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Blaine leads Twin Cities area in new home building

Other cities seeing growth in new housing include Maple Grove, Woodbury, Plymouth and Lakeville. Experts believe their proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul has helped make these cities' new housing more attractive.
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Other cities seeing growth in new housing include Maple Grove, Woodbury, Plymouth and Lakeville. Experts believe their proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul has helped make these cities' new housing more attractive.

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1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash

The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo

None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.

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Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting

Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium

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Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube

Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.

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A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.

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Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student

The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.

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Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others

The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.

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Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation

The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.

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Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin

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Minneapolis murder suspect arrested in Wisconsin

The man has been wanted by police since the shooting happened in April.

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New housing construction in Plymouth is bucking the national trend. KSTP reports permits for single-family homes there are up 128 percent. City officials credit pent-up demand and the desirable Wayzata school district.

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Jack Zimmerman lost both his legs and a few fingers when he stepped on a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. He's been through 20 surgeries and is learning to walk with prosthetic legs. To thank him for his sacrifice, supporters have contributed enough money and in-kind donations to build him a new specially equipped house in Elysian.

New Islamic Community Center opens in the Twin Cities

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Eden Prairie, Woodbury, Eagan, Lakeville and Maple Grove all earned slots in the top 25 best small cities in the United States, according to Money Magazine's annual Best Place to Live list. Eden Prairie is third on the 2012 list -- the highest ranking Minnesota city.

Granite City Food & Brewery building new restaurant in Tennessee

Twin Cities Business reports the new location, south of Nashville, will open this summer. The St. Louis Park-based restaurant chain is set to open its first restaurant in Michigan next month. Last year, Granite City also announced plans to remodel some locations to increase seating capacity.

Dozens of new restaurants come to the Twin Cities

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Severe storms sweep into Twin Cities area

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Here's how much rain fell in the Twin Cities, surrounding areas

Maple Grove, Plymouth, Minneapolis and other metro cities got swamped.