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Dozens of Minnesota Children Find Homes on National Adoption Day

About 60 children in the Twin Cities found a new sense of belonging Saturday. Their adoptions were finalized in Hennepin and Ramsey counties for National Adoption Day.

This year there's nearly double the amount of adoptions happening in Hennepin County in large part due to a change in state law.

Brianna Miller adopted 2-year-old Mikeila.

Police: Suspect in Jordan Church Assault Arrested at South Mpls. Home

Jonathon Herring - Photo: Jordan Police Department

Minneapolis Police arrested a suspect Sunday afternoon after a gun scare at a Scott County church. Police say the suspect, identified by police as Jonathon Herring, allegedly assaulted a woman with a gun at Hope Lutheran Church in Jordan on Saturday night.

'Tankchair' Changes Disabled Minnesota Teen's Life

Life has never been easy for the Fuller family.

"We'll never hear his voice. We'll never hear him say, 'I love you mom, I love you dad,'" said Keegan Fuller's mom, Melody Fuller. "To see him go out and fight his fight every day, and fight a good fight, it makes me proud."

Caregiver Appreciation Event Held at MOA

November is National Caregivers Month.

A caregiver appreciation event was held at Mall of America Sunday. It was aimed at telling those caregivers their voices are being heard.

Vadnais Heights Meat Company Recalls Beef for Possible E. coli

A Minnesota firm is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products because of concerns over a potentially deadly bacteria.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says a routine inspection of products for Ranchers Legacy Meat Company of Vadnais Heights tested positive for E. coli.

Ice Brings Early end to 2014 Shipping Season

Icy conditions have forced an early end to shipping on the Upper Mississippi River.
    
The season officially closed Thursday with the towboat Mary K. Cavarra and its load of four barges heading south through Lock & Dam No. 2 at Hastings.
    

Parts of Hwy 100 Open Ahead of Schedule

Parts of Highway 100 are open early Sunday.

On Friday night, crews shut down both directions of Highway 100 between Interstate 394 and Highway 62.

They were rebuilding a railway bridge over the highway.

Southbound lanes opened around 3 p.m. Sunday.