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Tax relief bill heads to Gov. Dayton's desk

The Minnesota House has sent a $430 million tax relief bill to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk after it approved the same version that had been passed by the Senate earlier in the afternoon. Dayton could sign the bill as early as this evening, we'll keep you updated.

Update: Body found ID'ed as missing teen from southeast Minnesota

A body found Thursday morning is that of missing 15-year-old Noah Graddy of Byron, Minnesota, KAAL TV reports. The body was found by a law enforcement search team that was looking for Graddy in the snow Thursday morning between Kasson and Byron, west of Rochester.

Cause of death ruled in high school athlete who fled underage party

The Dawson-Boyd High School standout football player who was reported missing after sheriff's deputies responded to a drinking party in a rural area near Madison died of hypothermia due to environmental exposure. According to Lac qui Parle County coroner Ralph Gerbig, alcohol was a contributing factor in the death of 18-year-old Michael Anyasike.

Two-headed calf will be Wisconsin school's teaching tool

A two-headed calf was born and then euthanized on a Wisconsin farm in February. Now there are plans for the mounted double head to be permanently kept by a local high school once the taxidermy is complete.

Infographic: Minnesota sits in the Beer Belly of America

People in every state like beer. But some states seem to like it more than others. Nothing shows that better than a map from FloatingSheep. The map compares the number of bars to the number of grocery stores in the same area, based on data from Google Maps.

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Man, 23, killed in single-vehicle wreck near St. Cloud

The crash happened on Highway 10 around 11:30 a.m.

Byron Buxton

Buxton returns, Twins get another victory in Texas

Buxton missed 39 games with a hip strain.


Homicide in Robbinsdale leads to 10-hour standoff in Brooklyn Center

The suspect was at a residence in Brooklyn Center.


St. Paul will not put on fireworks display this year, citing budget concerns

Minneapolis and Stillwater have also canceled their displays this year due to logistical challenges.

minneapolis police

5 people shot overnight in Dinkytown, investigation underway

It happened in the area of 14th Ave SE and 4th St SE.

Luis Arraez

Arráez's triple gives Twins rare extra-inning victory

The Twins scored three runs in the 10th to take Friday's opener.

court gavel

St. Cloud man sentenced after traveling to meet minor he solicited online

Nathan Paul Grondahl learned his fate in a federal court this week.