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NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements

The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.

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Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death

The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.

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Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint

The suspect faces three separate felony charges.

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St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years

He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.

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Gophers add All-Ivy League D-tackle from Harvard

Chris Smith will be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer.

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High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead

Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.

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Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results

Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.

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UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit

The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.

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Omicron may have already peaked in Minnesota

Reported cases lag what's happening in real time, so the newly reported cases over the next week or so will still be very high.

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MnDOT reveals 50 snowplow name finalists

Voting is open through Wednesday, Jan. 26.

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Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects

Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.

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Ramsey County ready to buy Vikings stadium site

A letter was delivered to Gov. Dayton Thursday saying the proposed site deal is within the $30 million budgeted for acquisition and site cleanup.

Wilfs push forward in a letter to Gov. Dayton

The Vikings released new images of the Arden Hills stadium site showcasing a vibrant community of tailgaters. Owners Mark and Zygi Wilf hope to build on the suburban plot and say any other location will yield a smaller financial contribution from the team.

Controlled deer hunts to be held throughout Ramsey County

Ramsey County officials say deer caused more than 250 car accidents last year. There will be eight controlled hunts at parks in Maplewood, St. Paul, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights and White Bear Township.

Most oppose tax at stadium hearing in Ramsey County

The county's charter commission is holding the first of two public hearings on whether voters should get to approve a sales tax for the stadium.

Ramsey County sheriff's deputy dies amid investigation

The Pioneer Press reports Deputy Daniel Ruettimann passed away last week and few details have been released about his death. Ruettimann was the subject of an internal affairs investigation for improper conduct last year.

Dayton: Parry's letter deeply offensive

Sen. Mike Parry threw down the gauntlet in a fundraising letter Friday. Parry says Gov. Dayton was paying back supporters when he ordered a child care union vote in November.

What's in Ramsey County's wind?

Twin Cities Daily Planet examines why Ramsey County last month received an F grade for particulate matter pollution on the American Lung Association's 2012 State of the Air report. Hennepin, Dakota and Scott counties all received a C grade.

Ramsey County Charter may revisit ban on taxes for sports stadiums

Some charter commissioners want to revisit a proposed amendment that would prohibit the county from using any revenue to build professional sports facilities. Commissioner Rod Halvorson says he'd like to get the amendment on the ballot next year.