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MINNEAPOLIS -- City Councilor Jacob Frey was leading in the race for Minneapolis mayor on Tuesday night, Nov. 7. If he wins, he would replace incumbent Betsy Hodges, who was running again, but lagging in third place with 18 percent of the vote. In second place was Tom Hoch with 19 percent of the vote. Frey had 25 percent.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota firearms hunters registered 70,724 deer during the first two days of deer season -- about the same as last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Of the deer harvested, 57 percent were bucks, compared to 67 percent of the first weekend harvest of 2016.
NASHVILLE, TENN. -- Contemporary Christian bands MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North will be touring the upper Midwest in mid-April and tickets go on sale this Friday. The bands will be at Minneapolis’ Target Center on April 13, Duluth on April 14 and Sioux Falls at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on April 15. .
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Sanford Health is one of three sites in the U.S. to launch a study to determine if non-opioid medications are as effective in managing pain after carpal-tunnel surgery.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of a Fargo man and a Crane Lake, Minn., man who died after a vehicle drove the wrong way on Interstate 94 near Valley City on Wednesday, Oct. 25. According to the patrol, a car driven by Kerseh Grupee, 35, of Fargo, was going the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of I-94 when it collided with a pickup driven by Anthony Cornelius, 31, of Crane Lake, Minn.
DELANO, Minn. -- A construction worker has died after being hit by a dump truck in Delano. According to Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty, the incident occurred just after 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24. Several callers reported that a construction worker had been struck by a dump truck working in the area. The construction worker died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Funding has been restored to trap gray wolves in Minnesota who prey on livestock. The funding ran out for about a week before the U.S. Department of Agriculture said last week it would provide funding for the rest of the year and also match the $110,000 again next year that's also provided by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the wolf control program.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Tickets will go on sale Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. The two-day tourney will be Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24. Tickets for the general public go on sale at the center’s box office in Sioux Falls and at www.ncaa.com/frozenfour .
ST. PAUL — The names of the Stearns County sheriff’s sergeant who fired his weapon during an officer-involved shooting Monday night at a St. Cloud home and the suspect have been released by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The officer was Sgt. Nathan Stewart, who has been with the sheriff’s office for 14 years.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened late Monday at a newer housing development in west St. Cloud, according to a news release issued by the BCA on Tuesday. A Stearns County sheriff’s deputy and several St. Cloud police officers were investigating a possible assault shortly before midnight Monday. As part of the investigation, officers attempted to make contact with the occupants of a home.