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Looking for Fourth of July fireworks? We’ve got you covered

The state’s most populous city has ended its five-year Independence Day fireworks drought. At least, as long as the forecasted rainfall holds off. Minneapolis will bring back...

Audit: Only 60% of recipients in $500 million COVID program confirmed...

State auditors could confirm eligibility for only 60% of Minnesotans who participated in a $500 million frontline worker bonus program, a new report says. The...

Democratic legislator wants fewer special elections, longer appointments, on school boards

The newest member of the state legislature is carrying a bill that would expand the power of local school boards to appoint members to fill vacancies...

Shooting league calls DFL bill an ‘attack on a school-approved activity...

One of Minnesota’s fastest growing high school sports is in danger of becoming too expensive for its athletes if a bill circulating in the state House and...

Stillwater inmate pleads guilty to prison meth distribution conspiracy

A Stillwater correctional facility inmate has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring with a corrections officer to distribute methamphetamine inside the Stillwater, Minn.,...

Stillwater prison placed on lockdown after inmates take over unit

The Stillwater prison was placed on emergency lockdown Sunday morning after 80-100 inmates in one unit refused to return to their cells. The Department of...

HOA fines retired cop for flying pro-police flag

A retired St. Paul police officer has been fined by his homeowners association for flying a thin blue line flag in support of police...

New mandates could send districts into bankruptcy, superintendent says 

Minnesota’s “one-sided” government is on track to drive many school districts “off a fiscal cliff,” Stillwater Superintendent Dr. Michael Funk told the school board...

BCA investigating fatal police shooting of armed suspect in Stillwater Saturday

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred in the city of Stillwater, Minn., on Saturday afternoon. The...

Stillwater Middle School students encouraged to participate in LGBT ‘Day of...

Students at a local middle school are being encouraged to participate in a “day of silence” protest in support of the LGBTQ community. Day of...