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  • BNSF Train

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A BNSF Railway official says a cargo train has derailed on a main rail line running across the Northwest. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says that there are no injuries and no environmental threat …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Aflac (1)

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri insurance regulators say Aflac Inc. has agreed to pay $1.6 million in fines to three states to settle allegations about its business practices. The Missouri insurance department said Thursday that Aflac …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Itasca State Park

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – Itasca State Park has fully reopened after cleanup from windstorms earlier this week. One of Minnesota’s most popular parks suffered significant damage, with high winds toppling trees and blocking roads at the park …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Asian Carp

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Five states are continuing a lawsuit against the federal government demanding action to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, despite recent congressional action. Legislation approved last month requires the U.S. …

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    06 Jul 12
  • SUV Hit-and-Run

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A teenage girl from St. Paul is dead after a speeding SUV hit and killed her as she stood outside a school. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports it happened about …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Le Homme Dieu

    Eurasian water milfoil has been discovered growing in Lake Le Homme Dieu near Alexandria in Douglas County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A small patch of the non-native, invasive aquatic plant was …

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    03 Jul 12
  • Morris Police1

    The Morris Police Department will be increasing their speed patrols during the holiday weekend and throughout the month of July. The safety push is part of a statewide campaign coordinated by the Minnesota Department of …

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    03 Jul 12
  • Hancock School

    The Hancock School celebrates 140 years of education this year, and current students and alumni are marking the event with an all-school reunion. The celebration will coincide with the town’s annual weekend of events, culminating …

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    02 Jul 12