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A fan's guide to Vikings games at the 'U'

The Vikings will open their first full season at TCF Bank Stadium tonight with a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders. Multiple news outlets have provided fans with a guide to navigating the Vikings home for the next two seasons.

Authorities: Human remains found in Hastings date back to Civil War era

Anthropologists determined the skeletal remains dug up at a construction site Wednesday date back to the Civil War era. The anthropologists reportedly determined the remains, were were uncovered up at the site of a new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings, were that of a middle-aged woman, likely of European descent.

Somali President to speak Saturday at the University of Minnesota

The president of Somalia is expected to make an appearance this weekend at the University of Minnesota. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is scheduled to speak Saturday at the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium. During the speech, Mohamud is expected to address issues on the minds of many in Minnesota's Somali community.

Anti-same sex marriage group launches Target boycott

A national organization that opposes same-sex marriage announced a boycott of Twin Cities-based Target just days after the retail giant publicly announced its support for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights. Target earlier this week announced its stance in a friend-of-the-court brief in a case affecting marriage laws in Wisconsin and Indiana.

Father pleads guilty to fatally shooting son after cable TV dispute

An 84-year-old Maplewood man admitted in court Thursday to shooting his adult son in the chest this past spring. Pang Se Vang pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Chue Vang and will be sentenced in October.

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'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.

North Shore Mayor Chris Swanson.

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.

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Brad Finstad (R) edges out Jeff Ettinger (D) in CD-1 special election

Finstad will serve out the remaining months of the late Jim Hagedorn's term, before facing Ettinger again in November.

Gov. Tim Walz and Scott Jensen.

Minnesota primary 2022: Results from MN's statewide, congressional races

Minnesotans have voted and set the stage for the November elections.