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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to visit Worthington Thursday
District 518 board hears news of Prairie Elementary activities
Sunset Park is headquarters for Saturday swim, hockey
City sees increase in commercial and residential development in 2016
Worthington man sentenced for first-degree criminal sexual conduct
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Gymnastics: Trojans score over 141, top Blue Earth Area
Prep sports roundup: Marshall tops JCC boys basketball team again
WHS basketball: Trojans claim fourth straight in win over New Ulm
Prep roundup: Two late goals lift LS-H/SP past Luverne
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
Letter: Changes needed in charitable gaming taxation
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Column: Restoring checks and balances
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Looking Back: 2007 -- Hoffman, Hagen earn special Chamber honors
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A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
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November 29, 2016
Woodbury officers who mistakenly shot man in standoff ask for civil suit dismissal
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A federal lawsuit against three Woodbury police officers who mistakenly shot and killed a St. Paul man may be dismissed before going to trial. Last year, Tawana Henderson, the mother of Mark Eric Henderson Jr., filed a suit alleging excessive force, indifference...
November 29, 2016 - 8:15pm
November 17, 2016
Costs of protests over Castile shooting reach $2M
ST. PAUL — Protests over the fatal Jul. 6 police shooting of Philando Castile have cost the St. Paul nearly $2 million. As of Wednesday, related protests have cost the city just over $1.9 million, with more than $1.75 million in police costs, said Tonya Tennessen, the mayor’s...
November 17, 2016 - 8:45pm
November 16, 2016
Police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile charged with manslaughter
ST. PAUL — In a stunning decision that shook police and protesters alike, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile was charged with manslaughter in his death — the first Minnesota officer in recent memory charged in such an incident. “Unreasonable fear cannot justify the...
November 16, 2016 - 8:11pm
October 21, 2016
Officers involved in Jamar Clark shooting will not be disciplined
MINNEAPOLIS -- The two officers involved in last November’s shooting of Jamar Clark will not be disciplined, police chief Janee Harteau said at a Friday, Oct. 21 press conference. The decision comes after a months-long internal investigation and is in line federal and state investigations...
October 21, 2016 - 8:28pm
September 30, 2016
Three dead, another injured in shooting inside Minneapolis apartment
MINNEAPOLIS — A suspected domestic-related homicide on Friday, Sept. 30, has left one man and two teens dead in a south Minneapolis apartment. A fourth person, an adult woman, sustained “significant injuries” before she was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment...
September 30, 2016 - 3:59pm
September 25, 2016
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police are investigating an East Side shooting that killed one girl and sent another to a hospital Sunday morning. Responding to a report of shots fired about 7:30 a.m., officers found two young female victims in an alley near the intersection of Walsh Street...
September 25, 2016 - 11:22pm
August 28, 2016
Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
SPICER -- A 38-year-old Lake Lillian man was arrested early Sunday after shots were fired outside Zorbaz restaurant in Spicer. According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy heard numerous gunshots in the area of Zorbaz a few minutes after 2 a.m.Zorbaz’...
August 28, 2016 - 9:17pm
August 10, 2016
Florida officer kills woman from Minnesota during police role-play
A Florida police officer shot and killed a 73-year-old Minnesota native in a "tragic accident" during an exercise with local residents that was meant to involve simulated lethal force, authorities said on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Mary Knowlton, originally of Austin, Minn., according to...
August 10, 2016 - 9:34pm
August 4, 2016
Names released in Alexandria officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles northeast...
August 4, 2016 - 9:23pm
August 2, 2016
Officer shoots, kills suspect in downtown Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- One person is dead after an officer shot a suspect in downtown Alexandria during an undercover investigation Tuesday, Aug. 2. Law enforcement was called about about 2:15 p.m. to the 300 block of Irving Street. According to the Alexandria Police Department, the Bureau...
August 2, 2016 - 9:03pm
August 1, 2016
Woman shot in head in bullet-riddled minivan is in stable condition
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 28-year-old Luverne, Minn., woman who was shot in the back of the head in her bullet-riddled minivan as she was apparently fleeing from a party early Saturday is in stable condition at Sanford Hospital, but is not talking to police. Police spokesman Sam Clemens...
August 1, 2016 - 9:12pm
July 26, 2016
Lauderdale man charged with shooting at five Somali men
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Lauderdale, Minnesota, man is accused of making a profane comment about Islam and then shooting at five Somali men in Minneapolis in June. Anthony J. Sawina, 26, was charged Friday in Hennepin County District Court with five counts of assault with a dangerous weapon....
July 26, 2016 - 9:42pm
July 10, 2016
Demonstrators flood interstate to protest Castile shooting
ST. PAUL -- In a church, a park and on Interstate 94, Twin Cities residents on Saturday demanded accountability and pleaded for change in the wake of another person of color killed during an interaction with police. A nearly all-white congregation of about 170 filled Falcon Heights...
July 10, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 8, 2016
Minnesota prosecutor says police practices must change after shooting
ST. PAUL -- A county prosecutor investigating the police shooting of a black motorist in Minnesota on Friday, July 8, said law enforcement authorities in his state and nationwide must improve practices and procedures to prevent future such tragedies, regardless of the outcome of his...
July 8, 2016 - 9:15pm
Jeronimo Yanez, an ‘all-around good guy,’ fired fatal shots in Castile incident
VADNAIS HEIGHTS -- The shades were drawn and the windows dark Friday at the Vadnais Heights home of Jeronimo Yanez, the St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile on Wednesday. Flowers filled a pot near the home’s front steps, and a wreath was hung on the front...
July 8, 2016 - 9:10pm