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Cops, Courts & Fires

Fight breaks out among a dozen people at Minneapolis airport

MINNEAPOLIS — Police are investigating a fight that erupted in a terminal at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport shortly after a plane had landed from ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 9:25 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Jurors at trial in Daunte Wright slaying go under microscope

MINNEAPOLIS — As attorneys began sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 9:24 am

Health Updates

Biden pushes shots, not more restrictions as variant spreads

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will urge Americans to get vaccinated and receive a booster shot as he seeks to quell concerns Monday over the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, November 29, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Twins, Buxton agree on 7-year, $100M contract

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins and center fielder Byron Buxton agreed to a seven-year, $100 million contract Sunday, according to a person with knowledge of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, November 29, 2021 7:28 am

News

4th-down miscommunication dooms Vikings in loss to 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On the biggest play of the game, the Minnesota Vikings had no idea where to go. The confusion led to a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, November 29, 2021 7:27 am

Health Updates

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, November 28, 2021 3:02 pm

Sports

Timberwolves spoil Embiid’s 76ers return with 2OT victory

PHILADELPHIA — D’Angelo Russell scored 35 points and had a decisive steal and assist in the final seconds of the second overtime in the Minnesota ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, November 28, 2021 2:24 pm

Gophers/NCAA

Minnesota chops down No. 18 Wisconsin 23-13 to take back Axe

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s fans gleefully converged on the field as Paul Bunyan’s Axe was slowly paraded through the crowd, eager for a peek at this ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, November 28, 2021 2:23 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

For cop who shot Daunte Wright, will ‘wrong gun’ plea work?

MINNEAPOLIS — When a suburban Minneapolis police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright in April, her reaction on body-camera video seemed to instantly establish the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:48 am

News

Biden scheduled to tout infrastructure plan in Rosemount

MINNEAPOLIS — President Joe Biden is slated to visit a Twin Cities suburb this week to tout his $1 trillion infrastructure plan. The White House ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 26, 2021 8:02 pm

News

Vikings, 49ers head into meeting on upswings in NFC

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers found themselves in similar predicaments a few weeks ago after seasons that began with ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 26, 2021 3:13 pm

Health Updates

World takes action as new variant emerges in southern Africa

BRUSSELS — A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 26, 2021 8:00 am

News

Stores kick off Black Friday but pandemic woes linger

NEW YORK — Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 26, 2021 7:58 am

News

Many give thanks to Minnesota for producing the most turkeys

MINNEAPOLIS — Production numbers show there’s a good chance that a Thanksgiving turkey came from Minnesota, especially if you live in the Midwest. The U.S. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, November 25, 2021 8:38 pm

News

Looking to beat freeze, Minnesota man lands record muskie

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man rushing to sneak in a final fishing expedition before the freeze on one of the state’s largest lakes appears to ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, November 25, 2021 8:37 pm

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