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Here we go again - snowstorm moving into the area

The National Weather Service said Friday morning’s commute will be “horrible” as a winter storm dumps what could be 6-10 inches of snow in the Twin Cities area Thursday and Friday.

Medical marijuana advocates slam Dayton in new TV ad

Supporters of medical marijuana are raising the stakes in their criticism of Gov. Dayton by launching a statewide TV ad, starting tonight.

Unpause: You can file your taxes now

Tax forms and filing programs have been updated after the Legislature approved a tax-cut measure a couple of weeks ago, and the Department of Revenue says Minnesotans should start doing their taxes now.

Sent to the box: Parents banned after youth hockey fight

A Canadian couple has been banned from their son's youth hockey activities for three years after they started a fight at his hockey game in North Dakota in February.

Gluten-free Burning Brothers Brewing opens St. Paul taproom

The Midwest is getting what may be its first-ever gluten-free brewery – and it’ll call St. Paul home. The team behind Burning Brothers Brewing announced their taproom will be opening in St. Paul Friday.

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Matthew Boldy

Wild forward Matthew Boldy out 4-6 weeks with ankle injury

Boldy was injured during Thursday's preseason game.

Jim Kaat

Former Twin, broadcaster Jim Kaat makes insensitive remark at Yoán Moncada

Kaat apologized during MLB Network's broadcast of the White Sox-Astros game.

Minneapolis City Hall

Minneapolis to provide lawyers to low-income renters facing eviction

The City Council unanimously approved a "right to counsel" ordinance.

Baya at Great Plains Zoo

Endangered snow leopard dies at Great Plains Zoo, COVID suspected

A respiratory illness has struck other big cats at the zoo as well.

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Severe storms expected in parts of Minnesota on Saturday

Storms are expected to be quite strong, especially for this time of year.

Mark Rosen

Mark Rosen to sound Gjallarhorn at Sunday's Vikings game

Rosen's appearance will be in conjunction with the NFL's "Crucial Catch" campaign.

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Man arrested nearly 3 months after shooting himself in leg

He was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.

Connie and Austin Herbst

Mother accused of helping son dump her husband's body in WI pleads guilty

The investigation began years later, when the man's remains were discovered.

CDC - vaccine band aid

Entire Twin Cities is above 70% vaccination rate among 12+

There are 11 counties in all that have crossed this mark.

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The MN counties where fewer than half of eligible residents are vaxxed

Eight of the state's 87 counties fall into this category.