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2 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Little Falls visitors bureau labeled - bike-friendly'Little Falls...

Little Falls visitors bureau labeled 'bike-friendly' on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/business-quarry/2014/04/24/little-falls-visitors-bureau-labeled-bike-friendly/8131695/ LITTLE FALLS The Little Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business, one of 80 recognized by the League of American ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Grain truck knocks down Morrison power linesGrain truck knocks down...

Hundreds are without power after someone struck a power line with an auger, according to the Morrison County Sheriff's Office.

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14 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

'You're dying ... b****!' Court hears chilling audio recording of US homeowner shooting two teens

Facing murder charges .. homeowner Byron Smith, centre, comes out of a Morrison County courtroom in Little Falls, Minnesota.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Deputy Rocheleau announces run for Morrison County sheriffDeputy...

Deputy Rocheleau announces run for Morrison County sheriff on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/23/deputy-rocheleau-announces-run-morrison-county-sheriff/8051833/ Rocheleau says he wants to focus on improving narcotics work in the county.

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ABC News

PHOTO: Byron Smith, center, comes out of a Morrison County courtroom in Little Falls, Minn.

Byron Smith, center, comes out of a Morrison County courtroom in Little Falls, Minn., April 21, 2014, during a break in his trial.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Little Falls bureau recognized for being bike-friendly

On Earth Day award. With the announcement of 80 new and renewing BFBs today in 29 states and Washington, D.C., the Little Falls bureau joins a group of more than 650 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the United States.

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The Miami Herald

Jurors hear chilling audio of fatal shootings

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Daily Mail

Court hears the audio recording homeowner Byron Smith made of...

EXCLUSIVE: 'Negroes in the house! Negroes in the house!' Oprah shouted as her parents arrived for a visit.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Minnesota homeowner's interview played at trial

Byron Smith, center, makes his way through security at the Morrison County Courthouse, Monday, April 21, 2014, in Little Fall, Minn.

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St. Cloud Times

Fundraiser aims to help man after corn picker accidentFundraiser aims ...

Fundraiser aims to help man after corn picker accident on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/citizen-times/2014/04/21/fundraiser-aims-help-man-corn-picker-accident/7955917/ A fundraiser took place Feb. 15 at the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls for Jamie Houdek, who lost both arms in a corn picker accident at his Morrison County farm.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Smith trial: Opening statements Monday

Smith trial: Opening statements Monday on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/21/smith-trial-opening-statements-monday/7952673/ Seventeen months after the shooting deaths of two teenagers who broke into a Little Falls-area man's home, Morrison County jurors Monday will begin the process of deciding whether the killings were ... (more)

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St. Cloud Times

Randall man injured after truck rolls 4 timesRandall man injured...

Randall man injured after truck rolls 4 times on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/20/randall-man-injured-truck-rolls-times/7936323/ A 23-year-old Randall man rolled his pickup truck Sunday morning coming to rest on its roof after failing to handle a sharp curve on Coral Road in Morrison County.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Little Falls woman dead after collision in Morrison CountyLittle...

Little Falls woman dead after collision in Morrison County on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/19/little-falls-woman-dead-collision-morrison-county/7928673/ A pickup driven by Jerry R. Schlag, 25, of Hillman was heading north on Minnesota Highway 25 while a vehicle traveling west on Fourth Avenue Northeast pulled on to ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Morrison Co. invites essays on its historyMorrison Co. invites essays ...

Morrison Co. invites essays on its history on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/04/17/morrison-co-invites-essays-history/7849519/ LITTLE FALLS A new essay contest encourages deeper understanding of Morrison County history and research at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls.

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The Wichita Eagle

Minnesota Pipe Line seeks to expand capacity

In this photo provided by Minnesota Pipe Line Company is a pumping station near Albany, Minnesota.

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St. Cloud Times

Franciscans plan Silent Walk for Peace in Little FallsFranciscans...

The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls invite the public to join them for a Silent Walk for Peace beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Franciscans plan Silent Walk for Peace in Little Falls on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/17/franciscans-plan-silent-walk-peace-little-falls/7818805/ The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Tragedy in Little Falls: More connections to victims surface from jury pool

Jury selection continued Tuesday in the Byron Smith murder case in Morrison County.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Jury Selection Begins in Minnesota Homeowner Trial

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a central Minnesota man who claims self-defense when he fatally shot two teenagers in his home.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial

After a central Minnesota man repeatedly shot a teen who entered his home, he dragged the boy's bloodied body into a basement workshop, authorities say, sat down - and waited.

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Houston Chronicle

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial

In this Nov. 26, 2012 file photo, a keep out sign stands at the property of Byron David Smith, in Little Falls, Minn.

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