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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Minnesota Senate will vote on legislation to end the ban on Sunday liquor sales. The Senate bill differs from what has already cleared the House because it allows liquor stores to open at 11 a.m. instead of 10 a.m. Republican leaders in the Senate haven't yet said when … Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- A driver is in custody after a jogger was hit and killed by a vehicle in St. Paul. Police say the incident happened last night near Dayton Avenue and Mississippi River Boulevard when a man driving an SUV collided with the victim, who was in the crosswalk. The jogger died at… Read more

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(New London MN-) An Alaska man was hurt in a rollover crash northeast of New London Tuesday morning. The state patrol say 20-year-old Renny Nelson of Anchorage was driving his van eastbound on Highway 23 when he hit a frosty patch near 187th Avenue, crossed the westbound lanes and rolled in … Read more

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(Renville MN-) A South Dakota couple were hurt in a Renville County crash last night. The sheriff's office says just before 9 p.m. they got a report of a one vehicle accident at the intersection of Renville County Road 4 and Renville County Road 6, about 8 miles south of Renville. The driver… Read more

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(Manannah MN-) Fire destroyed a turkey barn and killed thousands of young turkeys in Meeker County yesterday. The sheriff's department says just before 12 noon they got a report of a turkey barn fire in the 61900 block of 363rd Street, Manannah Township. Meeker County Deputies, Eden Valley F… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A tow truck driver was frightened when she tried to reposses a car in Willmar yesterday and ran into two people with guns. Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt says the woman was in the process of repossessing the car at an address in Northwest Willmar when the owner confronted her an… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- About 15 congregations across Minnesota are preparing for people living in the U-S illegally to live at their churches long term. Minnesota Public Radio reports that the religious institutions, known as "sanctuary churches," have committed to helping such immigrants from be… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Advocates spent the whole day Tuesday at the State Capitol, pushing for legislation to combat opioid (OPE-ee-oid) addiction, which has become a major public health problem in the state. Willmar Representative Dave Baker, who lost his son six years ago, says people who become a… Read more

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Larry Tomes age 90 of Maynard passed away Tuesday, February 21… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Wild are getting an extended break until their next game. Minnesota will wrap up its eight-game homestand on Monday against the Los Angeles Kings. The Wild remain atop the Western Conference with 84 points, five more than Chicago. Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Timberwolves are back in action tomorrow as they host the Dallas Mavericks at Target Center. The 22-and-35 Wolves come out of the All-Star break three-and-a-half games behind Denver for the eighth and final playoff spot in the West. If the Wolves want to make a move,… Read more

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(Fort Myers, FL) -- The Twins continue spring workouts today in Fort Myers. Grapefruit League play begins tomorrow against the Tampa Bay Rays. Opening Day is April 3rd against the Royals at Target Field. Read more

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(College Park, MD) -- Dupree McBrayer led a balanced attack with 18 points off the bench to lead Minnesota to an 89-75 win at 24th-ranked Maryland. The Gophers outscored the Terrapins 55-to-40 in the second half. Minnesota is now 21-and-7 overall. The Gophers host Penn State on Saturday. Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Jonathan Toews [[ Taves ]] tallied a hat trick as the Blackhawks beat the Wild 5-3 at Xcel Energy Center. Mikael Granlund scored twice and Zach Parise also lit the lamp for Minnesota, which leads the Central Division with 84 points. The Wild host the LA Kings on Monday. Read more

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