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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Rolling Stones' concert tomorrow (Sunday) at U-S Bank Stadium re-ignited debate whether one of their most famous songs was inspired by a Minnesota encounter. Legend says Mick Jagger on the Stones' first U-S tour in 1964 was in an Excelsior drug store for a prescripti… Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Minnesota State Patrol is welcoming 34 new state troopers. There was a graduation ceremony Friday at the U of M for the cadets who completed the 63rd Training Academy. The class is part of a State Patrol program designed to recruit people with no law enforcement expe… Read more

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(Lindstrom, MN) -- Republican state Senator Mark Koran from North Branch in east-central Minnesota is asking people to donate to a family in Lindstrom that faces federal criminal charges stemming from the January 6th insurrection at the U-S Capitol. The Star Tribune reports Koran posted a li… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) U.S. Senator Tina Smith was in the area Friday for roundtable discussions on various issues. First she was in Litchfield for a discussion on rural healthcare, then it was on to Willmar to hold a discussion with 30 or so business and government leaders on broadband. Smith says t… Read more

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(Litchfield MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health Friday reported 2150 more cases of coronavirus and 22 more COVID-19-related deaths. One of those victims was a person in their late 80s from Meeker County. Locally, there were 16 cases reported in Stearns County, 10 in Renville, 8 in Kandiy… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota legislators continue to disagree about how to best address the recent increase in violent crime in the metro and throughout the state. At a Senate hearing Thursday, law enforcement officials testified there are not enough police and new candidates for careers in l… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth to three-point-seven percent in September. Department of Employment and Economic Commissioner Steve Grove says more unemployed Minnesotans moved into the workforce last month. Grove says we knew that coming into fall with kids… Read more

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The undefeated Willmar Cardinals Boys Soccer team (17-0-2) ranked #2 in the state according to the latest QRF rankings at minnesota-scores.net received the fourth seed in the Class AA state tournament.  Read more

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MattGush/iStock(GEORGIA) -- One person is dead and seven others injured after a shooting at an off-campus party near a Georgia university.The incident occurred early Saturday morning in Fort Valley, near Fort Valley State University, authorities said.Several students suffered non-life-threat… Read more

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Myung J. Chun-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Robert Durst has been charged in Westchester County with the murder of his former wife, Kathie, who disappeared in 1982, according to the district attorney's office.A criminal complaint was filed Tuesday of this week."The Westchester County Distri… Read more

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