April 1: Some of our favorite 'Fools Day' pranks


Clear coffee? Advertising on the moon? "Selfie elbow" a new affliction? It seems like everyone is getting into the act this April Fools Day.

Here's a list of some of the more popular pranks we've seen in Minnesota today.

Caribou Debuts First Clear Coffee

Como Zoo brings back Ella Fint, Mr. Wolf

TPT Pets -- A public television station just for animals

Minnesota passes Historic Resources Equity Act -- Historic buildings must be moved between St. Paul and Minneapolis

Spring Back? Saint Paul to Opt Out of Daylight Savings Time

Motorboats banned on MN lakes -- A prank by a radio station that created a bit of a stir

space150 Launches MoonProof -- Advertising on the moon via Google Glass

A new, Ely-only cable TV channel

U of M researchers identify "selfie elbow"

If you're looking for a sweet treat for the fool in your life, this bakery is for you: Maple Grove Company Makes April Fools’ Cupcakes 

And finally, we assume that Minnesota's junior senator has a sense of humor; he might get a kick out of this tweet:

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Union Hmong Kitchen will move into Mpls. food hall

Chef Yia Vang said they're "so excited to settle in and have a home."

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Watch: Mille Lacs, Duluth captured in stunning video from ISS

The space station provides a vantage point 260 miles above the Earth's surface.


Ladies and gentlemen, The Weeknd has canceled his St. Paul show

He's made changes to his 2022 tour that involves scrapping his Xcel Energy Center gig.

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Man released from custody after admitting to fatal shooting in ND

Authorities said there is no threat to the public.


MN water tower in the running for Tank of the Year

It was the only water tank to receive more than 5,000 votes.

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Any sign of snow in the forecast for Minnesota?

The stars could align for some flurries in northern Minnesota this week, but that's about it.

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Walz announces $200 reward for kids 12-17 who get COVID shots

Those ages have the lowest vaccination rates among all eligible age groups.


Video: We tested 3 classic April Fools' Day pranks on our co-workers

We do not guarantee all prank victims will be amused – as demonstrated in the video.

Green Day will spend April Fools' Day in Minnesota

Hurry up and get your tickets, Green Day is coming!