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by / on November 21, 2014 at 10:38 pm / in News, State/Region

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities gains support

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota State Colleges and Universities presidents and trustees are vocalizing their support for the system’s chancellor while faculty and some student groups continue to question his leadership. Opponents say Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s collaboration plan for the system’s 31 schools had little input from faculty and students. They were not informed of a $2 million consulting […]

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by / on November 21, 2014 at 1:57 am / in Featured Stories, Local, News, State/Region, Top Stories, Video

A cause that hits home

A St. Cloud man takes part in an annual cause put on by an organization that is no stranger to him.

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by / on November 19, 2014 at 6:05 pm / in Main Menu, National, News, State/Region

Catholic Priest Extradited From India for Sexual Assault Charges in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A judge has set bond at $1 million cash for a Roman Catholic priest extradited from his native India on accusations of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Minnesota. The Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul was arraigned on criminal sexual conduct charges in Roseau County District Court Wednesday. Prosecutors also charged the 59-year-old priest with assaulting a second victim. […]

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by / on November 19, 2014 at 5:09 pm / in Featured Stories, Local, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Sartell makes things easier

SARTELL, MINN. – Residents in Sartell now have an easier way to report issues and request services online. Residents can now report any concerns or request different city services on the city’s website, or through the app, SeeClickFix. This allows residents to now provide location, descriptions and photos of problems they see. Issues can be any number of things, including […]

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by / on November 19, 2014 at 4:37 pm / in Featured Stories, Local, National, State/Region, Top Stories

Somali-American man from Minneapolis killed in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) – A Somali police officer says gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said Wednesday that Abdullahi Ali Anshur, an engineer helping the Mogadishu government with urban planning and drainage systems, was killed after armed men stopped his vehicle and sprayed it with bullets. Anshur, 60, was a graduate of California State University […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 5:51 pm / in News, State/Region, Top Stories

Street near vew Vikings stadium getting renamed

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) – The city of Minneapolis plans to name a street near the new Vikings stadium after former Vikings and NFL Hall of Fame coach Bud Grant. Plans call for naming 9th Avenue South between 6th Street and 7th Street “Bud Grant Way.” A public dedication ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 1 at 12:15 p.m. The name would […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 5:45 pm / in Local, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Minnesota National Guard soldiers will deploy to Liberia

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. – Approximately 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers will be deployed to Liberia in Spring 2015. These soldiers are from the Rosemount- based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division. They will provide command and control of the earlier military forces deployed as part of Operation United Assistance, the military effort supporting the Ebola virus outbreak. Specific duties include synchronizing operations, […]

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by / on November 17, 2014 at 8:29 pm / in Featured Stories, Local, Main Menu, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Icy Minnesota roads lead fatal crashes over the weekend

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) – The State Patrol says five people have died in crashes on icy highways across Minnesota this weekend. A three-car crash killed one person on Interstate 94 near Rogers about 9:15 a.m. Sunday. That person’s name has not been released. On Saturday, 29-year-old Angelica Salas of Lester Prairie and 6-year-old Jorge Salas died in a crash just […]

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by / on November 17, 2014 at 8:23 pm / in Featured Stories, Local, News, State/Region, Top Stories

Hunting season opener shows dip from previous year

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Hunters have taken fewer deer during the opening weekend of Minnesota’s firearms deer season, compared with last year. The state Department of Natural Resources says hunters registered 54,000 deer during the first three days of the firearms season. The number of deer registered dropped 30,000 from the opening weekend of 2013. So far this year, […]

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by / on November 13, 2014 at 5:47 pm / in Local, Local, News, State/Region

Target Acquiring New Company

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Target Corp. has acquired a Pittsburgh company that says its software platform brings “an Amazon-like shopping experience” to in-store customers. Powered Analytics co-founder Collin Otis and a spokesman for Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Target confirmed the deal Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed. Otis says the firm, founded in 2012, will remain headquartered in Pittsburgh. Powered Analytics’ Fabric product uses […]

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