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Friends, Co-Workers Remember Victim of Duluth Grocery Store Stabbing

Those who worked with the victim of last week’s tragic stabbing at a Duluth Super One say she was an active soul who constantly found ways to put others first.

Friends want people to remember 75-year-old Sally Marie Pionk of Proctor not as a victim, but as the dedicated and compassionate person she was.

Pionk liked to sing and play polka music on her accordion.

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Bemidji Schools Featured on Nickelodeon's 'Nick News'

A high school in Bemidji has made its TV debut.

Treknorth Junior and Senior high schools were among several schools highlighted on Nickelodeon's “Nick News” with Linda Ellerbee" on Tuesday night.

The show highlights unconventional schools and alternative school options.

Barn Fire Kills 7,500 Three-Week-Old Turkeys Near Worthington

A fire in a poultry barn near Worthington has killed about 7,500 three-week-old turkeys.
    
Firefighters arrived at the Meyer Turkey Farm early Tuesday to find the barn engulfed with flames coming through the roof.
    

Police: St. Cloud Man Intentionally Set Sock on Fire after Argument

William Richard Hoglund - Photo: Stearns County Jail

A St. Cloud man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after police say he intentionally lit his sock on fire after an argument with a neighbor over the use of a communal dryer.

The St. Cloud Fire Department was called to the 1200 block of 15th Street North around 8:47 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a fire at the apartment complex.

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No Snow Means No Skiing in Stearns County Parks

A lack of snow has forced Stearns County parks to stop cross-country skiing on Wednesday.

The cross-country ski trails at Quarry Park & Nature Reserve, Warner Lake County Park, Kraemer Lake - Wildwood County Park, and Mississippi County Park have many sections with no snow, so trails can't be groomed.

Le Center Shares Concerns about Sexual Predator Moving to Town

Robert Jeno, 50, is just the third sex offender released from the state's controversial sex offender program. And Tuesday, the Southern Minnesota community of Le Center is expressing concern because Jeno will soon arrive in town. 

Hundreds of Hogs Die in Southern Minnesota Fire

A barn fire in southern Minnesota has killed hundreds of hogs.
    
The fire broke out Monday at a farm about 12 miles northwest of Austin.
    
Freeborn County Chief Sheriff's Deputy Glen Strom says owner Dennis Magnuson had 6,000 hogs at the site in three barns. Only one barn caught fire, and it was a total loss.