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Reports: Adrian Peterson indicted in Texas on child injury charges

Several media sources are reporting Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on charges of "reckless or negligent injury to a child."

Ty Hoffman makes 1st court appearance after capture, bail set

Wearing a bulletproof vest, Lyle Marvin "Ty" Hoffman, the man accused of killing his ex-business partner and former boyfriend at a north metro gas station one month ago appeared in court for the first time Friday afternoon in Ramsey County on second-degree murder charges.

More changes, possible sale loom over St. Paul Pioneer Press

The company that owns the St. Paul Pioneer Press newspaper, New York-based Digital First Media, says it is considering its business options, which include selling part, or all, of the company.

U of M Rochester unveils master plan for pedestrian-only campus

The University of Minnesota has ambitious plans for its small Rochester campus that include a pedestrian-only campus anchored by a 126,000-square-foot academic building nestled in southwest downtown.

Moorhead makes splash, wins state's best drinking-water title

If you're looking for a refreshing taste of drinking water, apparently Moorhead is the best place in Minnesota to find it. The Associated Press reports that the city of Moorhead won the "Best in Glass" title for best drinking water from the Minnesota chapter of the American Water Works Association in Duluth.

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Jorge Alcala

Rare night for Twins' bullpen fuels victory over Cardinals

The Twins scored five runs in the third inning in an 8-1 victory.

Bisi Johnson

Report: Bisi Johnson tears ACL, will miss 2021 season

Johnson suffered the injury during Friday's practice.

Mike Zimmer

Frustrated Zimmer sounds off after Vikings' positive COVID test

"I’m frustrated, not just with my football players who didn’t get vaccinated, but I’m frustrated with everybody [who didn't]."

Kirk Cousins

Report: Kellen Mond has COVID, Cousins among players out of practice

The team is scheduled to practice on Saturday night.

USPS packages

Two Ramsey County men sentenced in mail theft scheme

Sonny Vang Xiong was sentenced to three years in prison, while Davis Her was sentenced to six and a half years in prison.

Jeff Gladney

Jeff Gladney's ex-girlfriend files $1 million civil lawsuit

The civil lawsuit accuses Gladney of assaulting the woman for over two hours.

vaccine, covid

St. Paul care home group will mandate COVID vaccines for staff

It comes amid reports of COVID outbreaks at homes where residents are all vaccinated, but staff are not.

Jail handcuffs arrest

Starbuck man charged with uploading, sharing child pornography

The 47-year-old was arrested after a tip from the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children.


Boy, 11, seriously injured after 'fall' that police now suspect was abuse

It was initially reported that the boy slipped and fell.

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Investigation underway after body found during welfare check in Plato

The identity of the deceased has not yet been revealed.