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Warm temperatures in state for 3 days; storms may bring more snow

A warm-up is in store for the Twin Cities in the next three days, and some parts of Minnesota could be in for a lot more snow. Temperatures should be in the 30s on Wednesday and Thursday, but snow could move into the metro on Thursday and some parts of the state could see heavy accumulations.

MnDOT: Minnesota's transportation system faces 'perfect storm'

Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioner Charles Zelle told legislators Tuesday afternoon "a perfect storm is coming" in transportation funding, as revenues cannot keep up with the costs associated with building and maintaining the state's roads.

Elko Speedway gets OK for new drive-in movie theater

The drive-in movie theater is making a comeback – at least in Elko New Market, Minnesota. Vita.mn reports that the Elko New Market City Council has approved plans for a large outdoor movie theater at Elko Speedway.

Minnesota cities see unprecedented number of frozen water lines

Officials across northern and southeastern Minnesota are telling residents to keep their water running to avoid freezing pipes and help prevent more water main breaks. This comes as cities declare water main emergencies and crews continuously scramble to thaw lines across the region.

Today's Sports Clip: When 'kiss cam' finds you next to your sister

There's nothing quite like the feeling of being ready for that one shining moment. Such an example took place at the Gophers men's hockey game on Friday at Mariucci Arena. This moment has nothing to do with hockey though, and it's all about the "kiss cam."

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Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

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Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

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Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

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Aldi is opening its first store in Winona next month

The new store is part of Aldi's $5 billion expansion across the U.S.

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COVID-19: Minnesota planning rapid testing for young adults

Health officials are in the planning stages of launching a rapid testing option for 18 to 35 year olds.

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Money Gal Coaching: 15 money-saving tips you should consider

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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Coller: What's left to watch for Vikings fans?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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Traditional trick-of-treating a no-no, but MDH say there are ways to make it safer

There are safer ways to do trick-or-treating than going door-to-door, health officials say.

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Officers seize 440 fake hand-sanitizing stations at International Falls port

If the items were legitimate, they would have been worth more than $1 million.

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Jason Lewis discharged from the hospital after life-threatening hernia

Lewis will return to his home in Woodbury to recover.

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