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More snow, blizzard-like conditions possible Thursday

Get ready for more snow. Heavy snow and strong winds are expected to develop across south central and east central Minnesota and nearby Wisconsin starting Thursday morning. The storm could create blizzard-like conditions for parts of southern Minnesota on Thursday.

$400M Powerball jackpot among largest ever

Numbers for what could be the sixth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history will be drawn on Wednesday night. The Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $400 million ($227 million cash value).

Minnesota graduation rate hits 10-year high

Minnesota graduation rates are the highest the numbers have been in a decade – 79.5 percent of Minnesota high school seniors collected a diploma in 2013, state officials boasted Wednesday. That compares to 77.6 in 2012.

Czech-mate: U.S. ready to face Canadians

The run continues for the U.S. men's hockey team. The Americans defeated the Czech Republic 5-2 on Wednesday in Sochi, Russia. The Americans now get ready to take on Canada on Friday at 11 a.m.

Letterman compares Rochester to Las Vegas on 'Late Show'

David Letterman made an interesting observation about Rochester on his CBS talk show on Tuesday night. Letterman compared the southern Minnesota city and home of the Mayo Clinic to Sin City on the Late Show.

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Women killed in ATV crash in Paul Bunyan State Forest

She wasn't wearing a helmet and alcohol was involved, officials say.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.


Aggressive police response on third night of Daunte Wright protests

Law enforcement used armored vehicles, tear gas, and fired rubber bullets, but say officers were targeted with bricks and other projectiles.

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Woman found suffering from 'fatal wound' in St. Paul apartment

Her death marks the 10th homicide in the city this year.

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15-vehicle pileup closes Hwy. 169 near Maple Grove

The incident happened shortly before 5 a.m.

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Grand Casino celebrates 30th anniversary with more than cake

Hundreds of thousands of winning dollars are on the table.

Brodd defense witness

As defense starts, expert argues Chauvin's use of force was reasonable

Use-of-force expert Barry Brodd testified on behalf of the defense.

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Chet Holmgren named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball

Minnehaha Academy produces back-to-back award winners for the second time in state history.

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Red Sox out-slug Twins in chilly matinee

Bobby Dalbec hit two RBI doubles to hand the Twins their third straight loss.