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Man, woman killed in shooting on Highway 212 following police chase

Two people are dead following a high-speed police chase along a major metro highway on Friday morning.

Missing Wisconsin baby found in Iowa; woman in custody

In a story drawing national headlines, a missing baby from Beloit, Wisconsin, has been found safe in Iowa. The Chicago Tribune reports the 6-day-old boy was found Friday morning near a gas station in West Branch, Iowa.

'Mass psychogenic illness' considered at school where 30 sickened

A medical phenomenon in which a number of people show real illness symptoms when no real cause exists is now suspected at the school in Springfield, Minnesota where 30 people went to the hospital on Thursday.

Vendor linked to Target breach: 'We are a victim of a sophisticated cyber attack'

A Pennsylvania refrigeration, heating and air conditioning company that was linked to the massive Target data breach earlier this week confirmed it was also a victim of a "cyber attack."

Internet Cat Video Festival returning to Walker this summer

The Internet Cat Video Festival is coming home to the Walker Art Center. The Pioneer Press says the festival, which celebrates its third anniversary this year, is returning to the Walker on Aug. 14.

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Guilty plea from man who stockpiled guns, equipment to make bombs, drugs

Prosecutors say he had multiple guns, items to make weapons and pipe bombs, and lab equipment to make drugs.

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Here is Polaris' new electric Ranger off-road vehicle

The Minnesota-based company unveiled the electric UTV on Wednesday.


MN women's soccer team narrows name, logo options to final 3

The winning nickname and logo will be announced in January.

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.


Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home

The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.

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What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday

The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.

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Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic

The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.

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Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair

An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.

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St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress

The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.