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Charges: Driver had been drinking at party before striking teens, killing one

The victims were walking home from Walmart at the time of the crash, according to court documents.

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State: Beltrami County Jail conditions present imminent risk of 'life-threatening harm'

The state is taking action to force changes at the Beltrami County Jail.

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Tributes to 15-year-old girl killed in Burnsville crash

The teenager was a student at Burnsville High School.

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Charges: New Ulm couple abused young children with cruel punishments

Warning: The following contains upsetting details about child abuse.

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Boy reels in 9.5lb walleye, wins pickup truck at Brainerd ice fishing tourney

Contestants come from all over the country compete in the annual event held in Brainerd.

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Arrowhead 135 ultramarathon in northern MN kicks off in -25F temperatures

The race is considered one of the 50 most challenging races in the world.

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Union workers pack Capitol as 'right to work' proposal goes to Senate committee

Union members by the hundreds filed into the state Capitol on Monday morning as a group of Senate lawmakers discussed a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder for unions to organize. Critics of the bill say it would lower wages and cut benefits for middle-class families. Supporters say it would help businesses create new jobs.

Senate Judiciary Committee approves "right to work" bill 7-6

Over the chants of hundreds of union members opposing the bill, the committee passed a measure that would put the right to work issue on Minnesota's ballot in November. 23 states have enacted similar laws that make union membership voluntary, rather than compulsory.

Tax levy hikes expected on both sides of river

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman says he'll propose to increase the city's property tax levy by about 2 percent. Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak's spokesman says he's aiming for a tax levy increase of less than 3 percent.

Both sides criticize Anoka-Hennepin proposal to replace sexual orientation policy

About 60 people attended a school board meeting Monday night, and those who spoke had nothing good to say. Opponents of the current policy say the district would just be replacing one vague policy with another and also said the word "controversial" could stigmatize gay and lesbian students. Critics on the other side said changing the policy would open the door to "pro-homosexual teaching."