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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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Hero dad who stopped carjacker who fled with his kids identified

A GoFundMe has been set up to support Derek Gotchie and his family following the incident.

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Watch: New London-Spicer wins 3A championship on incredible walk-off TD

New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.

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Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested

James Kollie Jr. was arrested Friday evening.

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Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back

Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.

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One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis

Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.

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Head-on crash leaves two drivers dead in southeastern Minnesota

The crash happened in Houston County just before 4 p.m. Friday.

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Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar

The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.

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FDA pulls last COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment as new variants rise

A therapy used to treat more than 11,000 Minnesotans is no longer authorized amid a surge in the latest COVID-19 variants.

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Charges: Plymouth man shot girlfriend in head after birthday party

The 23-year-old victim is in critical condition as of Friday.

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State announces $2.5M in grants for child care providers

Child care providers in roughly a dozen communities will receive funds to help grow the supply of affordable, quality child care.

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Probe of Golden Valley police uncovers racism, alleged misconduct

One officer was terminated for alleged racist comments and violations of state law.

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Blowing snow Friday in Minnesota; will it snow next week?

Winds could gust up to 50 mph Friday afternoon and night.

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