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Flu season on the upswing in Minnesota; 36 hospitalized last week

The spread of influenza kicked into high gear in Minnesota last week, with 50 percent more new hospitalizations.

Authorities seek public's help in locating missing Foley man

Jamie Robert Wylie was last seen leaving a friend’s house in St. Cloud earlier this month. Now, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office is looking to the public for clues to help find him.

Fargo man gets year in jail after NW Minnesota tubing accident

A 21-year-old Fargo man who was above the legal limit while operating a boat on an Otter Tail County lake in 2012, seriously injuring a tuber was sentenced this week.

Metro Transit to provide free bus, light rail rides on New Year's Eve

For the third year in a row, Metro Transit is partnering with the Miller Lite Free Rides Program to offer free bus and light rail service on New Year’s Eve.

Twins prospect Alex Meyer has millions, still works for $63/day in the offseason

Sitting on a $2 million signing bonus, it isn’t about the money for Meyer, it’s about liking what you do.

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5-year-old dies 3 weeks after assault, mother's charges upped to murder

The girl died three weeks after the assault took place.

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2 teens, Texas man suffer life-threatening injuries in MN crash

One of the drivers crossed the center line and hit the other vehicle.

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Frey under fire for $359K Agape contract awarded via COVID order

Some council members called it a "misuse" of his powers, but the mayor pushed back.

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Minneapolis DFL fails to endorse a candidate for mayor

Sheila Nezhad and Jacob Frey finished first and second, respectively, in the endorsement process.

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Maplewood man charged with DWI after 'guys weekend' ends in tragedy

The 32-year-old was drunk-driving a pontoon, with one of his friends falling off and dying.

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Storm reports: Hail the size of tennis balls, baseballs hammered MN

Big-time hailstones slammed Lonsdale and Cannon Falls.

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Man arrested for violent assault, robbery of 78-year-old in Duluth

The victim suffered stab wounds and broken bones in the attack.

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More body parts found in 2nd area of Northeast Minneapolis

Police are looking for additional body parts.

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2 killed in head-on crash involving trucks on Highway 23

The crash was reported just before 6 a.m. Thursday.

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