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Heat wave drops State Fair attendance to 5-year low

Oppressive heat and humidity this week is the likely cause of the lowest daily attendance number in the past five years.

Hiker rescued after fall from 40-foot bluff in La Crosse

The La Crosse Fire Department spent two hours Wednesday morning rescuing a 22-year-old woman who fell from a 40- to 50-foot bluff and survived.

Tainted diesel fuel damages several vehicles in St. Cloud area

Police are investigating intentionally contaminated diesel fuel at two First Fuels Bank gas stations. The tainted gas caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage to several vehicles.

Swim coach investigated for child porn drowns himself

A Wisconsin swim coach and piano teacher who drowned last week had been arrested the same day on invasion of privacy charges related to photographs of underage girls.

Telluride Film Festival to pay tribute to Coen brothers

Minnesota-born filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are among the artists who will be lauded with a tribute at the 40th annual Telluride Film Festival this weekend.

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Kirill Kaprizov

Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six

Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.

Eric Kendricks

Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions

The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.

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Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat

Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.

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Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only

The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).

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Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle

The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.

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Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN

Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.

D'Angelo Russell

With KAT out, Timberwolves can't upset Nets

D'Angelo Russell stepped up but couldn't overcome Brooklyn's firepower.

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Everson Griffen confirms he has bipolar disorder

"I’ve been running from it a long time. I’m not ashamed of it anymore.”

Angela Renee Jones, St. Cloud murder suspect

St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases

Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.