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Rising water levels close bridges and roads, impact travel

Water levels on many Minnesota rivers continue to rise up to or past flood stage, which could snarl traffic as bridges and roads close throughout the state. We've got a rundown of what's closed.

Despite warnings, people going into swollen rivers, then need to be rescued

A man who found himself stranded in the Zumbro River in Rochester after his inflatable chair collapsed is among the latest to be rescued from Minnesota’s rain-swollen waterways.

Search underway for missing Anoka County teen

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenage girl, 15-year-old Stephanie Ann Rufsholm, who ran away from her East Bethel home on June 16.

Minnesota ranked No. 3 state for road trips

Minnesota is one of the top road trip destinations in the United States, according to the finance website WalletHub. It ranked states that offered the most fun for your dollar by examining attractions, traffic conditions, weather, gas prices and lodging costs.

Report: Kevin Love trade unlikely before NBA draft on Thursday

ESPN’s Ric Bucher believes trade talks between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors involving Kevin Love have broken down to the point of no return.

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Missing: Minnesota man last seen in Sioux Falls area

Aaron Pearson, 41, was reported missing on Thursday.

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Protest for Tyre Nichols to be held outside MN Governor’s Mansion

Activists groups say they’ll call on Gov. Tim Walz and the Legislature to implement police reforms.

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Minnesota pool contractor banned from industry, must pay $2 million-plus

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison filed suit against Charles Workman and his company, MN Crete Pools, LLC, in August.

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St. Paul man identified as victim of north Minneapolis homicide

The shooting occurred on the 2200 block of Emerson Avenue North on Wednesday.

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Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington

Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.

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Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot

Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.

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Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant

The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.

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Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law

Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.

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Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing

Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.

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