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3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Minnesota cult leader charged with 59 sexual abuse counts over 'Maidens'

Victor Arden Barnard, 52, has been charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly abusing girls as young as 12 and 13 in a Minnesota cult.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Pine County, MN, Finlayson, MN

7 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Minnesota Officials Warn of Jury Duty Scam

Minnesota judicial officials are warning of a phone scam that involves jury duty.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Son admits hosting party that led to teen's death

A 19-year-old western Minnesota man has admitted that he hosted an underage drinking party attended by a star high school athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia.

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Star Tribune

Kill Kancer amps up its efforts with all-star PSA video, Cedar concert

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Soul Asylum, Music, Entertainment

City Pages

2013 was record year for chlamydia in Minnesota

New statistics released by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate both the state's chlamydia rate and the raw number of reported cases has never been higher than it was last year.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota, Human Sexuality

Press-Telegram

'Fargo' without Marge and Jerry, but with an A-list cast

Oh, jeez. That was the reaction of many when FX announced it was planning a TV series based on Joel and Ethan Coen's beloved movie "Fargo."

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Related Topix: Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Duluth, MN

TwinCities

Minnesota deputy shot in vest after traffic stop; two brothers in custody

A traffic stop on a rural road turned violent Tuesday morning when a man pulled a handgun on a Norman County sheriff's deputy and shot him in the back once before driving off and triggering a manhunt that involved dozens of officers, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Norman County, MN, Perley, MN, Moorhead, MN, Clay County, MN

WJRT

Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato coach returning to job

The football coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato announced Tuesday that he will return to the job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

For Minnesota DFL, GOP, the race for cash is on

DFLers and Republicans are locked in a fierce fundraising battle as they enter a crucial and high-stakes phase in their quest for the governor's office and control of the Minnesota House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

Twin Cities Daily Planet

'Kill the lazy vermin': Genocide and the Dakota people of Minnesota

Jane Gray Swisshelm was a progressive woman in her day. She edited a newspaper in St. Cloud in the 1850s and '60s and fought for women's rights and against slavery.

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Roll Call

Bachmann Endorses Emmer as Successor in Minnesota

Retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., endorsed former state Rep. Tom Emmer as her successor on Tuesday in her soon-to-be former House seat, according to a local report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Minnesota Government

City Pages

Poll: Minnesotans remain split on same-sex marriage one year later

It's been seven months since Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke said, "I do, " becoming the first same-sex married couple in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

The Washington Post

As blossom crowds fade, Metro will renew track work

The four-week break from Metrorail's track work program is over. This coming weekend, crews will work on four lines, with some stations closed.

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Related Topix: Sports

Republican-Leader

Spring Valley, Preston, Chatfield, Lanesboro, Harmony, Mabel, Spring Grove, Minnesota

The cast of "All in the Timing" invites you to attend their production of this collection of one-act plays by American playwright David Ives, that will have the audience laughing along with the creative language and wordplay as the plays reflect on the perspectives of life and the complications involved in romantic relationships.

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Related Topix: Spring Grove, MN, Mabel, MN, Houston County, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Oh my: Obama approval rating in Minnesota 36/54

For the entire decade-plus of my blogging career, Republicans in Minnesota keep anticipating that they can turn the state red, or at least purple , in national elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Minnesota Government

TwinCities

Spring fieldwork off to late start in Minnesota

Spring fieldwork is getting off to a late start because of winter's stubborn grip on Minnesota but farmers say their yields shouldn't be hurt as long as they can get into their fields soon after Easter.

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Related Topix: Kasson, MN, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

KMIR 6

Minnesota joins states raising minimum wage

Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state from one of the nation's lowest rates to among the highest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

USA Today

Minnesota joins states raising minimum wage

Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, St. Paul, MN

Star Tribune

Minnesota's uninsured get public aid at historic levels

Ibrahim Hassan, a health navigator for MNsure, spoke to people after prayers at the Village Market in Minneapolis last week to find out whether they had signed up for medical insurance.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Healthcare Law, Law

The Kansas City Star

Police seek answers after 7 dead babies found in boxes

A 73-year-old southwest Missouri man with a long history of anti-Semitism is suspected of killing two people outside Overland Park’s Jewish Community Center and then a third at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility.

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