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No holiday for shovels and plows; snow emergencies declared

Even if you were able to stay home from work on President's Day, it might be time to shovel out the ol' motor car and make way for the plows. Minneapolis, St. Paul and several other municipalities in the Twin Cities have declared snow emergencies.

Archdiocese names 9 more priests with substantiated abuse claims

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Monday released another list that names priests with substantiated claims of sexual abuse of minors – the second such list in the past two months.

Police chief arrested at home for suspicion of driving while intoxicated

When the Polk County, Wisconsin sheriff's office responded to a one-vehicle accident outside of Amery late Saturday night, they found an empty car in a ditch. According to the Pioneer Press, deputies who responded noted the car was registered to Thomas Marson, the chief of police in the city of Amery.

Minneapolis actor Abdi wins British Academy Award for 'Captain Phillips'

After numerous nominations, first-time Minneapolis actor Barkhad Abdi actually got to take a trophy home. Abdi won Best Supporting Actor at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards for his role as the menacing Somali pirate leader Muse in "Captain Phillips."

Kessel, U.S. women smash Sweden to reach gold medal game

It took Sweden more than 38 minutes to get their fourth shot on goal. When they did, late in the second period, the United States had just taken its 51st shot of the game. The U.S. skated freely up and down the ice and blasted Sweden 6-1 on Monday. The win puts the Americans in Thursday's gold medal game where they will meet the winner between Canada and Switzerland.

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Byron Buxton

Alex Colomé wastes Buxton's diving catch, clutch bomb

The Twins' bullpen woes continued in a loss to the A's.

Northern Metals

Firefighters battling large blaze at Northern Metal site in Minneapolis

The fire sent a plume of thick smoke into the skyline.

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Charges: St. Cloud woman maced, fatally stabbed man in alley

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at St. Cloud Hospital 32 minutes after the 911 call was made.


Gasthof's building in Northeast Minneapolis is for sale

The restaurant opened in 1992 and has been closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County

Deaths on Minnesota roads are up approximately 20% from the same point last year.

Irwin Jacobs home

Neighbor sues to block estate from dividing billionaire's Lake Minnetonka property

The estate of Irwin Jacobs wants to build six new homes on the late businessman's property.


In the better burger battle, does Culver's trump In-N-Out?

A website says Culver's is far superior to In-N-Out.

George Floyd mural

Darnella Frazier, who filmed the video of Floyd's arrest, reacts to guilty verdict

Frazier's video challenged the initial narrative of Floyd's arrest presented by the Minneapolis Police Department.

Burnsville police shooting

Man fatally shot by police near I-35W in Burnsville is identified

The suspect killed in the incident is from western Wisconsin.