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The Minnesota DNR is asking boaters to take some extra time this holiday weekend to make sure boats and equipment are clean going in, and coming out of lakes and rivers to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Attorneys for two men facing a possible life prison sentence for plotting to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group are asking a judge to consider allowing them to participate in a de-radicalization program.
Police say a 15-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in the parking lot of a pizza restaurant in Rochester. Witnesses told police a fist fight broke out in the parking lot of Domino's Pizza about 12:30 a.m. Friday.
State safety officials say the Fourth of July weekend is the deadliest holiday for drunken driving crashes in Minnesota. Last year, four people died in crashes involving an intoxicated driver during the holiday weekend and 421 motorists were arrested for drunken driving.
The White Sox beat the Twins 6-5 in Chicago Thursday afternoon. J.B. Shuck singled in the go-ahead run against Twins' reliever Fernando Abad in the bottom of the 8th inning to break the 5-all tie. The Twins rallied from a 5-2 deficit to tie the game in the 7th inning.
On nearly 90 percent of days last year, one or more states were flying the American flag at half-staff to memorialize the deaths of military members, public officials, police, first responders, prominent citizens, and victims of mass killings and disasters, The Associated Press found in analyzing information requested from all 50 states and the federal government.
A woman is accused of hiding a machete her boyfriend allegedly used to decapitate a man she said raped her. Prosecutors on Thursday charged the 22-year-old woman with being an accomplice to second-degree murder after the fact and with third-degree assault.
Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Wright County this (Thursday) afternoon.
Minnesota's medical marijuana program is almost running at full strength. The state's two final dispensaries are set to open Friday in St. Paul and Hibbing.
A former St. Cloud State University athlete will be competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. Track and field standout Heather Miller-Koch is in the heptathlon competition.
Hundreds of relatives, neighbors and friends gathered at a cemetery in a western Minnesota city to say good-bye to two young boys whose bodies were found in a nearby lake hours earlier. The bodies of 11-year-old Ahmed Hashi and 10-year-old Idris Hussein were recovered from Foot Lake in Willmar Tuesday night.
Minnesota voters will be asked this fall whether state lawmakers should be setting their own salaries, or whether those decisions should be made by an independent citizens commission.
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe is denouncing county officials' decision to end a law enforcement agreement between the Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office and the Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police. A statement from the Native American tribe says the Mille Lacs County Board voted last week to end the agreement without prior warning or discussion.
The Saint Cloud Rox lost game two of the double header 6-3 against the Willmar Stingers Tuesday night at Bill Taunton Stadium. The Rox are now 20-9 on the season.
Two men were arrested after deputies found two ounces of Methamphetamine and two firearms in a Litchfield home.
Authorities say the death of a person found after a Moorhead house fire is suspicious.