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Girl in Wisconsin stabbing attack improves; ‘Slenderman’ creator saddened

The girl who was stabbed 19 times by two 12-year-old friends in the woods of Wisconsin is improving, and the creator of the character the suspects say was their motive has issued a statement about the attack.

Morning crash marks 4th motorcyclist fatality in past week

A motorcycle driver is dead following a three-vehicle crash in Burnsville Thursday morning – the fourth fatality from crashes involving a motorcycle in the past week.

Isaac Kolstad’s wife gives birth to couple’s second daughter

The wife of Isaac Kolstad, the former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player that was seriously injured in a Mankato assault, gave birth to the couple’s second child.

Minneapolis now allowing pit bulls, Rottweilers to be adopted

The city of Minneapolis is now allowing all types of dog breeds to be adopted from city shelters, before unapproved breeds could only be adopted through approved rescue groups.

Debris, danger accompanies unusually high water levels

Heavy rains have closed roads, caused basement sump pumps to work overtime and created dangerous conditions on many Minnesota lakes, streams and rivers. With more rain in the forecast for the weekend, swimmers, anglers and boaters are being urged to use caution as the summer weekend approaches.

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