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Police: Suspect in Jordan Church Assault was Arrested

Jonathon Herring - Photo: Jordan Police Department

Police have arrested a suspect after a gun scare at a Scott County church. Police say the suspect, identified by police as Jonathon Herring, allegedly assaulted a woman with a gun at Hope Lutheran Church in Jordan on Saturday night.

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MDH Awards Grants to Help Sexually-Exploited Youths

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Several Minnesota organizations that help sexually-exploited youths recently received grants from the Minnesota Department of Health.

The department awarded $900,000 to 13 different organizations that will use the money in various ways to help victims escape exploitation and recover from trauma.

Minnesota Firearms Hunters Register 102,000 Deer

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Minnesota hunters have registered 102,000 deer through the second weekend of the main firearms deer season.
    
The Department of Natural Resources says that's down 31,000 through the same period last year. Adding in special hunts and archery, the DNR says the total harvest so far this season is 115,000 deer, down 32,500 from the same point last season.

Stranded on a Snowy Highway? Here's What to Do

Stranded on the median, Angel Abendano, left, and Santiago Cuevas wait for assistance after losing control of their vehicle on the Pennyrile Parkway Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 after the first snow storm of the season dropped upwards of 5 inches of snow and ice - Photo: AP/The Gleaner, Mike Lawrence

Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:
    
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- Pull off the highway and make yourself visible to rescuers. Turn on hazard lights and tie a bright cloth to your antenna or door handle.
    

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DNR Warns Against Venturing Out on Ice

Ice on Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis. - Photo: KSTP/Jim O'Connell

Minnesotans may be seeing ice on lakes, ponds and rivers along with the below freezing temps, but DNR conservation officers warn it is too early to venture out.

Warning for Drivers: November is Peak Season for Deer Crashes

Motorists on Minnesota roads should be extra careful when driving this month.

November is the peak month for deer-vehicle collisions, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. From 2011 to 2013, there were 7,010 crashes involving deer reported, with 18 fatalities and 68 serious injuries.

St. Paul Police Federation Issues Statement on Mayor Hodges Photo Story

St. Paul Police Federation - KSTP File Photo

St. Paul Police Federation issued a statement Friday in support of the Minneapolis Police Federation in the wake of the Mayor Hodges photo story.