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Underwater: Dramatic images of flooding across Minnesota

From the northernmost border to the far southern edge, Minnesota residents are coping with incessant rains and flooding. In southern Minnesota, highways have turned into rivers, parking lots into ponds. And along the Canadian border and the Rainy River, surging water levels destroyed some lakeside property, and continue to pose a threat to more.

High school student suspended over tweet sues district, police chief

Reid Sagehorn, the high school student who was suspended for a tweet earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Elk River School district, the superintendent and principal of Rogers High School, and the Rogers police chief, among others.

Possible hurdle for Medtronic-Covidien deal: Congress

The $43 billion deal Medtronic announced late Sunday to acquire Ireland-based competitor Covidien – and save the newly merged company a bundle on U.S. taxes – is not yet a done deal. One possible hurdle: Congress.

Minnesota doctor contracts emerging mosquito-borne illness while in Haiti

A Minnesota doctor who spends time working and living in Haiti has contracted a mosquito-borne illness that has health officials in the United States taking notice.

Toby Keith to open State Fair; grandstand lineup finalized

Country star Toby Keith will play the grandstand on the opening night of the Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 21, fair officials announced Tuesday. He will be joined by country/rap artist Colt Ford.

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Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak announces retirement

Kubiak wraps up a career that has spanned nearly four decades.

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Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

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Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

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Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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Road rage incident sees driver punch out man's window, punch him in face

The incident happened in Waite Park Wednesday morning.

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Minneapolis will recover $100K in costs connected to 2019 Trump rally

The Target Center operator said it'll pay the costs over three years.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey confirms run for reelection

He has faced criticism over the city's response to George Floyd's death.

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