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March 23, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Highway 100 in Edina was closed in both directions for an apparent standoff for hours Saturday afternoon before being opened back up around 2 p.m. SWAT teams on the scene between Highway 62 and Excelsior Blvd. negotiated with the driver, who stayed inside a pick-up truck and was uncooperative with...
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Sloane Martin
March 22, 2019 - 4:32 pm
After the February budget forecast revealed a smaller surplus than expected from December , Gov. Tim Walz adjusts his budget proposal. He’s cutting $131 million from the i nitial $49 billion plan , keeping administration staples such as affordable housing, education , opioid treatment. It includes...
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March 20, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Despite efforts to educate the public about how to prevent car pedestrian accidents in St Paul, there's another fatality. It happened Thursday near the State Capitol. Authorities say a man was hit by a car that was heading east on Kellogg near John Ireland boulevards. The name of the victim is not...
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March 20, 2019 - 7:53 am
MNDot crews are going to repair the growing pothole problem on 35W north south of downtown Minneapolis, but that means lane closures. Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 35W north will be reduced to one lane between 46th Street and 94, so expect delays. Potholes are at their worst in the spring. But...
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Sloane Martin
March 20, 2019 - 5:46 am
Residents living along rivers and streams in Minnesota are preparing for the imminent rising waters. Some flood-prone areas are already seeing the water over their banks. Places like Henderson, Minn., sees its share of floods in a typical year, but Fire Chief Randy Tiegs tells WCCO-TV this year,...
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Sloane Martin
March 20, 2019 - 5:36 am
Where you live in Minnesota has an impact on how well and how long you live, according to a study released Tuesday from the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . "Someone in Mahnomen County is about three to four times more likely to die prematurely, to die before age 75...
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