MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A former Mrs. America from Minnesota convicted of switching price tags on expensive clothes has been sentenced to two years of probation and 10 days of community service. A jury in August found 51-year-old Jennifer Kline, of Wayzata, Minnesota, guilty on one felony count of theft by swindle. The charge will be reduced to a misdemeanor if Kline completes probation. She was crowned Mrs. America in 1985.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has managed to anger both environmentalists and industry with its new wild rice standard. It kicks off a week of public hearings across the state Monday on a change to Minnesota's 1973 standard for sulfate discharges into waters where wild rice grows from the current flat limit to a more complicated formula.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Leaders of a Minnesota mosque where a bomb went off this summer now say two burglars have broken windows and entered their building in Bloomington. Police Deputy Chief Mike Hartley says his department is investigating a burglary or attempted burglary at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center Friday.
GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) - Investigators say a young driver was using the social media app Snapchat just before she struck and killed a bicyclist in Sibley County. A criminal complaint filed against the 16-year-old girl charges her with criminal vehicular homicide and reckless driving in the June death of 56-year-old Phillip Andrew Ilg of New Prague.
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