Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

Most federal employees will observe the new holiday on Friday.
A crew from Agape arrived at George Floyd Square and attempted to remove shipping pallets placed on 38th Street to block traffic on June 8.
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Minneapolis council members say Mayor Frey bypassed them to award $300K security contract

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Freshman Minnesota legislator draws on personal experience for police reform

A view of the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls from the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis.
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A view of the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls from the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis.

As Minnesota rivers run lower, drought worries are on the rise

With the Mississippi and St. Croix markedly low, the levels could affect navigation if rain stays away.
Vikings rookie Christian Darrisaw
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Neal: Education only just beginning for Vikings first-round pick Darrisaw

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An innovative effort to lure the rare red-headed woodpecker to nest in the Crow-Hassan Park Reserve is underway.

Minnesota park tries calling the rare red-headed woodpecker to new habitat

The woodpecker was once common throughout Minnesota, but its numbers have plunged.
Cathy Wurzer and Angela Davis.
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MPR morning changes include new show for Cathy Wurzer, new time for Angela Davis

Hali Flickinger and Regan Smith celebrate at the medal ceremony of the women’s 200 butterfly at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Thursday
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Regan Smith second in 200 fly, grabs another Olympics event

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