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Game 4: Wild hope home dominance continues against Blackhawks

If you're the Minnesota Wild, you're happy Game 4 is at home. Minnesota trails the Blackhawks 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinals, but they are unbeaten at home in the playoffs (4-0), and just 1-5 on the road. Face off is at 8:30 at the Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota mom of bullied kids takes problem to social media

Like a lot of kids, northwest Minnesota students Anna, 8, and her brother, Ben, 7, have been having trouble with bullies at school. It's an old problem. But the children's mother, Sarah Cymbaluk, this week employed an Internet-age solution. She took to social media, which has raised some provocative questions.

Going fishing at the lake? Construction traffic ahead

With the fishing opener this weekend, many Minnesotans will be heading out to cabins and lakes. You might want to allow for some extra time. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has several road construction projects underway that will create bypasses, lane closures and detours.

More 'urban coyotes' calling the Twin Cities home

Wave your arms, throw something, use an air horn, yell: wildlife experts say that's what you should do if you see a coyote. While coyotes are typically no threat to humans, their numbers are increasing in the Twin Cities.

Lineup named as Taste of Minnesota returns after 3-year absence

The Taste of Minnesota was a Fourth of July tradition for many years, but the festival has not been staged for the past three years after its owners declared bankruptcy. But the multi-day event will return this summer and the lineup for the headliners has been set. The Taste of Minnesota will be held on Harriet Island in St. Paul from July 3-6.

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Someone keeps trying to film showering women at U of M

The university has received three reports in the past two weeks.

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Woman in critical condition after driver hit her in Minneapolis

She's been unresponsive, but recently gave a thumbs up to her family.

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Ant's rally not enough to save Timberwolves

Edwards' third-quarter explosion came too late in a loss to the Pelicans.

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Victims of property manager's sexual harassment to get $736,000

It's part of a consent decree announced by the Department of Justice Monday.

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St. Paul's Irish pub The Liffey reveals it won't reopen

The beloved pub has been closed since the start of the pandemic.

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Proctor football investigation: Case goes to county attorney

The office will review the evidence and consider possible criminal charges.

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'I’m heading home!': CA reporter announces return to WCCO

Kirsten Mitchell interned at WCCO years ago. Now, she's coming back as a reporter.


As part of price gouging settlement, farm to donate 1M eggs to food nonprofits

The egg producer will donate more than 1 million eggs to nonprofits fighting hunger.

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Sheriff: Witnesses saw plane 'performing aerial maneuvers' before fatal crash

The single-engine aircraft went down in northern Wisconsin, killing a brother and sister.