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Rochester police fatally shoot ax-wielding robbery suspect

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Rochester police officer fatally shot a robbery suspect who was armed with…

17-year-old killed, 4 hurt in stabbings on Wisconsin river

SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy from Stillwater, Minnesota died and four other people were seriously…

Ellison: No appeal to defend Minnesota abortion restrictions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says he won’t appeal a ruling that struck down…

Le Center man who impregnated 12-year-old sentenced to prison

A Le Center man who impregnated a 12-year-old girl will spend about six years in prison. Marcus…

Gov’t: US Bank workers opened fake accounts for sales goals

By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a decade, US Bank…

House explosion, fire kills elderly couple in Hopkins

HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are working to learn what caused a deadly house explosion and fire…

American Crystal Sugar workers reject 17% raise over 4 years

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Workers at the largest sugar beet processor in the U.S. have rejected a…

Charges: Hungry thief burglarized St. James apartment complex

A Butterfield man is accused of burglarizing a St. James apartment complex and stealing food. Lorenzo Valladolid…

Armed robber sentenced to prison

An armed robber who stole electronics from a Mankato home at gunpoint was sentenced to prison. Kueth…

Blue Earth County Fair starts Thursday

The gates open Thursday on Minnesota’s oldest fair. The Blue Earth County Fair celebrates its 162nd year…


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