Theodore Wirth Lake Beach in Minneapolis has been closed temporarily after it tested positive for E. coli bacteria that exceeded state guidelines. The rise in bacteria levels is likely caused by more birds at the lake since the start of migration season. No illnesses have been reported. The lake will be re-tested Wednesday.
Victim of 'accidental' shooting ID'd as 23-year-old Duluth woman
The 23-year-old died three days after being shot while sitting in a parked vehicle.
Motorist dead after crashing into utility pole in south Minneapolis
The crash happened Saturday night in the South Uptown neighborhood.
St. Cloud mother arrested after 3-month-old baby found dead
Officers discovered the baby during a welfare check Sunday.
Police shoot, kill man inside Mounds View liquor store
It follows an alleged armed carjacking outside a nearby Aldi.
Report: Dalvin Cook has dislocated shoulder, will undergo MRI
The Vikings running back was carted off the field in Sunday's loss to the 49ers.
Watch: Kirk Cousins lines up under guard on critical 4th down play
Kirk Cousins went "Full Kirk" at the worst possible time.
Dalvin Cook injured, Vikings drop crucial game against 49ers
The Vikings couldn't stop the Niners' rushing attack in a 34-26 loss.
Man airlifted to a hospital after police shooting in Forest Lake
Police allege that the man presented a threat to officers.
Wild's two third-period goals take down the Lightning
Ryan Hartman's go-ahead goal defeated the two-time defending champions.
16-year-old Apple Valley girl killed in ATV crash near Brainerd
The crash occurred Thanksgiving Day.
Colorado man killed after driving into ditch in Becker County
The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
2 Minneapolis beaches temporarily closed due to high E. coli levels
The park board will sample the water at the beaches again on Wednesday.
Elevated levels of E. coli bacteria pose threat at main Duluth beach
For the second time this summer, beach goers are urged to stay out of the water at the main beach along Park Point in Duluth. The Minnesota Department of Health issued a warning to avoid contact with water at the beach due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria.
E-coli bacteria shutting down beaches in Duluth, Minneapolis
Recent warm weather and heavy rains may have contributed to high levels of e-coli bacteria at some Minnesota beaches. Duluth officials have advised people to stay out of the water at three beaches and Minneapolis closed a Lake Harriet beach.
Rise in E. coli levels prompts closing of 3 Minneapolis beaches
Beaches usually re-open with 24-48 hours after bacteria-related closings.
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