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Clarks Grove man sets goal to walk 100 miles for COVID-19 relief

CLARKS GROVE — A Clarks Grove man has garnered national attention this week after pledging to walk 100 miles in an effort to raise money ... Read more

2 hours ago by Tyler Julson.

Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protest

MINNEAPOLIS — Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station that the department was forced to abandon as three days of violent protests spread to nearby ... Read more

7 hours ago by Associated Press.

National Guard called to respond to Minneapolis violence

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard on Thursday as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced ... Read more

15 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

MINNEAPOLIS — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry ... Read more

22 hours ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota COVID-19 deaths near 1,000; new cases reported in area

Minnesota saw its largest increase in single-day deaths thus far in the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, according to data released from the Minnesota Department of ... Read more

24 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Murray files for a 2nd term on City Council

Incumbent 1st Ward Albert Lea City Councilor Rich Murray filed for reelection this week to another term on the council.  Murray, 62, said he has ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Stultz.

Despite ICU surge, Walz says peak ‘still a ways off’

Health officials expected an acceleration in the need for intensive care beds like the one that’s happening this week. Read more

1 day ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Diamond Jo to reopen Monday

Diamond Jo Casino announced this week it will reopen to the public on Monday, subject to final regulatory approval. Gaming operations will resume at 8 ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Pandemic disruptions taking a toll on farmers’ mental health

Todd Selvik wants to forget the trauma of putting down 500 pigs recently on his family’s farm.  Read more

1 day ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

US virus deaths top 100,000, caseloads rise in India, Russia

MOSCOW — As the United States crossed a somber landmark of 100,000 coronavirus cases, India registered record numbers Thursday while Russia continued to swiftly ease ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man’s death; 1 killed

MINNEAPOLIS — A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Building broken into, items stolen and other reports

A building was reported broken into and multiple items, including tools and guns, were reported missing at 7:26 a.m. Tuesday at 77783 209th St., Albert ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Pandemic pushes more people into insurance market

By Martin Moylan, Minnesota Public Radio News In March, David Doherty lost his job — and employer-paid health insurance — with Caliber Collision, an auto ... Read more

2 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Mayor: Officer who put knee on man’s neck should be charged

MINNEAPOLIS — The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges to be filed against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Council approves new warming house mural

The mural at the Lakeview Park warming house will soon be getting a new look thanks to an effort by two residents who are seeking ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

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