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New technology eases MRI experience

Having to get an MRI can be a troubling experience, especially if you do not like tight spaces — but a new device could make things easier.

6 hurt in Brooklyn Park apartment fire

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say six people have been hurt in an apartment fire in Brooklyn Park. One person who jumped from a th…

Teen struck, killed in Forest Lake

FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A student leaving summer school classes in Forest Lake has died after she was hit by a car while crossing a highwa…

swim safety

Risky swimming

The Austin Municipal Pool is getting some unwanted visitors.


Fireworks: What’s legal?

Law enforcement explains the difference between legal and illegal fireworks for the Fourth of July.


Albert Lea opens 35th state water trail

With a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday afternoon, folks in Albert Lea celebrated as they opened up the 35th state water trail in Frank Hall…