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Thousands of mourners pay last respects to police officer killed in line of duty

Thousands of friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers gathered Wednesday for a somber tribute to Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, who was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop in West St. Paul last Wednesday.

Teenage boy drowns in Lake Nokomis

A teenager who went to South High School drowned Wednesday as he swam with friends in South Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis. His body was found an hour later in about 15 feet of water.

Minnesota on track for fewest 90-degree days in 21 years

The Twin Cities have had just two days at or above 90 degrees this summer, and if that trend continues, this year will have the fewest number of 90-degree days in more than two decades.

Fastest ever Internet available soon for more people in Twin Cities

CenturyLink, Inc. says it will provide faster Internet for residents and businesses in 16 cities, including Minneapolis-St. Paul, over the next 12 months. How fast? Up to 1 gigabit per second.

Padres rally to beat Twins in extra innings

The San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. The loss for Minnesota snapped a string of nine straight Twins wins against the Padres that dated back to the 2008 season.

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Lynx select Rennia Davis in 2021 WNBA Draft

The Tennessee wing was selected ninth overall

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Appeal to find girl, 14, missing from Benson

Cienna Pittman went missing Tuesday.

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Walk-off win for Twins snaps 5-game losing streak

Miguel Sano homered, but Max Kepler had the winning hit.

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St. Paul mayor vetoes council's denial of $57M apartment complex

The project has raised affordable housing and gentrification concerns, but the mayor says all types of housing are needed in St. Paul.

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Coller: Michael Pierce is a breath of fresh air for the Vikings

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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In letter, Hennepin Sheriff asks Brooklyn Center: Do you still want our help?

Dave Hutchinson has asked Mayor Mike Elliott whether the city still needs help from other law enforcement agencies.

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Fatal crash closes eastbound Hwy. 62 in Minneapolis

The closure is expected to be in place for an "extended period of time."

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Boy, 15, identified as 1 of 2 killed in shooting after crash in Minneapolis

The shooting happened after two vehicles crashed around 2 a.m. April 12.

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