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Suspect dead in officer-involved shooting in St. Paul

One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul. Police said this morning that the officer was not injured but offered few other details. The incident happened at around 7 a.m. a few blocks from Harriet Island. It’s not clear what led to the shooting, but witnesses told several media outlets the suspect was aggressive towards the officer.

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Another Minnesota man killed in Syria, reports say

Another former Minnesotan has reportedly been killed while fighting for an extremist group in Syria. Last night’s reports marked the second time in as many days that an American from the Minneapolis area was found fighting with the group Islamic State, also known as ISIS. While family and friends told news media about the second man’s death, the State Department did not confirm it. The death of Douglas McCain, who grew up outside of Minneapolis, was announced Tuesday, making him the first known American to die while fighting with ISIS.

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Rain moves in Thursday; storms expected Sunday into Monday

Summer will (unofficially) end the same way it began – with rain. A few rain events are expected throughout Minnesota Thursday and through the weekend, the National Weather Service says, with a heavy downfall expected in some areas of the state. Storms, some severe, are possible Sunday night into Monday. Temperatures are expected to be in the 70s and 80s throughout the weekend.

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Accumulating snow expected in parts of Minnesota on Monday

Far northwestern Minnesota stands the best chance for higher snow totals.

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Gabe Kalscheur announces he's transferring to Iowa State

The former Gopher guard entered the transfer portal last month.


Asked about restrictions, Walz says Minnesota is in a 'hold pattern'

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Watch: Beloved MN sign language interpreter profiled on Today Show

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White Bear Lake students hold walkout over racist social media comments

School officials are investigating the anonymous Instagram account.