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Mourners at funeral honor fallen Officer Scott Patrick

Friends, family and fellow officers are among the hundreds attending a funeral service for Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick. He was fatally shot last week during what’s been described as a routine traffic stop. The funeral began at 11 a.m. and a nearly 8-mile procession of police officers will accompany Patrick's casket to the cemetery.

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Customers keep suspected groper from leaving Wal-Mart

Onlookers kept a man suspected of groping a woman from leaving a Blaine Wal-Mart yesterday. Police say the victim was in the store, felt a hand on her inner thigh and heard a picture snap – shoppers then kept the man from fleeing until police arrived. The Isanti man faces charges of sexual misconduct.

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Vikings: Bridgewater will get first-team reps against Raiders

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said they “need” rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to get some game reps with the first-team offense in Friday’s preseason opener against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

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Minnesota opening its 7th saliva testing location in St. Paul

The tests are free and open to anyone regardless of if they have symptoms.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 hospitalizations increase by 27.5% in 24 hours

Bring Me The News confirmed that the dramatic increase is not a numbers error.

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Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

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Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

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Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

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Aldi is opening its first store in Winona next month

The new store is part of Aldi's $5 billion expansion across the U.S.