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Divers searching Chicago River for friend of drowned St. Paul man

A St. Paul man died after he and two friends went into the Chicago River early Monday morning. Divers continue to search the river for the remaining victim.

Radio host Jeff Dubay let go by 1500 ESPN

Jeff Dubay’s run with 1500 ESPN came to an end following his radio show on Monday.

Minneapolis transgender woman released from prison

A high-profile transgender woman who spent about 19 months in prison for the killing of a man who she said had picked a fight with her is out of jail.

Bill: Sunday liquor sales would be up to local governments

An Eden Prairie lawmaker plans to propose a bill that would allow municipalities in Minnesota to decide if liquor can be sold on Sundays.

Ice-fishing wish granted to terminally ill man, brother

Thanks to a nonprofit organization that grants wishes to terminally ill adults, a pair of Minnesota got to spend a weekend ice fishing on Gull Lake.

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Timberwolves smash Rockets in season opener

The Timberwolves showed they have plenty of firepower in a victory over Houston.

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Frey challengers Knuth, Nezhad agree to rank each other 2nd

They're urging supporters to do the same on Nov. 2.

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Charges: Man lied to buy gun later used by St. Paul mass shooting suspect

He's accused of making false statements during the purchase of a firearm.

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BCA releases investigative file in Winston Smith's shooting death

The file contains 1,000 pages of documents, hundreds of photos and dozens of audio files.


Fire at Mpls. pizza joint weeks after opening, owners suspect arson

The owners arrived at work Tuesday to find the building on fire.

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New COVID charts show hospitalization, death rates based on vaccine status

The unvaccinated are far more likely than the fully vaccinated to become hospitalized or die.

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White House begins process to ban new mining near BWCAW

The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.

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Man charged in shootout, crash that killed 18-year-old on scooter

Autumn Rose Merrick was with a friend near the Holiday gas station.