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ST. PAUL - A bill to be introduced when the Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday would require government agencies, including law enforcement organizations, to obtain search warrants before accessing the location of electronic devices such as mobile telephones. “Nearly every Minnesotan carries some mobile device with them every day and we need to make sure that the location data of innocent people is not subject to unreasonable or unchecked searches by government,” Rep. Joe Atkins, D-Inver Grove Heights, said.
MORRIS, Minn. -- A deputy shot a man early Saturday in rural Swift County after an armed robbery in Morris. Shortly before 1 a.m., officers with the Swift County Sheriff’s Office and the Appleton Police Department stopped a vehicle matching the description of one involved in the robbery, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.
MOORHEAD – A small explosion Monday at a new Sanford Health clinic here set to open next week will delay its opening. Sanford’s new $17 million Moorhead clinic at 4000 28th Ave. S. was set to open March 3. But Monday’s explosion will push that date back, said Jeff Hoss, Sanford vice president of clinical operations. Hoss didn’t give any indication of how long the opening will be delayed. Moorhead police responded to a report of a small propane tank explosion inside the unopened clinic at about 1:10 p.m., Lt.
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St.
HAWLEY, Minn. – A 10-month-old boy from this western Minnesota city is recovering in a Fargo hospital after nearly drowning in a bathtub early Saturday. Police responded to a call from an apartment building on 7th Street in Hawley, where a resident said they’d found their baby submerged in a bathtub.
FARGO — Frazee-Vergas Superintendent Terry Karger said Friday he served Frazee wrestling coach and teacher John Barlund with a five-day unpaid suspension from teaching and a suspension from coaching the...
With more than a foot of fresh snow on the ground in some areas, Minnesota Gov.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – In the years before they met, Frankie and Joe had been down on their luck. Frankie was homeless and living on the streets when he was taken in by Aldrich veterinarian Bridget King, founder of Pets Abandoned Wanting Support, or PAWS, in 2011. The 2-year-old dog was severely underweight and bearing scars around his neck from the choke chain that a former owner used to restrain him – scars he still bears, though now hidden beneath a healthy coat of fur. “He was rescued by some people who were moving from the Twin Cities to Park Rapids,” King said.
BAUDETTE, Minn. — An investigation into guided fishing operations on Lake of the Woods has resulted in charges against 12 people, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported. According to Col.