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No bids for Schaffhausen house at auction

The River Falls home where three young girls were killed by their father, Aaron Schaffhausen, garnered no bids at a sheriff’s auction Tuesday.

Affordable housing squeeze despite apartment construction boom

A new report released by the Minnesota Housing Partnership shows that 97 percent of Minnesota counties have a shortage of affordable rentals. Average monthly rent in the Twin Cities? Nearly $1,000.

Man recovered from car in river ID'd as college student

The man that died after the car he was driving plunged into the Mississippi River Monday night has been identified as a 26-year-old college student.

Report: Twins put Justin Morneau on waiver wire

Twins slugger Justin Morneau has been placed on the revocable waivers. Morneau is in the final months of a six-year, $80 million contract he signed in January of 2008.

Plymouth mom to vie for 'Next Fitness Star' title on 'Today' show

A 40-year-old mother of two from Plymouth is vying fir the Women’s Health Magazine title against four other finalists.

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Rennia Davis

Lynx select Rennia Davis in 2021 WNBA Draft

The Tennessee wing was selected ninth overall

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Appeal to find girl, 14, missing from Benson

Cienna Pittman went missing Tuesday.

Miguel Sano

Walk-off win for Twins snaps 5-game losing streak

Miguel Sano homered, but Max Kepler had the winning hit.


St. Paul mayor vetoes council's denial of $57M apartment complex

The project has raised affordable housing and gentrification concerns, but the mayor says all types of housing are needed in St. Paul.

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Coller: Michael Pierce is a breath of fresh air for the Vikings

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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In letter, Hennepin Sheriff asks Brooklyn Center: Do you still want our help?

Dave Hutchinson has asked Mayor Mike Elliott whether the city still needs help from other law enforcement agencies.

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Fatal crash closes eastbound Hwy. 62 in Minneapolis

The closure is expected to be in place for an "extended period of time."

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Boy, 15, identified as 1 of 2 killed in shooting after crash in Minneapolis

The shooting happened after two vehicles crashed around 2 a.m. April 12.