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Courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service
Edgar Linares
August 07, 2018 - 6:49 pm
On Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced a federal indictment against Rene Patrick Vargas, 32, of St. Paul for illegal exporting box turtles to Hong Kong. In the state of Minnesota, you cannot legally collect a box turtles. It’s a protected animal, but not considered endangered, according...
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(Photo by Kyndell Harkness/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Jared Goyette
August 07, 2018 - 5:54 pm
The writer of a whistleblowing report published in The Intercept claiming that Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson pressured government employees to work for her campaign says she may have more coming soon. “I'm very confident my sources and I'm very confident that there is a lot more that's...
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Courtesy of Pierce County Sheriff
Adam Carter
August 07, 2018 - 5:18 pm
A gruesome scene in River Falls, where a roofer attacked a fellow worker with a circular saw, killing him. According to Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove, it happened Monday afternoon in rural River Falls. "We had a group of gentlemen who were roofing at a residence in our county," Sheriff Hove said...
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Photo courtesy: Sawyer Warner GoFundMe page
Sloane Martin
August 07, 2018 - 4:36 am
We now know the name of the 8 year old boy seriously hurt in an incident at the Apple Valley Aquatic Center in July. In a statement released Monday night, Sawyer Warner's family thanked first responders and the public for their help and support, along with the Ronald McDonald Foundation. Warner...
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