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Fire damages cars, shuts down University of Minnesota parking ramp

Thick dark smoke was visible campus and parts of downtown Minneapolis after a fire broke out at an East Bank parking ramp.

Metro's 2nd-priciest home listed at $22M in Orono

The Twin Cities’ second most-expensive home was listed this week at $22 million. Tanager Hill is perched on a hilltop overlooking Lake Minnetonka.

Only in Minnesota: Gunman escapes robbery on snowmobile

A gunman sped off into the frozen night on a snowmobile after stealing cash from a Chisago County convenience store.

Minnesota school using Metrodome seats for new football stadium

Part of the Metrodome will live on in a small school district in southern Minnesota. Or, more accurately, hundreds of parts.

Little Falls in running for town makeover reality TV series

If everything falls into place, Little Falls may be getting a big facelift.

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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.

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Is it a 4-team race for the final NFC playoff spot?

The key for Minnesota likely requires winning on the road against two top NFC teams.


Nov. 30 COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations reach new high mark

There are fewer than 100 staffed ICU beds available in Minnesota.

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Saturday's Gophers-Northwestern game canceled

Minnesota is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in its football program.

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Minneapolis woman's home vandalized for a 7th time since March

The most recent incident happened on Thanksgiving.

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Jamie Malone's Grand Cafe is closing, building owners say

Head chef Jamie Malone will continue operations at Eastside.


High school softball coach accused of stealing booster funds

The 65-year-old is a coach at Lakeville South High School.