Quick Bite: 3 news stories to get you caught up over lunch


Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean tours converge at Target Field this summer

One of Minnesota’s favorites is coming back to perform in a big show at Target Field next summer. The Minnesota Twins announced today that Kenny Chesney will return for a July concert, backed by country music sensation Jason Aldean. Tickets aren’t on sale just yet, but Twins season ticket holders get access to presales tickets before the general public.

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Crookston man fleeing police dies in fiery crash; other weekend police chases reported

A Crookston man fleeing police died in a fiery crash Sunday night in northwestern Minnesota. Police were called to check on a 27-year old man and when they arrived he got into his truck, rammed a police car and sped away. Reports say he later lost control of the vehicle and smashed into a concrete bridge pillar. There were other police pursuits that resulted in accidents over the weekend, among them: A Wisconsin man speeding from police crashed and was killed and two suspects in a stolen van crashed into a White Bear Lake home.

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Weather week: Enjoy autumn before it leaves

One more day of splendid autumn weather. Jerrid Sebesta’s forecast calls for mild temperatures, in the 60s, as the work week begins. Chillier temps and some rain likely across the state Tuesday. Temperatures will settle into the 50s for the rest of the week, until Friday, when it may be in the 40s for Halloween. But no rain is expected for the trick-or-treaters.

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.

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It's too late to mail your ballot, but you can still vote. Here's how.

Voters can drop off their absentee ballot, vote early in-person or head to the polls on Election Day.

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Dusting itself off after virus blow, F1rst Wrestling returns to the ring this Sunday

Minnesota's premier independent wrestling company was on top of the world before the virus hit.


McDonald's is bringing the McRib back in December

It hasn't appeared on menus for eight years.

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2 more Twin Cities districts moving to distance learning for grades 6-12

The decision was announced as infection rates in Dakota County rise.

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Here are the 4 free COVID-19 testing sites in MN for the week of Nov. 2

People don't need to have symptoms or insurance to get tested for free.