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(St. Paul MN-) Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington says the arresting officer in the George Floyd Case has been taken into custody. Former Officer Derek Chauvin of Oakdale was arrested Friday by agents of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Minneapol… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Amid the riots and protests in The Twin Cities, the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The Minnesota Department of Health Friday reported 590 more cases and 29 more deaths. That brings the state's total to 23,531 cases and 996 deaths. Read more

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(Minneapolis MN-) An angry crowd broke into the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct headquarters Thursday night and set fire to the building, capping another day of protests, many of them violent, across the Twin Cities. The police station on E. Lake Street has been the epicenter … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Willmar School District will continue to provide meals for children even after the school year ends. Willmar School District Food Service Director Annette Derouin says they will be changing the bus routes they've been using for the past two months delivering meals to students... Read more

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(Olivia MN-)  Three area school districts will have commencement ceremonies today.   Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City will be having a "drive through" graduation at the ACGC High School Parking lot near Grove City.   Classes actually ended for students May 7th.   The ceremony begins at 6 p.m., foll… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) The members of the New House Republican Caucus (NHRC) have filed a lawsuit against Governor Tim Walz regarding the use of executive orders under the peacetime emergency declaration. Representative Tim Miller of Prinsburg is a member of the 4-person NHRC. The lawsuit contends t… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Protesters in Minneapolis have set fire to a police station. The precinct is where the four officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd had worked. Floyd died after one of the officers knelt on his neck for several minutes during Monday’s arrest. Demonstrators surrou… Read more

(Long Prairie, MN) -- A central-Minnesota meat processing plant is the latest in the state to report a coronavirus outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday 227 workers at Long Prairie Packing have coronavirus, now the third-largest outbreak at any workplace in the stat… Read more

 

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

(St. Paul, MN) -- The Wild have issued a statement regarding the death of George Floyd. The Wild announced they are saddened by the death of Floyd while sending thoughts and prayers to his family. The team also stated that everyone in the community deserves to feel safe and protected. Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Timberwolves are reacting to the death of George Floyd. Floyd, 46, died in police custody on Monday. Head coach Ryan Saunders discussed with ESPN the importance for white males to become more educated on the issues of racism. Saunders spoke about growing up in Minnes… Read more

(Undated) -- NFL owners are punting on a potential alternative to the onside kick. They tabled the idea for the second straight year during Thursday's video conference. Meanwhile, the league will experiment with expanded communication between the replay booth and on-field officials in the pr… Read more

(Undated) -- The Raiders and Titans will work remotely for a bit longer. The NFL is extending its virtual offseason through mid-June. It was set to end today. Commissioner Roger Goodell says they hope to have coaches back at team facilities by the end of next week according to local health g… Read more

(Concord, NC) -- Victory isn't escaping Chase Elliott this time around. Elliott was able to hold off the field as he took home the win at the NASCAR Alsco Uniforms 500. The win comes after Elliott was in a position to win the Coca-Cola 600 this past Sunday before a late caution forced him to… Read more

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