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Minnesota Sunday Liquor Sales to Begin July 2nd

  MINNESOTA -- It's official: liquor will be sold in Minnesota on Sundays starting in July. Gov. Dayton has signed the bill repealing the decades old ban. Minnesota liquor stores will be able to open their doors on Sundays between…

Setback for Real ID Law in Minnesota

  ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Efforts to upgrade driver's licenses so they pass muster for domestic flights have hit a snag in Minnesota. The state Senate has defeated a bill to make the state compliant with the federal Real ID…

Three Arrested in Otter Tail County Drug Bust

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. -- Three St. Paul men have been charged in Otter Tail County after a major drug bust on I-94. Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22 and Anthony Williams, 21, were arrested on March 1 after…

Fire Destroys House in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Minn. -- A house in Georgetown is a total loss after an early morning fire. Fire crews responded to a nearby garage fire that spread to the roof of the…

Moorhead Man Charged in Killing of Three Cats

  MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Moorhead man is facing six years in prison for allegedly torturing and killing his three cats. Jalan Greer, 23, is charged with three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. Police responded to Greer's apartment after…

MN Sunday Liquor Sales Close to a Done Deal

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota lawmakers have officially given their approval for the sale of liquor on Sundays in the state. The House approved the bill 88 to 39 and sent the bill to Governor Dayton, who has said he…

Officials Release Cause of Moorhead House Fire

  MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Moorhead fire officials release the cause of a house fire that happened late Thursday night. Officials say an overloaded extension cord from an electric space heater is what started a fire at a house on the…

Polk County Mailman Charged with Bestiality

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. -- A Polk County mailman is accused of having sex with a homeowner's dog while delivering a package. Authorities say 21-year-old Brian Chapman is charged with one count of felony second degree burglary and misdemeanor bestiality.…

Moorhead Fire Crews Battle Late Night House Fire

  MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Moorhead fire crews battle a late night house fire. Firefighters were called to the 1802 2nd Ave S.┬áin Moorhead just after 10 p.m. where a house was engulfed in smoke and had flames shooting from the…

Wanted Man Arrested at Barnesville Gas Station

    BARNESVILLE, Minn. -- A man wanted in connection with a Twin Cities area attempted homicide has been arrested in Barnesville. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says 19-year-old Antavarius Baker was spotted in a vehicle at a gas station.…

Minnesota Gun Permits Hit All Time High

  MINNESOTA -- Minnesota issued more gun carry permits in 2016 than in any year since it began distributing the permits. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says sheriff's departments granted 71,156 permits last year. That's nearly 60 percent more…

Gov. Dayton Recovering After Surgery for Prostate Cancer

  ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Dayton has gone under the knife to treat his prostate cancer. The Democrat had surgery this morning at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. A spokesman says Dayton's surgery went as planned and concluded around 11:30…

Moorhead Man Charged in Bar Altercation in Dent

  DENT, Minn. -- A Moorhead man is facing a charge of making terroristic threats after an incident at a bar. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend. They…

Wadena Man Indicted on First Degree Murder Charge

  WADENA, Minn. -- A Grand Jury has indicted a Wadena man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in November. Antonio St. Marie had been released from jail the day before the shooting. Margaret St. Marie,…

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