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Boy, 9, dies after being pulled from Shorewood pool

June 29, 2016

SHOREWOOD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a swimming pool in suburban Minneapolis over the weekend. more »»

Man arrested in death of Hibbing man in northern Minnesota

June 28, 2016

DEER RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 36-year-old man in the death of another man in northern Minnesot. more »»

Indictment charges 3 men with bilking movie investors

June 28, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York indictment charges three men with misleading investors who contributed over $12 million toward producing film project. more »»

Mayo Clinic to overhauls governance models for facilities

June 28, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — The Mayo Clinic is overhauling the way it governs its facilities across southeast Minnesota.

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Jury convicts son of ex-Minneapolis nonprofit head of fraud

June 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury has convicted the son of a former executive of a now-defunct Minneapolis nonprofit of fraud. more »»

Prince estate lawyers get deadline to weigh in on DNA tests

June 28, 2016

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings about Prince's estate has set a deadline for attorneys to weigh in on protocols for genetic testing. more »»

Dayton appoints first American Indian to Supreme Court

June 28, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. more »»

McKeig to Minnesota Supreme Court; makes female majority

June 28, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has named a family court judge to the Minnesota Supreme Court. more »»

Dayton ready to name latest pick for state's highest court

June 28, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has his latest pick ready for Minnesota's highest court.

The governor was expected to name the newest justice to the Supreme Court Tuesday morning. more »»

Longtime Two Harbors business destroyed by fire

June 28, 2016

TWO HARBORS, Minn. (AP) — A Two Harbors landmark has been destroyed by fire.

The Dixie Bar, Grill and Bottle Shop on Highway 2 caught fire early Monda. more »»

6 hurt in Brooklyn Park apartment fire

June 28, 2016

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say six people have been hurt in an apartment fire in Brooklyn Park. more »»

Teen struck, killed in Forest Lake

June 28, 2016

FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A student leaving summer school classes in Forest Lake has died after she was hit by a car while crossing a highway. more »»

Ex-coach in southern Minnesota charged in shower filming

June 27, 2016

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) — A former basketball coach in southern Minnesota is accused of using a disguised camera to record naked boys in a locker room. more »»

AP Source: Timberwolves adding NBA's 1st Chinese owner

June 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is bringing in two new minority partners to his ownership group, including the NBA's first Chinese owner, a person with knowledge of th... more »»

Obama praises WNBA's Lynx for setting example for girls

June 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says this year's WNBA champions set an "outstanding example" for young women everywhere. more »»

AP Source: Timberwolves adding 1st Chinese minority owner

June 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is bringing in two new minority partners, including the NBA's... more »»

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

June 27, 2016

Star Tribune, June 24

Here's a way to save the legislative session

Discouraging words were the only ones heard from DFL Gov. more »»

Bemidji man charged in kidnapping of 5-year-old girl

June 27, 2016

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Bemidji man with kidnapping a 5-year-old girl who was found in a camper in the northern Minnesota woods last week. more »»

Bear killed by truck on northeast Iowa highway, agency says

June 27, 2016

WATERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a black bear has been killed by a truck on a highway in northeast Iowa. more »»

Allina Health offers new contract proposal to union nurses

June 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Allina Health says it's offering a new contract proposal to its union nurses who staff five hospitals in the Twin Cities area. more »»

Judge says no hurry in determining Prince claims

June 27, 2016

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge handling Prince's estate says he's in no hurry to decide who can get a slice of the superstar's fortun. more »»



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