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Man rescued after fall in vacant Minneapolis grain bin

Dozens of firefighters worked for hours overnight to rescue a man who'd fallen nearly 60 feet down into a vacant grain bin. Reports say he broke his jaw and had several serious cuts. He was taken to a local hospital, and his condition is not known.

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2 charged in death of man found next to burning dumpster

A charred body found near a garbage dumpster has now led to murder charges against two Twin Cities men. Authorities had trouble identifying the body when it was found earlier this month, but a distinctive tattoo led to tips. The suspects from Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center are charged with second-degree murder.

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Heat advisory in effect today; more storms possible through weekend

The Great Minnesota Get-Together opened Thursday morning with a bang as thunder and lightning greeted fairgoers. Morning thunderstorms will make way for heat and humidity this afternoon, with temperatures rising into the lower 90s in the Twin Cities. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory because heat indices could reach 105 degrees.

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Byron Buxton

Alex Colomé wastes Buxton's diving catch, clutch bomb

The Twins' bullpen woes continued in a loss to the A's.

Northern Metals

Firefighters battling large blaze at Northern Metal site in Minneapolis

The fire sent a plume of thick smoke into the skyline.

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Charges: St. Cloud woman maced, fatally stabbed man in alley

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at St. Cloud Hospital 32 minutes after the 911 call was made.


Gasthof's building in Northeast Minneapolis is for sale

The restaurant opened in 1992 and has been closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County

Deaths on Minnesota roads are up approximately 20% from the same point last year.

Irwin Jacobs home

Neighbor sues to block estate from dividing billionaire's Lake Minnetonka property

The estate of Irwin Jacobs wants to build six new homes on the late businessman's property.


In the better burger battle, does Culver's trump In-N-Out?

A website says Culver's is far superior to In-N-Out.

George Floyd mural

Darnella Frazier, who filmed the video of Floyd's arrest, reacts to guilty verdict

Frazier's video challenged the initial narrative of Floyd's arrest presented by the Minneapolis Police Department.

Burnsville police shooting

Man fatally shot by police near I-35W in Burnsville is identified

The suspect killed in the incident is from western Wisconsin.