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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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