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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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Watch: No-call lifts Gophers to OT victory over St. Cloud State

A blatant hook marred a top-four battle in St. Cloud.

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Driver killed after crashing into parked semi-trailer

The crash occurred on the 5800 block of University Avenue Northeast.

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Vikings-Panthers: 5 things you can count on happening

The Vikings will look to open things up in Carolina.

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Morgan's resurgence, Nebraska's miscues help Gophers hold on

The Gophers quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns in a 30-23 victory.

Tina Smith

Sen. Tina Smith warns Dems she may not vote for budget bill if climate plan dropped

This comes amid a White House effort to get its "Build Back Better" plan passed.

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St. Paul man dies six days after crash on I-94

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the man as David Rodney Hardaway.

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Double murder in northeastern Minnesota, suspect kills himself after chase

The suspect died at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Anti-masker involved in school board meeting fight charged with assault

It happened last month at an Eastern Carver County Schools hearing.

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Marcus Foligno throws hands, scores game-winning goal in Wild's opener

The Wild forward scored with 7.2 seconds left to beat Anaheim.