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Lakeville woman found on doorstep likely froze to death, family says

The 32-year-old Lakeville woman whose family members say froze to death Tuesday was taken to the hospital two days earlier. Photo: KSTP

Satirical news site fakes out some with bogus Bachmann arrest article

An article circulating on social media claiming that Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann was arrested for DUI is a fake, and people bought it.

Sheriff says shooter in murder-suicide may have been depressed

The Olmsted County Sheriff said the 19-year-old man who pulled the trigger was dealing with mental health issues.

Kidney snow sculpture is a plea for new organ

A Cottage Grove man awaiting a kidney transplant took advantage of the snow to search for a new organ.

Benefit concert set for victims of Cedar-Riverside explosion, fire

A concert to benefit the victims of the New Year’s Day apartment explosion in Minneapolis will be held later this month.

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Twins decline 2021 option on Sergio Romo

The Twins begin a potential overhaul in the bullpen.

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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.


With the help of HVAC, Circus Juventas will host its first holiday shows

After months of canceled classes and shows, Circus Juventas is hosting its first ever holiday show, with safety precautions.

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Vikings send Cameron Dantzler to COVID-19/reserve list

Dantzler's placement leaves the Vikings paper-thin at cornerback heading into Green Bay.

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

Will Collin Peterson hang on for yet another term?

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.


60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.