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On the road again: MnDOT advises no travel in SE Minnesota

Ice and blowing snow are creating dangerous driving conditions in southeast Minnesota Tuesday evening. MnDOT is asking drivers to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.

Settlement reportedly reached in Minnesota Orchestra lockout

The Minnesota Orchestra and its musicians may finally be ready to end the labor dispute that’s produced a 15-month lockout.

Despite cancer risk, a third of Minnesota 11th-graders use tanning beds

Results from a recent state health department survey reveal an alarming trend among teenage girls in Minnesota.

Christian Ponder completes home sale, a little short

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder sold his home to an Edina couple for just under the asking price.

More details revealed about Prince's guest role on 'New Girl'

FOX is revealing more details about Prince’s post-Super Bowl appearance on the network’s hit sitcom “New Girl.”

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COVID-19 case rate drops in 51 of 87 Minnesota counties

Four of the 10 lowest case rates are metro-area counties.

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Allina mental health workers vote to unionize

Concerns over safety led the workers to unionize.

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Minnesota reports COVID deaths of teen student, 2 school staffers

Cases in schools rose again in the past week, though there are signs cases may have peaked.

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Investigation of alleged misconduct on Proctor football team nears conclusion

The football team canceled its season and the coach subsequently resigned.

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Minnesota House will continue hybrid operations, require masks in 2022

The Speaker of the House announced the plans in a memo to members and staff on Thursday.

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Minneapolis committee OKs $45K payout to woman shot by police during riots

She was hit in the face with a "less lethal" projectile while she was in her car trying to leave the protest.


What NOAA's winter outlook says about Minnesota

A moderate La Niña winter is expected.

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Liquor store that has become shooting hotspot seeking to move

The area surrounding Merwin's Liquors has been beset by crime in recent years.

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Ex-Minneapolis cop Noor resentenced to 57 months in prison

Justine Ruszczyk Damond's fiancé said he forgives Noor.

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Anthony Edwards was right: he is Houdini and his bag of tricks is incredible

Edwards put the entire league on notice with his season-opening performance.