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Report: Prince to appear on post Super Bowl episode of 'New Girl'

Minnesota music legend Prince is expected to make an appearance on the FOX comedy series "New Girl." A source tells E online that he will appear in the episode that is scheduled to air after the Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Police scrutinize TV reporter for school security investigation

A television news reporter is being investigated for trespassing after she took a hidden camera into grade schools for a report on lax security. Valley News Live's Mellaney Moore took a hidden camera and walked in and out of schools in Fargo and West Fargo, North Dakota and in Moorhead.

Sheriff: Infant left in running car while parents go to bar

The Dakota County Attorney's office will consider filing criminal charges against the parents of a 3-month-old baby who was left in a running car for almost an hour while the couple was at a bar. Witnesses found the infant in the car outside of the Red Diamond Saloon in Randolph last month.

Judge will rule in online registration case against Ritchie

The lawsuit over the online voter registration program launched by Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is now in the hands of a Ramsey County judge. Four Republican lawmakers and two conservative activist groups filed the lawsuit to block the system last month claiming Ritchie lacked the legal authority to implement it.

Minneapolis City Council approves massive Downtown East project

The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to approve a $400 million project to transform the eastern part of downtown. The project calls for two Wells Fargo office towers, two blocks of public park, parking ramps and apartments and retail space to be built near the new Vikings stadium.

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Matt Shoemaker

Matt Shoemaker removed from rotation, fits in with Twins bullpen

The right-hander allowed two ninth-inning runs in a 6-4 loss to Houston.

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1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting outside funeral in Minneapolis

The funeral was for one of two people killed in the shooting outside a Minneapolis nightclub in May.

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Darnella Frazier awarded Pulitzer Prize special citation for George Floyd video

She was just 17 when she filmed George Floyd's murder at 38th and Chicago.

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MN Food Truck Festival returns with events in St. Paul, Anoka

Organizers promise 50-plus food trucks at each festival - including some newcomers.

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Charges: MN man bragged he 'beat the s**t' out of cops in Capitol riot

He was one of two suspects arrested in Minnesota and charged Friday.

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$23 a month for Bally Sports North? It could happen, per report

There is a way to circumnavigate the system already ... but it's kind of naughty.

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4th suspect arrested in death of woman found along St. Cloud road; 3 others charged

Keisa Lange was found dead on the side of a quiet cul de sac from a gunshot.

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It's official: Minnesota State Fair is on, with no COVID restrictions

Proof of vaccination won't be required, and face masks won't be mandatory.

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Boy, 12, killed in ATV crash near Monticello

The boy was driving the ATV on private property.

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Suspect in random attack on girl, 14, in Fargo now charged with murder

The victim died from her injuries earlier this week.