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Paul McCartney concerts set for Target Field, Fargodome

Rock legend Paul McCartney will play Target Field on Aug. 2 when his international “Out There” tour stops in the Twin Cities, and he'll play in Fargo at the Fargodome on July 12. 

 Victim or vigilante? Two versions of accused in Little Falls trial

The contrasting portrayals of Byron Smith emerged in opening statements Monday at his murder trial. Smith is accused of killing two teenagers when they broke into his house in November 2012.

 Smokin'! Local chain Famous Dave's makes list of best barbecue

Famous Dave's, which is headquartered in Minnesota, has landed on USA Today‘s list of the nation’s best barbecue chains. The story notes that despite his northern roots, founder Dave Anderson “really knows his stuff.”

Timberwolves coach Adelman retires, search for successor begins

With Rick Adelman announcing his retirement from the NBA, the search for a new Timberwolves head coach is officially on. Names like Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo, former NBA coach Stan Van Gundy and now Florida coach Billy Donovan are apparently on the list.

Goodbye winter. Hello tornado season.

After a long, brutal winter, did you enjoy that beautiful Sunday weather? Good – now it’s time to jump into another severe-weather season. This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week, an effort to get people thinking about tornadoes.

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Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.

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New clue may explain how rare tropical disease sickened Minnesotan

The disease, known as melioidosis, killed 2 people earlier this year.

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MN lawmaker encourages donations for locals charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

"They are a good family!" Sen. Mark Koran wrote Friday.


Money Gal Coaching: Mastering the spiritual parts of money

Kelly Blodgett used her passion behind becoming debt free to launch Money Gal Coaching.

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U of M will now require proof that employees have been vaccinated for COVID

Previously, only students were required to be vaccinated.

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Report reveals details about ethics investigation into Rep. Hagedorn

The congressman described the report's findings as "unfounded conclusions."


SkyWest cancels hundreds of flights due to server error

More than 80 have been canceled at MSP Airport.


First elk in more than 100 years spotted in parts of southern WI

The elk population was reintroduced to Wisconsin in recent decades.

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10 beautiful Minnesota cities to visit for outdoor adventures

These places are perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.