Scott Koecheler, of Bogart’s Entertainment Center, is a plaintiff in the suit challenging COVID restrictions.

Amusement operators sue Walz over curfew, other restrictions on bars

The lawsuit notes that other establishments, such as retail stores, aren't subject to the same constraints.
Local

Driver, 19, dies in head-on crash with street sweeper on NW. Minnesota hwy.

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The woman's car crossed the centerline just before the collision, the State Patrol said.
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In Minneapolis, barricades erected for the Derek Chauvin trial won't deter protesters of George Floyd's death

February 25
Organizers criticize leaders for spending on fencing instead of reform.
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Man admits coordinating neo-Nazi plot to deface synagogues

A New Jersey man admitted Friday to coordinating a neo-Nazi group's plot to vandalize two Midwestern synagogues and cause other damage across the country.
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This July 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine in Belgium. The nation is poised to get a third vaccine agains

Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

The nation is poised to get a third vaccine against COVID-19, but because at first glance the Johnson & Johnson shot may not be seen as equal to other options, health officials are girding for the question: Which one is best?
Local
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A man was shot dead outside this St. Paul bar Tuesday.  Credit: St. Paul Police Department

Longtime criminal jailed, accused of fatally shooting man outside St. Paul bar

Raymond R. Hobbs, 20, of St. Paul, was shot while in the 1000 block of Old Hudson Road.
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AP names Anna Jo Bratton to post of US Enterprise Editor

The Associated Press has named Anna Jo Bratton as U.S. Enterprise Editor on the news cooperative's Global Enterprise Team, where she will work with colleagues across the United States to produce high-impact journalism for the country and for international audiences.
NORTH POUR
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A Canal Park Brewery offering is pictured along the shores of Lake Superior.

What to drink this week at Twin Ports breweries

We are launching a weekly feature to tell you about what's new at the many breweries and cideries in the Twin Ports.
Business
12:04pm

Virgin Galactic delays spaceflight test to May

Spaceflight company Virgin Galactic has postponed its next mission to space from New Mexico until at least May after a December test flight was aborted due to computer malfunction.
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Samantha Brandt checked the volume for each saliva sample at IBX, Infinity Biologix, which has the ability to process up to 30,000 samples per day for

Live: Latest updates and what you need to know about COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.
Local
11:43am
Izai Dominguez with Hansen Bros. Fence added barbed wire to the chain-link fence, concrete barriers and concertina wire public buildings in downtown M

Mpls. council OKs plan to seek help for Derek Chauvin trial

The Minneapolis City Council approved plans to seek assistance from both community groups and other police departments during the upcoming trial in George Floyd's death.
Duluth
11:02am
St. Louis County sheriffs were armed with rifles and grenade launchers as they maintained a perimeter and attempted to force the gunman out of his hou

Gunman kills police K-9 in Duluth in standoff that stretches into afternoon

The dog was rushed to a clinic and died there, according to police.
Local
9:43am

Illinois Tollway permanently eliminates cash payments

The days of paying cash on the Illinois Tollway are gone forever.
Curious Minnesota
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Because of Minnesota’s harsh climate, MSP is one of the busiest airports in the country for de-icing operations.

What happens to all of the de-icing fluid sprayed on planes at MSP airport?

Due to our cold winters, MSP is one of the busiest airports in the country for de-icing operations. Delta uses more than 1 million gallons of fluid each season.
Coronavirus
9:02am
Sgt. Heath Bird of the Plymouth Police Department received his COVID-19 Moderna vaccine from registered nurse Gloria Christensen in January.

How to make an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota

Doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are being administered through health systems, state clinics, health departments and pharmacies. Here's what you need to know.
Local
8:13am

Suspect who shot police dog refusing to surrender in Duluth

Duluth police have yet to arrest a man who fatally shot the department's dog after officers responded to a report of a domestic assault.
Business
7:35am

Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Moscow: Reports

Russian media reported that a Boeing 777 plane made an emergency landing in Moscow in the early hours of Friday after the pilot reported a problem with the engine.
Local
7:18am

Wisconsin mall shooting case staying in juvenile court

The case of a 15-year-old Milwaukee boy charged with shooting and wounding eight people at a suburban mall last year will remain in juvenile court, a judge has ruled.
Local
6:11am

2 killed, 2 wounded in separate homicides in Minneapolis

Two people have died and two others have been wounded in two separate homicides in south Minneapolis, according to police.
Local
5:49am

Man killed in south Minneapolis crash

The victim's name has not been released.
Coronavirus
5:17am
Leona Murphy, 77, of St. Paul, received a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 5 at a United Family Medicine clinic in St. Paul.       ] AARON LA

Minnesota essential workers, vulnerable get vaccine in April

Once 70% of Minnesota's seniors are vaccinated by the end of March, the state's COVID-19 vaccine rollout will move on to those with underlying health conditions and workers who are at high risk for infection.
Business
February 25
Hasbro said the Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head characters will still exist, names and all, but the branding on the box will say “Potato Head.”

Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of

Is it Mr. Potato Head or not?