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Shelter-in-place meant for a single Minnesota block sent through county that includes Minneapolis

Apr. 23, 2024 09:53 AM EDT

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. (AP) — A shelter-in-place alert meant for only a single block in a Minneapolis suburb was inadvertently sent throughout Minnesota's most populous county. Police officers in Robbinsdale responded at around 6:30 p.m. Monday to a possible armed domestic situation,...

Polaris Inc: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 23, 2024 06:16 AM EDT

MEDINA, Minn. (AP) — MEDINA, Minn. (AP) — Polaris Inc. (PII) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $3.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Medina, Minnesota-based company said it had profit of 7 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and amortization costs,...

Minnesota and other Democratic-led states lead pushback on censorship. They're banning the book ban

Apr. 23, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As a queer and out youth, Shae Ross was alarmed when she heard that conservative groups were organizing in her community to ban books dealing with sexuality, gender and race. So she and her friends got organized themselves, and helped persuade their school board to make it...

Minnesota state senator arrested on suspicion of burglary

Apr. 22, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A state senator and former broadcast meteorologist was arrested on suspicion of burglary early Monday in the northwestern Minnesota city of Detroit Lakes, police said. Democratic Sen. Nicole Mitchell, 49, of Woodbury, was being held in the Becker County Jail on...

Walz appointments give the Minnesota Supreme Court its first female majority in decades

Apr. 22, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz named two women to the Minnesota Supreme Court on Monday, which will give the state's highest court its first female majority in three decades. When they take their seats in the coming months, all seven justices will have been appointed by Democratic governors. ...

Lod helps Minnesota United beat Charlotte 3-0, ending 13-match unbeaten run at home

Apr. 21, 2024 20:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robin Lod had a goal and two assists and Minnesota United ended Charlotte FC's 13-match unbeaten run at home dating to last season with a 3-0 victory on Sunday night. It was the first meeting between Minnesota United (4-2-2) and Charlotte (3-4-2), which...

Jokic, Gilgeous-Alexander and Doncic picked as the NBA's MVP finalists. Wemby up for 2 trophies, too

Apr. 21, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

Nikola Jokic is one step closer to winning a third MVP award in the last four seasons. Victor Wembanyama is surely on his way to a trophy — or maybe two. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander might get a couple of his own as well. The NBA revealed the finalists for most of the league's...

Emerance Maschmeyer stops 35 and Brianne Jenner has a hat trick as Ottawa beats Minnesota 4-0

Apr. 20, 2024 21:57 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — From start to finish, Emerance Maschmeyer was Ottawa’s best player making 35 saves in a 4-0 win over Minnesota on Saturday night. Captain Brianne Jenner registered a hat trick, while Ashton Bell scored the other goal for Ottawa (8-0-6-6). ...

T-wolves take NBA's best defense into series vs. Suns, but can it stop Durant-Booker-Beal trio?

Apr. 19, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Defense has been far more of an afterthought than an asset over the checkered history of the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have the second-fewest wins in the NBA since their entry 35 years ago and have advanced out of the first round of the playoffs only once. This...

Judge drops some charges against ex-Minnesota college student feared of plotting campus shooting

Apr. 19, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed some of the most serious charges against a former Minnesota college student who police and prosecutors feared was plotting a campus shooting. Waylon Kurts, of Montpelier, Vermont, who was then a student at St. Olaf College in...