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Chanhassen ranked 4th on Money Mag's 'Best Places to Live' list

CNN Money Magazine ranked the west metro suburb of Chanhassen as the fourth-best U.S. small town to live in. Two south metro suburbs also made the list.

Jane Goodall backs Ely bear researcher in dispute with DNR

Famous chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall sent a letter to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton in support of Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers, who's currently battling with the Minnesota DNR over his research permit.

AP gets champion treatment with Wheaties debut

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will grace the cover of Wheaties in three limited-edition boxes.

Metro residential sales in July best in seven years

The Twin Cities housing market continues to prosper. A combination of factors, including healthy upper-bracket sales, declining foreclosures and more bidding wars, put sales in the industry close to pre-crash levels.

You've been hacked. No charges filed for Bemidji pot ad

The pranksters behind a Facebook post that advertised the sale of marijuana in Bemidji will not face criminal charges, according to police.

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Union Hmong Kitchen will move into Mpls. food hall

Chef Yia Vang said they're "so excited to settle in and have a home."

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Watch: Mille Lacs, Duluth captured in stunning video from ISS

The space station provides a vantage point 260 miles above the Earth's surface.


Ladies and gentlemen, The Weeknd has canceled his St. Paul show

He's made changes to his 2022 tour that involves scrapping his Xcel Energy Center gig.

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Man released from custody after admitting to fatal shooting in ND

Authorities said there is no threat to the public.


MN water tower in the running for Tank of the Year

It was the only water tank to receive more than 5,000 votes.

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Any sign of snow in the forecast for Minnesota?

The stars could align for some flurries in northern Minnesota this week, but that's about it.

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Walz announces $200 reward for kids 12-17 who get COVID shots

Those ages have the lowest vaccination rates among all eligible age groups.