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(St. Paul, MN)  --  For the first time in more than a century, Sunday liquor sales return to Minnesota stores next week.  The law changes July 2nd.  Some stores say they will opt to remain closed, but they are in the minority.  Private operators have resisted, worrying the Sunday sales will … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A teen faces charges of assaulting a police officer after an incident early Friday morning at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Police Chief Jim Felt says just before 1 a.m. an officer tried to talk to a suicidal 17-year-old male at the cemetary on Northwest Gorton Avenue when the … Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade have apologized to police for asking officers to minimize their participation in Sunday's annual event in downtown Minneapolis due to tensions over the shooting of Philando Castile. Twin Cities Pride officials said today (Friday… Read more

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(St. Louis Park, MN) -- Former First Lady Michelle Obama will appear in the Twin Cities area September 10th in what's billed as a "moderated conversation." The Beth El Synagogue in Saint Louis Park has invited Obama to appear as part of its National Speaker Series. Tickets range from 100-dol… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Attorneys for Governor Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders have a filed a joint stipulation for continued funding for the Minnesota Legislature. If the court approves, operating costs would be covered for 90 days. Lawmakers sued the governor over his decision to … Read more

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(Atwater MN-) The Fifth Annual Tournament of Duty Golf Scramble and Bean Bag Toss takes place Saturday at Island Pine Golf Course in Atwater. It's a fundraiser which will benefit the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Program, The Eagles Healing Nest in Sauk Centre, and The Wounded Warrior Project. Th… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Destination Playground in Willmar has recieved a $100,000 donation in the form of a grant from the Minnesota Superbowl Host Committee. Dana Nelson with the MSHC attended the playground's ribbon-cutting ceremony at Robbin's Island Park this morning, and said they have been g… Read more

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(St. Cloud, MN) -- Police in Saint Cloud are trying to determine how a body turned up on the banks of the Mississippi River. Pedestrians found the body Thursday on the south side of a crossing bridge. The victim's name was not immediately released. Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau says she's frustrated by a decision to ban officers from marching in Sunday's Twin Cities' gay pride parade. Organizers asked police officers not to march after Saint Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted last week in the dea… Read more

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(Blomkest MN-) An Atwater man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash south of Blomkest yesterday afternoon. The state patrol says at 2 p.m. 46-year-old Jose Penanaranjo was driving his van northbound on Highway 71, just south of the intersection with Highway 7, when he lost control and crashed in t… Read more

           Marion B. Manthei, age 92, of St. Anthony, MN, formerly of Willmar, died Friday a… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Three-time N-B-A All-Star Jimmy Butler may be the glue which bonds the Minnesota Timberwolves into a winner.  The team's fans and officials certainly hope so.  Butler is regarded in league circles as a top-15 player, a two-way talent and a 27-year-old star just enterin… Read more

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(Cleveland, OH)  --  Brian Dozier reached Cleveland closer Cody Allen for an eighth-inning home run, powering the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win Saturday night.  The Twins have taken two straight from the Indians after being swept by the same team at home last weekend.  The win cuts Cleveland'… Read more

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(Brooklyn, NY) -- Former Bulls All-Star wing Jimmy Butler is heading to Minneapolis. The Timberwolves acquired Butler from the Bulls last night for guards Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the seventh overall pick in Thursday's draft. Minnesota also got the 16th overall pick from Chicago and used i… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The White Sox avoided a three-game sweep with a 9-0 rout of the Twins in Minnesota. Nik Turley fell to 0-and-2 after failing to make it out of the big first inning. Minnesota stranded six men on base. The four-hour, 50-minute rain delay prior to the game was the longest … Read more

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