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Craft launches bid for Congress

Craft launches bid for Congress

Jul 14, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A political newcomer from Eagan is announcing plans to run for Congress as a Democrat in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District. Read More...

Heavy rain floods streets, cuts power

Heavy rain floods streets, cuts power

Jul 14, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A rainstorm that dropped more than 4 inches of rain in parts of eastern Minnesota has flooded streets and knocked out power to thousands of customers. Read More...

Crumbling library closes indefinitely

Crumbling library closes indefinitely

Jul 14, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A library in north Minneapolis is being closed for repairs after ceiling tiles began falling down. Read More...

MnDOT app helps drivers

MnDOT app helps drivers

Jul 14, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Information about Minnesota highway construction, crashes and other road incidents is now just a swipe of your smart phone away with a new app from the state Department of Transportation. Read More...

Zebra Mussels Found In Whitefish Chain of Lakes

Zebra Mussels Found In Whitefish Chain of Lakes

Jul 14, 2013 at 6:06 am

State wildlife officials say adult zebra mussels have been found in Cross Lake and Lower Hay Lake, two of the 14 lakes in the Whitefish chain in central Minnesota. Read More...

Drive By Shooting Leaves One Dead

Drive By Shooting Leaves One Dead

Jul 14, 2013 at 6:06 am

Minneapolis police say someone in one vehicle pulled up next to another car and opened fire, striking two women. One died from her wounds and the other was in serious condition. Read More...

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

Jul 14, 2013 at 6:06 am

Jurors have found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Read More...

Sartell police call off pursuit

Sartell police call off pursuit

Jul 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes says officers from his department were involved in a brief police pursuit Friday involving a stolen SUV, with speeds reaching up to 100 miles per hour. Read More...

Plymouth apartment building fire probed

Plymouth apartment building fire probed

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a multiple-alarm fire at a Plymouth apartment building that displaced residents of at least 20 units. Read More...

Duncan to visit Minnesota Tuesday

Duncan to visit Minnesota Tuesday

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL,, Minn. (AP) Minnesota is getting a visit from the nation's education chief as he makes a pitch for expanded government spending on early childhood learning programs. Read More...

Mosquito population explodes

Mosquito population explodes

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Twin Cities metropolitan area is suffering through a mosquito population explosion. Read More...

Twins dismal stretch continues

Twins dismal stretch continues

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

NEW YORK (AP) Another opportunity wasted, Justin Morneau slammed his bat on home plate and gave his batting helmet a serious toss. Read More...

Ex teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

Ex teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) A former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher has pleaded guilty to seven counts for sexually abusing six students at the Faribault boarding school. Read More...

Severe storms pound NW Minnesota

Severe storms pound NW Minnesota

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) A line of powerful thunderstorms caused significant damage as it moved through the northwestern Minnesota city of Thief River Falls on Friday evening. Read More...

Man sentenced in Kandiyohi Co killing

Man sentenced in Kandiyohi Co killing

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) A man has been sentenced to 25 1/2 years in prison for his role in a fatal confrontation on a Kandiyohi County farm in 2011. Read More...

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