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Dangerous wind chills close Anoka-Hennepin schools Thursday

Minnesota’s largest school district has canceled classes in anticipation of bitter cold temperatures and wind chill values Thursday morning.

Target lays off 475 employees

Target employees were told Wednesday that 475 employees were being laid off at the retailer’s operations worldwide.

List: The 6 most annoying winter drivers in Minnesota

You know the driver who’s following so close behind you that he’s practically in your trunk during a snowstorm?

Date set for start of light rail service between downtowns

After years of work and millions of dollars, light rail service along the 11-mile corridor between Minneapolis and St. Paul is set to begin this summer.

Code cracked: Minnesota woman's mystery writings solved after 18 years

Thanks to an online decoding site, a former Minnesota woman is finally getting answers to the mystery of what her dying grandmother left her.

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Driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Ham Lake

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

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Union Hmong Kitchen will move into Mpls. food hall

Chef Yia Vang said they're "so excited to settle in and have a home."

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Watch: Mille Lacs, Duluth captured in stunning video from ISS

The space station provides a vantage point 260 miles above the Earth's surface.


Ladies and gentlemen, The Weeknd has canceled his St. Paul show

He's made changes to his 2022 tour that involves scrapping his Xcel Energy Center gig.

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Man released from custody after admitting to fatal shooting in ND

Authorities said there is no threat to the public.


MN water tower in the running for Tank of the Year

It was the only water tank to receive more than 5,000 votes.

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Any sign of snow in the forecast for Minnesota?

The stars could align for some flurries in northern Minnesota this week, but that's about it.

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Walz announces $200 reward for kids 12-17 who get COVID shots

Those ages have the lowest vaccination rates among all eligible age groups.