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Minnehaha Creek Unsafe for Water Sports After Recent Storms

All of the rain is creating a problem for anyone who wants to enjoy local rivers and streams.

The Mississippi River is running fast and is full of debris, and the Minnehaha Creek is very high.

Monday, the amount of water leaving Lake Minnetonka for the creek is more than five times last week's amount, making it unsafe for kayaks, canoes and inner tubes.

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Power Outage Cancels Some Summer School in Mpls.

Uptown - Photo courtesy of Geoff Mahoney.

Minneapolis Public Schools is canceling summer programs at six buildings that lost power due to recent storms.
    
Programs are canceled Monday at Folwell, Lucy Laney, Nellie Stone Johnson and South High School. Also closed are the Broadway High School summer program at Longfellow and the South Campus Adult Basic Education program.

Uptown Businesses Restock Food After Power Outage

Many Uptown restaurants who lost power this weekend are now restocking their food, as business gets back to normal.

The Lowry lost power on Friday night through Sunday morning, and although they were able to salvage some of their food - much of it had to get tossed since it was sitting out for more than four hours.

LIST: Businesses Affected by Robbinsdale Sinkhole

Robbinsdale sinkhole - KSTP/ Natalie Davis

A water main break caused a giant sinkhole last weekend in Robbinsdale.

The hole, at County Road 81 between 36th Avenue and Highway 100, closed the roadway at 42nd Avenue North between Broadway Avenue and Lakeland Avenue.

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4K Volunteers Needed for Feed My Starving Children

A volunteer at Feed My Starving Children. - Photo courtesy of Feed My Starving Children.

Feed My Starving Children is looking for summer volunteers to meet the group's promised meal shipments to 70 countries worldwide.

The organization's packing sites in Chanhassen, Eagan and Coon Rapids are open to volunteers six days a week, five shifts each day, according to the group.

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Fatal Bloomington House Party Stabbing Being Investigated

A 24-year-old man is dead after a stabbing at a Bloomington house party.

According to the Bloomington Police Department, officers responded to a home in the 9200 block of 5th Avenue South around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found a man on the ground in the driveway of the home. He had a stab wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.