More than 400 bicyclists with diabetes took to the streets of Minneapolis Saturday for the Tour de Cure event. The event was intended to raise awareness and slow the outbreak of diabetes. In Minnesota, approximately one in three adults and one in six children have diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
One in three Minnesotans has diabetes or shows early signs
Minnesota Public Radio takes an in-depth look at the devastating disease, which can lead to amputations, blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and stroke. More Minnesotans have diabetes, and the costs threaten to overrun the state's health system. But the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic have teamed up with the goal of finding a cure within ten years.
'Marine Muster' event raises awareness of veteran's benefits
Hundreds gathered at "Marine Muster" in Minneapolis Saturday, an event where veterans learned about benefits to help them transition back into civilian life. Organizers said awareness is key, since only one in three Minnesota veterans takes advantage of medical care offered by the Veteran's Administration.
Donations drop for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Minnesota
Last year, more than 42,000 individuals signed up for the 5k walk or run event., but race officials tell KARE 11 registration is down about 12 percent so far this year.
Kline joins House Speaker in tour of Latin American trade partners
U.S. Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.) is among seven Congressmen touring the leading U.S. export partners in Latin America. Day one featured a visit to a shantytown in Rio de Janeiro that Brazilian authorities recently reclaimed from drug dealers. Visits to Colombia and Mexico will follow.
Hunters take aim at waterfowl; teen injured on Iron Range
The duck and goose hunting season is underway in Minnesota. Opening weekend seemed to be generally successful, apart from an accident on the Iron Range that left an Eveleth teenager injured. Last year 89,000 hunters took to the state's lakes and wetlands in search of waterfowl.
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