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Dwindling doctor numbers will result in physician talent gap, study says

A decade from now there won’t be enough primary care doctors in Minnesota to provide quality care if state and federal lawmakers don’t make changes to current medical education policies, a new study says. Getting an appointment with your doctor will be particularly difficult because there aren't enough doctors in the medical school pipeline to replace those retiring.

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Spam Museum to get new can in downtown Austin

Austin, Minnesota, is going to capitalize on its biggest export in a bigger way. The city council has approved construction of a new Spam museum on a vacant lot in the downtown area. It will be an even better version of the city’s current museum that honors the history of the famed canned meat.

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Report: Bulls spice up trade offer for Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers have completed a smaller trade that could clear the way for a potential deal between the Cavs and Wolves for Kevin Love. Reports say Cleveland will acquire John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy from Utah. The players are expected to help the Cavs offer the Wolves a chance to clear some cap space in a potential Love deal.

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Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.


Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

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Chinese rocket debris to crash somewhere on Earth this weekend

Minnesota appears to be just outside of it's massive potential crash zone.

Starlink satellites

Strange lights in Minnesota sky Friday night were SpaceX satellites

SpaceX is planning to launch 60 more Starlink satellites on Sunday, May 9.

Jorge Polanco

Shoemaker, Twins lineup rebounds against Tigers

Jorge Polanco homered in a 7-3 victory over Detroit.

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Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

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.