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St. Cloud: Former Johnnie WR on HOF ballot

For a third consecutive year a former St. John's star wide receiver is on the ballot to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Blake Elliott was a 3-time All-American wide receiver under legendary coach John Gagliardi. The Johnnies were a national power with Elliott from 2000-2003, including winning the Division III national championship in 2003.

– Read more from the St. Cloud

Mahnomen: Brothers trying to make golf history

Mahnomen-Waubun High School doesn't have a team title or individual boys golf state championship in its history, but that could change thanks to Blake and Nathaniel Kahlbaugh. Blake is three shots off the lead in the 1A tournament, just one shot ahead of Nathaniel. As a team, Mahnomen-Waubun sits in second place, just two strokes behind Mounds Park Academy. Check out all day one results here.

– Read more from DL-Online

Dilworth: Prep pitcher intimidates all the way to State

Tyler Madson, a senior pitcher, has Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School in the state baseball tournament for the first time in school history. No, he hasn't done it by himself, but he leads the team in hitting and has been an intimidating presence on the mound. Madson is 8-1 and has 81 strikeouts in just over 60 innings this season. The Rebels open 2A tournament play against Rochester Lourdes.

– Read more from the Fargo Forum

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Great Dane Rescue and Sanctuary

Emaciated Great Danes rescued after being found living in minivan

Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota and Wisconsin posted that two of the dogs are in "rough condition" and "barely hanging on."

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2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing

The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.

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Lutsen Mountains owner to buy Michigan ski resort

The Skinner family has operated alpine ski areas in the Midwest for 60 years.

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Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US

The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.

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Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months

James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.

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Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances

Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says right now the best chance for storms looks like Sunday/Sunday night.

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Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol

The Thai New Year, or Songkran, is one of the most celebrated holidays in Thailand.

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Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud

Investigators believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.

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Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers

The tragedy in Texas has sparked different reactions from Minnesota's congressional delegation.

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St. Cloud man fires shot at police in hours-long standoff, surrenders

Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 37, was arrested just before 4 p.m. Tuesday after he surrendered.

New baby zebra at the Como Zoo.

St. Paul's Como Zoo welcomes new baby zebra

The baby is yet to be named, and the zoo is planning an event for visitors to help with the decision.

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