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Ham Lake man steps forward to claim share of $448M Powerball jackpot

Paul White, 45, of Ham Lake, the winner of a $149 million share of a $448 million Powerball jackpot, said he almost didn't buy tickets this week. But he stopped at a Holiday store and picked up five.

No charges for Minneapolis officers involved in Green Bay fight

The two off-duty officers shown on video using racial slurs during a fight in Green Bay last month will not face criminal charges, it was announced Thursday.

Dayton changes his mind, seeks broader special session

During a visit to Farmfest in Redwood County on Thursday, the governor said that during the special session, lawmakers also ought to also repeal a tax on repairs of equipment, which went into effect in July 1.

Two Minneapolis eateries make Bon Appetit's list of 50 best new restaurants

Which pair of dining spots do you think made the list?

No respect: Vikings listed at No. 26 in preseason poll

Some football experts have the Minnesota Vikings as high as No. 13 heading into the preseason slate, but one outfit has the Purple way down at No. 26 — out of 32.

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Hennepin Co. medical examiner: Police interaction tipped Floyd 'over the edge'

Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed Floyd's autopsy, testified Friday in the trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin.


Attention, CNN: There will be extra tornado sirens in Minnesota next week

The national broadcaster was caught by surprise by the test this past Wednesday.

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Minneapolis Parks and Rec buys land to create park in North Loop

The Parks and Recreation Board is paying just over $2M for the land.

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Speed-related crashes, deaths are a mounting problem in Minnesota

Fatal speed-related crashes are ahead of last year's pace.

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Sections of Minneapolis parkways to close to vehicles till end of May

They will be designated for pedestrian and biker use only.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, April 9

Hospitalizations have more than doubled in the past month.

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Minnesota's 9th community vaccine site opening in Lino Lakes

All Minnesotans age 16 and older can try to get an appointment.


Another Minnesotan arrested in connection with Capitol insurrection

The 26-year-old from Lindstrom is facing federal charges.

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Minneapolis woman missing from Eden Prairie is found safe

Eden Prairie PD had issued an appeal to find Suzanne Merkl.