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2 men charged in St. Paul bar shootout that left 1 dead

Oct. 11, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two men were charged Monday in connection with a weekend shootout at a busy St. Paul bar that left one woman dead and 14 people injured. Police say Marquisha Wiley, 27, of St. Paul, was killed early Sunday when gunfire broke out at the Seventh...

1 killed, 14 wounded in shootout at Minnesota bar

Oct. 10, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A shootout at a busy bar in St. Paul, Minnesota, early Sunday left a woman dead and 14 other people wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened shortly after midnight at the Seventh Street Truck Park bar. Police said preliminary information...

Kaprizov brings 'it' factor, fresh leader to recharged Wild

Sep. 29, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild get to play a full schedule again, in front of a full house. The crowds coming back after the pandemic-altered, empty-arena season will this time have a main attraction: Kirill Kaprizov. “He's kind of got...

Minnesota solar projects stalled due to Xcel Energy's delays

Sep. 25, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of Minnesota solar projects stalled due to delays by Xcel Energy has ballooned to more than 300, with a backlog of applications that solar industry leaders say will take decades to clear at the utility’s current pace. In one case in...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Sep. 08, 2021 07:13 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. September 4, 2021. Editorial: Require vaccination for state’s K-12 teachers Thwarting an evolving virus requires evolving strategies. Shots for educators is one of them. It is ludicrous that upcoming...

As coal fades, Northwest Colorado's economy looks to tourism

Sep. 04, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) — The 10 rafts are secured to the banks of the Green River. The tents are up. The sun is setting over the sandstone canyon walls. As 30 rafters dig into steaming bowls of chili, it’s time to start planning for the future. How can...

Crane collapse causes power outage as temps reach mid-90s

Jul. 23, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — A crane fell over at a construction site in the Minneapolis suburb of Lexington on Friday, causing a power outage for nearly 900 customers in the area as temperatures climbed into the mid-90s. There were no injuries reported. A dispatch supervisor...