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World's oldest known bear dies in northern Minnesota

A female black bear being monitored in northern Minnesota died at the age of 39 and 1/2, outliving any radio-collared bear of any species in the world.

Bachmann's ex-adviser writes tell-all book

A former adviser to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., wrote a book released Monday providing an insider’s account of the Minnesota congresswoman’s 2012 presidential bid. The author calls it "explosive."

Worker electrocuted when gutter contacts live line in south Minneapolis

Ryan C. Mastracchio, 34, of Plymouth, was shocked last Thursday afternoon in the 3200 block of Grand Avenue S. when a gutter he was working on touched a power line.

The one that got away: State Fair police seek fish-pond swimmer

At least two fair-goers have taken a quick dip in the 4-foot pool.

Vikings vs. Titans: Preseason Week 4 preview

Minnesota has failed to put up more than 16 points in any of the team's first three preseason games. Will that change?

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Hospital chiefs say nursing strike will come at 'worst possible time'

A nurses union announced an almost three-week strike to take place in the Twin Cities.

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Sven Sundgaard: What's in store for MN's weather in December?

Sundgaard recaps Minnesota's fall and looks ahead to December.

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Manure spill in Wisconsin leads to hours-long main street disruption

The spill was first reported just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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Ice Cube to perform 2 nights at Mystic Lake Casino

The rapper hasn't performed in Minnesota since 2018.

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Nicollet Mall's new Ties Lounge & Rooftop closes 'indefinitely'

The establishment aimed to reconnect the downtown community.

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Chinese restaurant closing after 50 years in Columbia Heights

The beloved family-owned restaurant will close Dec. 24.

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Kris Laudien leaving KARE 11 after four years on 'Sunrise'

KARE 11 announced the appointment of Jason Hackett to the morning show this week.

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