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It's a wrap: All-Star festivities are over, here's a recap

The event was “first-class” and even better than Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig had hoped, he said. Here are some of the best stories of the week.

What Minneapolis residents are boasting about in #BragMpls campaign

Now that the All-Star game is history, what should Minneapolis brag about now? Mayor Betsy Hodges has launched a #BragMpls social media campaign to get people talking about why the city is so great.

Death of toddler found in car trunk last year was accidental

No charges will be filed in the death of a western Wisconsin toddler who went missing and was later found dead in the trunk of a car last summer. Authorities say the boy's death was an accident.

Record rain doesn't do enough for White Bear Lake's water level

While many of Minnesota’s lakes are still full-to-brimming-over after record rainfall in June, water levels in one of the most storied bodies of water in the state remain low.

Moore scores 32 as Lynx beat Shock in front of record crowd

The Minnesota Lynx improved their record to 17-6 on the season with a 93-82 matinee victory today over the Tulsa Shock, with their largest crowd ever, at Target Center.

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Frey backs creation of Dept. of Public Safety, removal of police staffing minimums

He is in favor of removing police staffing minimums from the city charter – which this November's ballot question would also do.

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St. Paul PD takes over quadruple killing probe after it emerged they died in Minnesota

A "thorough investigation" reveled where the four Minnesotans were killed.

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Highway 1 reopens as Greenwood Fire is 80% contained

The highway has been closed for about a month.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, September 20

Data in Monday reports includes the past Friday, not the weekend. Weekend data is released on Tuesdays.


Driver killed in ATV rollover crash north of Alexandria

The crash occurred in Douglas County Sunday evening.