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Hastings Man Injured in Western Wis. Motorcycle Crash

A 38-year-old Hastings man was airlifted to the hospital after crashing his motorcycle in western Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on County Road O at 480th Avenue in Trimbelle Township in Pierce County.

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Cottage Grove City Council Member Arrested, Charged with Careless Driving

A Cottage Grove City Council member, who is seeking re-election this fall, has been charged with careless driving and speeding after a July traffic stop.

Rehabbed Chimney Swifts Released into Wild

You may have seen a chimney swift before. The bird has been described as a little cigar with wings. But your odds of seeing one in the future are shrinking.

Minnesota's Audubon Society says the chimney swift population dropped 50 percent in the last 40 years. Experts blame loss of nesting habitat and insecticide use.

Strong Storms Roll Across Northern Minnesota

Storm clouds in Forest Lake on Wednesday night - Photo: Courtesy of Tonicia Maleski

More storms rolled across the state Thursday, causing damage and power outages near Brainerd.

The National Weather Service posted a severe thunderstorm warning for Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs and Morrison counties early Thursday. A flash flood warning was also in effect for portions of Becker, Clay, Otter Tail and Wilkin counties.

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Judge Orders Trial for Wis. Ex-Deputy Accused in Deaths of Wife, Sister-in-Law

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A judge has ordered a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy to stand trial in the deaths of his wife and sister-in-law.
    

CONTEST: KSTP's Back to School Giveaway

Teachers put a lot of time, money and effort into making sure students get a great education. A recent survey found that teachers spend more than $500 out of pocket on school supplies for their students.

KSTP is partnering with Target to give away gift cards, each worth $750.

Calorie Crackdown: New Rules Mean Healthy Snacks in School

There are new rules your child will have to follow when buying a snack at school this year. It's part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Smart Snacks in School initiative.