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Minnesota officials update Ebola plan, announce new restrictions

Gov. Mark Dayton and Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger Monday announced a new framework for the state’s plan based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Fate of historic building in Fergus Falls could be decided tonight

The Fergus Falls City Council will likely decide Monday night whether to preserve or demolish the old Regional Treatment Center building which has defined the city for generations, but has been sitting vacant for nearly a decade.

Money magazine: Northfield is No. 1 town in US for retirees

Northfield, Minnesota, has an unbeatable combo platter to offer retirees: College town perks and a low cost of living. That’s what Money magazine decided as it named the Rice County city the best place overall in the United States to retire.

Cancer doctors and patients concerned about high drug costs

Some cancer drugs are so expensive that a growing number of patients can’t afford their co-pay. A leading physician says a cancer diagnosis is one of the leading causes of personal bankruptcy.

Reports: Lovullo has second interview for Twins managerial job

Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo is the third known candidate to have a second interview with the Twins. Paul Molitor and Doug Mientkiewicz are the others.

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Rennia Davis

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.


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.