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Schools scramble on 'wind chill days': How do they make the call?

The bitter cold is back in the forecast for Monday, but school officials have not leapt to cancel school yet. There is a lot at stake with the decisions. Parents face last-minute scrambles to make child care arrangements and school district officials are mulling whether or not they'll have to add more school days in June.

Patient faces charges in death at St. Peter security hospital

A 31-year-old patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter is facing murder charges in the death of another patient. Darnell Dee Whitefeather is accused of killing another patient inside the hospital.

Minnesota ranks No. 2 in state-of-the-states list

President Barack Obama on Tuesday likely will follow tradition and announce in his State of the Union address that America is "strong." But Politico explored the state of each state – and the publication says Minnesota ranks second strongest.

Minnesota home to one of the nation's Top 10 sports bars

USA Today has a new ranking of the nation's Top 10 sports bars, and there's one in Minnesota: Bar 508 in downtown Minneapolis. The newspaper praises 508 for its craft brews and for fancy bar food. It even is an after-work gathering spot for BringMeTheNews staffers on some Friday afternoons.

New lottery game allows players to go for 'All or Northing'

A new lottery game set to debut on Tuesday might create some hope for Minnesota gamblers who struggle to pick winning numbers. "All or Nothing" has players choose 12 numbers from a pool of 24. If they select all of the chosen numbers, or none of them, they win $100,000.

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Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner

"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.

Minneapolis police

Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis

The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.

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Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise

“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.

Kris Richard Severin

Inmate who escaped Minnesota prison is captured

The inmate escaped Wednesday morning.

Brave New Comedy Workshop in downtown Minneapolis.

Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases

The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.

Austin Retterath

Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River

Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.

"Love" mural seen in St. Paul.

Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists

The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.


Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M

It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.

golden valley police department

Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation

Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.


Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws

A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.

US Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers

A hiring fair will be held for the positions.