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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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Pair escape uninjured as plane crashes moments after takeoff

It crashed about a half mile southwest of Faribault Airport.

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For The Week: Making cocktails at home? Here's how to do it right

Lindsay Guentzel's For The Week column features simple food and drink tips.

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Mayo Clinic study provides 'best guess' about pandemic's future in MN

Minnesota could be seeing decreasing numbers into the summer if the study is correct.

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Mourners remember Daunte Wright, plead for justice

Wright was killed by a now-former Brooklyn Center police officer on April 11.

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HealthPartners: COVID hospitalizations driven by unvaccinated, middle aged adults

The health provider says the average age of its hospitalized patients is trending downwards.

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Man suspected of shooting at National Guard in Minneapolis faces more charges

He has now been charged in Hennepin County District Court with more serious crimes.

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Investigation finds EPA mishandled oversight for PolyMet mine permits

A new report found the EPA didn't follow its own procedures when it submitted comments on the proposed project.

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MDH's new COVID guidance urges weekly testing for those involved in sports

Those not involved in school sports are still advised to get tested every two weeks.

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With loaded QB draft class, now is the time for Vikings to act

With a strong class, this year might be the time to select Kirk Cousins' successor.

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