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Home explodes in St. Paul neighborhood, one taken to hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – St. Paul firefighters are responding to home explosion Friday morning at the intersection of Payne Avenue and Edgerton Street. The home explosion occurred at 8:34 a.m., according to St. Paul Assistant Fire Chief Matthew Simpson. One person, who was inside at the time, was taken to Regions Hospital. That person’s condition is unknown, but he was conscious…

Terry Fator & Daniel O’Donnell Named for 2019 Norsk Hostfest

Courtesy: Norsk HostfestMINOT, N.D. (AP) – Officials have announced the first two headline acts for next year’s Norsk Hostfest in Minot. Singer, comedian, ventriloquist and impressionist Terry Fator won the “America’s Got Talent” competition in 2007 and is now a popular Las Vegas act. Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell has amassed 32 top-selling albums over his career and has remained on…

2,500 shoppers line up at Mall of America for Black Friday

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP) – The holiday shopping season is underway. An estimated 2,500 shoppers lined up at the doors of Mall of America for the Black Friday shopping, according to mall officials. The doors officially opened at 5 a.m. Friday morning. Santa and his elves greeted people as they…

Fargo lawmaker to introduce legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – State Rep. Shannon Roers Jones of Fargo will introduce legislation to decriminalize user quantities of marijuana in the 2019 session. She has been getting input from both law enforcement and lawyers as the bill is being put together. Unlike Measure 3 which sought to legalize marijuana that was defeated at the polls earlier this month. The…

Information on Valley City Shooting Suspect Released

Police are searching for suspect in Wednesday night shooting

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE – Valley City Police release new information on a shooting suspect. Authorities say he is a black man with shoulder-length dreadlocks. He’s five feet 11 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark sweatpants and a crewneck sweatshirt. He was last seen driving a tan…

Gov. Dayton to return home Wednesday after 40-day stay at Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KMSP) – Gov. Mark Dayton said he expects to return home to the governor’s residence Wednesday after a 40-day stay at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Last week, Dayton revealed he has been in the hospital for the past month following complications from surgery. In Mid-October, Dayton went to the Mayo Clinic, where he had two spinal fusion surgeries to improve…

Vikings Great, Former MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (KMSP) – Pro Football Hall of Famer and Minnesota Viking great Alan Page was honored Friday by President Donald Trump with the Presidential Medal of Freedom Also receiving medals in a ceremony held in the White House’s East Room were; Miriam Adelson, a doctor and wife of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a Republican donor; Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after…

UPDATE: Man Killed in Audubon, MN Shooting Identified

The Becker County Sheriff's Department confirmed the man under arrest is Michaelray Ericthomas Mason

Michaelray Ericthomas Mason has been arrested.UPDATE: The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Steven Lafazia died in the shooting in Audubon on Tuesday. He has no permanent address. Michaelray Ericthomas Mason of Audubon has been charged with 2nd degree murder. The investigation is ongoing. AUDUBON, MN — A man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in…

Police Investigating Shots Fired In Audubon

Sheriff Todd Glander says there is no threat to the public and that no further information will be released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

Audubon, MN – The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of shots fired in Audubon. The sheriff’s office says the report of shots fired at a residence in Audubon around 4:40 p.m. Sheriff Todd Glander says there is no threat to the public and that no further information will be released at this time as the investigation is ongoing….

Twins’ Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) –  Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 seasons. The Twins released a retirement statement Friday from Mauer that will run Sunday in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Mauer, who missed significant time this season with a concussion, says in the ad that his decision “came down to my health and my family.” “Thank you, Minnesota Twins,…