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Panel shoots down 1 of 3 proposed Southwest LRT routes

An advisory panel rejected a plan Wednesday that would send the proposed 16-mile light rail line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie through a tunnel in south Minneapolis’ Kenilworth corridor.

Maximum sentence handed to man in Craigslist killing

A 27-year-old Maplewood man was sentenced Wednesday to about 24 years in prison, accused of luring a 19-year-old with a fake Craigslist ad for an iPhone and then killing him in a robbery.

Employment picture brightens with most job openings in 12 years

It’s the best time to look for a job in more than a decade.

Truck belonging to 'person of interest' in Granite Falls murder found

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Kara Ann Monson.

Photos: The Astros are bad, their fans are worse, Minute Maid Park is a ghost town

It was eerie how empty the stadium was last night, even as the home team battled to beat the Twins in extra innings.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.

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Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.

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Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.

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It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history

Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.

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Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns

The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.

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Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes

There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.

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