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Deck stacked against Wild in series with mighty Blackhawks

After a thrilling seven-game series against the Colorado Avalanche, the Minnesota Wild will test their tired legs in game 1 of the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight.

Bachelor party group makes grisly discovery in RV cargo space

A group of Minnesota friends who were on their way to the Kentucky Derby for a bachelor party have cancelled their trip after making a grisly discovery. Law enforcement officials were called to a Shopko parking lot in Winona after the men discovered a body in a rented motorhome.

Driver arrested after crashing into bar had prior DWI convictions

At least six people, including the driver, were hurt early Friday morning after a vehicle crashed into The Bulldog, a popular restaurant and bar in St. Paul's Lowertown. The Minnesota State Patrol said five people who were seated inside the bar and the driver of the van were transported to Regions Hospital.

220 Minnesota soldiers headed for Kuwait in year-long deployment

About 220 Minnesota soldiers headed for the Middle East left Friday morning for a year-long deployment, the Minnesota National Guard says. Members of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade are going first to Camp Ripley in Little Falls, for a two-week training, followed by more training at Fort Hood, Texas.

Grab the tissues: State pollen season forecast looks grim

With so much wet weather over the last week, forecasters say pollen season is ramping up already, despite many plants still being dormant. FOX 9 reports that as temperatures rise into the 50's over the next couple of weeks "the pollen count from everything will skyrocket."

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Overturning Roe v. Wade won't do a 'damn thing' to prevent abortions, Walz says

Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday meant to protect abortion access in the state and people who come from out of state seeking one.


Man crossing Highway 13 in Burnsville fatally struck by driver

The victim is a 31-year-old man from Prior Lake.

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4 shot near Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Saturday.

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Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect

Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville

Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.

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Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.

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Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park

The woman was taken by force as she arrived at her work in Plymouth.


How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction

The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.