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Winter makes a November arrival in southern Minnesota

The first significant snow storm of the season is moving through parts of southern Minnesota Tuesday.

Injured highway worker talking, not yet walking

The MnDOT worker hit by a car on I-94 while clearing debris said he flew about 50 feet in the air.

Jared Allen: Hazing in the NFL is a 'rite of passage'

If you ask Jared Allen, hazing in the NFL isn’t what it used to be.

Renters paying more, looking harder for apartments

The average rent in the metro area jumped 3.5 percent in the past year to close to $1,000 per month, according to a new report.

The state that invented the Bundt cake finally has an all-Bundt bakery

As the birthplace of the Bundt, you might think Minnesota would be the first state to host a bakery that sells nothing else. Bundt no.

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Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

3 first-period goals lead Wild over Kings

With three goals in just over three minutes, the Wild sealed their fifth straight victory.

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Butcher & the Boar makes comeback with new ownership

Local hospitality company Jester Concepts has bought the brand. The new location is still being determined.


Staff at Mankato Hy-Vee incorrectly diluted COVID vaccines for 62 patients

The retailer says that there is no reason for medical concern.

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Twin Cities man going to great lengths to find beloved dog, missing in northern MN

He's hoping drone operators can help him locate Rowdi, his yellow lab.

Hennepin County Government Center

Some Hennepin County Government Center services will be unavailable during Chauvin's trial

Access to the building will be limited during the trail, which begins March 8.

Street sweeper

Driver, 19, killed in collision with street sweeper

It happened Thursday evening near Thief River Falls.

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Famous Dave's to launch its first 'line service' restaurant in the Twin Cities

The new model of restaurant will open in September in Coon Rapids.

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Minnesota's budget outlook improves, now projecting $1.6B surplus

The state was projecting a $1.3 billion deficit in November.