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Wave of storms to bring heavy rains for evening commute

An umbrella will come in handy today. Most of the state will see an additional inch or more of rain Monday as slow-moving storms make their way through the state. Sunday’s downpour brought 4 to more than 7 inches of rain to western Minnesota. The wet weather comes after more than eight days without a drop falling in much of the state.

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Target to keep many stores open later for night owl shoppers

Night owls, take note. If you run out of toothpaste, light bulbs or greeting cards late at night, you can still make your Target run. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Minneapolis-based retailer will be open at least an hour later at about half of its stores.

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Food truck pastor feeds the hungry with new mobile ministry

The latest social entrepreneur to plunge into the food truck fray is a 33-year-old St. Paul Lutheran pastor, who serves up free hot calzones on St. Paul's East Side. Along with the calzone, people who are in need get a bottle of water and a healthy serving of prayer if they're interested.

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Video: 'THE fattest bear we have ever seen' spotted on MN trail camera

"This might be THE fattest bear we have ever seen in our area," researchers said.

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Guilty plea from man who stockpiled guns, equipment to make bombs, drugs

Prosecutors say he had multiple guns, items to make weapons and pipe bombs, and lab equipment to make drugs.

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Here is Polaris' new electric Ranger off-road vehicle

The Minnesota-based company unveiled the electric UTV on Wednesday.


MN women's soccer team narrows name, logo options to final 3

The winning nickname and logo will be announced in January.

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.


Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home

The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.

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What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday

The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.

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Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic

The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.