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U of M: Gun scare was attempted robbery; no shots fired

University of Minnesota students on the West Bank were told to stay put Monday while police investigated a report of a man with a gun in Anderson Hall.

Brrr. Temperatures dip to low teens, single digits tonight

The season's chilliest air so far is moving into Minnesota.

Video: Bemidji State involved in record-setting women's college hockey brawl

A brawl between the Bemidji State women’s hockey team and Ohio state set the record for the most combined penalty minutes in a NCAA hockey game.

Egg company cracks into finals for free Super Bowl ad

A free-range egg producer in northern Minnesota has made it to the final four in a competition to win a free Super Bowl ad.

Minnesota native's appetite for competitive eating paying tuition

A University of Wisconsin student from Delano, Minn. is paying his way through college with his winnings on the local competitive eating circuit.

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Paige Bueckers

Paige Bueckers out 6-8 weeks with injury

The Hopkins native was hurt during Sunday's matchup with Notre Dame.

Anthony Barr

Vikings' defense could get reinforcements against Steelers

Several starters could return for a critical Thursday night matchup.

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High schooler in coma, fighting for his life after ATV crash

Family members found the teen on the ground and unresponsive.

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Angler officially breaks 64-year-old state muskie record

The muskellunge he caught on Nov. 22 weighed a whopping 55 pounds, 14 ounces.

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4th teen COVID-19 death reported in MN is the 2nd in as many weeks

All four teenage COVID-19 deaths in the state have been reported in the past two months.

Anil Menon

Minnesota native named to NASA's new astronaut class

When he's done training, he could be sent to the space station or the moon.

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Gallery: Original Broadway Pizza auctioning off everything

Get your hands on some classic Broadway signage, train-themed decor and more.

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Art Shanty Projects to return to Lake Harriet this winter

The festival has made some creative changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.

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After 'extraordinary' revenue growth, MN projects $7.7B surplus

But finance officials note there is still "significant risk" due to economic uncertainty.

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Deputy Chief Amelia Huffman named interim chief of the Minneapolis PD

She lives in Uptown and has been with the MPD for 27 years.