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Driver dies after crashing into carwash near Willmar

Authorities believe alcohol and drugs were factors in the crash.


Man missing since early this month ID'd as Mpls. homicide victim

Police said they have yet to make an arrest in the shooting.


Authorities ID man fatally shot, left at HCMC

Police have yet to announce an arrest in the killing.


Cities 97.1 morning host Keri Noble leaving the station

The local singer said she will be focusing on her dozens of voice students she's been instructing.


Trump honors Minnesota's Alan Page with Medal of Freedom

The retired state Supreme Court justice, Vikings legend and tireless philanthropist was among seven honored in a White House ceremony with the nation's most prestigious civilian honor.


Driver charged in alleged 'road rage' incident with Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins

Olympic skier said Afton incident easily could have turned tragic.


Fire destroys Zup's, the only grocery store in Cook, Minn.

Loss of a much-loved Iron Range food store brings an outpouring of sympathy.


North Memorial had right to rescind job offer to nurse who wanted Sabbath off, court rules

The medical center presented evidence that such an accommodation was "not feasible," the ruling said.


Doe rescued from icy lake by White Bear firefighter

Doe had nowhere to go until a firefighter went in the frigid waters and made the save.


Neighbor IDs man shot dead in Plymouth; ex-prosecutor from N.M. jailed

The shooting occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 3100 block of Walnut Grove Lane, police said.