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Sports

Surging Vikings get yet another stellar show from Jefferson

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have leaned on their late-game resilience on a weekly basis this season, a trait that’s as vital as ever in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 6:15 pm

News

Walz says Minnesota Legislature could legalize pot in 2023

ST. PAUL — The chances for legalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota got a huge boost from the Democratic sweep in the state’s elections, and Gov. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 11, 2022 5:00 pm

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Minnesota Lottery: Verification issue caused Powerball delay

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Lottery said Thursday that a technical issue with its two-tiered verification process was to blame for the unprecedented delay in this ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 11, 2022 5:55 am

Elections & Campaigns

Red wave? In Minnesota, Dems ride blue wave to control gov’t

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democrats defied expectations in a midterm election that had been expected to go well for Republicans, winning the governor’s race and completing a trifecta ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, November 10, 2022 5:07 am

Elections & Campaigns

Minnesota AG race remains tight between Ellison and Schultz

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s attorney general race was running close early Wednesday between Democratic incumbent Keith Ellison and Republican challenger Jim Schultz, a political newcomer who ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:04 pm

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Democrats win Minnesota Senate to control state government

MINNEAPOLIS — Democrats have taken control of both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature, putting the party in full control of state government for the first ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:00 pm

Elections & Campaigns

Democrat Tim Walz wins 2nd term as Minnesota’s governor

MINNEAPOLIS — Democrat Tim Walz won a second term as Minnesota’s governor, fending off a challenge by Republican Scott Jensen, a family practice physician who grabbed national ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 10:30 pm

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Powerball ticket sold in Calif. snags record $2.04B

LOS ANGELES — Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Southern California has won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot after more than three months ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 4:44 pm

Sports

Vikings come back to beat Commanders for 6th consecutive win

LANDOVER, Md. — Kirk Cousins got the game ball after leading the Minnesota Vikings to a comeback victory against the team he started his NFL career ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, November 7, 2022 5:16 pm

Elections & Campaigns

Walz, Jensen rally at Minnesota Capitol to promote turnout

ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and Republican challenger Scott Jensen held get-out-the-vote rallies at the state Capitol on Friday as they launched their ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, November 4, 2022 5:26 pm

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Vikings’ Hockenson giddy over move near home, into 1st place

EAGAN — The heavy playbook study sessions facing T.J. Hockenson this week weren’t much of a worry at all for Minnesota’s newly acquired tight end. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, November 3, 2022 9:54 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Minnesota man pleads guilty to threatening US senator

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to threatening a U.S. senator, according to federal prosecutors. Brendon Daugherty, 35, of Coon Rapids, entered the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 9:50 am

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Minnesota man accused of killing daughter’s boyfriend

BRAINERD — A Minnesota man is accused of fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend who he suspected was abusing her. The 45-year-old Brainerd father is charged ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 3:53 pm

Sports

Vikings seeing the benefit of leadership change in 6-1 start

MINNEAPOLIS — Patrick Peterson and Jordan Hicks, two defensive starters for the Minnesota Vikings, didn’t hold back with teammates or reporters regarding the unceremonious endings ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 7:13 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Feds: Theft of frozen beef in Nebraska uncovers crime ring

LINCOLN, Neb. — An investigation into the theft this summer of several semitrailers loaded with frozen beef from Nebraska has led to arrests and uncovered ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 27, 2022 6:36 am

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