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What a prince! Royal couple welcomes new baby boy

The baby was 8 pounds, 6 ounces. No name has been announced yet.

Data: It's easier to rise out of poverty in Minnesota

Researchers analyzed regions of every state based on how likely it is that low-income children could pull themselves up the income ladder.

Report: 1 dead after shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base

Details were few, but there is no threat to public safety or search for any suspect, a base spokeswoman said.

Search continues for missing Hugo man, 75

Radivoje Ray Novakovic didn't return from a Sunday night walk. He suffers from diabetes, is mildly bipolar and has been known to get disoriented.

Ouch: Big 10 writers pick Gophers to finish last

It’s Year 3 of Jerry Kill’s football coaching tenure at the University of Minnesota — and most outside observers aren’t exactly jumping on the bandwagon.

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Ongoing hostage situation at Wells Fargo in St. Cloud

A number of bank employees are being held hostage.

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Twins blow lead, drop to numbing 0-7 in extra innings

Byron Buxton left the game in the ninth inning with an apparent injury.

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There will be no state-ordered restrictions for the State Fair this year

Fair organizers could still implement their own COVID safety restrictions.

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Walz: Prepare for a summer 'where just the simple pleasures will be back again'

But the governor made clear vaccinations are key to getting there more quickly.

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Drug trial shows Moderna vaccine is 96% effective in teens

The drugmaker still needs federal authorization following more studies.

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St. Louis Park restaurant owners accused in 'sophisticated' tax fraud scheme

They're accused of underpaying sales taxes by nearly $240,000.

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Minneapolis Parks to get historic bell, wheel back from Minnetonka HS

The bell and wheel were stolen years ago and were discovered last year at Minnetonka High School.

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Coller: Draft solidifies that 2021 holds answers to Vikings' future at QB

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