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Severe weather in October

A strong weather system is bringing in the threat for severe weather in southern Minnesota, including rare October tornadoes.

Metro Post Offices all clear after bomb threat

Bomb threats made to five post offices around the Twin Cities Metro Area, turned out to be nothing as all five of the buildings have been declared all clear. Authorities do have a person of interest in mind in those threats.

Shutdown could impact Governor's Deer Opener

The partial government shutdown may impact the Minnesota Governor's Deer Hunting Opener. One of the venues set to host activities on the Nov. 8 opener is closed because of the shutdown.

A new deal for Peavey Plaza

The Minneapolis City Council has agreed to preserve Peavey Plaza instead of demolish it. The council is expected to approve an agreement after months of negotiations between the city and two groups who wanted to preserve the site because of its historic importance.

Former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher sentenced in sex abuse case

Former Shattuck-St. Mary's drama teacher Lynn Seibel was sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually abusing boys ages 15-18 between 1996 and 2003.

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Timberwolves' defense fuels win over Pelicans

The Wolves' have bought in on the defensive end as part of a 2-0 start.

Minnesota Wild

Ryan Hartman's OT goal helps Wild stay undefeated

The Wild improved to 4-0 with a win over the Ducks.

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Gophers pound Maryland to stay in Big Ten West race

Four different players scored a rushing touchdown in a 34-16 victory over Maryland.

Father Paul Kubista at St. Mary of Czestochowa

Controversy after Delano priest shares vaccine misinformation in church bulletin

Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.


Mel-O-Glaze, DreamHaven Books robbed at gunpoint minutes apart

The businesses were hit by three robbers just six minutes apart on Oct. 21.

Cambridge house explosion

Explosion destroys house in Cambridge, 5 injured

The explosion occurred early Saturday morning on the 33000 block of Hillary Circle.


Charges: Lyft driver sexually assaulted woman in her home

The defendant is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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Black bear bites professional baseball player in western Wisconsin

The former MSU-Mankato star was bitten in his back.

mickey moore driver's license shared

Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.