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The accident occurred Aug. 4 at the corner of State Hwy. 34 and County Road 6 in Park Rapids.
“The idea of being able to vote for yourself as the first trans person you've ever seen on the ballot is, I mean, it's special,” Finke said. “We're around and we deserve representation"
Several incumbent state legislators, particularly in the Senate, edged out competitors with more extreme views on COVID-19, election security and more.
Correctional officers of color said in a lawsuit that they “were segregated and prevented from doing their jobs … solely because of the color of their skin” when former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin was booked into the Ramsey County jail in St. Paul for the killing of George Floyd in May 2020.

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The student association for Minnesota’s public two-year colleges is unlikely to win its lawsuit against the the Minnesota State Board of Trustees over a rejected fee increase, a federal judge said Monday as he dismissed much of the case.
The two easily defeated their primary challengers.
Northern Minnesota research published in the journal Nature found modest warming may devastate some tree species.
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In this episode of Dakota Spotlight, retired Bismarck Police Detective Bill Connor speaks frankly about the details of the case, still sharp in his memory, and his encounters with those connected to Michelle "Shelly" Julson as he re-investigated the case from 2005 to 2010.
Secretary of State Steve Simon easily turned back a primary challenge from DFL candidate Steve Carlson during the Tuesday, Aug. 9, primary election. Kim Crockett beat Erik Van Mechelen in the GOP primary.
The DFL- and GOP-endorsed candidates for governor easily won their respective primary contests on Tuesday night.

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The Associated Press called the race for Schultz at around 10:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9. With 73% of precincts reporting, Schultz had 54% of the vote, with candidate Doug Wardlow at 35%. Perennial candidate Sharon Anderson had around 12% of the vote.
This is the first time Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes has received the honor, ranking 17th out of 819 in the “small community hospitals” category.
Katie Bloomquist Freitag, one of the Rotary dragon boat co-chairs, said, “Our primary goal was to win back the Civic Cup, which we did, but not without some adversity!”

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