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  • Learfield News Service

(Roseville, MN) -- A former security guard faces charges after allegedly pepper-spraying an autistic man who was eating free cookies at a Ramsey County grocery store. Fifty-three Timothy Knutsen of St. Paul is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fifth-degree assault and disorderly conduct… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(St. Cloud, MN) -- A 40-year-old relative newcomer won a fourth-ballot victory to become chairperson of the Minnesota Republican Party Saturday. Jennifer Carnahan attended her first G-O-P caucus last year, then served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention. About 340 delegates g… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(Rochester, MN) -- Two teams at the Mayo Clinic are working furiously to develop what is called a "pan cancer" test which would sniff out several types of the disease. A home test for colon cancer is already completed. Both of the teams think a simple blood draw and analysis could offer a wa… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she thinks the city's police chief delayed telling her about a controversial appointment in the department. Hodges and Chief Janee' Harteau are at odds over the chief's appointment of Lieutenant John Delmonico to lead the Fourth Precin… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(St. Paul, MN) -- A Minnesota man charged with killing another man during an armed robbery says he has empathy for the victim, but he didn't kill him. Benjamin Lee Harris is serving as his own attorney in a Ramsey County trial. Prosecutors say Harris was the masked gunman who shot 41-year-ol… Read more

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<Douglas County Sheriff's Office> On April 28, 2017 at 5:32 PM the Douglas County Sheriff's Office was notified about a juvenile female that was in the water channel between Lakes Cowdry and Darling. Search efforts began immediately in the water and on the shore with further assistance… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- G-O-P House and Senate members are gearing up for an anticipated battle with Democratic Governor Mark Dayton in budget negotiations. Republican legislative leaders announced today (Friday) that they have agreed to a rough outline for a nearly 45-billion dollar, two-year bud… Read more

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(Bloomington, MN) -- Police in a Twin Cities suburb are investigating a fatal shooting that investigators say resulted from some sort of disturbance or struggle. Police in Bloomington were dispatched to an apartment building shortly before 11 P-M Thursday where a 19-year-old man was found de… Read more

  • JP Cola

(Willmar MN-) Saturday is National Drug Takeback Day, and Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog is urging people to participate. Hartog says anyone with leftover or unusued prescription drugs should take them out of their medicine cabinets and bring them out to the Kandiyohi County Law Enforce… Read more

  • JP Cola

(Willmar MN-) Four Twin Cities DFL Senators come to Willmar Saturday for a public town hall meeting. Senators Jason Isaacson of Shoreview, Assistant Minority Leader Susan Kent of Woodbury, Dan Schoen of St. Paul Park, and Melissa Wiklund of Bloomington will take a tour of the city, lead by l… Read more

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Marion LaVerne Haug, age 90, of Renville, died peacefully on W… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

  • Learfield News Service

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Minnesota United fail to maintain the momentum Saturday night, dropping a 1-0 decision to a San Jose Earthquake team which had been struggling coming in. The Loons' once-promising offense has gone silent. Florian Jungworth scored the only goal of the game for San Jose of… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Minnesota Gopher defensive back Jalen Myrick was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2017 N-F-L Draft. Myrick's 4.28 second timing in the 40 at the Combine was the fastest-ever for a Big Ten player. He finished his career with five intercept… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(Philadelphia, PA) -- The final day of the 2017 N-F-L Draft was a busy one for the Minnesota Vikings with nine picks, including four in the seventh round. Defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson of Iowa is seen as a run stopper, who can solidify the middle of the defensive line. Linebacker Ben Gedeo… Read more

  • Learfield News Service

(Kansas City, MO) -- A rainy Saturday in Kansas City leads to the game with the Royals being postponed. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader July 1st. The postponement means this will be a winning road trip, since the Twins took three of the first four games. That's a good … Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Philadelphia, PA) -- The Vikings will make their first pick of the NFL Draft tonight. Minnesota did not have a first-round selection last night, having traded it to the Eagles last year in the deal for quarterback Sam Bradford. The Vikes have one pick in the second round tonight, and two mo… Read more

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