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Woman Wanted for Involvement with Mille Lacs County Home Invasion Leads Police on Chase

A woman wanted for her involvement in a home invasion in Mille Lacs County led police on a high-speed chase in the metro Thursday afternoon.

According to Deputy Thomas Volk of the U.S. Marshal Service, Kaley Wethern also had a warrant out for her arrest in Ramsey and Hennepin counties.

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MDH Seeks More Survey Participants to Help Understand Medical Pot Demand

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State health officials want to know how many Minnesotans want medical marijuana and where they live.
    
The state has struggled to answer those questions ahead of the new program's launch in July. The Minnesota Department of Health thinks they'll have about 5,000 patients but other estimates put it at 15,000 or more.
    

Expect Extra DWI Enforcement this Super Bowl Weekend

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding people to find a sober ride this Super Bowl Sunday.

Officials from DPS along with former Minnesota Viking Chuck Foreman held a news conference Thursday to warn drivers that there will be extra DWI patrols on Minnesota roads this weekend.

Flu Eases its Grip on Minnesota

The flu appears to be easing up across the state, according to the recent flu report from the Minnesota Department of Health.

During the week ending Jan. 25, the flu spread is “regional,” which is a step below “widespread.”

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Shakopee Residents Asked to Approve High School Expansion

It's business as usual at Shakopee High School but if district leaders have their way that will soon change.

Big changes are planned that need resident approval. For the second year in a row, the district is asking residents to approve two questions on a referendum. Last year the referendum failed.

Minn. Schools, Community Members Search for Ways to Deal with Bullying

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The Atwater-Cosmos Grove School District is considering having a “Safe Room” for students who are being bullied.

EPA Report: Minn. Businesses Lead the Nation in Pollution Prevention

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A new report shows that Minnesota businesses are doing a great job when it comes to pollution prevention.

The recently-released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says Minnesota businesses cut down on nearly 1 million pounds of toxic pollutant releases from 2012 to 2013. The data comes from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory program.