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The 10 stories you read the most in 2015


Here's what you all read the most in 2015 – BringMeTheNews' 10 top-viewed stories of the year.

1) Father of alleged Snapchat bullies is fired, family later apologizes

The uproar after a father uploaded video of an apparent cyber-bullying incident ended up costing a Minnesota man his job. The man's family later apologized.

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2) Photos: Josh Hartnett's home is for sale

Minnesota-born actor Josh Hartnett put his home up for sale in January. With plenty of photos.

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3) The Dairy Queen that Dairy Queen doesn’t want you to know about …

It's in Moorhead, and it gets to play by its own rules – not the ones set out for other locations of the soft-serve chain.

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4) Video shows missing U student entering river

Universuty of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle disappeared after leaving a bar. Police later said video showed she entered the Mississippi River that night.

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5) Bed bugs confirmed in Wisconsin Dells hotel

A woman posted photos of bed bug bites to Facebook after staying at a Wisconsin Dells resort hotel – and got a lot of attention.

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6) Here comes the snow ...

Right before Minnesota got hit with the late December snow storm, predictions for the first snowfall of the season were coming in at 6-12 inches.

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7) 'Person of interest' in Jacob Wetterling case

After decades with little progress, authorities named a "person of interest" – though stopped short of calling him a suspect – in the abduction of Jacob Wetterling.

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8) Leading teen softball player dies after rollover crash

“The entire extended Minnesota softball community has experienced the loss of not only a teammate but most importantly a friend today.”

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9) Glensheen mansion bedroom opens to the public for the first time

For the first time ever, visitors got to see inside a long-closed room at Duluth’s historic Glensheen Mansion.

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10) Teen Lakeville sisters not seen since 2013 are found

Two Lakeville sisters, who disappeared more than two years ago, were found safe at a horse ranch in western Minnesota.

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With KAT out, Timberwolves can't upset Nets

D'Angelo Russell stepped up but couldn't overcome Brooklyn's firepower.

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Everson Griffen confirms he has bipolar disorder

"I’ve been running from it a long time. I’m not ashamed of it anymore.”

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St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases

Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.

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Twin Cities police ask for help finding missing 16-year-old

Police say all her family and friends have been contacted, and none of them know where she is.

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MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help

The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.

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Support grows for Redmon's Popcorn after shop's sudden closure

The county also commented on the situation, saying it hopes to help owner Zack Redmon.

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Prior Lake HS investigating another 'racist' video involving student

The principal said the social media video was reported to them this week.

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Walz: Minnesota has secured 1 million rapid, at-home COVID tests for kids

It comes as the delta variant continues to surge in Minnesota, and the omicron variant might follow.

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Forest Service limiting permits to BWCAW due to damage, overcrowding

Visitors have been cutting down trees and have been forced to compete for campsites.

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Lockdown update: Armed man threatened to go to Kimball High School

A high school and elementary school near St. Cloud went into lockdown as a precaution.

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People in Chaska are flushing the wrong crap down the toilet

Water and sewer crews in Chaska have had to clean the same pump four times in the past seven days.