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Nisswa: Prep golfer fires 8-under 64 for possible record

Dane Sethre-Hofstad of Moorhead High School set what's believed to be a course record at the Pines at Grand View Lodge on Thursday. His 8-under round of 64 might even be a state record. He had 10 birdies on the day.

– Read more from the Brainerd Dispatch

Grand Marais: Epilepsy does't stop Cook County baseball player

Jamie Wick was 16 when he had his first seizure. Now, two years into a diagnosis of having epilepsy, Wick is hitting about .415 for the Cook County High School baseball team, and he's not letting any of his seizures – which are nearly under control – slow him down.

– Read more from the Duluth News Tribune

Rochester: Ex-MN prep star dominating 4X400

Kammy Goedhart, formerly of Rochester, is a four-time All-American in the 4X400 relay for Olivet Nazarene University, which is just south of Chicago. Despite her accomplishments in the relay race, Goedhart was stunned as a freshman when her coaches asked her to anchor the relay rather than run the 100 and 200-meter dashes, which she did so effectively as a Minnesota prep star.

– Read more from the Post Bulletin

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Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building

Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.


BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN

Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.

Erin Maye Quade

DFLer who was in labor during endorsement convention to run in primary

Maye Quade gave a speech while in active labor before she ultimately withdrew from the endorsing convention last month to give birth.


Valleyfair opens this weekend, reveals full summer schedule of events

New fare includes walking tacos, hand-scooped ice cream and deep-fried pickles.

Gregory Ulrich

Jury selection begins in trial of Buffalo clinic shooter, Gregory Ulrich

The Buffalo health clinic shooter is accused of fatally shooting one person and injuring four others last year.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, May 16

The latest from the state health department.


Tow truck workers struck by hit-and-run driver on I-35

The driver was in a black 2006 Lincoln MKZ.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz, DFL, GOP reach agreement on state surplus spending

The framework deal includes spending on education, health care, human services and public safety, as well as tax cuts.

Harriet Island flooding, St. Paul

St. Paul to close road in anticipation of Mississippi River flooding

River levels are expected to rise through the week.

Michael Davis

Former Mormon church leader convicted of sexually assaulting boy, 13

It emerged that the church leader was a registered sex offender.

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Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park

The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.