WASECA, Minn. (AP) - A funeral service will be held Monday for the young Marine from Waseca killed while serving in Afghanistan. Visitation for 20-year-old Lance Corporal Caleb Erickson at Grace Lutheran Church in Waseca is Sunday. KSTP-TV reports the funeral is Monday at 10:30 a.m. A funeral procession for Erickson is scheduled to start from Owatonna Degner Regional Airport shortly after 3 o'clock this afternoon.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - President Barack Obama has invited the University of Minnesota women's hockey team to the White House. Obama will recognize national championship teams in a formal ceremony Monday on the South Lawn. The Minnesota travel party will leave Sunday from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and return Monday evening to prepare for the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
CROSSLAKE, Minn. (AP) - Dozens of firefighters from six agencies battled a blaze at a manufacturer in Crow Wing County. Fire officials say an early concern about the fire at Cross-Tech Manufacturing were propane tanks and other chemicals used in production of hydraulic rotary brush cutters. The Brainerd Dispatch reports that firefighters from Crosslake, Fifty Lakes, Mission, Ideal and Pequot Lakes fought the fire, which began about 9 p.m. Thursday. No one was hurt.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - An associate professor who taught at the University of Minnesota in the late 1980s is under arrest in connection with alleged child exploitation in Louisiana. The FBI says 62-year-old Woody Branton was arrested without incident at his home in Minneapolis on Friday. Branton later appeared in federal court.
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