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2nd body found in rubble after Minneapolis fire

The death toll of a New Year's Day apartment fire in Minneapolis now stands at two after a second body was found in the rubble of the brick structure on Friday morning. Crews found the body as they resumed a second day of removing debris from the scene that left 14 others injured.

Report: Several boats damaged in Inver Grove Heights marina fire

About a dozen boats stored near a marina along the Mississippi River in Inver Grove Heights were damage after a fire on Friday afternoon. Inver Grove Heights Fire Chief Judy Thill says firefighters have been on the scene near River Heights Marina since around 1 p.m.

2 more robbery incident at U of M 1 thwarted by police

University of Minnesota officials have announced two more robberies on the Minneapolis campus – the latest in a series of violent crimes this school year. In one of the latest incidents campus police say they stopped a robbery of a young man and arrested two suspects north of Dinkytown around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Dayton cancels school Monday due to extreme cold

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that all public schools in Minnesota will be closed on Monday due to the unusually cold temperatures. It is the first time a Minnesota governor has closed schools statewide due to cold weather since 1997.

Minnesota colleges dominate list of coldest schools

It appears that Moorhead, Minnesota is a cold place to go to college. Minnesota State University-Moorhead and Concordia College in Moorhead topped the list of the coldest colleges, according to a report from College Prowler. Nine of the 10 coldest colleges though are in Minnesota.

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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.

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Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

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Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.


Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.


Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.