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Heavy Rain Brings Flooding Threat

Storms tracking through Minnesota include heavy rain and flooding. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for more than a dozen counties in the southern half of the state.

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DNR Confirms Second Starry Stonewort Infestation in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a second infestation of starry stonewort in the state.

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1 Man Arrested, Another at Large in Rochester Shooting

Police have one man in custody and are looking for another after the driver of a car was fatally shot in Rochester.

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Minority-Owned Companies Get Fraction Of State Business

Figures show minority-owned companies in Minnesota get a small fraction of state procurement work worth about $2 billion annually, despite a state program designed to help them win more of that business. Minorities were awarded $14.3 million, less than 1 percent of the state's total spending on everything from construction to food services between July 2014 and July 2015.

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Somali Activist Wins Minneapolis District Democratic Primary

A Somali activist could become the first Somali-American lawmaker in the nation after unseating one of the Minnesota Legislature's longest-serving members in a Democratic primary.

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UPDATE: Man Charged With Shooting Helicopter, Wounding Deputy

A 71-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter in northern Minnesota and injuring a Polk County sheriff's deputy.

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Jerry Carlson: Quality walleye like this are plentiful on Rainy Lake.
Jerry Carlson: Quality walleye like this are plentiful on Rainy Lake.
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Mille Lacs Catch-and-Release Walleye Season to Remain Open

Anglers have surpassed the walleye quota on Mille Lacs Lake, but fisheries managers are keeping the season open anyway.

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Wisconsin Man Charged In Hotel Standoff

A Wisconsin man has been charged in a St. Paul hotel standoff with police. Thirty-six-year-old Joshua Hacken, of Dresser, Wisconsin, is accused of pulling a gun on an employee at Days Inn Sunday when confronted in a hotel room.

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Minneapolis Police Make Changes Aimed at Defusing Conflicts

The Minneapolis Police Department has announced four policy changes aimed at defusing conflicts between officers and the public that can turn deadly.

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Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in Fosston

A Polk County sheriff's deputy has been shot near the northwestern Minnesota town of Fosston.

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