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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)--Protests rocked Minneapolis for the second straight night after a man's death in police custody. One person was killed Wednesday night in what police were investigating as a homicide amidst violence that included looting and setting fires that continued…

COVID-19 Takes Out The 2020 Potato Days Festival

BARNESVILLE, Minn. -- There will be no mashed potato wrestling in Barnesville this summer. The annual Potato Days Festival set for late August has been canceled. The organizers say the decision was difficult, but necessary because of COVID-19 concerns. They…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to provide update on COVID-19 Pandemic

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Walz is providing an update on Minnesota’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Walz will be joined by Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Attorney General Keith Ellison, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington and Department of Health…

Demonstrators Hold Funeral Procession For Local Restaurants In MN

ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – Demonstrators in Alexandria are mourning the death of local restaurants if they're not allowed to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. They're mourning quite literally with a funeral procession, complete with a hearse. Copper Trail Brewing Company in…

MN Churches Prepare To Reopen With Capacity Limits

MOORHEAD, MINN. - The pews at Saint Josephs have been empty since early March. Under new guidelines for the reopening of places of worship across Minnesota, many of these pews will continue to remain empty. "It's…

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

UPDATE: Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday. The firings come a day after a bystander’s video showed the man pleading that he could not…

LIVE: Senior Volunteer and Companion Program

As we spend this Memorial Day with our family members, thanking our lucky stars we've made it through lockdown and into the first big holiday since the coronavirus struck, you might not realize not…

2-Year-Old Killed In House Fire Near Detroit Lakes

UPDATE: The boy who died has been identified as Micah Hedlund.   HOLMESVILLE TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- An overnight house fire northeast of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota killed a 2-year-old boy early Sunday morning. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office,…

Minnesota Records 17 More COVID-19 Deaths

(FOX 9) - The Minnesota Department of Health reported 17 new deaths from COVID-19 Saturday as the state's death toll from the disease rose to 869. Minnesota also recorded more than 700 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases the…

2020 Minnesota State Fair Canceled

ST. PAUL, Minn.--The Minnesota State Fair, known as the Great Minnesota Get-Together, has been canceled. The fair was scheduled for August 27 through September 7. This will mark only the sixth time the fair has been canceled since its inception.…