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State records 1st West Nile case of the season

Minnesota has recorded its first case of West Nile, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause flu-like symptoms and can be – in very rare cases – fatal. The Minnesota Health Department has confirmed that a Pope County woman became sick Aug. 2 with West Nile fever, but she did not require hospitalization.

Fixes promised on Green Line amid continued criticism over LRT delays

The Twin Cities' newest light rail line is sparking criticism over what some say are unnecessary delays on the train's 11-mile route between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul. Much of the blame for the Green Line's slowness since the train opened to passengers in June has been targeted at the city of St. Paul.

Missing angler found after boat mysteriously washes up on shore

A 51-year-old Austin, Minnesota, angler has been found unharmed after his 16-foot boat washed ashore Thursday with no one aboard about 50 miles north of St. Paul. The family of the man found him, the Chisago County Sheriff's Office said Friday, but offered few details about where the man had been.

Snowy owl who flew to attention after surviving a collision has died

A snowy owl that came to Minnesota for treatment after being hit by a bus in Washington, D.C. last January has died. The University of Minnesota's Raptor Center in St. Paul announced the owl's passing on its website, saying the owl was found dead on the side of a Minnesota highway not far from where he had been released last spring.

Video: Rusty at the Fair, Day 2 – What's your favorite thing?

This year, veteran Twin Cities journalist Rusty Gatenby is bringing his unique perspectives on the Minnesota State Fair to BringMeTheNews readers. Today, Rusty was asking people about their favorite thing at the fair.

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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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