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Multi-car pileup closes Mendota Bridge for nearly 2 hours

Sixty-one vehicles were involved in the pileup in the westbound lanes of the bridge. It began when two cars lost control, and then a semi truck jacknifed. Incredibly, only one person was injured. A driver posted a video on Facebook showing the crash and its aftermath.

Father, son charged in student-athlete's underage drinking death

A father and son have been charged with hosting an underage spring break booze party for about 100 people at the family’s unoccupied farm in western Minnesota that was busted by authorities, prompting a star high school athlete who was there drinking to flee and die within hours from exposure to wintry weather.

Report: Minneapolis police to wear body cameras starting this summer

Minneapolis police officers are expected to start testing wearable video cameras that will record all their actions. The chairman of the Minneapolis City Council Public Safety Committee said police could start testing new body cameras as early as June.

Steer breaks out of slaughterhouse, ends up in greener pasture

Waldo the steer became a local celebrity in Casselton, North Dakota, when he made a last-minute break for it at the slaughterhouse and spent several hours wandering around town earlier this month. He'll now live out his live at an animal rescue farm in Michigan.

Future Gopher named AP basketball player of the year

Senior Carlie Wagner of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva has been named the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year in girls’ basketball. Wagner, who has committed to the University of Minnesota, led the Panthers to an undefeated 31-0 record and a second consecutive state Class 2A Championship.

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Flash flooding as torrential rain hammers Cambridge

Flooding and damage from a non-severe storm Wednesday evening.

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Minneapolis nonprofit celebrates anonymous donor's $1.5M gift

Appetite For Change is building sustainable, local food systems in North Minneapolis.

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On the lam since 2007, suspect in MN murder case arrested in Florida

The suspect is one of three men connected to a fatal drive-by shooting on St. Paul's West Side.

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Motorcyclist in collision with deer dies from injuries

The 55-year-old from Princeton died at a hospital a day after the crash.


Burnsville approves measure that will make its landfill much taller

The expansion will increase the landfill's allowable height by an additional 268 feet.

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Northern MN man found guilty in 1980s cold case murder

Nancy Daugherty was found dead in the afternoon hours of July 16, 1986.

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Breakfast spot in Ham Lake closes after decades in business

The business posted an announcement on its front door.

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St. Paul man killed partner, himself while their 5 kids were home

St. Paul confirmed the double shooting on Tuesday evening was murder-suicide.

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Minnesota, Wisconsin kids competing in USA Mullet Championships

The contest is divided into kids and teens divisions.


One killed after being trapped under UTV near Alexandria

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim died at the scene.


What's in the Inflation Reduction Act signed by President Biden?

How the nation's biggest climate law will reduce emissions.

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Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis will get new name

A school board meeting was held this week, discussing what's next going forward.