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Teen reportedly attacked by wolf near Deer River

Mon, 08/26/2013 - 4:43am
A 16-year-old boy was the victim of an apparent wolf attack at a campground on Lake Winnibigoshish near Deer River, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. The boy sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to a DNR news release.
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Because of extreme heat, ALP urges residents to conserve electricty

Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:08am
Due to the extreme heat and humidity, Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) is nearing an all-time electrical peak. ALP encourages customers to conserve electrical energy during late morning through dusk on these hot days.
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Sports schedule for Monday, August 26

Mon, 08/26/2013 - 12:00am
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News Briefs: 5-year-old crushed after falling from bucket of loader

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 10:18pm
Editor's note: The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers in Minnesota and North Dakota.
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Eveleth man struck, killed by train

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 9:15pm
A 38-year-old Eveleth man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday morning in Mountain Iron.
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Fatal crash reported near Sauk Centre; authorities searching for driver

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 9:10pm
Authorities are seeking the public's help to find the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a fatal crash near Sauk Centre Saturday.
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Tax talk turns testy at council meeting; conflict of interest question raised

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 8:23pm
A discussion about Alexandria Housing and Redevelopment Authority's proposed tax levy turned testy at Monday night's city council meeting.  Talk about this topic
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State Fair booth showcases transportation

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 7:51am
Located in the Education Building at 1372 Cosgrove Street, MnDOT's booth this year will show the numerous connections between transportation and Minnesotans' daily lives.
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Eurasian watermilfoil discovered in Clear Lake near Watkins

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 7:46am
Eurasian watermilfoil has been discovered growing in Clear Lake near the town of Watkins in northern Meeker County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said.
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DNR: Don't power-load at public accesses

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 7:42am
As summer progresses and lake water levels drop, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boaters using public accesses to check ramp conditions before launching any boat and to refrain from "power loading."
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Owners of 22,000 registered feedlots need to re-register by Jan. 1

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 1:59am
Owners of an estimated 22,000 livestock feedlots registered in Minnesota must submit updated registration information to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) by Jan. 1, 2014. The information includes location, type of operation, and number of livestock.
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Sports roundup from the weekend

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 12:00am
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Klobuchar calls for swift action against Lyme disease

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 11:56pm
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Susan Collins (R-ME) called on the Administration to take swift action to prevent and respond to Lyme disease.
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Pheasant stamp contest begins soon

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 7:44am
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) 2014 pheasant stamp contest from Monday, Sept. 9, until 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.
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DNR updates state list of endangered, threatened, special concern species

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 7:39am
A state list first established nearly 30 years ago to highlight and help protect plants and animals at risk of disappearing from Minnesota has received its first official update since 1996.
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Get free red pine seedling at Minnesota State Fair

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 3:24am
Minnesota Forest Industries (MFI), has been a Minnesota State Fair favorite for 22 years by giving away free seedlings at its booth in the Education Building. And this year, MFI is showing students and teachers how to learn more about trees.
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Department of Human Services expands role of MNsure in-person assisters

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 3:22am
The Minnesota Department of Human Services says that in-person assistance will be available to help MinnesotaCare enrollees get low-cost or free health care coverage through MNsure's In-Person Assister program.  Talk about this topic
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Sports schedule for Saturday, August 24

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 12:00am
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Preventing tick- and mosquito-borne diseases is focus of State Fair booth

Fri, 08/23/2013 - 10:21pm
Minnesotans' least favorite outdoor companions - ticks and mosquitoes - will be the featured "guests" at this year's Minnesota Department of Health exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair.
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Woman found dead near Long Prairie, authorities investigating

Fri, 08/23/2013 - 7:18am
More information to be released later this morning
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