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Frostbite survivor Alyssa Lommel plans return to college

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 9:13pm

ST. CLOUD -- A University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered severe frostbite after a night in subzero temperatures is now walking normally, handling everyday tasks and planning to return to school next fall.

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19 arrested in Dinkytown fray after Gophers' Frozen Four loss

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:23pm

Hundreds of Gophers fans and young people poured out of the bars of Minneapolis' Dinkytown neighborhood and onto the streets Saturday night after the University of Minnesota men's hockey team's loss in the NCAA Frozen Four championship game, seemingly attempting to wreak the same kind of havoc two nights earlier.

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Gophers fans warned: Another unruly hockey celebration won't be tolerated

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 2:14pm

Hopes are high for the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team this weekend.

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Woman's body found in Maplewood creek

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:24pm

A deer antler collector found the body of a fully clothed, middle-age woman in a creek bed Saturday afternoon in Maplewood's Kohlman Creek Preserve.

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Joe Soucheray: New anti-bullying bill seems more like an anti-hurt feelings bill

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:04pm

Having read the anti-bullying bill now signed into law, I still don't know what bullying is. I mean, I don't know what will not be construed as bullying, so vague is the idea of objectivity in determining what might cause a child to experience distress.

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Rubén Rosario: Crime prevention specialist has built trust in Minneapolis' Latino community

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:50pm

The woman walked into the midtown safety center office of Minneapolis police crime prevention specialist and Latino community liaison John Reed a month ago. She was there to provide more information about being robbed by an unknown assailant in a parking lot on the city's Northeast side.

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Minnesota surge in bilingual students calling for teaching shift

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:59pm

Spanish teacher Javier Blazquez was tired of seeing Hispanic students' bilingual abilities languish, so he found a way to challenge them.

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Gun threat forces HCMC into lockdown

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:19pm

The Hennepin County Medical Center was in lockdown for about an hour and a half Saturday after a visitor made a gun threat.

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Afton caped crusaders' hats for hipsters benefit kids with cancer

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:07pm

Ashley Boesel buzzed over downtown Minneapolis in a helicopter this week -- accompanied by Superman.

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Medical examiner: Minneapolis shooting victims ID'd

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 7:30pm

The man and woman who were fatally shot in Minneapolis Friday night have been identified.

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Floating classroom to return to Mississippi River

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:41pm

A boat bearing the namesake of one of the Mississippi River's most revered students will soon arrive in Winona to teach new generations of learners.

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'Bryce's Story' chronicles boy's triumphs, challenges with disease

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:16pm

"Try not playing sports, try not picking up things on your own, try not even walking. "

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St. Paul University Avenue repair work will last into May

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:08pm

Expect traffic delays the next two months along University Avenue in St. Paul as Walsh Construction fixes broken concrete panels at 11 intersections.

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Duluth's iconic Radisson hotel sold, new Bloomington-based owner plans facelift

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:44am

DULUTH -- Carl Kaeding says the Radisson hotel in downtown Duluth is a beacon. The circular hotel with the rotating top floor certainly got his attention when it went up for sale last year. On Thursday, Kaeding Management of Bloomington, Minn., closed the deal and purchased the property.

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Minneapolis: 2 shot outside Target Field

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:43am

Two men who were shot outside Target Field early Saturday morning suffered non life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive.

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Wisconsin ex-deputy gets 3 years for sexual assault

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:23am

A former Langlade County deputy who was convicted of sexually assaulting a child has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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U of M, Teach for America pitch atypical teacher training

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:50am

The University of Minnesota and Teach for America pitched the state's first nontraditional teacher preparation program Friday.

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Vadnais Heights woman who fatally hit St. Paul motorcyclist, 92, gets 4 years

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:01am

The woman who hit and killed a 92-year-old motorcyclist in St. Paul had marijuana in her system and lacked a valid driver's license and insurance.

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Gelbmann is leaving South Washington County School Board

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:04pm

Jim Gelbmann, the longest-serving member of the South Washington County School Board, is resigning.

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Wisconsin: Senate President Mike Ellis won't run again after secret video

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:32pm

Republican state Senate President Mike Ellis abruptly announced Friday that he would no longer seek re-election, saying the release of a secret video recording of him discussing an illegal campaign scheme was the "tipping point."

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