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Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean tours converge at Target Field this summer

One of Minnesota’s favorites is coming back to perform in a big show at Target Field next summer. The Minnesota Twins announced today that Kenny Chesney will return for a July concert, backed by country music sensation Jason Aldean. Tickets aren’t on sale just yet, but Twins season ticket holders get access to presales tickets before the general public.

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Crookston man fleeing police dies in fiery crash; other weekend police chases reported

A Crookston man fleeing police died in a fiery crash Sunday night in northwestern Minnesota. Police were called to check on a 27-year old man and when they arrived he got into his truck, rammed a police car and sped away. Reports say he later lost control of the vehicle and smashed into a concrete bridge pillar. There were other police pursuits that resulted in accidents over the weekend, among them: A Wisconsin man speeding from police crashed and was killed and two suspects in a stolen van crashed into a White Bear Lake home.

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Weather week: Enjoy autumn before it leaves

One more day of splendid autumn weather. Jerrid Sebesta’s forecast calls for mild temperatures, in the 60s, as the work week begins. Chillier temps and some rain likely across the state Tuesday. Temperatures will settle into the 50s for the rest of the week, until Friday, when it may be in the 40s for Halloween. But no rain is expected for the trick-or-treaters.

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Hennepin Co. medical examiner: Police interaction tipped Floyd 'over the edge'

Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed Floyd's autopsy, testified Friday in the trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin.

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Attention, CNN: There will be extra tornado sirens in Minnesota next week

The national broadcaster was caught by surprise by the test this past Wednesday.

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Minneapolis Parks and Rec buys land to create park in North Loop

The Parks and Recreation Board is paying just over $2M for the land.

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Speed-related crashes, deaths are a mounting problem in Minnesota

Fatal speed-related crashes are ahead of last year's pace.

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Sections of Minneapolis parkways to close to vehicles till end of May

They will be designated for pedestrian and biker use only.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, April 9

Hospitalizations have more than doubled in the past month.

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Minnesota's 9th community vaccine site opening in Lino Lakes

All Minnesotans age 16 and older can try to get an appointment.

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Another Minnesotan arrested in connection with Capitol insurrection

The 26-year-old from Lindstrom is facing federal charges.

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Minneapolis woman missing from Eden Prairie is found safe

Eden Prairie PD had issued an appeal to find Suzanne Merkl.

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