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Some website problems remain days before MNsure enrollment opens

Still some bugs to work out on Minnesota’s healthcare exchange website – even though open enrollment begins in little over a week. The company hired to overhaul the MNsure website has reportedly addressed hundreds of problems but says it has yet to resolve 10 major issues. Officials are hopeful things will go smoothly when open enrollment begins.

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Half a million hunters set for deer hunting opener this weekend

Half a million hunters will descend into Minnesota’s wilderness this Saturday hoping to bag a buck when the state’s firearms deer season gets underway. But this year, orange-clad hunters may find the pursuit a little more difficult than in recent seasons due to tighter restrictions and a predicted drop in deer harvest.

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Report: NFL rejected immediate reinstatement for Peterson

Fox Sports reports the NFL rejected a request to immediately reinstate Adrian Peterson after Peterson reached a plea deal in his child abuse case on Tuesday. ESPN.com reported Wednesday the NFL is neither delaying nor rushing to a decision on Peterson’s playing status. The Vikings are off this week before traveling to Chicago to play the Bears on Nov. 16.

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Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

A newborn baby, wrapped in a blanket with its mother.

Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.

Minnesota Lottery

Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law

The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.

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All 8 state COVID-19 vaccine sites now accept walk-ins

Adults can get a no-cost vaccine without making an appointment.


Report: Vikings owners nearing purchase of Orlando City MLS franchise

The Wilfs reportedly attempted to buy the Minnesota United expansion franchise years ago.

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Video shows the moment someone broke the Paul Bunyan statue's arm

Police are asking for the public's help to identify those involved.

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Last remaining Bridgeman's Restaurant is launching a food truck

The Duluth restaurant is the only remaining full-service Bridgeman's in business.

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Minnesota can move ahead with Clean Cars program, judge says

She recommended the proposed rules be adopted.

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Car crashes through wall of Rochester home

The city's fire department shared some dramatic photos of the wreck.