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WCCO says Matt Brickman, Kim Johnson to join morning news team

Starting in September, Matt Brickman and Kim Johnson will join Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas on WCCO TV's morning newscast. Brickman will replace meteorologist Mike Augustyniak and Johnson will replace Natalie Nyhus. Augustyniak and Nyhus are taking on different roles at the station.

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Minnesota leads nation in ACT scores for 9th year in a row

It’s not a perfect score, but it’s the best in the class. A new education report shows Minnesota has the highest average ACT score among states in which at least half the students took the exam. It’s the ninth straight year the state has finished on top. Minnesota also had the highest number of test-takers rank as college-ready in all four of the test’s subject areas: English, math, reading and science.

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Storms likely tonight; high heat, humidity expected Thursday

After a sunny day today, thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected to move in overnight and into Thursday morning. The storms will usher in hot and humid weather Thursday – heat indices could reach 100 degrees for the opening day of the State Fair.

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Semi into house near Sturgis, South Dakota

Semi drives into house near Sturgis, South Dakota

The force from the semi was so strong that the foundation of the house was moved.


18-year-old from Zumbrota dies in Goodhue County crash

The crash happened in rural Goodhue County around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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3 Minneapolis beaches closed due to E. coli contamination

No illnesses have been reported, according to the MPRB.


'Hockeyland' documentary debuting in Minnesota movie theaters

The documentary has received great reviews at numerous film festivals.

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Former Minnesota Olympic runner accused of driving drunk in Eden Prairie crash

Police said the man's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.


Man, 79, killed in ATV rollover near Faribault

The man was declared dead at the scene.

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Woman fighting for her life after shooting in Minneapolis

The woman was shot only about a half-hour after a 14-year-old suffered critical injuries in an apparent accidental discharge.

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Two students face discipline over racist messages at Prior Lake High School

Families and students were largely uncooperative with the investigation.

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Cause of Hopkins house explosion that killed couple revealed

Sharon and Herb Vassar were killed in the explosion. Herb built the home back in 1962.

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Charges: Minnesota camp counselor fired arrows at kids, injuring boy

An 8-year-old boy was shot in the arm with an arrow.

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Two Harbors votes overwhelmingly to recall Mayor Chris Swanson

The mayor had been scrutinized for several things leading up to the vote Tuesday.

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Suspected gunman at large after homicide near Albert Lea

The 32-year-old suspect was last seen in a 2004 white Ford F-150 with Minnesota license number EUZ-057.