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Minnesota man dies after he was run over by Clydesdale horse

Jun. 27, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who planned to offer carriage rides at an event in St. Cloud was killed when he was trampled by one of the Clydesdale horses. St. Cloud police said the incident happened Sunday afternoon at the Municipal Athletic Complex. The 44-year-old man,...

Heavy rain closes roads in parts of central Minnesota

Jun. 24, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A deluge of rain in parts of central Minnesota has flooded streets and closed roads. Weather observers say more than 4 inches of rain fell overnight Thursday into Friday in St. Cloud where storm drains were unable to keep up with the downpour. ...

St. Cloud man charged with 12 felonies after police standoff

May. 26, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A St. Cloud man was charged Thursday with a dozen felony counts in regards to an eight-hour standoff with police where he allegedly fired a gun through a wall when officers were on the other side. Shawn L. Jacobs, 37, is charged with nine counts of...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

May. 25, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star-Tribune. May 20, 2022. Editorial: Better dealmaking at the Capitol Saving a chunk of surplus is prudent as the legislative session heads to the finish line. An end-of-session deal that promises to make needed investments in Minnesota...

Federal jury awards $111 million in MN personal injury case

May. 20, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury in Minnesota has awarded a college student more than $111 million in damages after concluding negligent care of his injured leg following surgery led to a permanent disability. The jury verdict this week, which could be one of the state's largest...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Apr. 20, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. April 17, 2022. Editorial: A complex fix for a crack in the justice system “Competency restoration” is hard but necessary. Legislative teamwork on it is commendable. Expect to hear a lot about public safety during the...