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Man Who Jumped Into River Rescued by Boat Near Red Wing

Emergency responders used boats to rescue a 21-year-old Wisconsin man who was seriously hurt after jumping into the Mississippi River near Red Wing. The Goodhue County sheriff's office says the accident happened shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday on a sand island in the river.

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Girl Struck, Seriously Hurt by Boat on Southern Minnesota Lake

Authorities say a 15-year-old Mankato girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a boat on East Jefferson Lake in southern Minnesota. The Le Sueur County sheriff's office says the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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Medical Marijuana, photo courtesy of the Minnesota News Network
Medical Marijuana, photo courtesy of the Minnesota News Network
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Medical Marijuana, Now Legal, Still Not Easy to Get for Some

Maria Botker has to drive 400 miles round-trip to buy the medical marijuana that treats her daughter Greta's rare seizure disorder. She's not the only Minnesotan making long drives. Just two facilities in Minneapolis and Eagan opened when Minnesota's new medical marijuana program launched this month.

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Zoo’s Grizzly Exhibit Reopens After Bear Cracks Barrier

The Minnesota Zoo's grizzly bear exhibit has reopened after one of the bears shattered a glass enclosure pane. The bears returned to their public habitat Saturday after spending 12 days behind the scenes while temporary repairs were made.

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Annandale Man Hurt in Wright County Motorcycle Crash

An Annandale motorcyclist is hurt after a broadside crash with a car on Saturday afternoon. The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. The State Patrol says 38-year-old Adam Myers of Annandale was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Highway 12 in Waverly at 6th Street South.

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Photo from Tim Parochka
Photo from Tim Parochka
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Meteorologists Confirm Tornado Struck West of Twin Cities

The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down near Watertown west of the Twin Cities overnight.

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Minnesota State Fair Talent Show Registration Closes July 27

Time is running out for those who want to show off their talents at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. The deadline to register for auditions for the fair's amateur talent contest is July 27 at 4 p.m.

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Pillsbury State Forest, photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Pillsbury State Forest, photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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Dayton Sees Storm Damage, Says Brainerd’s Open For Business

After meeting with resort owners who were hit by recent severe thunderstorms, Gov. Mark Dayton declared the Brainerd lakes area "open for business." Dayton visited the Brainerd area Friday. Reports say he took a helicopter survey of the damage and heard the concerns of resort owners.

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State Health Officials Warn of Potential Meningitis Outbreak

The Minnesota Department of Health is urging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated for meningococcal meningitis.

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Minneapolis Mayor Headed to Vatican, to Meet Pope Francis

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is part of a select group of U.S. city leaders headed to the Vatican for a conference next week, where they'll meet Pope Francis.

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