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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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NEW ULM — A settlement with 93 claimants who were sexually abused as children by clergy and others in the Diocese of New Ulm has been reached in the diocese's...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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A record number of people have reached the summit of Mount Everest this year.

Long lines of climbers aiming to reach the world's tallest peak, at 29,029 feet above sea...

A view shows Nick Hollis's ascent of the south side of Everest in Nepal, May 20, 2019 in this picture obtained by Reuters June 6, 2019. Nick Hollis / via Reuters
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

FARGO — An online story published by Forbes on Wednesday, June 26, asserts that Gary Tharaldson, known as the wealthiest person in North Dakota, has become the...

Gary Tharaldson shares tales of his business career during a talk at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Forum file photo.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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MINNEAPOLIS — Ohio State women’s hockey coach Nadine Muzerall admits that her team will be at a disadvantage when the Buckeyes prepare to face the Gophers as part of Hockey...

Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey wore a Minnesota Gophers jersey flanked by high school hockey players from Minneapolis and Holy Angels on Wednesday, June 26, as he welcomed fans to attend Hockey Day Minnesota 2020 near this spot at Parade Stadium in January. (Minnesota Wild / Rick Orndorf photo)
Each of the 10 teams that will play outdoors as part of Hockey Day Minnesota 2020 got a banner to hang in their home arena. The games will take place Jan. 16-18 at an arena set up at Parade Stadium in Minneapolis. (Minnesota Wild / Rick Orndorf photo)
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pardons does not appear likely to grant clemency to a woman convicted of killing her husband after he allegedly abused and raped her....

Ahmed Tesema, right, the brother of homicide victim Habibi Tesema, testifies against a pardon for Amreya Shefa in St. Paul Tuesday. Matt Sepic / MPR News
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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The DNR is asking Lake Vermilion muskie anglers to collect scales from the fish they catch.

A fisheries sample envelope and a small sharp knife are the only tools needed to help biologists studying muskies on Lake Vermilion. Minnesota DNR photo
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Authorities here are investigating a second shooting in three days in southeast Rochester.

On Tuesday night, June 25, an adult male was shot, this time in...

The Rochester Police Department investigates a shooting that injured one adult male Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in the KFC parking lot on 12th Street Southeast in Rochester. Andrew Link / Forum News Service
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

RED WING, Minn. — Authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect wanted in connection in the shooting of a Red Wing man Tuesday evening, June 25 in what investigators described as...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

WARNING: Video below contains graphic content.

Valeria was a cheery child. Not even 2 years old, she loved to dance, play with her stuffed animals and brush her family members'...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Note: The Big Ten conference completed its sixth season of hockey in March when Notre Dame and Ohio State were beaten in the regional round of the NCAA tournament. In...

When they eventually make their debut on ice, Illinois will be the fourth team in Division I college hockey to wear orange, joining Bowling Green, Princeton and RIT. (University of Illinois Athletics photo)
When completed, Illinois' new arena in downtown Champaign is expected to have seats for around 5,000, and be comparable to the facilities at Penn State and Notre Dame. (University of Illinois Athletics photo)