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Medical marijuana bill stalls in the Legislature

Negotiations between lawmakers and law enforcement to craft a compromise on legalizing medical marijuana have ended in a stalemate.

 Archbishop won't be prosecuted after allegation he inappropriately touched a boy

Prosecutors will not file charges against Archbishop John Nienstedt, who was accused of groping a boy several years ago at a public event. The Ramsey County attorney’s office said there is insufficient evidence of a crime.

More optimistic news about job prospects in Minnesota

A new survey released Tuesday morning suggests that Minnesota’s unemployment rate will continue to fall. The state's jobless rate is currently 4.6 percent, significantly lower than the national rate of 6.7 percent.

Running-of-the-bulls event planned for Minnesota this spring

The plan calls for bringing a stampede of adrenaline junkies to the Elk River Extreme Motor Park northwest of the Twin Cities for The Great Bull Run on May 10. Runners will sprint a quarter-mile with real live bulls.

 Minnesota fan battling leukemia meets Miley Cyrus

A young woman from central Minnesota who is battling leukemia got the chance to meet Cyrus, her favorite superstar, when the singer performed in St. Paul Monday night. Cyrus also posed for photos with members of the Minnesota Wild hockey team.

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Wild trade Greg Pateryn to Avalanche for Ian Cole

Cole won a pair of Stanley Cups in Pittsburgh and is a former first-round pick.


St. Croix County GOP chair resigns after incendiary post on official website

John Kraft sparked controversy with his 'Prepare for War' post on the party website earlier this month.

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Ann Kim's new restaurant, Sooki & Mimi, to open in February

The James Beard Award winner is the brains behind Young Joni, Pizzeria Lola, and Hello Pizza.

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Firefighters rescue worker after trench fall in Rochester

The construction worker fell about 15 feet.

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Grand Marais mayor's dog survives attack by wolves

He heard his 65-pound dog "screaming bloody murder" and then saw the wolves chasing her.

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Minnesota's COVID vaccine appointment site goes live

Huge demand was expected when the site went live at noon.

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Duluth woman is hiking 1,000-plus miles on the Ice Age Trail this winter

She could be the second person ever to finish a winter-thru hike of the Wisconsin trail.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 19

Two days in a row with fewer than 1,000 new cases.

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After fire destroyed their house, couple forced to euthanize beloved dog

The couple's daughter has launched a fundraiser for her parents.

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Investigation after teacher accused of lewd act during distance learning

No charges have been filed yet and the staff member has not been identified.