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Man hospitalized after being shot by St. Paul police officer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a St. Paul police officer responding to a domestic assault report Saturday night shot a man who had been walking around naked and weilding a steak knife. The incident began shortly before 8 p.m. when police responded to a call about a vehicle crash. ...

Man arrested after wounding 3 people in Albert Lea shooting

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Albert Lea say they arrested a 21-year-old man Sunday accused of shooting three people, including a police officer. Police responded to a noise complaint at an apartment complex shortly before 2:30 a.m., according to the Albert Lea Tribune. The officer ...

Bridgewater, Panthers leave Minnesota with frustrating loss

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had just given them the gift of a muffed punt, and the Carolina Panthers were on the verge of a gritty victory — against Teddy Bridgewater's original team, no less. With a three-point lead and 1:54 remaining, Bridgewater dropped back to pass on ...

Walz indicates bipartisan COVID relief could come next week

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz said Wednesday that a bipartisan pandemic relief package may materialize as soon as next week to provide assistance to businesses hurt by the shutdown meant to slow the spread of the virus Walz said during a tour of a Brooklyn Park warehouse facility where he ...

Minneapolis police: Man shot and killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police reported that a man was shot and killed early Thursday in Minneapolis. Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the northern part of the city and found a man with a gunshot wound. Police and paramedics provided him medical aid, but he died at the ...

Minnesota tribes file to halt pipeline build amid pandemic

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP) — Two Native American tribes in northern Minnesota are asking state regulators to stop the imminent construction of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement because it increases the risk of coronavirus infections spreading. The Red Lake and White Earth ...

Walz, House GOP, push for quick aid for hard-hit businesses

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled separate relief proposals for small businesses that have been hit the hardest by new restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Walz said the package ...

Minnesota issues another approval for disputed oil pipeline

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota regulatory panel on Tuesday signed off on Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, leaving only one minor state permit to go before construction can begin. The independent Public Utilities Commission notified ...

Minnesota certifies Biden win, state voter turnout nears 80%

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's state canvassing board unanimously certified the state's election results Tuesday, an ordinarily routine task that drew closer attention due to President Donald Trump's efforts to delay it in key states. Joe Biden defeated ...

Sanford replaces CEO after controversial email about masks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest was replaced Tuesday, less than a week after telling employees that he had recovered from COVID-19 and was not wearing a mask around the office. Sanford Health said in a release that it has ...