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Adult male arrested after two missing Anoka Co. girls found safe

About an hour after alerting the media to two missing teenage girls, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said both were located in Burnsville, and an adult male is in custody.

In Wisconsin's race for governor, Minnesota's economy is debating point

Mary Burke, the Democrat trying to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker, points to Minnesota's stronger economic growth as evidence that Walker's leadership of Wisconsin's economy has failed.

8 Minnesota schools – 6 in Brainerd – honored with national award

The schools are being recognized for making progress in closing achievement gaps or for their exemplary academic performance.

Cities worry about salt supply for winter roads

The road salt supply is tight because so much of it was used last winter. And in the Midwest, prices are as much as twice what they were last season.

Bridgewater sits out practice again; status for Thursday vs. Green Bay unclear

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater didn’t practice on Tuesday, despite telling reporters that his left ankle continues to improve in advance of Thursday’s Vikings-Packers game at Lambeau Field.

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Coller: Do the Vikings have a tough schedule?

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

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Grand jury indicts 2 with aiding and abetting murder of Minneapolis Realtor

Four people have now been indicted by a grand jury in connection to the 2019 killing of Monique Baugh.

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White Sox sweep Twins for first time since 2016

The Twins' offense disappeared in a 4-2 loss on Thursday.

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Report: Vikings trade Mike Hughes to Kansas City

The Vikings received a 2022 sixth-rounder in exchange for the former first-round pick.

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Backup from fatal crash in Stearns County leads to another bad crash

The crash backed up traffic, which led to another crash in which two people were injured.

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For The Week: Monster cookies, and a search for the best gluten-free pizza in MN

BMTN food writer Lindsay Guentzel's weekly column aims to make life in the kitchen easier.

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South Twin Cities metro besieged by aggressive gnats

Metropolitan Mosquito Control District has received more than 100 calls in recent days.

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Teddy Bridgewater criticizes Panthers' practice habits

The former Vikings quarterback was not a fan of his time in Carolina.

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Amazon will give $100 to new hires who are fully vaccinated against COVID

The company is hoping to hire 1,300 people in Minnesota.


1 killed, 1 injured after being ejected from 3-wheel motorcycle

The pair was ejected after the motorcycle left the roadway.