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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

 

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