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Cops, Courts & Fires

Stiffest charge stands for ex-officer who killed Daunte Wright

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge has denied a defense request to dismiss the most serious charge against a ...

Health Updates

Low new COVID-19 cases reported in area

Freeborn County and the surrounding area reported relatively low new COVID-19 case numbers on Wednesday in the update ...

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State panel deadlocks over how to give away $250 million in hero pay

A monthslong effort to craft a $250 million bonus pay plan for Minnesota’s front-line pandemic workers concluded Wednesday ...

Health Updates

Outlook still hopeful; state readies vaccines for kids 5-11

Despite some trend lines edging higher, Minnesota’s overall COVID-19 data is still signaling the worst of the current ...

Health Updates

Freeborn County’s active cases remain under 100

Freeborn County’s COVID-19 numbers continued to stay under 100 on Tuesday, though there were two new hospitalizations reported. ...

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Xcel Energy files request with state for rate hike of about 20%

MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy wants to increase its electricity rate by about 20% over the next three years, ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Judge in Chauvin trial to release names of jurors on Nov. 1

MINNEAPOLIS — The judge who oversaw the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said Monday that ...

Education

Local school board resignations triple in Minnesota

ST. PAUL — Contentious disagreements over COVID-19 policies and critical race theory have caused a significant increase in ...

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Lesser-known disease affecting deer in Wisconsin, Minnesota

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Mike Kendhammer used to look out his dining room window and see large groups ...

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First steps made in Congress to honor pop superstar Prince

NEW YORK — Minnesota’s Congressional delegation on Monday is introducing a resolution to posthumously award the Congressional Gold ...

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Group of local officials decide to hang up the whistle

Among many other skills and attributes, being a sports official takes a lot of dedication, responsibility, tough skin ...

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Minneapolis cop charged in chase that killed innocent driver

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis police officer has been charged with manslaughter and vehicular homicide for a crash in ...

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COVID cases rising faster on reservations in Minnesota

ST. PAUL (AP) — Native Americans have contracted COVID-19 at two to three times the rate of white ...

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Federal plan to study environmental impacts of mining near Boundry Waters Canoe area draws praise, scorn

Dave Seaton is co-owner of Hungry Jack Outfitters along the Gunflint Trail, one of several businesses and environmental ...

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Agricultural literacy grants available for education

A public-private partnership between the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) ...

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