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10:00 p.m. weather reportA pleasant day on tap for Thursday, but the rains return on Friday, with a risk of severe weather.

Exploring Minnesota: The Comet Theater in CookJohn Lauritsen visits a movie theater near the Canadian border that is Minnesota’s longest continuous single-screen movie theater.

Mary Lucia opens up about her decision to quit the streamAfter nearly two decades on the Twin Cities airwaves, radio legend Mary Lucia is leaving The Current.

Seniors at Groves Academy strive to make their school more sustainableErin Hassanzadeh visited a school in St. Louis Park to meet a few seniors who have a big vision: to make their school more sustainable.

Mpl. Park board committee votes to repeal resolution that cuts ties with MPDThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board may soon backtrack on a resolution cutting ties with the Minneapolis Police Department.

Teen seriously injured in North Minneapolis shootingA 19-year-old man is fighting for his life after a shooting Wednesday afternoon in north Minneapolis.

Body retrieved from the Mississippi River near HastingsA body was recovered from the Mississippi River near Hastings on Wednesday evening.

Family members and dog found dead inside Duluth homeA Duluth family is dead and the police are trying to figure out why. David Schuman spoke to neighbors in the city’s East Hillside area.

6:00 p.m. weather reportMeteorologist Chris Shaffer says rain – and a significant warm-up – is coming this weekend.

What’s ruining the South Minneapolis yards?As spring yard work time is about to begin, some people in south Minneapolis are finding their gardens uprooted, left with large patches of dirt.

The first black-owned twin towns bank officially opens next weekFirst Independence Bank is headquartered in Detroit and moved to Minnesota with the collaborative help of five major Twin Cities banks – each committing to racial equity following the murder of George Floyd.

Experimental Forests in Northern MinnesotaScientists are trying to determine the impact of climate change on boreal forests.

Building Space for Black Entrepreneurs in South MinneapolisThree black business owners have joined forces to build a space for start-ups in the neighborhood that burned down in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.

The Push to Change Minnesota’s Marijuana LawsGovernor Walz tweeted on Wednesday that he supports efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

5 people found dead in Duluth HomeAuthorities say police found five family members and a dog dead at a Duluth home.

5:00 p.m. weather reportThursday will see some sun mixed with clouds, but the rain returns on Friday.

Biden administration to take action to fix student loansHelp is on the way for millions of people who owe money in student loans.

Two years after Park Police cut ties with MPD, they plan to returnShortly after Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd, a number of places in the city cut ties with the Minneapolis Police Department entirely, including city parks.

Police release footage of Marvin Lee Johnson’s fatal shootingMinneapolis police have released all documents related to the case involving the shooting death of a suspected burglar by a landlord in February, which was captured on one of their surveillance cameras. The owner and her son have not been charged in the death of Marvin Lee Johnson.

Hy-Vee backs down from building 5 stores in Twin CitiesHy-Vee has announced that it is giving up building five retail stores in the Twin Cities. The supermarket giant originally planned to build in Farmington, Chaska, Blaine, Maple Grove and West St. Paul.

The North Branch 420th Street Sign Has Been Stolen So Much It’s Now 20 Feet TallNorth Branch Police say a ‘420th St’ road sign was stolen so badly it was now placed 20ft high on a pole.

WCCO Digital Headlines: Afternoon of April 20, 2022Jeff Wagner shares the latest headlines and story updates.

Police fatally shoot criminal suspect in Chisholm; BCA SurveyAn investigation is underway after police fatally shot a felony suspect in northern Minnesota on Wednesday morning.

Midday weather reportMeteorologist Lisa Meadows reports rain expected to fall in Minnesota on Wednesday night.


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