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Dayton changes course, wants to suspend release of sex offenders

Gov. Mark Dayton has changed his tune on a controversial decision to release a serial rapist from state supervision.

2 dead in Isanti County house fire

Investigators discovered two bodies in the charred aftermath of a house fire in central Minnesota

Archdiocese hedges on release of priest list

Archbishop John Nienstedt said a Ramsey County Court order could hold up the release of abusive priests' names.

Wild has NHL's highest beer prices

If you're planning on tipping back a beer or two at the next Wild game, prepare to pay up.

Dave Chappelle adds third Pantages Theatre show

As long as people keep buying tickets, Dave Chappelle will keep doing stand-up gigs in Minneapolis.

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Burnsville PD: Customer sprayed chemical irritant at McDonald's workers

The incident happened in Burnsville over the weekend.

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MN launches campaign to get students tested for COVID every 2 weeks

The state launched a youth testing campaign on Wednesday as part of its effort to control the spread of COVID.

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Preparations for Derek Chauvin trial underway in Minneapolis

People will see "fortification" efforts and National Guard soldiers.

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Road rage leads to brawl at Willmar intersection, police say

The participants appeared to know each other, police said.

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3 Minnesota restaurants make it on 50 best burgers in America list

A travel website praised the restaurants' burgers in a recently released list.

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Firefighter critical after gun discharges during blaze, hitting him

The 35-year-old Cornell firefighter is hospitalized in critical condition

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After 2 years, sheriff's office seeks new leads in unsolved deadly home invasion

"The sheriff’s office is close to knowing exactly what occurred that night but needs your help," the sheriff's office said.

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Man charged in chase that ended with police fatally shooting suspect

The suspect who was shot has also been identified.

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Twins' Royce Lewis tears his ACL, will undergo surgery

A huge blow for the former No. 1 draft pick.

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Police release cause of death for daughter of MN Supreme Court Justice and Allina CEO

Olivia Chutich died from a combination of excessive drinking and hypothermia.


Science Museum of Minnesota to reopen this weekend

The museum will be open on weekends with limited capacity and other safety precautions.