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The beaches on Lake Johanna in Arden Hills and Long Lake in New Brighton were closed as of Wednesday. (07/29/2015)
University of Minnesota officials gave the all clear Wednesday morning following a warning of a gas leak on the East Bank campus. (07/29/2015)
State officials say while the numbers are low, the zebra mussels aren't concentrated in one place so treatment isn't an option at the popular northwest Minnesota lake. (07/27/2015)
Construction workers were evacuated from the State Capitol, which is undergoing renovation. (07/27/2015)
After closing Interstate 94 westbound last weekend in St. Paul, officials say eastbound will close this coming weekend. (07/27/2015)
Pastor Harding Smith, who helped organize the celebration, said it has been a tough year for natives of Liberia. (07/25/2015)
An officer shot a man near North Fourth Street and First Avenue. He was transported to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. (07/25/2015)
MnDOT officials are optimistic that, after the I-94 closures, work on the Snelling Avenue overpass will be complete by opening day of the State Fair. (07/24/2015)
A stolen car allegedly led to a confrontation Friday afternoon between police and juveniles in St. Paul's North End. Three juveniles were taken into custody. (07/24/2015)
Youth interns at St. Paul's Urban Boatbuilders are putting the finishing touches on wooden boats that they have been working on throughout the summer. (07/23/2015)
Minnesota Judge Wilhelmina Wright first learned of the law by watching her mother fight public school segregation in Virginia. It's a path that will soon lead to a federal judgeship. (07/22/2015)
Community members there have been fighting for years to save the building from demolition. (07/22/2015)
"This agreement is a win for both Adrian and the Vikings and is a positive step toward Adrian finishing his career as a Minnesota Viking," the team said Tuesday. (07/21/2015)
Weekend fatalities pushed Minnesota 2015 road deaths above 200, 21 percent higher than the same time last year. On Monday, officials pleaded with drivers to curb the deadly trend. (07/20/2015)
In one tragic instant, Joseph Luzzi became a widower and a first-time father. His memoir describes how he turned to the 14th century poet Dante to find his way through the grief. (07/17/2015)