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Gov. Dayton takes executive action to protect children from abuse

Gov. Mark Dayton ordered immediate changes to laws that protect children from abuse. The changes were prompted by the death of a 4-year-old Pope County boy whose stepmother was convicted in his death. In an executive order, Dayton called for random checks of county child protection decisions and commissioned a task force.

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Search begins for Minnesota college student missing from NDSU

Police are searching for a Minnesota college student who vanished from his campus in North Dakota. Officials from NDSU in Fargo are seeking information about freshman Thomas Bearson, who’s from Sartell. Fargo police are involved in the search. Bearson was last seen at a party early Saturday morning.

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Woman paralyzed in car accident walks down the aisle

A walk down the aisle was a dream come true for an Alexandria bride, and not just because she was marrying the man of her dreams. A car accident nine years ago left Dayna Schultz paralyzed. She spent the past year in physical therapy, and on Saturday, using leg braces and a walker, she unveiled her accomplishment. The 27-year-old walked down the aisle to her groom, Aaron Herron.

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Cam Talbot / Minnesota Wild

Wild take Game 1 over Vegas in overtime thriller

It was an epic dual between Cam Talbot and Marc-Andre Fluery.

Taylor Rogers

Twins defense, bullpen squanders another rally

This is the story of the 2021 Twins.

Minneapolis police

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

It was a tense weekend for the city of Minneapolis.

Fruen Mill in Minneapolis.

Teen in serious condition after fall at abandoned Minneapolis mill

Multiple urban explorers have been hurt at the Fruen Mill.

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Brooklyn Center City Council votes to create department for noncriminal calls

The resolution is named after Daunte Wright and Kobe Dimock-Heisler, who were both killed by police in Brooklyn Center.

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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

The Wild seem to have the advantage, but can they win their first playoff series since 2015?

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.