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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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2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol.


Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, October 31

Minnesota has surpassed 3,000 new cases on consecutive days.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.