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Ceremony, memorial to honor Cold Spring officer fatally shot 10 years ago

It’s been 10 years since an ambush shooting claimed the life of Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker ...

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Free entrance to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Friday

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will waive entrance fees to all 75 state parks and recreation areas ...

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Animal sedative, xylazine, mixed with fentanyl linked to Minnesota deaths

Some Minnesota health officials say they are seeing deaths connected to a drug sometimes used to prolong the ...

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After midterms, states weighing abortion protections, bans

MINNEAPOLIS — Democrats hope to use their newfound political control in some states to guarantee that women have access ...

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Iowa jury gives $27 million verdict in misdiagnosed flu case

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa jury has returned a $27 million verdict against a Des Moines medical ...

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Minnesota State Fair GM Hammer says he’ll step down

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota State Fair will get a new general manager with Jerry Hammer’s announcement that ...

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Paid family leave on a fast track at Minnesota Capitol

After years of coming up short at the Minnesota Capitol, supporters of a paid family and medical leave ...

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Remember ABCs for safe infant sleep

This week Gov. Tim Walz declared Nov. 13-19 Infant Safe Sleep Week in the state. “It’s basically educating ...

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Reports of hate crimes up in Minnesota, but proving bias remains a challenge

By Kirsti Marohn, Minnesota Public Radio News On Oct. 8, police in the central Minnesota city of Waite ...

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Election stokes optimism among city officials about state aid boost

Local government leaders are confident the results of Minnesota’s election will jumpstart efforts to secure more state money.

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‘They just start crying’ : Student food insecurity and debt rising across Minnesota

The worst part of Angie Richey’s job is having to call families and ask them to pay their ...

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Minnesota health commissioner, 3 cabinet members quitting

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, who faced the difficult task of managing the COVID-19 ...

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More than 300 crashes reported on Minnesota highways as snow fell on area

The State Patrol reported more than 300 crashes on Minnesota highways in just five hours on Monday morning, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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