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  1. Dayton pitches borrowing $1.4 billion for construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | TwinCities

    Despite the big price tag, he did not propose bonding for glitzy new buildings. Instead, he'd spend most of the money on fixing up the existing college classroom buildings, prisons, parks, bridges and other public property across the state.

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  2. St. Peter state hospital patient charged with assault, attempted rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- A Minnesota Security Hospital patient has been charged with 10 felonies for Nov. 28 assaults in which police say he attempted to rape at least one staff member.

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  3. Minnesota's top bonding priority: Fix existing stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | TwinCities

    The leaders of the House and Senate bonding committees say it's time to focus on meat-and-potatoes projects like repairing sewer and water systems, fixing roads and bridges and maintaining hundreds of aging state-owned buildings before they fund new projects. "Our top priority should be taking care of the public's property," Senate Capital Investment Committee Chairman LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said last week.

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  4. Gustavus named first 'fair trade' college in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    A $25 million gift, the largest single donation in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of a $65 million renovation and expansion planned for the Alfred Nobel Hall of Science. The St. Peter, Minn., college announced the anonymous gift from a Twin Cities family on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

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  5. High school football: St. Croix Lutheran's unexpected run ends in state quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- St. Croix Lutheran's unexpected run to the state tournament ended in the Class 3A quarterfinals on Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., as the Crusaders fell 44-26 to Jackson County Central .

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  6. Judge will rule how to fix Minnesota sex offender programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | TwinCities

    The federal judge who declared Minnesota's sex offender treatment program unconstitutional says he'll rule in October how the state must fix it. Judge Donovan Frank signaled Wednesday that he would stop short of closing the confinement program now housing more than 700 offenders deemed a continuing risk to society.

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  7. Gustavus Adolphus announces record $25M donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- A $25 million gift, the largest single donation in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of a $65 million renovation and expansion planned for the Alfred Nobel Hall of Science.

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  8. Remembering Sally RossRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | TwinCities

    Summer visitors to downtown St. Paul encounter hanging baskets of blooming flowers that stretch from the Xcel Energy Center to Lowertown. In addition, many businesses maintain their own pots of flowers outside their entrances.

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  9. Minnesota grants 4th-ever sex offender release from lockupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    Rows of razor wire line the fence surrounding the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center in Moose Lake. A 68-year-old man who has spent two decades in the Minnesota sex offender treatment program is on the verge of provisional release after a special court panel granted his placement in a four-bed residential facility in rural Olmsted County.

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  10. Talks in Minnesota Sex Offender Program case beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2015 | TwinCities

    Rows of razor wire line the fence surrounding the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center in Moose Lake. State lawmakers and other top-ranking officials will meet behind closed doors in a federal courthouse Monday to begin talks on how to fix the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

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  11. Mankato girl, 14, killed in tractor accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- A 14-year-old Mankato girl died in a tractor accident Thursday night on Minnesota 99 in Nicollet County.

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  12. Oakdale man accused of randomly shooting, killing boy, 9, found incompetent to stand trial againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | TwinCities

    An Oakdale man accused of randomly shooting at vehicles two years ago and killing a 9-year-old boy in a minivan has been found incompetent again to stand trial. Nhan Lap Tran, 36, has been civilly committed to the state Security Hospital in St. Peter, Minn., since a few months after the Feb. 11, 2013, shootings.

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  13. Minnesota Security Hospital workers seek more freedom to use restraints on violent patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- Union workers at the state hospital that houses 373 of Minnesota's most violent and mentally ill patients want more freedom to use restraints amid recent incidents resulting in injuries to staff members.

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  14. Mankato girl struck, seriously injured by boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | TwinCities

    Authorities say a 15-year-old Mankato girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a boat on East Jefferson Lake in southern Minnesota. KTOE-AM reports the sheriff's office says Marah Elizabeth Bengston of Mankato was wakeboarding behind her father's boat when she lost her balance and fell into the water.

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  15. Church of St. Peter parish marks 175 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Church of St. Peter in Mendota, the oldest active Roman Catholic parish in Minnesota, will celebrate its 175th anniversary Sunday. The celebration begins at 8 a.m. at nearby St. Peter's Cemetery, where parishioners will gather to recognize family members, and it concludes with a brat and hotdog lunch at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens will celebrate Mass at 10 a.m., followed by a group photo of parishioners at 11:15 a.m. The event also will mark the 10-year anniversary of the newer church building, a short walk from the old church, built in 1853, which is used for morning Mass from Monday through Friday as well as for weddings and funerals.

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  16. Minnesota sex offenders remain in limbo, despite rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | TwinCities

    Rows of razor wire line the fence surrounding the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center in Moose Lake. Despite a sternly worded ruling from a federal judge that many of Minnesota's sex offenders who've served their sentences could be long overdue for release, they're likely to spend many more months -- maybe even years -- in the state's civil commitment program.

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  17. Minnesota sex offender program unconstitutional, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | TwinCities

    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Minnesota's sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, but deferred any immediate action to await further proceedings on a remedy. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank largely sided with the more than 700 residents who were civilly committed to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program after they completed their prison sentences.

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  18. Judge could force Minnesota lawmakers to overhaul sex offender programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | TwinCities

    A highly anticipated federal court ruling expected this week will likely have a major impact on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, which has been challenged as unconstitutional. There was hope the Legislature would tackle the issue before the end of the regular session, but lawmakers made no progress.

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  19. Downtown St. Paul bike loop's design slowly taking shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    The downtown St. Paul bikeway would be elevated to sidewalk level and surrounded by tree or plant buffers, separating cyclists from drivers and pedestrians alike. Whether it will be dubbed the Saintly City Bikeway, Capital City Trail or Rivertown Corridor has yet to be decided, but St. Paul planners say a new downtown bike loop will fill a veritable doughnut hole separating cyclists west of downtown from the riverfront trails along its eastern edges.

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  20. Song-a-day crooner to mark his 1,000th YouTube videoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | TwinCities

    Zachary Scot Johnson is close to singing his thousandth song over more than 2 1/2 years of daily YouTube postings. On Sept.

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