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Rachel Vrudny, an educator who battled adversity with optimism, dies of COVID-19 complications at 60
Vrudny, of Brainerd, was adventurous and tough despite a lifetime of health problems, her father said.
Nine wilderness campers from St. Paul are happy to be alive and healthy after a storm's swirling winds uprooted trees all around them in their Boundary Waters campsite Wednesday evening.
Lisa Luokkala last worked as a senior parks planner for the city of Duluth.
Three officers struggled to contain a man on the ground with one officer delivering knee strikes, chief said.
The casinos are following the lead of others in Minnesota which opened at the end of May.
Budget woes mean not enough staff to maintain some facilities, city leaders said.
The zoo will reopen Friday.
Politicians, civil rights legends and pro athletes joined family members at a Minneapolis memorial to mourn George Floyd, the man whose death after being pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police last week sparked global outrage.
Gov. Tim Walz talked of pulling back a portion of more than 7,000 National Guard members that had been called in to help quell violence in the metro area. Hours were reduced on a Twin Cities curfew, and officials planned to leave freeways open.
"Maximum service with a minimum interface" was how one resort's general manager described the way forward with summer about to kick off.