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1 dead, 4 rescued after gas explosion levels Baltimore homes

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday, killing a woman and trapping other people in the wreckage. At least four people were hospitalized with serious injuries as firefighters searched for more survivors.
  • National News

Man serving life sentence for $30 of marijuana to be freed in La.

Prosecutors in Louisiana agreed earlier this week to release Derek Harris, who has served nine years in prison.

TOP STORIES

MDH: three additional deaths tied to COVID-19 in Minnesota; 625 new confirmed positive cases

Arlington man dies after motorcycle crash

  The Docket: it’s Minnesota Primary Election week

  Mankato participated in a nationwide event

  The four high school sports granted the go ahead for a fall season will face a scheduling doozy

One point of emphasis from the high school league is, minimizing travel.
  • National Politics

States on hook for billions under Trump’s unemployment plan

Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump’s plan to bypass Congress, will sign on.

  86-year-old continues protest on the bridge to ‘end racism’

  Bethany Lutheran College resumes classes

  North Mankato pop-up market sells business collaboration, local goods too

  Local committee looks to make inclusion possible at Sibley Park

Smith, Craig unveil bill to grant high school students unemployment compensation

  Tomahawk Conference seniors reflect on final baseball tournament

State officials recognize 23 cities as first telecommuter-friendly communities

  Princess Kay of the Milky Way coronation, butter sculpting viewable via live stream

  • National News

Man beaten, robbed of $200,000 life savings outside Calif. bank

The victim suffered severe trauma to the head, a dislocated shoulder and significant bruising on his side and arm, according to his daughter.

SPORTS

  The four high school sports granted the go ahead for a fall season will face a scheduling doozy

  NCAA board hands call on fall championships to each division

The board had been considering what to do about fall championship events sponsored by the NCAA, but instead of making a broad decision across three divisions, it set parameters for each to make its own call by Aug. 21.

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  Time winding down for absentee voting in the Minnesota Primary election

  Walz convenes special session, expected to extend emergency powers

Man gets life with no parole in 1979 murder of Iowa woman

Iowa continuing unemployment claims fall

Authorities report burglary in Kelso Township

The home and outbuildings were not occupied during the time of the incident, which occurred between 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, and Thursday, Aug. 6.
  • Coronavirus

Georgia school with large crowds reports positive virus cases, closes for cleaning

The principal of North Paulding High School in a suburb west of Atlanta sent a letter Saturday to parents disclosing the positive tests.

Smeltzer expected to start for Minnesota at Kansas City

Osmonson announces retirement from SouthPoint’s board of directors

Final decision on learning plan for Mankato Schools in 2 weeks

Study shows statewide tobacco control program saves thousands of lives

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  Highway 15 detour starts Monday

  SHIP grant awarded to Mount Olive Lutheran School

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Minnesota nears 60,000 COVID-19 total confirmed positive cases

Albert Lea man arrested following drive-by shooting

NATIONAL

Ohio governor’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

  US tops 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, to Europe’s alarm