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Twins fire Ron Gardenhire: 'We didn't win enough games'

Ron Gardenhire is gone after 13 seasons managing the Twins. At an afternoon news conference, he said the reason was simple -- the team lost too many games the past four years.

Slain NDSU student laid to rest in hometown of Sartell

More than 1,200 mourners attended funeral services Monday for Thomas Bearson, the North Dakota State University student who was killed last week, as authorities continue the search for his killer.

Political roundup: Christie to campaign for Johnson; gov. debate coming up

With a month to go before the November election, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican challenger Jeff Johnson have released several TV ads and are scheduled to debate on Wednesday evening. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will stump for Johnson next month.

Most retailers plan to hike their hiring of holiday help

The majority of U.S. retailers will hire more employees this year than they did last year. Macy's, for example, plans to hire 950 temporary workers for its Twin Cities stores.

Vikings 'hopeful' Bridgewater can play Thursday at Green Bay

Will the border battle against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday Night Football feature Teddy Bridgewater or Christian Ponder at quarterback for the Vikings? Team officials said Bridgewater's ankle, which he injured in Sunday's game, it doing better.

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11-year-old girl missing from Mille Lacs County

Jaelyn Campbell was last seen in Onamia.

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2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35

The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.

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Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales

The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.

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Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club

It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.

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4 abandoned puppies found in a bucket in Willmar

The puppies were in good health when they were discovered.

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Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin

There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.

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Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car

A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.

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BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021

The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.

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Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park

Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts

Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.


Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus

According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.