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Sheriff: 2 missing Anoka Co. girls found in Burnsville

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says two 13-year-old girls who had been missing since Monday evening were found Tuesday in Burnsville. The sheriff's office had expressed "grave concern" for the safety of the two Andover girls after they had reportedly been in contact with adult men via text message and social media. The sheriff's office says an adult male was taken into custody and the investigation is ongoing.

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Minnesota mom who gave son pot pleads not guilty, challenges charges

The Madison, Minnesota, mom charged with giving her son medical marijuana pleads not guilty. Angela Brown declined the prosecutor’s offer to settle the case in exchange for a guilty plea. Her lawyer says they plan to challenge the charges, which include endangering a child. She could face up to two years in prison. Brown says the cannabis oil she gave her 15-year-old eases the effects of a traumatic brain injury he suffered.

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Hunter fights off 525-pound black bear using only a knife

A Minnesota hunter was attacked by a wounded black bear he and his hunting partners were tracking after one of them shot the animal with an arrow. They thought the 525-pound bear was heading away from them when it turned and charged at 44-year-old Brandon Johnson, knocking him to the ground. He fought off the animal using a knife, but suffered two broken arms, a dislocated wrist and gashes to his face in the process.

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Wild take Game 1 over Vegas in overtime thriller

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Taylor Rogers

Twins defense, bullpen squanders another rally

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Minneapolis police

3 Mpls officers injured on night of shootings, stabbings and fights

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Fruen Mill in Minneapolis.

Teen in serious condition after fall at abandoned Minneapolis mill

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Brooklyn Center City Council votes to create department for noncriminal calls

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Train derails while passing by lake in Albert Lea

The Union Pacific train derailed Saturday afternoon.

Kaprizov, Wild

5 questions for the Wild's playoff series against Vegas

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police tape, crime scene

Young girl shot in the head in north Minneapolis

The girl was outside when she was struck by the bullet, police said.

prison, Rush City cell block

Former Army Green Beret and U of M student sentenced for Russian espionage

Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, 46, was sentenced to 188 months in prison.

Miguel Sano

Miguel Sanó's 8th inning blast ends Twins losing streak

The 5-4 victory over the A's snapped a five-game losing streak.