Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 6 a.m.
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AROUND THE STATE:
STUDENT LOAN DEFAULTS
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Office of Higher Education has become more aggressive about taking student loan recipients to court when they fall behind on payments to keep its rates low. SENT: 350 words.
EXCHANGE-20 YEARS MISSING
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. — Tony, Jennaya and Allison Edberg and their mom, Jackie Edberg, haven’t seen Nathan for nearly 20 years. As they’ve marked life’s moments — graduations, marriages and having children — their memories of Nathan remain strong. Nathan Edberg went missing on April 14, 1999, after being last seen at Decoy’s Bar in White Bear Lake. He was 21 when he disappeared, and will turn 41 years old in September. Investigators continue working on the case, with hopes of finding some evidence to help solve his disappearance. By Kelly Busche, St. Paul Pioneer Press. SENT IN ADVANCE: 883 words, photos.
EXCHANGE-ZACH’S OWN PATH
MANKATO, Minn. — Zach Koser, 18, left Mankato West High School after his sophomore year, and graduated from a St. Paul-based online high school. He struggles with social anxiety issues, and it became a serious problem in high school. While many brilliant careers began in a college classroom, Koser knew his path didn’t need to go that route. He’s been working for a local farmer. By Robb Murray, Mankato Free Press. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1265 words, photos.
DEPUTY HIT BY ARROW, BODY FOUND-LAKE MINNETONKA
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers is active for Green Bay’s game against the NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings. The Packers’ star was questionable coming in with a left knee injury. By Genaro C. Armas. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at noon CT.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brad Keller and the Kansas City Royals wrap up their four-game series against Kyle Gibson and the Minnesota Twins. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 1:15 p.m. CT.
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