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Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor bids to buy Star Tribune

The Star Tribune confirmed Tuesday that Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has made a formal offer to buy the newspaper. In an interview Tuesday, the business magnate told the paper he’s made a cash offer to buy Minnesota’s largest newspaper without any other investors.

Wealthy Minnesota couple arrested in Florida for welfare fraud

The couple, who live in Deephaven, were charged last month with welfare fraud. They were tracked down in the Bahamas and are now jailed in Florida.

Deadline dash pushes MNsure enrollment above 169,000

Consumers raced to sign up for health coverage through Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange by Monday night’s deadline. MNsure officials say 169,251 people had enrolled -- far more than the goal of 135,000.

Cities spend more money and more staff time to fill potholes

Potholes, potholes, potholes. There are a lot to fix – possibly twice as many as last year. Minneapolis and St. Paul have announced their plans to hire more staff and spend more money to smooth out their streets.

Minnesota waitress brought to tears over generous tip

The customer's bill for french toast and sausage came to $14.46, but she left her waitress a $200 tip.

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Big playoff implications for the Wild Monday night

Minnesota wraps up the regular season Wednesday-Thursday in St. Louis.

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Brooklyn Center mayor proposes policing reform, including unarmed traffic enforcement

The resolution includes sweeping changes to policing in the wake of Daunte Wright's death.

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This UW-Superior degree sets you up for a career in big data

UW-Superior offers online master’s program for transforming big data into better insights.

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Get paid $1,000 (and a new phone) to show off MN's 'great outdoors'

An online company is looking for a 'Chief Adventure Officer" as a promotion.

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Contest seeks 12 Minnesota dogs for 2022 Top Dogs calendar

The dogs with the most votes will be featured in the calendar to benefit the Animal Humane Society.


Sheriff: Alcohol a factor in ATV crash that injured 2 in Pequot Lakes

The two were ejected and then pinned under the ATV.

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Free COVID vaccine = free beer at Lake Monster Brewing Monday

The brewery has teamed up with a local pharmacy to hold a vaccination clinic Monday evening.

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Adam Thielen proves he's 'one of us,' rips on Lambeau Field

"The whole stadium’s not's bleacher seats."