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Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada-Borup 39, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 0 Adrian 28, Sleepy Eye 6 Aitkin 22, Two Harbors 14 Andover 42, Rogers 10 Anoka 24, Burnsville 7 ...

SD girl killed in Minnesota storms that spawned 2 tornadoes

Sep. 17, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A line of strong storms brought damaging winds and at least a couple tornadoes to Minnesota and western Wisconsin early Friday, causing at least one death. Authorities in Mankato say a 4-year-old girl died when a tree branch fell on a tent at a...

Early voting begins on Minneapolis policing ballot question

Sep. 17, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Early voting got underway in Minneapolis on Friday on a contentious ballot question over whether the city where George Floyd was killed should replace its police department with a new Department of Public Safety. Supporters of the proposed city...

Minnesota high court OKs ballot question on Minneapolis PD

Sep. 16, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday evening for voters in Minneapolis to decide on the future of policing in the city where George Floyd was killed, just ahead of the start of early and absentee voting. The state’s highest court...

Minnesota Supreme Court OKs ballot question on future of Minneapolis Police Department in wake of George Floyd’s death

Sep. 16, 2021 19:01 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Supreme Court OKs ballot question on future of Minneapolis Police Department in wake of George Floyd’s death.

Chauvin pleads not guilty to violating teen's civil rights

Sep. 16, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd pleaded not guilty Thursday to violating the civil rights of a teenager in a separate case that involved a restraint similar to the one used on Floyd. ...

Ex-cop's murder conviction reversed in 911 caller's death

Sep. 15, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home. In its ruling in the case of Mohamed...

Man accused in road rage killing 'too violent' to make court

Sep. 15, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The initial court appearance scheduled Wednesday for a Chicago man accused of fatally shooting a motorist on a Twin Cities highway in an apparent road rage incident was postponed after authorities said the defendant was too agitated to proceed. ...

Lawyer asks judge to toss new charge in Daunte Wright case

Sep. 15, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a new manslaughter charge against the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop this spring. Former Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter says she...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Sep. 15, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. September 8, 2021. Editorial: Consider COVID tests part of your duty to others Minnesota has prioritized no-cost, convenient options, and regular testing is key to controlling spread. Those who enjoyed...