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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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Brooklyn Park shooting leaves 2 injured

Two victims sustained non-life threatening injuries during the Monday evening incident.

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Worthington settles police brutality lawsuit for $590,000, agrees to reforms

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Kelvin Francisco Rodriguez, who spent five days in the ICU after being arrested.

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Rochester superintendent admits he plagiarized letter to staff

Med City Beat broke the story, prompting the superintendent to apologize.

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Man and woman, aged 55 and 62, found dead in their home

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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Walz: COVID-19 guidance for Christmas likely to be similar to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving featured a ban on social gatherings with non-household members.


Mall of America is offering a virtual Santa experience this year

People can virtually tour Santa's Candy Cane Institute.

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Annual guide to finding holiday lights displays in MN is released

More than 80 holiday displays are on this year's list.

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Duluth police officer charged in September shooting

The officer, who is a five-year veteran, is charged with two felonies.

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Enbridge gets final approval to start construction on Line 3 replacement

The project has attracted criticism from environmental and tribal groups.