Biden, Trump pitch to voters in northern Minnesota

By Dan Kraker, Brian Bakst and John Enger, Minnesota Public Radio News On the same day that early voting begins in Minnesota, President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made campaign swings through the state. Trump held an airport hangar rally in Bemidji at 6 p.m. Biden, who is leading in most Minnesota polls, arrived in […]
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Trump, Biden absorb news of Ginsburg death on the fly while campaigning in Minnesota

BEMIDJI — Minutes into the latest Donald Trump campaign rally, the world got word that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. But no one told the president. No one passed him a note. No one whispered in his ear. So Trump continued with his speech, seemingly oblivious to the seismic news that was shaking Washington […]
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Closing In on Source of Fast Radio Bursts: VLBA Makes First Direct Distance Measurement to Magnetar – SciTechDaily

Artist’s conception of a magnetar — a superdense neutron star with an extremely strong magnetic field. In this illustration, the magnetar is emitting a burst of radiation. Credit: Sophia Dagnello,…

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Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks NRL live scores: Mitch Aubusson opens scoring in milestone match – Wide World of Sports

The Gold Coast Titans have thrashed the Manly Sea Eagles 42-24 at Brookvale Oval. Today’s result makes it four wins in a row for the Titans who look to finish…

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Wildfire’s effects felt as far away as Minnesota

As the wildfires on the West Coast continue to wreak havoc, people as far away as Minnesota are seeing the effects in the form of muted skies and brilliant sunsets. But there is also a health component, even if it isn’t as dramatic as those living in those areas affected directly by the fires. Because […]
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Resources still available for people suffering from addiction

Pandemic has been a challenge for many in recovery programs For 31 years, September has been designated National Recovery Month in the United States. The month is meant to celebrate the gains made by those living in recovery. It is also meant to educate Americans about addiction, treatment and mental health services that can enable […]
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Bodies of all 3 plane crash victims recovered from quarry

GREY CLOUD ISLAND TOWNSHIP — The bodies of all three victims on board a single-engine plane that crashed last weekend have been recovered from a water-filled quarry in Washington County, sheriff’s officials said Friday. The third victim was recovered Thursday night, authorities said. The sheriff’s office identified two victims recovered earlier, 60-year-old Larry Schlichting, of […]
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Lynx outlast Mercury to advance to semifinals

BRADENTON, Fla. — Rookie of the year Crystal Dangerfield scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half and Minnesota beat Phoenix 80-79 on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Damiris Dantas led Minnesota with 22 points although she missed a pair of free throws with 6.1 seconds left […]
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Council votes to offer manager position

The Albert Lea City Council voted Thursday evening to offer the position of city manager to Patrick Rigg, the city administrator and finance director in Evansville, Wisconsin, after four candidates spent a full day in interviews with community leaders, city employees and the council. Several of the councilors said they thought any of the four […]
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Russell “Russ” Olson

Russell “Russ” P. Olson, 92, of Albert Lea, died Monday, September 14, 2020 at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community. Russ was born in Albert Lea on March 23, 1928 to Edward “Eddie” and Martha (Bothum) Olson. He was drafted into the United States Army as a Rifleman sharpshooter and then to the National Guard. While […]
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