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The maestro returns

Multiple news outlets are reporting that Osmo Vänskä will return on May 1 to the post he held for 10 years before a labor dispute rocked the orchestra.

Think you'll be sleepy after tonight's Wild game?

Friday morning could be tough for many Wild fans all across Minnesota, who plan to watch tonight’s Game 4 Western Conference Quarterfinal. Thankfully, Mikko Koivu says it's OK to be late to work on Friday.

Little Falls man shot teens 9 times, forensic pathologist says

A forensic pathologist testifying in the Byron Smith murder trial said the two teens were shot a total of nine times, both of them sustaining multiple gunshot wounds that by themselves would have been fatal.

PETA seeks memorial to honor turkeys killed in crash

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants to build a 10-foot tombstone memorial to honor turkeys that were killed when a semitrailer hauling the birds hit 10 parked cars and tipped over in Sioux City, Iowa.

FDA wants new e-cigarette regulations

The new rules would cover pipe tobacco and cigars, nicotine gels and water-pipe or hookah tobacco, which are currently unregulated. The FDA also wants to limit vending machine sales of e-cigarettes.

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Juneteenth minneapolis

Communities across MN hosting events to mark Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrates the freeing of enslaved African Americans after the Civil War.

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Moorhead man charged after 6-year-old was killed with his gun

Because of a previous felony conviction, Phillip Jones Jr. was prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm or ammunition.

Mike Zimmer

Coller: Mike Zimmer is Vikings minicamp's biggest winner

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

forest service trash

Forest Service finds 2.28 tons of trash on just a 3-mile stretch of road

The agency is reminding people to stop dumping their old stuff.

hail in Burnsville

'Very large hail and damaging winds' possible with severe storms Thursday

Severe weather is likely in parts of Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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St. Paul robbery ends with pursuit, crash, standoff in Minneapolis

Following the crash, the suspect remained in the car for four hours of negotiations with a SWAT Team.