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Litchfield: Gopher commit will be MLB Draft pick

Eddie Estrada's immediate future is in the Northwoods League with the Willmar Stingers, but the Golden Gopher commit could soon find himself in a Major League Baseball organization. Fresh off his senior year at Litchfield High School, Estrada is expected to picked in this week's MLB Draft. The Twins, Dodgers, Red Sox, Reds and other teams have been keeping an eye on him.

– Read more from the West Central Tribune

Rochester: High jumper breaks her own state record

Andy Jacobs, a junior track and field star at Rochester Century High School, broke her own state record at the State Tournament on Saturday. Jacobs cleared 13-feet, 1-inch in the pole vault, breaking the state record she set as a freshman by one inch.

– Read more from the Post Bulletin

Eau Claire: Lucky to be alive

Joey Greshik just took third in the 110 meter hurdles at the Wisconsin state track and field tournament. But the kid from Eau Claire, just seven years ago, nearly died when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Greshik now says he eats whatever he wants because he has tremendous control over the disease.

– Read more from the Winona Daily News

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2 armed suspects rob victim at U of M concert hall

The two suspects pointed guns at the victim.

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Nine police agencies called in for crowd control after 2 shot in West St. Paul

Police say a large group "attempted to take control" of part of the crime scene.

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Brooklyn Center approves $1.3M public safety budget, including policing reforms

The city will use some money from the police department for the new programs.

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Snow impacting morning commute across southern Minnesota

A quick inch could make a bit of a mess on the roads.

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Minnesota United star allegedly hit teen with gun in Argentina

The 26-year-old could face charges in Argentina.

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Hawks bury Timberwolves in 3-point barrage

Without D'Angelo Russell, the Wolves couldn't keep up with the Hawks.

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Kirk Ciarocca returning to Gophers as offensive coordinator

The architect of the 2019 offense will look to revive the Gophers.

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Klobuchar says Congress should pass law to protect abortion rights

Her comments came as the Supreme Court appears poised to weaken — or gut — Roe v. Wade

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Minneapolis woman missing a week is found safe

The 36-year-old hasn't been seen or heard from recently.

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Hello, winter: List of the coldest wind chills in MN Monday morning

The state went from a relatively mild start of the season, to downright frigid wind chills.

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1 CWD-positive deer in Brainerd Lakes area, so surveillance will continue

The CWD monitoring measures were supposed to end after this year.

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MN program will train, hire 1,000 nursing assistants for long-term care

The facilities are facing a severe staffing shortage.

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