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POWER 96 News Brief for Wednesday 7-21
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for northern, central, and southeast Minnesota until Thursday morning.
POWER 96 News Brief for Tuesday 7-20
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Sheriff Kurt Freitag in the dispute over his salary.
POWER 96 News Brief for Monday 7-19
The District 241 School Board will be in session tonight at 5 pm in the boardroom at the Brookside Education Center.
POWER 96 News Brief for Thursday 7-15
Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure.
POWER 96 News Brief for Wednesday 7-14
Today's storms are already forcing cancellations. After an initial first round of weather, another will be on its heels, forecast to impact the area between 5 and 9 pm.
Latest Sports News
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Wednesday 7-21
Chicago's Jose Abreu nearly hit for the cycle against the Twins as he doubled and tripled early, then homered to cap a five-run rally in the eighth inning that vaulted the Chicago White Sox over the Minnesota Twins 9-5...
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Tuesday 7-20
Rookie Gavin Sheets hit a game-ending three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh, giving the Chicago White Sox a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in the second game of a doubleheader on Monday.
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Monday 7-19
The Detroit Tigers finished a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 7-0 win on Sunday. The game was the seventh in a row between the teams.
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Thursday 7-15
Minnesota Viking, Jeff Gladney, will have his assault case brought to a Texas grand jury July 22, according to court records, putting the estranged cornerback at risk of being indicted six days before the Minnesota Vikings...
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Wednesday 7-14
It's been nine years since Zach Parise and Ryan Suter signed twin contracts together worth nearly $200 million with the Minnesota Wild, now they are bought out together in a wild turn of events early in the NHL offseason.