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Flood damage estimate ticks up to $48M

Cost estimates of flood damage to Minnesota’s public facilities and infrastructure grew from $32 million to $48 million over just the past two days – and authorities expect that number to continue rising.

Read more about which counties have the highest damage totals so far here.

Best places to watch Minnesota fireworks

Let's face it, some fireworks displays are better than others. We put together a list of the prettiest pyrotechnics in the state.

Check 'em out here.

Study: Dark chocolate helps older walkers

Um, what? Italian researchers have found that after eating dark chocolate, older people who normally had trouble walking because of a condition that restricts blood flow to the legs could walk longer and farther than they could before.

So grab some dark chocolate, and stroll over here to read more.

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Target gives first look at some of its Deal Days discounts

The Minneapolis retailer is holding its Deal Days event earlier than ever, in an attempt to drive sales after a turbulent year.

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Man dies after crashing truck into western Wisconsin lake

The victim was unable to make it to shore despite being able to get out of his truck.

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Sheriff: Man who didn't return to campsite died in ATV crash

It happened at the Foothills State Forest and Spider Lake ATV Recreation Area

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Chinese billionaire settles lawsuit over alleged rape in Minneapolis

The tech billionaire was accused of sexually assaulting a University of Minnesota student in 2018.

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Frontline worker payments: Over a million Minnesotans to get $487.45

Gov. Tim Walz says the payments will start going out on Wednesday.

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Ed Sheeran to bring North America stadium tour to Minneapolis

It's the second show announced for the Vikings stadium in 2023.

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GOP candidate Kim Crockett won't commit to accepting election result

Crockett has been a proponent of conspiracy theories regarding the 2020 presidential election.

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Charges: Man carjacked father, daughter as they loaded groceries outside Cub

The father grappled with the suspect after he had pointed a gun at his daughter.

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Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd

The plane crashed into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota.

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Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury

Traffic cameras showed what appeared to be hogs on the side of the road.

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Reinbold guilty of murdering wife with 'particular cruelty'

Eric Reinbold, 46, was convicted of two counts of murder in the second degree in Pennington County Friday.

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Armed assault suspect arrested after standoff in Waite Park

The standoff ended early Saturday when officer obtained a warrant for the home.

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