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Deck stacked against Wild in series with mighty Blackhawks

After a thrilling seven-game series against the Colorado Avalanche, the Minnesota Wild will test their tired legs in game 1 of the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight.

Bachelor party group makes grisly discovery in RV cargo space

A group of Minnesota friends who were on their way to the Kentucky Derby for a bachelor party have cancelled their trip after making a grisly discovery. Law enforcement officials were called to a Shopko parking lot in Winona after the men discovered a body in a rented motorhome.

Driver arrested after crashing into bar had prior DWI convictions

At least six people, including the driver, were hurt early Friday morning after a vehicle crashed into The Bulldog, a popular restaurant and bar in St. Paul's Lowertown. The Minnesota State Patrol said five people who were seated inside the bar and the driver of the van were transported to Regions Hospital.

220 Minnesota soldiers headed for Kuwait in year-long deployment

About 220 Minnesota soldiers headed for the Middle East left Friday morning for a year-long deployment, the Minnesota National Guard says. Members of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade are going first to Camp Ripley in Little Falls, for a two-week training, followed by more training at Fort Hood, Texas.

Grab the tissues: State pollen season forecast looks grim

With so much wet weather over the last week, forecasters say pollen season is ramping up already, despite many plants still being dormant. FOX 9 reports that as temperatures rise into the 50's over the next couple of weeks "the pollen count from everything will skyrocket."

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Newly elected representative vows to flout Minnesota COVID-19 rules

He wrote to Gov. Tim Walz, inviting him to a backyard gathering ahead of Thanksgiving.

coronavirus, covid-19

Minnesota Hospital Association: We are out of time to be 'Minnesota Nice'

The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.

MSU-Mankato hockey, Minnesota State, Mavericks

1 game into season and MSU Mankato is halted by COVID-19

The Mavericks played Bemidji State on Sunday.

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Cowboys TD featured horrible non-tackle by Vikings cornerback

Number 26 wanted nothing to do with making that tackle.

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New app will help Minnesotans find out about COVID-19 exposures

Personal information is not obtained by Google, Apple or the State of Minnesota.

Arianna Rooney

Missing: 16-year-old girl from White Bear Township

Anyone who sees her is asked to call 911.

Governor Tim Walz

Governor Tim Walz will again speak to Minnesotans on Monday

The press conference is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.

Ed Davis

Timberwolves acquire forward Ed Davis from Knicks

The Wolves gave up Omari Spellman, Jacob Evans and a future second-round pick.

Adam Thielen

Cowboys score late to end Vikings' winning streak

Adam Thielen's two touchdowns weren't enough in a 31-28 defeat.

Juan Hernangomez

Timberwolves bring back Juancho Hernangomez on 3-year deal

Hernangomez will reportedly make $21 million to come back to Minnesota.