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Tallest Trooper Ever To Serve Among Those Added To Minnesota State Patrol's RanksWhile all these troopers were wearing the same uniform during Friday's ceremony, they have very different back stories.
St. Paul Mayor: City Employees Must Get COVID Vaccine By End Of 2021Nearly 4,000 city workers in St. Paul must get the vaccine by the end of the year, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Thursday. There isn’t a routine testing alternative, making it one of the strictest policies in the state.
Minneapolis Police Issue Citywide Alert Over Armed Car Robberies Targeting Uber, Lyft DriversThe Minneapolis Police Department issued a citywide alert Friday warning residents to beware of an armed car robbery scheme that appears to be targeting Uber and Lyft drivers.
MDH: Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Salame Sticks Sold At Trader Joe's
Campus Alert: Person Robbed Near West Bank By Suspect With ScrewdriverOfficials at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities say a person was robbed Friday afternoon near campus by a suspect wielding a screwdriver.
Metro Transit Cutting Down Scheduled Light-Rail Trips Due To Lack Of DriversMetro Transit is making some changes to its light rail schedule. Starting first thing Saturday morning, trains will operate every 12 minutes instead of every 10, on both Blue and Green line trains.
Prescription Drug Disposal Set Up For Nat'l Drug Take Back DaySaturday is National Drug Take Back Day, a day to collect and safely dispose any unused, unwanted, or expired medicine.
St. Paul Police: Suspect Killed 55-Year-Old Man In Stolen CarSt. Paul police search for a man they say hit and killed a 55-year-old man with a stolen vehicle on Friday morning.
Aromatherapy Spray From India Blamed For Illness That Sickened Minnesotan.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical disease even though none had traveled internationally: an aromatherapy spray imported from India.
Ex-Teacher Gets 12 Years For Secretly Videotaping Undressed Students On Field TripsProsecutors alleged David Kruchten used his position as a business teacher at a Madison high school to secretly videotape students during field trips in Wisconsin and Minnesota in 2019.
Gov. Walz: State To Begin Administering Moderna, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Booster ShotsGovernor Tim Walz announced Friday that Minnesota will begin administering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots to eligible Minnesotans.
Wisconsin Audit Finds Elections Are 'Safe And Secure'“Despite concerns with statewide elections procedures, this audit showed us that the election was largely safe and secure,” tweeted Republican state Sen. Robert Cowles, who co-chairs the Legislature's Audit Committee, which assigned the audit bureau to conduct the review.
University of Minnesota Will Require Proof Of Vaccination For EmployeesPresident Joan Gabel sent a systemwide message on Tuesday to students, faculty, and staff that the school must collect proof of vaccination from its employees.
Buffalo Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 18-Month-OldA 33-year-old Wright County man has been charged with six felony counts for allegedly sexually abusing a child who was, at the time, 18 months old.
Minneapolis Residents Can Submit Proposals For City Redistricting With New Online ToolResidents can submit proposals for new city council and park & recreation board districts using a new online mapping tool, according to a news release.

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