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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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Uvalde massacre: MN schools react with horror, increase security

A gunman killed 19 children and two adults in Texas Tuesday afternoon.

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Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing

Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.


Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.

In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.

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Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment

They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.

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Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case

The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.

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Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old

Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.

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Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes

An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.

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Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike

More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.

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HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool

The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation

The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.

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Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.

The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.