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School bus driver faces DWI charges following bus crash

A school bus driver in the Lewiston-Altura school district is facing three counts of drunken driving after crashing into a tree with children aboard.

No charges against archdiocese in one case, but 7 probes continue

St. Paul investigators did not find sufficient evidence that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis failed to report the conduct of former priest Curtis Wehmeyer.

The story behind the photo of the man holding the dog in Winona

A photo of a man hugging a cold dog outside a Winona post office this week quickly circulated on social media, generating a major response from animal lovers.

How much dialing it back can save on high heating bills

Get ready for a wallet-chilling envelope from your utility company following the bitter blast of winter.

10 best Minnesota high school mascots: Did your school make the cut?

The top ten list by Newscastic features that don't have typical mascots like Bulldogs, Cougars or Eagles.

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Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins saves the day again to get Vikings to .500

Cousins' overtime toss to K.J. Osborn earned a 34-28 victory.

Nurses on strike

Nurses start 3-day strike at Allina WestHealth in Plymouth

A "last attempt" at negotiations failed to produce an agreement last Wednesday.

boating minnesota lake

Minnesota has experienced its deadliest boating season since 2005

Minnesota has seen 17 boating-related deaths so far this year.

Drew Doughty

Kirill Kaprizov makes Kings’ Doughty eat his words

The Kings defenseman isn't a fan of the Wild star's new deal.

Quinn Olson / UMD Hockey

Watch: UMD's Olson goes between-the-legs to set up highlight goal

Another Saturday. Another highlight for a Minnesota college hockey team.

Gopher Hockey

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

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

Ambulance hospital emergency

Driver killed after crashing into parked semi-trailer

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

Mike Zimmer

Vikings-Panthers: 5 things you can count on happening

The Vikings will look to open things up in Carolina.