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80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.

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30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town

It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.

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Boy dies in motorcycle crash in Rochester

Police are investigating as of Friday afternoon.

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Numerous severe storms likely in Minnesota Friday night

Watch the video for the full details with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.

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Teen pleads guilty in shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Columbia Heights

Damico Jamal-Tokyo High will receive a sentence in juvenile court, along with an adult prison sentence.

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Walz wants to use surplus money to send direct payments to Minnesotans

It's a renewed effort from a previous proposal from Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's supplemental budget in January.

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Jan. 6 committee says aide for WI senator tried to give fake elector info to Pence

The attempt was discovered through text messages in the ongoing public hearing held by the Jan. 6 select committee.

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Minnesota State colleges, U of M boosting tuition again

The Minnesota State system's Board of Trustee's approved the increase Wednesday.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, June 24

The next daily update will be provided Monday, June 27.

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Walz, Jensen react to historic Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade

After voting to overturn Roe, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas has hinted contraception and same-sex marriage protections should follow.

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2-year-old killed in crash on County Road 81 in Maple Grove

The crash occurred Thursday evening on County Road 81.

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BCA issues new details about St. Michael standoff, shooting

New details say a St. Cloud police officer struck the suspect with gunfire.

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Postal Service to test distribution of 'Anthrax Medicine'

Nearly 37,000 households in the Twin Cities area will be receiving a pill bottle in their mailbox on May 6. The Post office is testing how it would respond to a widescale Anthrax attack, the City Pages is reporting. USPS officials stress that an actual attack is very unlikely and this is just a test. Residents should just recycle the bottle.

International Falls wins 'Best in Glass' taste test

International Falls won the competition held by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Water Works Association in Duluth for the best-tasting drinking water in Minnesota. St. Cloud and East Grand Forks took second and third place.

Occupy protests test patience of some

A Hennepin County commissioner says he's hearing from downtown workers who are growing tired of protesters' belongings cluttering Government Plaza. Others worry about the costs.

Lack of snow forces Toro to test equipment in Michigan

The Bloomington-based lawn equipment manufacturer is testing some of its snowblowers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Associated Press reports, because of the lack of snow in northern Minnesota, Toro had to find it elsewhere -- about 250 miles away.

Test of emergency medical deliveries a preliminary success

A more thorough assessment is on the way, but the Health Department says Sunday's test of delivering emergency medicine through the mail seemed to go well. The operation is meant to prepare for an epidemic or bioterrorist attack. Mail carriers delivered pill bottles to 37,000 Twin Cities addresses.

New Down syndrome test less invasive, highly accurate

The DNA test for pregnant women can detect Down syndrome as early as ten weeks. Supporters consider the test a breakthrough in early detection, while others voice ethical concerns.