Patrick Winter, owner of Red Barn Farm in Northfield, showed off his rebuilt event barn a year after a devastating tornado.

Family rebuilds wedding barn after devastating tornado in Northfield, Minn.

A new, 5,000-square-foot structure that's heated, air-conditioned and full of custom touches that the Winters' old barn, for all its charm, lacked.
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Babette Gross, who once met Al Capone, died at 94

Babette Joyce Gross of St. Louis Park died the way she lived, with a generally sunny disposition.Dementia began to take a toll on her nearly…
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September 15
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and Tom Weber announced their engagement in June. They married on Saturday, Sept. 14 in Red Wing.

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan marries former MPR reporter Tom Weber

The couple married in Red Wing at a friend's cabin with Gov. Tim Walz giving the wedding toast.
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September 14

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 15

BIRCHWOOD AUG. 4 Suspicious person. A deputy checking on a 1:45 a.m. report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of Wildwood Avenue…
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September 13

Burnsville man charged in brutal stabbing of man found dead in burning Minneapolis house

The victim, Daniel M. Bradley, suffered more than 100 blunt-force and sharp-force injuries.
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September 13

South St. Paul scrambling after manager of public-housing high-rises steps away

Officials said that having another entity manage the publicly owned buildings on its own is unsustainable in the long run.
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September 12

Eagan farmer engulfed in grain bin near Belle Plaine is ID'd

The man, 74, had been unloading soybeans from the bin, the Sheriff's Office said.
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September 10

Shakopee police arrest several suspects after man was shot in the neck

A man shot in the neck was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. A number of people were arrested.
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September 9

Three injured when distracted driver hits pedal bar in Minneapolis Saturday

Two people on the party bike were injured and taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.
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September 7

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 8

ANDOVER AUG. 13 Drunken driver. An officer responded to a report of a possible drunken driver in the 13700 block of NW. Round Lake…
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September 6

Lawsuit: Lakeville school's failure to treat student's asthma led to brain damage

The district denies responsibility for the student's injuries.
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September 6
Bruce Copenhaver Credit: Facebook

Body believed to be that of missing boater is located in river near Belle Plaine

The discovery was made not far from where the man's unoccupied boat was found several days earlier.
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September 6

Hastings fire chief resigns after investigation finds he showed poor judgment

He ordered firefighters to remove a generator from the roof of City Hall.
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September 4
Oxycodone pills in 5-mg doses. Discussion of substance abuse, particularly opioids, is gaining more attention in the Twin Cities' East African communi

Advocates from Somali community push for more discussion of addiction

Cultural stigma adds challenge to addressing growing health crisis.
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September 3
Bruce Copenhaver

Search resumes for body of boater, 62, who fell into river near Belle Plaine

The Watertown man's boat was located unoccupied and with the motor running, authorities said.
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September 3
Kalgailal Jabril

Head-on crash in Inver Grove Heights kills mother, her young child

Her car crossed into the opposite lane and hit vehicle coming the other way, police said.
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September 2

Authorities search river near Belle Plaine after boat found unoccupied

Scott County authorities spent much of Labor Day Monday searching the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine where an unoccupied boat with its motor running was…
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August 31

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 1

ANDOVER AUG. 2 Theft. Landscaping plants were stolen from the backyard of a home in the 4100 block of 145th Lane NW. Theft.…
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August 30
The scene of a fatal crash Thursday in Owatonna.

2 killed in car that crashed at I-35 exit in Owatonna while fleeing police

Police began their pursuit after being called about a domestic assault.
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August 27
Jo Ann Monnens picked up her husband, Paul, in the couple’s electric blue golf cart as she gave her grandchildren a ride through their Shakopee neig

Golf carts go off-course and into the community

Suburbs are increasingly allowing golf carts on city streets
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August 26
Marvin D. Fandrich, 60, and Kathy L. Fandrich, 61, of Aberdeen, S.D. Credit: Facebook

Man charged after trailer broke free near Twin Cities, hit and killed 2 on motorcycle

Fatal crash was second he had caused in two years, according to court records.