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Minnesota Agency Releases Updated Bike Trail Map

Minnesota officials have published an updated version of the state's bike trails map, along with bicycling highlights for every region of the state.

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Wayzata Police Officer Killed While Removing Road Debris

Authorities say a Wayzata police officer was struck and killed while trying to remove debris from a highway.

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Man Sentenced for Stabbing Death of Friend’s Grandfather

A Le Seuer man convicted in the stabbing death of his friend's grandfather has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.

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Dayton Says Eager to Mediate Veto Dispute

Gov. Mark Dayton says he's pleased by a Minnesota Supreme Court order that backed his veto of the Legislature's funding.

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Flags Lowered at Police Station Amid Reports of Officer Dead

Flags are flying at half-staff at a suburban Minneapolis police department amid reports that one of its officers was struck and killed by a vehicle.

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Authorities Search For Four Stolen Vehicles in Morrison County

Authorities in Morrison County are asking your help in finding four stolen vehicles.

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Minnesota Red Cross Volunteers Heading Toward Irma, Donations Needed

The Red Cross says as many as 20 relief workers from Minnesota have been deployed to the southeast United States in advance of Hurricane Irma's arrival. The organization says it's a massive effort to prepare for the most powerful Atlantic Ocean storm ever recorded.

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Patrol: Pickup Strikes 2 Walking Across Highway

Two people are hospitalized after they were hit by a pickup while walking across a highway. The Minnesota State Patrol say it happened just after 7:00 p.m. Thursday on Highway 12 in Waverly in Wright County.

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Mother, Son Deaths Ruled Suicide-Homicide

Authorities have identified the mother who hanged her 5-year-old son and then herself at her home in the Lake Minnetonka community of Orono. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office has determined Gina Summers died of suicide by ligature hanging on Monday.

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Maintenance Project to Cause Traffic Delays on Hwy 169

If you travel on Highway 169 between Zimmerman and Princeton, you should expect some slowdowns and delays starting next week.

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