old Jason Rothmeyer of Clear Lake pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular operation and fleeing police resulting… Read more

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(Owatonna, MN) -- The Minnesota State Patrol says a crash on Interstate 35 near Owatonna Thursday forced northbound lanes to be closed. About 20 passenger vehicles and six jack-knifed semis were involved. Only minor injuries were reported. Thursday morning’s snowfall is being blamed for 146 … Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Republican lawmakers are criticizing the University of Minnesota Board of Regents for approving a salary exceeding 500-thousand dollars for a new provost -- President Joan Gabel's first major hire. Representative Peggy Scott from Andover claims the U of M is legitimizing a … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for patients in need this holiday season by making an appointment to give blood or platelets. While helping to save lives is likely motivation enough, those who come out to give Nov. 18-Dec. 18 will also receive a … Read more

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(St. Cloud, MN) -- An Alexandria man who stole a car and shot a Stearns County deputy with a bow is sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison. Thirty-two-year-old Ramey Olson pleaded guilty to three felonies after a passing a mental competency examination. Olson stole a pickup in Alexandria, dr… Read more

 

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBlake Shelton promotes his new collection, Fully Loaded: God's Country, Friday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Check your local listings to see when the syndicated hour airs in your area. Read more

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