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  1. State briefs: Fargo-Moorhead appeals judge's Red River orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority is appealing a judge's order to halt construction on part of its $2 billion flood control project until Minnesota completes its environmental review. The authority filed its appeal Tuesday to a federal court's order to halt construction of a ring levee around three small towns south of Fargo.

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  2. Duluth considers what to do with Lake Superior Zoo, surrounding park landRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Star Tribune

    Two proposals include funds to improve the zoo's grizzly exhibit. An official said the bears are more suited to Duluth's climate than tropical species.

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  3. Midwest Book Awards announce winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Star Tribune

    The Midwest Independent Publishing Association has announced the winners of the annual Midwest Book Awards. The ceremony was held last night in St. Paul, and 185 books were considered in 42 categories, ranging from poetry and literary fiction to self-help and cookbooks.

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  4. Best nonurban rapper - Baby Shel - 2015 Best of MNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    Baby Shel - Sheldon Cook Jr. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ cgonzalez@startribune.com, February 23, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue, Vita.mn Are You Local Bands The first act from outstate Minnesota to win Vita.mn's Are You Local? contest, this hotblooded, cool-flowing rapper calls the Red Lake Indian Reservation home. He's seen more hard times than your average urban rap star, and the rise-above messages in his songs have finally proven autobiographical.

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  5. Best new music venue - Red Herring Lounge - 2015 Best of MNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    Duluth has mostly relegated live music to corner stages in pizza eateries, coffee shops and brewpubs. The 250-capacity Red Herring remedied that and made music its central focus.

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  6. Man found guilty of sex trafficking woman to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Star Tribune

    Authorities announced Monday that Rahmad Geddes of Blaine , Minnesota, was found guilty of sex trafficking, prostitution and firearms charges following a six-day trial in a federal court. Prosecutors say 36-year-old Geddes recruited the victim from her Eau Claire, Wisconsin home and took her to a Duluth, Minnesota, motel.

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  7. Rescuers airlift Minnesota hiker out of Waterfall Canyon after 40-foot fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Star Tribune

    A hiker from Duluth, Minnesota was flown out of Waterfall Canyon Sunday afternoon after falling about 40 feet while climbing the rocks with a co-worker. The Standard Examiner report s19-year-old Sophie Hillmeyer was with an AmeriCorps group when she climbed the rocks near the waterfall.

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  8. United Properties enters Duluth market with apartment, retail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The real estate firm on Wednesday unveiled a residential and commercial project that will signal its entry into Minnesota's second-largest market. Called Kenwood Village, the proposed project includes 14,000 square feet of ground-level retail and up to 85 market-rate apartments in a four-story building.

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  9. Man who died in Duluth bus crash was rushing to aid stricken driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The former Marine "can be seen leaving his seat in the rear portion of the bus and begin to rush forward in an apparent attempt to help the driver," according to police. One of two Duluth Transit Authority buses involved in a crash in the 400 block of West Superior Street on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

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  10. Minnesota history: Robert Gilruth was giant behind NASA's manned space programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The Depression-era son of Duluth schoolteachers will be honored this week for running NASA's manned space program from its Sputnik-chasing start through the 1969 moon walk. Musician Bob Dylan wasn't the only kid named Robert who helped shape American history in the 1960s after a childhood forged in Duluth and up on the nearby Iron Range.

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  11. State briefs: Rochester officials surprised by time capsule under Mayos statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Rochester officials aren't sure how old the big box is or what's inside. Mayor Ardell Brede is now weighing whether and when to open it.

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  12. NCAA's quest to lessen home-ice advantage reveals fans or famine at hockey regional sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.

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  13. 'Alcohol and speed' suspected in snowmobile crash on lake that killed UMD studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The snowmobile struck an island in the middle of the lake, throwing both men off the machine, the Sheriff's Office said. Drinking and speeding are suspected of being behind a snowmobile crash on a dark Iron Range lake that killed the driver and seriously injured his rider, authorities said.

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  14. Shipping season under way at Port of Duluth, SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Although there's snow in the forecast, one sure sign of spring is the start to the shipping season in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. The first laker, the John G. Munson, made its way through the harbor Monday evening.

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  15. What's cooking: Canning jars, fab cookbooks, Blue Zones and SpamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    New Scenic Cafe chef Scott Graden is co-author of “New Scenic Cafe: The Cookbook,” which is up for a Minnesota Book Award. Congratulations to the authors of two cookbooks that gained finalist status for the 27th annual Minnesota Book Awards, which will name its winners on April 18. "New Scenic Cafe: The Cookbook," by Scott Graden with Arlene Anderson , highlights more than 130 recipes from this gem on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

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  16. Lobbying for cycling grows in Minneapolis and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The state's scrappy bike lobby sprouted up without a lot of money, but with a committed band of organizers. From left, Alexis Pennie, Amy Brugh and Ethan Fawley - executive director of the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition - took a spin on the Hiawatha Bike Trail by the Cedar Riverside light-rail station.

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  17. Boys' basketball Class 3A story linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Star Tribune

    DeLaSalle, located on the edge of downtown Minneapolis , seeks admittance into a select group of schools to win four consecutive state titles. Southwest Minnesota Christian earned its Class 1A championship quartet from 1999 to 2002.

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  18. Travel, new and now: Historic bars, restored California hot springs resort, Amish mud salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The organization is launching a March Madness-inspired bracket of 32 historic bars, including tiki bars, taverns, cocktail lounges, beer gardens, sports bars and dive bars. The public is invited to vote for favorites in four weekly matchups - from the initial 32 to a Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight and Final Four - to determine which will advance to the next round.

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  19. Thursday's prep basketball roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Mitch Poss added 13 points as the Raiders earned their first state tournament berth since 1997. Sean Hjelle scored 20 points to lead the Zephyrs, who were bidding for their first state tournament berth since 1961.

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  20. Cook County wants Legislature to foot bill for special prosecutor in sex-crime caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The taxpayers of Minnesota's Cook County could be on the hook for a big bill racked up during the 2013 prosecution of their county attorney for felony sex crimes. Without input or approval from county commissioners, a judge appointed a special prosecutor to avoid a conflict of interest in the case against then-County Attorney Tim Scannell.

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