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Downtown's made-over Block E to be renamed Mayo Clinic Square

The planned revamp for Block E will include a 20,000-square-foot sports medicine facility along with new practice space for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx.

Dayton taps top aide Tina Smith to be running mate

Gov. Mark Dayton announced he had chosen his chief of staff Tina Flint Smith as his running mate headed into a campaign for a second term.

A 1987 Twins World Series ring will be for sale Friday

Minnesota Twins fans will have the opportunity to get their hands on a 1987 World Series ring on Friday.

Report: DUI arrest led to Gatenby's dismissal from KSTP

Rusty Gatenby’s arrest for suspicion of DUI last month led to the traffic reporter’s dismissal from KSTP.

The Hard Rock Cafe plans return to Minnesota

Sources say the Hard Rock Cafe will return to the Twin Cities this summer.

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Hospital chiefs say nursing strike will come at 'worst possible time'

A nurses union announced an almost three-week strike to take place in the Twin Cities.


Sven Sundgaard: What's in store for MN's weather in December?

Sundgaard recaps Minnesota's fall and looks ahead to December.


Manure spill in Wisconsin leads to hours-long main street disruption

The spill was first reported just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.


Ice Cube to perform 2 nights at Mystic Lake Casino

The rapper hasn't performed in Minnesota since 2018.


Nicollet Mall's new Ties Lounge & Rooftop closes 'indefinitely'

The establishment aimed to reconnect the downtown community.

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Chinese restaurant closing after 50 years in Columbia Heights

The beloved family-owned restaurant will close Dec. 24.

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Kris Laudien leaving KARE 11 after four years on 'Sunrise'

KARE 11 announced the appointment of Jason Hackett to the morning show this week.