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The snowy winter shrinks road salt supplies in Minnesota

This year’s snowier-than-average winter has dwindled road salt supplies in some Minnesota cities. Depending on the weather over the next month, some cities are concerned they may run out.

President Obama touts transit programs in St. Paul visit

President Barack Obama in a St. Paul speech on Wednesday praised Minnesota leaders for developing a light-rail line soon to be launched into service in the Twin Cities, saying the project was a model for the nation as a job-creating example of modern transit.

Report: Best Buy to lay off 2,000 managers in U.S.

The layoffs of 2,000 managers nationwide is an attempt to cut costs, sources from the Richfield-based electronics company told the New York Post.

Many Minnesota ice arenas face expensive upgrades

A chemical currently used as a refrigerant in ice-making equipment at arenas across Minnesota is too damaging to the ozone layer to be used, the federal government says. Which means a lot of arenas will have to make some potentially expensive changes.

Minnesota's 'Biggest Loser' in TV interview: Proud of healthy weight loss

Minnesota native and “Biggest Loser” winner Rachel Frederickson told NBC’s “Today” show Wednesday she’s proud of her weight loss and insists it was absolutely healthy. Frederickson spoke less than three weeks after some critics thought she appeared gaunt on the finale of the reality competition.

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.

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Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home

The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.

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What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday

The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.

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Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic

The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.

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Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair

An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.

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St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress

The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.

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Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster

The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.

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1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis

There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.

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St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time

The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.

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Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN

The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.

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