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Jesse Ventura defamation suit now in the hands of the jury

The jury has concluded its first day of deliberations in former Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against the estate of “American Sniper” author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

Winona State football player dies during workout

Shawn Afryl, 22, was practicing with a few teammates in a voluntary workout session Monday night at Maxwell Field when he collapsed and died.

Fruit recall: CostCo, Sam's Club, Wal-mart, Trader Joe's affected

A packing company is recalling whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots over concerns they may be contaminated with Listeria bacteria. The recall affects at least four of the nation’s most popular grocers.

Southern Minnesota city ranked among the nation's best

Northfield, a town of about 20,000 about 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities, has been named one of the Top 10 Small Towns in the United States by

Bulls back in the mix in possible trade for Love

According to ESPN, the Chicago Bulls have rekindled trade talks with the Timberwolves for the three-time All-Star. The Wolves are believed to have interest in power forward Taj Gibson and shooting guard Jimmy Butler in exchange for Love.

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Cam Talbot / Minnesota Wild

Wild take Game 1 over Vegas in overtime thriller

It was an epic dual between Cam Talbot and Marc-Andre Fluery.

Taylor Rogers

Twins defense, bullpen squanders another rally

This is the story of the 2021 Twins.

Minneapolis police

3 Mpls officers injured on night of shootings, stabbings and fights

It was a tense weekend for the city of Minneapolis.

Fruen Mill in Minneapolis.

Teen in serious condition after fall at abandoned Minneapolis mill

Multiple urban explorers have been hurt at the Fruen Mill.

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Brooklyn Center City Council votes to create department for noncriminal calls

The resolution is named after Daunte Wright and Kobe Dimock-Heisler, who were both killed by police in Brooklyn Center.

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Train derails while passing by lake in Albert Lea

The Union Pacific train derailed Saturday afternoon.

Kaprizov, Wild

5 questions for the Wild's playoff series against Vegas

The Wild seem to have the advantage, but can they win their first playoff series since 2015?

police tape, crime scene

Young girl shot in the head in north Minneapolis

The girl was outside when she was struck by the bullet, police said.

prison, Rush City cell block

Former Army Green Beret and U of M student sentenced for Russian espionage

Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, 46, was sentenced to 188 months in prison.

Miguel Sano

Miguel Sanó's 8th inning blast ends Twins losing streak

The 5-4 victory over the A's snapped a five-game losing streak.