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Number of priests suspected of abuse triples

The number of priests in the Twin Cities Archdiocese accused of sexually abusing a minor may be more than three times higher than previously publicized. A court document revealed yesterday shows the Archdiocese has acknowledged 103 priests have been accused of abuse – last winter the Archdiocese published a list of just 34 “credibly accused” priests.

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Amputee Adrian Petersen meets inspiration: Vikings’ AP

A Vikings fan named Adrian Petersen got to meet his inspiration, Vikings star Adrian Peterson, at training camp yesterday. The non-football-playing Petersen had his leg amputated after an accident. He says watching the Vikings' star come back after his ACL injury was his inspiration to push himself to recover.

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Minnesotans plan to get together for National Night Out

Communities across Minnesota are planning to gather together Tuesday night for the 31st annual National Night Out, an event designed to put residents in contact with their neighbors and local police in an effort to curb crime.

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St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts

Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.


Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus

According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.


Late cancellation of music festival leaves bad blood in Two Harbors

The cancellation announcement says the promoter walked away from the gig after being harassed by some local residents.

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Fatal crash shuts down southbound I-35 north of Twin Cities

A massive backup has built in wake of the fatal crash.

Christopher Keyes

Prolific speeder charged in crash that killed woman, 75, in Plymouth

The man has seven speeding tickets dating back to 2019.

minneapolis police

Hunt for suspect who broke into apartment, fatally stabbed man

The homicide is the 57th to happen this year in the city.

minnesota state fair

How to save money at the Minnesota State Fair this year

The fair released its money-saving tips Thursday, including on parking, admission and entertainment.

Motel 6 Rochester

Threat of 'potential overdoses' among youths prompts Motel 6 raid

Rochester police says fentanyl pills were among the items seized.