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

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Authorities conducting a human trafficking sting in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin have made six arrests. One Wisconsin man was charged with child enticement, and five Northland men were arrested on prostitution charges that resulted from the sting. The operation was conducted by Superior and Duluth police along with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - The apple picking season has started in southeastern Minnesota. The Zestar apple known for an earlier ripening season is ready for harvest this week at Sekapp Orchard in Rochester. There are more than 7,000 apple trees at Sekapp Orchard.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - University of Minnesota is stepping up security on the Twin Cities campus this year. Students may notice additional police, stricter access to buildings and more discussions about safety. Minnesota Public Radio News reports the university will spend $4 million to improve security.

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Natural Resources will host a public discussion tomorrow about walleye reproduction in Mille Lacs Lake. The presentation and discussion takes place at the New Brighton Community Center. The DNR says the "Hooked on Mille Lacs" event is intended to share biological information and answer citizens' questions related to past, present and future walleye reproduction.

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