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Associated Press, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

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Feds deny Minnesota request for aid to rebuild after unrest

MINNEAPOLIS — The federal government has denied a request from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for federal funds to rebuild and repair fire damage from the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:26 pm

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Special session renews hopes for those seeking state money

MINNEAPOLIS — The city of Bemidji has a problem: firefighter training that used so-called “forever chemicals” has left the city’s water supply so contaminated that ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, July 11, 2020 9:39 am

Gophers/NCAA

Big Ten scraps nonconference football games due to pandemic

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:33 am

Sports

Byron Buxton: ‘I’ve got no limit’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) An array of injuries was largely responsible for the blight on the first five years of Byron Buxton’s still-promising major league career, with ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:32 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Medical experts: Floyd’s speech didn’t mean he could breathe

MINNEAPOLIS — As George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:01 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Judge imposes gag order on attorneys in George Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS — A judge on Thursday imposed a gag order on attorneys in the case involving four former Minneapolis police officers who are charged in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:17 pm

News

Authorities: 1 dead after tornadoes hit western Minnesota

DALTON — Two powerful tornadoes damaged farms, left one person dead and at least one other injured in western Minnesota as severe storms moved across ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:57 am

News

Minnesota health officials warn against ‘COVID parties’

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials are warning against people holding or attending “COVID parties” as a way to share exposure to the coronavirus. “This is ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:28 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

1 officer charged in George Floyd death seeks case dismissal

MINNEAPOLIS — An attorney for one of four Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd is asking to have his client’s case ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:47 pm

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Minnesota headed for another special session next week

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz is prepared to call Minnesota lawmakers into a special session that would begin Monday. The session is triggered by ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:52 pm

Sports

NHL plans to resume play August 1 with new deal

The NHL is in position to resume playing in less than a month — with 24 teams in action, all in Canada — and could ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:30 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Florida killer pleads not guilty to husband’s slaying in Minnesota

A southern Minnesota woman convicted of killing a woman in Florida to assume her identity pleaded not guilty before a judge in her home state ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:19 pm

News

Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:00 am

News

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

WASHINGTON — The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money from a program that was designed to ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, July 6, 2020 4:08 pm

News

Minnesota driver’s manual updates text for legal gun owners

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota public safety officials are updating the state’s driver’s manual to give motorists who are legally carrying firearms some guidance on what to ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, July 6, 2020 1:34 pm

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