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Heat wave to break Saturday night; Xcel near record usage

Summer’s hot-weather summer finale has fairgoers and students sweating this week, but Xcel Energy doesn’t mind it--nearly all of Xcel's plants are generating near capacity.

DNR shoots alligator in Goose Lake, at least one more on the loose

A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officer shot and killed a nearly 3-foot-long alligator in Goose Lake Monday and at least one more could be lurking.

Joe Mauer on concussion battle: 'I want to get out there'

On the mend from a concussion, Twins catcher Joe Mauer talked to reporters Thursday before the Minnesota-Kansas City game at Target Field.

DNR: Wolf suspected in rare attack was not rabid

The wolf suspected of attacking a 16-year-old at a north-central Minnesota campground last week was not rabid.

Minnesota Orchestra management sends new proposal to musicians

A new deal is on the table for the locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra.

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Wild score 5 unanswered goals to sweep Sharks

The Sharks scored first but the Wild stormed back in a 5-2 victory.

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Twins-Angels postponed Saturday and Sunday due to COVID

Outfielder Kyle Garlick and one other player tested positive on Saturday.

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Curfew set at 11 p.m. in Brooklyn Center, Champlin Saturday

More protests are expected in Brooklyn Center.

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Victim killed in multi-vehicle crash that closed Hwy. 62 ID'd as woman, 23

The four-vehicle crash closed the eastbound highway for several hours.

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Photographer reports being maced and punched by police, other journalists detained

It came just hours after a court order prevented law enforcement from using force against the news media.

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Police move in swiftly to make arrests on 6th night of Daunte Wright protests

What started out peaceful took a turn as the night drew in.

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