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Snow is piling up across central Minnesota

A spring snowstorm is sweeping through much of central Minnesota Wednesday, causing traffic trouble, canceling the Twins home game – and aggravating winter-weary residents aching for warmer weather.

Passage of Sunday 'growler' sales in jeopardy

The powerful Teamsters Union is throwing up a roadblock to passage of a bill that would allow craft breweries to sell beer growlers on Sundays in Minnesota.

 Minnesota bakery gets 'nicest cease and desist order' to stop making Peeps

The parent company of Peeps told Minneapolis-based Angel Food Bakery to stop making its version of the squishy, sugary treats, but in a very nice way.

Breakfast in a K-Cup: General Mills launches oatmeal for the Keurig

Your coffee maker can now brew your entire breakfast before you head out the door in the morning. General Mills has launched Nature Valley-brand oatmeal that can be made in a Keurig brewer.

Players walk off the field on Hoffner's first day back as coach at MSU

Todd Hoffner’s return as Minnesota State University’s football coach has been met with some opposition from members of the team who walked off the practice field, apparently in support of former interim coach Aaron Keen.

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Proctor football investigation: Case goes to county attorney

The office will review the evidence and consider possible criminal charges.

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'I’m heading home!': CA reporter announces return to WCCO

Kirsten Mitchell interned at WCCO years ago. Now, she's coming back as a reporter.


As part of price gouging settlement, farm to donate 1M eggs to food nonprofits

The egg producer will donate more than 1 million eggs to nonprofits fighting hunger.

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Sheriff: Witnesses saw plane 'performing aerial maneuvers' before fatal crash

The single-engine aircraft went down in northern Wisconsin, killing a brother and sister.

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Community rallies around Minnetonka HS dancer battling brain tumor

A fundraiser raised more than $44,000 of its $60,000 goal in the first two days.

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In rare move, MDH takes control of Minneapolis nursing home

The temporary receivership is to ensure resident safety.

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Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot

Sen. Mark Koran, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"

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Mother charged with beating daughter to death ruled incompetent

The case against the Woodbury woman will be put "indeterminately suspended."

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Employers at MSP Airport seeking to hire 700-plus workers

Employers include restaurants, retail, hotel, airlines and security.