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Dangerously high water dampens weekend water activities

High water is creating dangerous conditions on streams, lakes and rivers across the state, and will limit long-awaited summer fun on the water this weekend.

St. Paul police officer accused of funneling money to prisoner

A St. Paul police officer is on leave, charged with using another person's identity to funnel money to a man imprisoned for pleading guilty to attempted murder, whom she reportedly had a romantic relationship with.

Minnesota D-Day survivors recall an adventure – 'a big one'

On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing, the Pioneer Press has a fascinating feature on a Minnesota World War II veteran who was among the soldiers that stormed the beaches of Normandy.

Human remains discovered in roadside suitcases

Two suitcases each containing a decomposing human body were discovered in a roadside ditch by Wisconsin police Thursday. A worker with the Town of Geneva was mowing grass along North Como Road in southeast Wisconsin when he discovered the cases around 3 p.m.

Road work ahead: Weekend construction to slow traffic

Road construction will slow travel for some motorists around the metro. Weekend construction on I-35E, the Larpenteur Avenue Bridge, I-694, Highway 65, Highway 169 and Highway 10, could create some travel headaches this weekend.

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Despite pandemic, Life Time pushes ahead to open downtown co-working space

It was originally planned to open in the fall, but it has been pushed back to April.

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The Nook issues plea, asks people to order from its other restaurant

Shamrocks Irish Nook has the same food as The Nook, the restaurant owners say.

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Small plane lands on northbound I-35W in Twin Cities

A large police presence is at the scene.

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Judge orders Minnesota gym that defied shutdown to close

Attorney General Keith Ellison sued the gym after it remained open.

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Charges: Man shot victim 'without provocation' using sawed-off shotgun

The incident happened on Nov. 24 in Ten Lake Township, located in Beltrami County.

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Watch live: Walz, first responders address Minnesotans

Some departments have been forced to shift staffing or suspend service due to COVID-19.

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CDC says COVID-19 quarantine period can be cut to 10 or 7 days

You can come out of a 7-day quarantine following exposure provided you've had a negative test.

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1 person found dead inside Maple Grove business that burned down

A person had been unaccounted following the fire that destroyed Hanson Implement and Storage Tuesday night.

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Appeals court rules MN high school students can get unemployment benefits

They've been denied the benefits, and some were even asked to pay them back.

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Dec. 2 COVID-19 update: 77 more deaths in Minnesota

The death toll is closing in on 3,700 in Minnesota.

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Fan creates City Pages archive, Star Tribune tells him to remove it

After word spread that the defunct newspaper's website would go down, a fan created his own copy. Then he got a cease and desist letter.

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