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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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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.

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Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

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Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.


Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.


Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.