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Report: Minneapolis police firing officers who used racial slurs in fight

Sources say two Minneapolis police officers shown on video using racial slurs during an altercation outside a Green Bay bar in June have been fired.

Unsafe levels of toxic vapors found in 17 of 26 Como area homes

Testing that shows elevated levels of TCE vapors in Minneapolis' Como neighborhood has prompted residents to consider a class-action lawsuit.

Inmate escape reignites security concerns at Shakopee women's prison

The mayor of Shakopee is calling for more security at the state’s only women’s prison after an inmate escaped Monday night.

Breck School and former student reach settlement in sex abuse cover-up suit

A settlement was reached in a lawsuit filed by a former student at Breck School who said he was sexually assaulted by a teacher in the 1970s.

Favre to coach in high school championship game

In 1997, Favre led the Packers over the Patriots for the only Super Bowl title of his NFL career. Now, 16 years later, Favre is back in a championship game – this time as a coach.

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Loons game canceled after 2nd player tests positive for COVID-19

They were due to play Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.


2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol.


Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, October 31

Minnesota has surpassed 3,000 new cases on consecutive days.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.