Report: Minnesota's first Omicron case linked to 15 COVID infections at NYC anime convention
The Minnesota patient was in New York with 30 friends last month.
Woman in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Paul
Officers responded to the incident at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.
Omicron variant confirmed in Wisconsin man who traveled to South Africa
Five other cases have been confirmed and linked to a Wisconsin wedding.
Police find man dead, another with 'self-inflicted stab wound' in St. Anthony home
The incident is now under investigation.
Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals
Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.
Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six
Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.
Popular Minneapolis taproom to start requiring proof of vaccination
The new policy will only apply to indoor service.
Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions
The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.
Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat
Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.
Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only
The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).
Postal Service to test distribution of 'Anthrax Medicine'
Nearly 37,000 households in the Twin Cities area will be receiving a pill bottle in their mailbox on May 6. The Post office is testing how it would respond to a widescale Anthrax attack, the City Pages is reporting. USPS officials stress that an actual attack is very unlikely and this is just a test. Residents should just recycle the bottle.
International Falls wins 'Best in Glass' taste test
International Falls won the competition held by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Water Works Association in Duluth for the best-tasting drinking water in Minnesota. St. Cloud and East Grand Forks took second and third place.
Test of emergency medical deliveries a preliminary success
A more thorough assessment is on the way, but the Health Department says Sunday's test of delivering emergency medicine through the mail seemed to go well. The operation is meant to prepare for an epidemic or bioterrorist attack. Mail carriers delivered pill bottles to 37,000 Twin Cities addresses.
Lack of snow forces Toro to test equipment in Michigan
The Bloomington-based lawn equipment manufacturer is testing some of its snowblowers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Associated Press reports, because of the lack of snow in northern Minnesota, Toro had to find it elsewhere -- about 250 miles away.
New Down syndrome test less invasive, highly accurate
The DNA test for pregnant women can detect Down syndrome as early as ten weeks. Supporters consider the test a breakthrough in early detection, while others voice ethical concerns.
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