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1 in 10 Minnesotans faces hunger, rate flat despite job gains

It's harvest time in agriculture-rich Minnesota, but a new government report serves as a reminder that one in 10 residents in the state goes hungry. The annual "Household Food Security in the United States" study, released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture finds that on average from 2011-2013 10.8 of Minnesotans lacked consistent access to food.

Weather: After temperature plunge, gorgeous weekend ahead

Ah, that's better. These are the days we live for in Minnesota. An overnight cold front blew away that sticky, 86-degree day Thursday in the metro, leaving a high temperature in just the mid 60s Friday with far less humidity and setting up a beautiful weekend.

Minnesota now taking applications for medical cannabis manufacturers

You now have 29 days to apply for a position as one of Minnesota's medical cannabis producers. The Minnesota Department of Health began accepting applications Friday from those hoping to one of the state's two expected medical marijuana manufacturers.

MSU Moorhead wrestler accused of raping 18-year-old student in dorm

A standout senior wrestler at Minnesota State University Moorhead is accused of getting an 18-year-old student drunk in his dorm, then raping her while recording the incident on a cellphone. Angel M. Vega, 23, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a helpless victim in connection with the incident.

Orb-shaped ark placed in Duluth Harbor Tuesday sinks

"It is the wreck of the Ark of the Anthropocene and it will float again." Those are the words of Sean Connaughty, speaking via Facebook after his art/eco biosphere project was pulled from the bottom of Lake Superior just two days after it began floating there.

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Semi into house near Sturgis, South Dakota

Semi drives into house near Sturgis, South Dakota

The force from the semi was so strong that the foundation of the house was moved.

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18-year-old from Zumbrota dies in Goodhue County crash

The crash happened in rural Goodhue County around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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3 Minneapolis beaches closed due to E. coli contamination

No illnesses have been reported, according to the MPRB.

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'Hockeyland' documentary debuting in Minnesota movie theaters

The documentary has received great reviews at numerous film festivals.

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Former Minnesota Olympic runner accused of driving drunk in Eden Prairie crash

Police said the man's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.

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Man, 79, killed in ATV rollover near Faribault

The man was declared dead at the scene.

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Woman fighting for her life after shooting in Minneapolis

The woman was shot only about a half-hour after a 14-year-old suffered critical injuries in an apparent accidental discharge.

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Two students face discipline over racist messages at Prior Lake High School

Families and students were largely uncooperative with the investigation.

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Cause of Hopkins house explosion that killed couple revealed

Sharon and Herb Vassar were killed in the explosion. Herb built the home back in 1962.

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Charges: Minnesota camp counselor fired arrows at kids, injuring boy

An 8-year-old boy was shot in the arm with an arrow.

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Two Harbors votes overwhelmingly to recall Mayor Chris Swanson

The mayor had been scrutinized for several things leading up to the vote Tuesday.

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Suspected gunman at large after homicide near Albert Lea

The 32-year-old suspect was last seen in a 2004 white Ford F-150 with Minnesota license number EUZ-057.

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