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Minneapolis adding more officers to crime-plagued areas

In the wake of recent violence, city leaders announced more police officers will be put in crime-plagued areas of north and south Minneapolis through Labor Day, in an attempt to curb the spike in crime. Adding officers will cost the city about $300,000 in overtime pay.

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Next tiny Target coming to St. Paul neighborhood

Just one day after Target opened its first small-size store in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota campus, the Minneapolis retailer announced where its next Target Express will go. The company plans a small store in St. Paul’s Highland Park. At 20,000 square feet, the tiny Targets are about one-sixth the size of their typical stores.

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Popular Somali singer, a former Minnesota resident, killed in Mogadishu

A Somali singing star who left Minnesota to return to her homeland and serve in parliament was killed Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu. Singer Saado Ali Warsame had lived in St. Cloud and Minneapolis for five years. The Islamist militant group al-Shabab took responsibility for the killing.

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Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota legal marijuana bill headed for House vote for first time ever

The bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday.

Douglas Schroeder

Appeal to find 59-year-old man missing from Edina

Douglas Schroeder was last seen on Thursday.

Ambulance Hennepin Healthcare

Woman found fatally shot in downtown parking ramp

It happened on 9th Street South between LaSalle and Hennepin.

duluth police department

Woman critical after Duluth stabbing, man suffers broken leg

Police have released sparse details about the incident.

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Police: Man, 20, killed his older sister in Chanhassen

Police found the 25-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov's playmaking, Rask's OT winner on display against Ducks

The Wild superstar had a pair of assists in a 4-3 victory.

Tyler Duffey

Twins offense, bullpen continue to struggle against Tigers

The Tigers scored five runs in the seventh inning in a 7-3 defeat.


Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.


Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.