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18-month-old boy who nearly drowned welcomed home with police escort

Logan Olson was found in a retention pond in Stewartville on April 7.

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Is Minnesota's latest surge plateauing? Expert says 'no idea'

Hospital admissions have leveled off in the past week, though ICU cases have risen.

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U of M alert: Man followed victim from bus, tried to break into apartment

The suspect followed a man off a bus and tried to get into his apartment.

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New Prague bar that disregarded shutdown order settles lawsuit

The bar was cited for several violations late last year.

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Charges: Impaired pizza delivery driver fatally hit woman in Hopkins

The woman who was killed was walking down the sidewalk when she was hit and killed.

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Curfew orders could be issued if unrest follows Chauvin trial verdict

Minnesota and the nation anxiously away the jury verdict.

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State and national leaders pay tribute to Walter Mondale

Officials spoke of his work on environmental and civil rights issues, as well as their own personal stories with the former Vice President.

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Watertown man found guilty of murder in road rage shooting

Anthony Trifiletti has been convicted in the killing of Douglas Cornelius Lewis following an argument over a fender bender.

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New census report: Over 192,000 Minnesota children live in poverty

New findings from the American Community Survey estimates there are more than 192,000 kids at or below the poverty line. That's up more than 9,000 kids compared to last week's report.

U.S. Census report may not be adequate reflection of Minn. data, demographer says

According to a U.S. Census report release Wednesday, Minnesota's poverty rates and the rate of uninsured are under the national average. The report also says that household incomes in the state are rising. But the state demographer says the statistics aren't a good reflection of Minnesota because of the small sample size.

Percentage of Minnesota kids in poverty climbs

A new U.S. Census report shows the percentage of Minnesota residents under age 17 growing. The report finds the number grew one full point to 15 percent.

Unemployment rate for Minnesota veterans ranks 3rd highest in U.S.

The Star Tribune reports the state has one of the highest jobless rates in the country for vets at 23 percent or nearly 5,000 people. Analysts believe some employers may not be hiring soldiers in fear they’ll be deployed again.

Census: 1,330 gay married couples in Minnesota

Officials say more than 1,300 married same-sex couples lived in Minnesota last year -- nearly the same amount as in Iowa, which legalized gay marriage in 2009.