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Minneapolis police reviewing punching of handcuffed man

August 16, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police are looking into a video that appears to show two uniformed city officers standing by as a bouncer repeatedly punches a handcuffed man lying face-down outsid... more »»

Former sports radio personality Jeff Dubay faces new charge

August 16, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay is in trouble with the law again, charged with felony assault in Washington County. more »»

Jury convicts former Mrs. America of swindling store

August 16, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Mrs. more »»

UnitedHealth CEO to step down after run of more than decade

August 16, 2017

UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month, promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to replace CEO Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation's largest health insurer since 2006. more »»

Target tops Street 2Q forecasts

August 16, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target is reporting second-quarter profit of $672 million, or $1.22 per share.

The adjusted earnings, removing one-time costs and benefits, was $1. more »»

Minnesota unions approve contract, raises for state workers

August 15, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of Minnesota's two massive public employee unions have ratified a new, two-year contract for the state's 30,000-plus worker. more »»

Minnesota residents concerned after quarry blasts

August 15, 2017

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Southern Minnesota residents are on edge after another quarry blast from a nearby mining operation sent a barrage of rocks through a neighborhood. more »»

Invasive weed starry stonewort reaches 1 more Minnesota lake

August 15, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A major search for an invasive aquatic weed that's new to Minnesota has found it in one more lak. more »»

Minnesota agents find no evidence in slain woman's home

August 15, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents show Minnesota investigators found nothing when they searched the home of an Australian woman shortly after she was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer. more »»

Minneapolis police find no evidence in slain woman's home

August 15, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents show that Minneapolis police found nothing when they searched the home of Justine Ruszczyk Damond shortly after an officer fatally shot her. more »»

Police searched home of Minneapolis woman killed by officer

August 15, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents show Minneapolis police searched the home of Justine Ruszczyk Damond shortly after she was fatally shot by an officer in an alley behind the house. more »»

Officials can't ID source of E. coli that struck siblings

August 14, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say they are unable to identify the source of an E. coli strain that killed a 3-year-old Wright County girl and sickened her older brother. more »»

Minnesota health insurers propose higher rates

August 14, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's four largest small-business health insurers are proposing average premium increases next year. more »»

2 killed in Mississippi River boat crash identified

August 14, 2017

STODDARD, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two people killed in a boating crash on the Mississippi River that also injured five others. more »»

Service held for receptionist killed in school collapse

August 14, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several hundred people gathered at a Minneapolis school for a memorial service in honor of the receptionist who was killed along with another employee in an explosion and... more »»

Patrol: Drunken driver doing 96 mph, 3 children in car

August 13, 2017

BALDWIN, Wis. (AP) — The State Patrol says a Minnesota man suspected of driving drunk with three children in the car was going nearly 100 mph before he was arreste. more »»

Buhl man drowns while trying to rescue dog

August 13, 2017

BUHL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Minnesota say a man has drowned while trying to rescue his dog from a water-filled mining pit.

The St. more »»

Minnesota may change how it grades school performance

August 13, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials have drafted a plan that would change how the state evaluates school performance. more »»

1 missing in fatal Mississippi River boat crash

August 13, 2017

STODDARD, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are searching the Mississippi River for a boater missing following a crash that killed one person and injured five other. more »»

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

August 13, 2017

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. more »»

Minnesota to work on online tool to help in opioid crisis

August 13, 2017

ST.CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are partnering with a search service to make information about addiction treatment openings available in real time to help fight the opioid epidemic. more »»



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