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Schools revisit their policies on swimming class after two pool-related deaths

Minnesota and North Dakota school districts are re-evaluating their swimming pool policies after two students recently died due to accidents during swimming class.

Western Minnesota high school football star dies after fleeing party

Michael Anyasike, 18, who attended Dawson-Boyd High School, ran from a party at a farm, where alcohol was reportedly being consumed by underage students. He was found in the area 12 hours later and pronounced dead.

St. Paul drops plans to move Dorothy Day Center to East Side

Plans to relocate the Dorothy Day Center, which serves people who are homeless and in poverty, to the east side of St. Paul have been scrapped. Instead, it will likely be expanded on the current site in downtown St. Paul.

Lawmaker apologizes after NBA tweet causes uproar

State Rep. Pat Garofalo issued a statement Monday apologizing for a tweet he sent Sunday evening that suggested professional basketball players had criminal tendencies.

Grounds crew clearing snow from Target Field

While the Twins are enjoying warm weather in Florida sun for spring training, the Twins’ grounds crew in Minneapolis will be removing snow from Target Field in preparation for Opening Day. The crew began the snow removal process Monday morning.

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