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Minn. Hunters Register 111K Deer Through 3rd Weekend

Minnesota hunters have registered 111,000 deer through the third and last weekend of the firearms deer season, a drop of 31,000 from the same period a year ago.

But the lower harvest is by design. Regulations were put in place to make more deer - especially does - off-limits to increase Minnesota's deer herd.

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Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

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Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
    
An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.
    

Minn. Appeals Court Vacates WBL Neighbor Harassment Plea

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The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a woman should have been allowed to withdraw her guilty plea to a charge that she harassed a neighboring family in White Bear Lake.
    

Report: White Bear Lake Student Died from Hanging

A medical examiner's report says a Twin Cities high school student died from hanging.

But the circumstances of Sawyer Moeller's death are still being investigated by White Bear Lake police and the Ramsey County medical examiner.

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Newport Transit Station to Begin Services Dec. 1

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The Newport Transit Station will be open to riders starting Monday, Dec. 1.

The transit station is located in the southwest corner of Interstate 494 and Highway 61. Express bus service will run between the new station and downtown St. Paul, with three trips offered each weekday morning and afternoon.

MnDOT Warning of Dangerous Ice Conditions on River by New St. Croix Bridge

There is a warning from the Minnesota Department of Transportation of dangerous ice conditions by the new Saint Croix Bridge near Stillwater.

A tug boat is breaking ice allowing crews to continue work on the new river crossing during the winter.

Forest Lake Man Charged after Allegedly Beating Woman with Hammer

Justin Cardinal - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A 33-year-old man has been charged Friday with assault after allegedly hitting a woman in the head with a hammer.

Justin Cardinal of Forest Lake was captured Thursday after an extensive search by land and air in Anoka County.