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Preliminary autopsy: Wis. 2-year-old died of 'probable hyperthermia'

The western Wisconsin 2-year-old whose body was found in the trunk of a vehicle after a massive day-long search died of “probable hyperthermia,” meaning his death was likely heat-related, according to preliminary autopsy results released Friday afternoon.

Matt Birk prodded to consider political field

Former Minnesota Viking Matt Birk won a Super Bowl in February and retired. What's next? Supporters say that after years of bruising play in the NFL, politics would be a snap for the former center.

Police: missing 34-year-old Wis. woman found safe

Authorities say a missing 34-year-old woman from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., has been found safe, after she left La Crosse and failed to show up at home as expected Tuesday.

Three swimmers from popular Lake Minnetonka spot suffer E. coli contamination

The Minnesota Department of Health is warning the public of E. coli infections in three young adults who swam in the Big Island area July 4. One was hospitalized and released.

Minneapolis council OKs downtown east plan

The ambitious plan to revitalize the lackluster eastern section of downtown Minneapolis near the site of the new Vikings stadium continues to march its way downfield.

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Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.

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Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.

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Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.

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Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl

Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care

The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.

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Arrests made following fentanyl bust in St. Cloud

Authorities searched two St. Cloud apartments Friday morning.

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Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment

It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.

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U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery

The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.

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7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate

"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.

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Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood

It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.

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Wild flip the script, dominate Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman scored twice to earn the first game of a back-to-back.

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Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends

The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.

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