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Pizzeria owner, other Minnesotans invited to State of the Union speech

Punch Pizza founder and co-owner John Soranno and employee Nick Chute will be guests of First Lady Michelle Obama during President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night.

Lost Canadian snowmobilers survive night in frigid cold, turn up in Minnesota

A young Canadian couple managed to survive life-threatening conditions in the Northwoods after their snowmobile broke down Sunday.

Fargo TV news reporter almost off the hook for school trespassing

A Fargo school district decided not to press charges against a TV reporter after she illegally entered an elementary school for a news story.

Winter glossary: Umbles, sun dogs, ground blizzard and more

As record-setting weather continues to be the dominant topic of conversation, you’ll want to be well-versed on newly used – terms to describe it.

Only California sending more Olympians to Sochi than Minnesota

The U.S. is sending a record 230 athletes to Russia for the Olympics, 19 of which are Minnesotans.

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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.

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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.