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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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1 dead in stabbing, another dies in separate shooting in Minneapolis

One person has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

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Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak announces retirement

Kubiak wraps up a career that has spanned nearly four decades.


Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

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Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

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Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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Road rage incident sees driver punch out man's window, punch him in face

The incident happened in Waite Park Wednesday morning.

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Minneapolis will recover $100K in costs connected to 2019 Trump rally

The Target Center operator said it'll pay the costs over three years.