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5 children killed in north Minneapolis duplex fire

Several media outlets are reporting five children died in a fire at a north Minneapolis duplex Friday morning. Fire crews were called to the blaze at 2818 Colfax Avenue N. around 5 a.m. Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel said firefighters encountered heavy smoke in the three-story building.

Archdiocese files motion to block depositions, release of records

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is attempting to block a court order to depose Archbishop John Nienstedt and former Vicar General Kevin McDonough within the next month. The archdiocese filed a motion Thursday to put a hold on the depositions, claiming "the extensive requirements of the judge's order reach beyond the limits of Minnesota law."

On the mend; Gov. Dayton returns to St. Paul after hip surgery

Gov. Mark Dayton returned to St. Paul on Friday after having hip surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, earlier this week. Doctors at Mayo performed a procedure to reattach a tendon in Dayton's hip, which he injured during a fall at the governor's residence last year.

Minnesota-born Irish whiskey '2 Gingers' goes national

Minnesota's 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey is going national. Beam Inc. announced the brand will reach all 50 states this month making it the fastest growing Irish Whiskey in the U.S. Founder Kieran Folliard launched the product just three years ago.

No money, honey? Fewer are spending on Valentine's Day

Not splurging on your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? You are not alone. Just 54 percent of Americans will celebrate the holiday with loved ones this year, down from 60 percent in 2013. The National Retail Federation says Valentine's Day still trails just Christmas and Mother's Day for holiday spending.

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60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.


1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.

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Complaint argues that Line 3 pipeline replacement is no longer needed

Honor the Earth filed the petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Tuesday.

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Minnesota man who had 28 DWIs dies weeks after leaving prison

Danny Lee Bettcher is considered the most prolific drunken driver in Minnesota history.

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Health leader calls Wisconsin's COVID-19 situation a 'nightmare scenario'

Wisconsin is reporting record numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths.