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Organs Donated from Teen Accidentally Shot, Killed in Otter Tail County<br />

Family members say a Minnesota boy who died after accidentally shooting himself will continue to live on in the people who received his organs.
    

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Minnesota State Patrol Demonstrates Winter Driving Safety

As we prepare for the long winter ahead, Minnesota State Patrol showed us how to stay safe on icy roads.

We took a ride along with a state patrol driving instructor on an ice-covered road course at Camp Ripley in Little Falls.

Director of Minn. Anti-Bullying Initiative Resigns

Bill Mack resigned after less than three months as director of the School Safety and Technical Assistance Center. - Photo: Minnesota Department of Education

The head of Minnesota's new initiative aimed at helping schools combat bullying has resigned.
    
The Star Tribune reports Bill Mack resigned after less than three months as director of the School Safety and Technical Assistance Center. He cited personal reasons.
    

Stearns County Sheriff Asks Public for Help Locating Sex Offender

Twenty-three-year-old Dylan Andrew Johnson - Photo: Stearns County Sheriff&#39;s Office

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a convicted sex offender who has an active warrant.

The sheriff says 23-year-old Dylan Andrew Johnson failed to register as a predatory offender. His last known address was in Elrosa, Minnesota, but when deputies conducted their quarterly residency checks it was discovered that he was no longer living there.

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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.

Large Dairy Farm Approved for West of Willmar

Officials have given the go-ahead for an 8,800-head dairy operation west of Willmar in west-central Minnesota, and construction is expected to begin next spring.
    

Nat'l Expert Presents Study on Effectiveness of Minnesota's DWI Courts

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New findings are expected to be released Wednesday on the effectiveness of Minnesota’s DWI courts.

The programs are part of the criminal justice system and include drug and alcohol treatment with the hope of cutting down on repeat offenses.