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5 children killed in north Minneapolis duplex fire

Several media outlets are reporting five children died in a fire at a north Minneapolis duplex Friday morning. Fire crews were called to the blaze at 2818 Colfax Avenue N. around 5 a.m. Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel said firefighters encountered heavy smoke in the three-story building.

Archdiocese files motion to block depositions, release of records

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is attempting to block a court order to depose Archbishop John Nienstedt and former Vicar General Kevin McDonough within the next month. The archdiocese filed a motion Thursday to put a hold on the depositions, claiming "the extensive requirements of the judge's order reach beyond the limits of Minnesota law."

On the mend; Gov. Dayton returns to St. Paul after hip surgery

Gov. Mark Dayton returned to St. Paul on Friday after having hip surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, earlier this week. Doctors at Mayo performed a procedure to reattach a tendon in Dayton's hip, which he injured during a fall at the governor's residence last year.

Minnesota-born Irish whiskey '2 Gingers' goes national

Minnesota's 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey is going national. Beam Inc. announced the brand will reach all 50 states this month making it the fastest growing Irish Whiskey in the U.S. Founder Kieran Folliard launched the product just three years ago.

No money, honey? Fewer are spending on Valentine's Day

Not splurging on your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? You are not alone. Just 54 percent of Americans will celebrate the holiday with loved ones this year, down from 60 percent in 2013. The National Retail Federation says Valentine's Day still trails just Christmas and Mother's Day for holiday spending.

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Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students

Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.


Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup

The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.

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Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities

Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.


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Identifying Value Plus Catalysts helps your financial strategy and foundation

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25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat

The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.

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What's in Mayor Jacob Frey's budget proposal?

Here's a breakdown of what the Minneapolis mayor is focusing on in 2023-24.

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Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment

The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.

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Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy

The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.