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It’s back: Crashed Ice will barrel through St. Paul again

Crashed Ice is coming back to Minnesota. The daredevil skating track will once again go up in St. Paul in January. Sponsored by Red Bull, last year’s Crashed Ice pulled in more than 120,000 fans. This will be the only U.S. venue. The Crashed Ice thrills and chills event will also visit Finland, Northern Ireland and Edmonton.

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Allina Health appoints first female CEO in its history

Leading Minnesota healthcare provider Allina Health has announced its first female and physician chief executive in its 20-year history. The company announced yesterday that Dr. Penny Wheeler will assume the role once current CEO Kenneth Paulus retires at the end of the year. Wheeler will take charge of a company that generated revenue of $3.4 billion in 2013.

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Calling an audible: Early snow disrupts high school football playoffs

High school football semifinals are set to begin tomorrow, but it's still not certain where some of those games will be played. This week's snow dump has left some of the planned playing fields covered in ice. The Minnesota State High School League is still figuring out where the games can be safely played. In the past, playoffs were at the Metrodome – but that's gone, and the stadium to replace it is still under construction.

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Gophers improve to 5-0 with win over Jacksonville

The Gophers are establishing momentum early in the season.

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Ant's massive slam leads Timberwolves to fifth straight win

The dunk didn't count, but provided the highlight of the night.

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WIld arrive late, Cam Talbot stays on point to beat Devils

Despite a 30-minute delay, the Wild picked up a 3-2 victory.

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Appeal to find 35-year-old missing from Oak Grove home

Police say he's not believed to be in danger.

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7 MN Republicans urge states to audit 2020 election results

There has been no evidence of significant fraud in any single U.S. state.

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How many MN kids age 5-11 have received a COVID vaccine dose?

The governor says the state has one of the highest child vaccination rates in the U.S.

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Seven juveniles arrested in connection with stolen vehicles in Woodbury

Woodbury authorities have issued a warning following a spate of auto thefts.

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1 dead after driver crashes into stalled vehicle on shoulder

The vehicle stopped on the side of the road was unoccupied at the time.

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Update: Vikings say Griffen is out of his home, 'getting the care he needs'

After hours in his residence, the 33-year-old exited "without incident," the team said.