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News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDT


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Utility crews were working to restore power to a neighborhood north of Minneapolis after a car accident that injured three people caused an outage. Police say one of the people injured in the Friday night crash is in critical condition. WCCO-TV reports that the accident happened at about 9:25 p.m. when an SUV hit another car, causing the car to go off the road and crash into an electrical box.

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Minnesota company plans to build an 80-megawatt wind farm in central Montana that would provide power to NorthWestern Energy customers. ALLETE Clean Energy announced this week that construction is expected to start this year on the South Peak project. It's scheduled to go online in late 2019.

BARRETT, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol says an 18-year-old man died after his car went off the road and caught fire in Barrett. Authorities say the man was north on Highway 55 at about 3 a.m. Saturday when he went off the road. The State Patrol says the car caught fire when underbrush and dry grasses under it began to burn.

ROLLINGSTONE, Minn. (AP) - A southeast Minnesota city is still recovering from a fire that destroyed a rural bar two years ago. The Winona Daily News reports that many Rollingstone residents frequented the Rollin Inn, which was most recently known as Legends Sports Bar and Grill. The bar was a place where the community gathered for town functions, to connect with neighbors and to celebrate life events. Some residents say the town is struggling to stay connected now that the bar is gone.

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