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Regulators Monitor Tritium Leak at Monticello Nuclear Plant
Minnesota regulators say they're monitoring the cleanup of a leak of 400,000 gallons of radioactive water from Xcel Energy's Monticello nuclear power plant.
Minnesota’s Projected Budget Surplus Unchanged from November
An updated forecast released Monday puts Minnesota's budget surplus at $17.5 billion, representing an overall improvement in the state's fiscal picture.
Central Minnesota Man Gets 2 Years Probation for Killing Bear in Backyard
A judge has sentenced a central Minnesota man accused of killing a 500-pound black bear in his backyard to probation and temporarily stripped him of his hunting privileges.
Police: 19-year-old Killed in Shooting at Mall of America
Police say a 19-year-old man was killed during a shooting at the Mall of America that sent frightened customers at the nation's largest shopping center racing into a lockdown just before the holiday weekend.
Vikings Redo Adam Thielen’s Deal for Salary Cap Relief
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen has restructured his contract to give the team salary cap relief.
Lockdown Lifted, No Weapon Found at Burnsville High School
Police responding to a report of a weapon at a suburban Minneapolis high school gave the all-clear after a three-hour search found nothing suspicious.
Vikings Playoff Chances Slim After Loss to Rams
Brandon Powell returned a Vikings punt 61 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter to help fuel the LA Rams to a 30-23 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
Moorhead Police Investigating Shooting Find Assault Victim
Moorhead police responding to a report of a shooting early Christmas morning discovered a victim who had apparently been assaulted prior to the gunshots.
Farmington Man Charged in Triple Murder
A Farmington man has been charged with three counts of murder for allegedly fatally shooting his father and brother, then killing his mother with a hammer two days later.
Man Charged with Crow Wing Co. Homicide
A Brainerd man is facing a homicide charge after he allegedly shot a woman he may have thought was his ex-girlfriend.
Minnesota Long-Term Care Facilities Have 23,000 Job Openings
While much has been made about the stress that COVID-19 has placed on Minnesota hospitals, the state’s long-term care industry says it is facing its worst-ever workforce shortage.
Minnesota DNR Plans Review of Mining Risk to Boundary Waters
Minnesota regulators will take public comments in November and December as part of a court-ordered review of whether the state's regulations for nonferrous mining are adequate to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.