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April snowstorm poised to drop several inches of new snow overnight

Forecasters made a slight downward revision in the snow totals they expect in the Twin Cities Thursday night and Friday. Now the range is 3 to 10 inches instead of 6-12. Mankato and Duluth are also in the storm's path.

MnDOT announces $1.1 billion in construction projects for 2014

Winter weather hasn't quite left us yet, but Minnesota's other season is about to begin. State officials say road crews will work on more than 300 road construction projects across the state in 2014.

Wealthy couple returning to Minnesota to face welfare fraud charges

A couple from Deephaven did not fight extradition from Florida to face welfare fraud charges in Minnesota. Prosecutors claim the pair collected more than $160,000 in benefits, despite a bank account flush with more than $3 million.

Time for harvest: Fish waste feeds organic veggies at old Hamm's Brewery

At a former brewery in St. Paul a new company is using waste from a fish farm to fertilize vegetables growing in water.

Cardio in your 20s could benefit your middle-aged brain

Researchers at the University of Minnesota found evidence that the exercise your body gets in your 20s could lead to a more nimble mind in your 40s.

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Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Walz, first responders address Minnesotans

Some departments have been forced to shift staffing or suspend service due to COVID-19.

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CDC says COVID-19 quarantine period can be cut to 10 or 7 days

You can come out of a 7-day quarantine following exposure provided you've had a negative test.

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1 person found dead inside Maple Grove business that burned down

A person had been unaccounted following the fire that destroyed Hanson Implement and Storage Tuesday night.

One-dollar bill, cash, money

Appeals court rules MN high school students can get unemployment benefits

They've been denied the benefits, and some were even asked to pay them back.

covid-19, coronavirus

Dec. 2 COVID-19 update: 77 more deaths in Minnesota

The death toll is closing in on 3,700 in Minnesota.

City Pages

Fan creates City Pages archive, Star Tribune tells him to remove it

After word spread that the defunct newspaper's website would go down, a fan created his own copy. Then he got a cease and desist letter.

Adam Thielen

Vikings activate Adam Thielen off COVID-19/reserve list

The star receiver missed last week's victory over Carolina.

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Naked man shot by St. Paul cop is charged for sexual assault of ex-girlfriend

The 31-year-old suspect remains at Regions Hospital after being shot.

Lindsay Whalen

Whalen's Gophers start season with only 7 players available

Whalen isn't happy that a transfer wasn't granted immediate eligibility to play.

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Baby steals the show in Minnesota family's viral TikTok video

Definitely busting out that wobbly baby move at the next party...

George Floyd protest

Activist groups release 'The People's Budget,' call for $53M Minneapolis police cuts

The People's Budget, spearheaded by Black Visions Collective and Reclaim the Block, would cut more than $53 million from MPD's budget.