MN popcorn shop gets Times Square billboard via 'The Late Show'
The last time Redmon's Popcorn got national attention, it shut down two days later.
Frey backtracks on dining mandate: Kids age 2-4 won’t need test
The mayor told Chad Hartman the city is already working to change its just-announced regulation.
11 staff members on leave after refusing Willmar district's COVID policy
The staff members were placed on leave after they "opted not to comply."
Man charged with stealing van with dog inside in South St. Paul
He apparently said he didn't realize there was a dog inside.
African cat found in Massachusetts is coming to Minnesota
The cat has to have its leg amputated.
Duluth becomes first non-metro city to bring back mask mandate
The omicron variant is surging across Minnesota.
Here's where COVID-19 case rates are the highest in Minnesota
The highest rates can be found mainly in southeastern Minnesota and around the Twin Cities metro area.
After staff got COVID, someone sent Al's Breakfast a letter mocking its vaxx requirement
"So sorry to hear your fully vaccinated staff is sick with Covid and you are forced to close," the letter begins.
NWS releases snowfall forecast for specific Minnesota cities
Here's how much snow is forecast for more than 50 cities in Minnesota, including the majority of the metro area.
Armed robber hits Twin Cities Speedway twice in 5 days
Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 13
More than 11,000 cases included in today's report.
Man accused of sexually assaulting MN teen arrested in Mexico after 21 years on run
Curtis Lee Brovold was arrested outside his home in Cancun, Mexico on Wednesday.
Rep. Westrom proposes aerial hunting to control the coyote population
The Republican sponsored bill would allow Minnesotans to hunt coyotes from an airplane or on snowmobiles. The Star Tribune reports a handful of other states already allow aerial hunting to control animals threatening livestock, crops or wildlife.
Elevator yoga? Insurer encourages impromptu exercise
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is surprising people in downtown Minneapolis elevators on Tuesday and urging the to get some exercise on the spot.
Expecting mothers turning to doulas
Traditionally doctors, nurses and hospitals have offered help to expecting mothers, but pregnant women in the Twin Cities are increasingly turning to doulas for more focused attention, WCCO reports. Two Minnesota moms spun their doula careers into a new business called Baby Love, a place where parents can learn together.
Loose moose turns heads in southern Minnesota
A moose, far astray from its north woods Minnesota habitat, has been plodding around the southern part of the state. It was recently spotted near Winthrop, roughly 80 miles southwest of the Twin Cities, the Mankato Free Press reports. “Generally, it’s young bulls who do this," a DNR biologist said. "They just have a lot of wander in them.”
Turning the page on textbooks?
Paying for textbooks is becoming such a burden for college students, that today the University of Minnesota is launching an online project to hunt down free textbooks to replace the pricey ink-and-paper versions, MPR reports. It's part of a national movement to cut the cost of textbooks.
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