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U of M grad back in Minnesota, says he won't return to Emirates

A Woodbury man is back home after his release from a United Arab Emirates prison where he’d been held for nine months.

Don't try this at home: Many suffer burns from 'boiling water trick'

A popular cold-weather experiment sent several people to the hospital for burns.

Temperature jumps 50 degrees in N. Minnesota, warm weekend ahead

The heat is on – at least by Minnesota standards. Temperatures are expected to keep climbing in time for the weekend.

Christian college coach accused of sexual misconduct with minor

A coach at a small private college in the west metro is charged with criminal sexual conduct after admitting he had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Hopkins alum creates video parody of Lorde's 'Royals'

A Hopkins High School alum is getting some attention for her online parody of a popular pop song.

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Grand casino

Grand Casino celebrates 30th anniversary with more than cake

Hundreds of thousands of winning dollars are on the table.

Brodd defense witness

As defense starts, expert argues Chauvin's use of force was reasonable

Use-of-force expert Barry Brodd testified on behalf of the defense.

Chet Holmgren

Chet Holmgren named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball

Minnehaha Academy produces back-to-back award winners for the second time in state history.

Byron Buxton

Red Sox out-slug Twins in chilly matinee

Bobby Dalbec hit two RBI doubles to hand the Twins their third straight loss.

Governor Tim Walz

As CDC urges Michigan to shut down, Gov. Walz watches closely

Walz says there are no imminent plans to dial back.


Man, 26, collapses and dies at event center shortly after altercation

The incident was reported Saturday night in Stearns County.

Allina Crossroads Campus

Allina Health will reopen Buffalo clinic after fatal mass shooting

A timeline about when the clinic will reopen hasn't been released.