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News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away. The Minnesota Human Rights Department says Cole Frey and his fiance have settled their discrimination case against the owner of Rice Creek Hunting and Recreation in Little Falls. An attorney for the Rick Creek Lodge owners says they realized they made a mistake in refusing to accommodate the couple.

NORTH BRANCH, Minn. (AP) - Police say an 11-year-old boy has been struck by a vehicle while walking along a street with his father in North Branch. Authorities say the driver drifted across the road and hit the child last night. He was airlifted to Regions Hospital.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Ramsey County authorities say the man suspected of killing his former lover last week is likely relying on social media to find shelter while on the run. The sheriff's office says on a "wanted" poster that 44-year-old Lyle Hoffman could be evading capture by using Craigslist and gay dating applications such as Grindr. Hoffman is accused of killing 48-year-old Kelly Phillips.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone. The volunteer organization will help its 300th farm family in the region by the end of the year. Farm Rescue plants and harvests crops for farmers in need in Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa and Montana.

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