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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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New face joining KARE 11's 'Sunrise' morning show

Jason Hackett will be joining Alicia Lewis and Guy Brown on KARE 11's morning show.

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Armed robbery suspect sought in two south metro investigations

The incidents took place at credit unions in Savage and Apple Valley.


Former Twin Cities plastic surgeon charged with sex crimes

Christopher Kovanda is accused of inappropriately touching woman under the guise of providing medical care.

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Minnesota man accused of murder in Chicago is arrested in Alabama

A 26-year-old man from a small town on the Iowa border is accused of murdering a Greyhound bus employee.


Support for Shakopee Public Schools employee diagnosed with cancer

The media specialist has been transitioned to hospice care recently.


Big November snowstorms uncommon in MN, but snowfall is increasing

This week's 8.4 inches at MSP Airport was one of the biggest November storms in the Twin Cities since 1991.


Minnesota nurses take vote on whether to hold second strike

The results will be determined Wednesday night.

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OCD, irritable bowel syndrome added to MN's medical marijuana list

They are the two latest qualifying medical conditions for Minnesota's marijuana program.

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Fundraiser created for family-owned Cô Tu' Oriental Cuisine after shooting

Support from the community will go towards medical expenses and overhead costs for the restaurant.

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Police: Minnesota murder suspect arrested in Texas

Erica Roberts has been on the run since March.


Jackknifed semis close I-35 northbound near Faribault

There are icy conditions across Minnesota