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FBI examining ISIS recruiting in Minnesota

USA Today reports the FBI's Minneapolis bureau is investigating the recruitment efforts in the Twin Cities Muslim community of the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Officers involved in shooting outside Anoka County day care identified

Authorities have identified two Ramsey police officers who were involved in a fatal shooting Thursday outside a Ramsey day care center. Officials say an investigation is underway into the shooting, which happened at around 3 p.m. Thursday.

All Aboard! With Minneapolis vote, all 5 cities have approved SW light rail plan

The long-discussed plan to bring a light rail line to the southwest metro suburbs has had a number of key moments over the years – but Friday morning marked one of the most crucial. With a 10-3 vote, the Minneapolis City Council gave its final approval to the 16-mile line that would run from downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.

Isaac Kolstad to help kick off Mankato football opener

A former Minnesota State University-Mankato football player who suffered serious injuries after an attack outside a downtown Mankato bar in May is expected to return to his home turf Sept. 4 for the Mavericks' home opener against St. Cloud State.

VIDEO: Rusty at the Fair, Day 9 – Tim Mahoney sings again

Singer/songwriter Tim Mahoney spends a day at the State Fair with veteran Twin Cities journalist Rusty Gatenby and Melinda, and in this part-two video, things get sweeter than Martha's cookies. Enjoy!

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MN trucking firm that used 'strength tests' to screen out women drivers to pay $500K

The company will pay $500,000 and offer jobs to the women it discriminated against.

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On-the-run man charged with murder in fatal shooting at gas station

The suspect hasn't been arrested, and court documents say he poses a risk to public safety.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, December 8

The latest details from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Couple ending festive lights display after dispute with sheriff over trespassing

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald addressed complaints from over the summer on Facebook Saturday.

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MN man, 60, still missing despite 'extensive search efforts'

Local authorities are now asking for the public's help locating the man.

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Beloved Uncle Sven's Comic Shoppe in St. Paul closes after 39 years

The hallway-sized shop with "a big heart" closed in late November.

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'Weird Al' Yankovic to perform in 3 Minnesota cities in the summer

The singer will make stops in Duluth, Mankato and Minneapolis.

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St. Paul brewery to require proof of vaccination or negative COVID test

Staff will also be required to wear masks and test negative for COVID.

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Winter storm watch issued as Friday storm track wobbles

The latest model runs show the heaviest snow a bit north of where the watch is in place.

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Talbot leads Wild to 7th straight victory

The Wild opened a four-game road trip with a win in Edmonton.