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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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Pandemic pushes need for cybersecurity and I.T. professionals to forefront

University of Wisconsin-Superior is helping meet demand with online master’s programs

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Body found floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

Efforts to identify the deceased are underway.

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Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.


Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

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Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

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Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.


More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

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MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.