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Why the supermarket scene is in a state of flux

Roundy’s announced today it's selling its Rainbow Foods stores in the Twin Cities, and some of them will become Cub Foods stores. Analysts say it comes as no surprise that Rainbow is getting out of the Twin Cities market.

New Brighton man charged with murder after deer-related feud

The man accused of shooting and killing his neighbor and injuring his neighbor’s girlfriend on Monday was formally charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder Wednesday.

Minnesota House passes heroin antidote measure

The House Wednesday passed legislation allowing emergency personnel to administer a heroin antidote called Narcan in the case of an overdose, and providing immunity from prosecution for people who call 911 to seek help for an overdose.

FDA: Aspirin a day is not safe for everyone

You may have heard that taking an aspirin every day can help prevent a heart attack or stroke. Turns out that it's not true for everyone. The FDA says for people with no history of cardiovascular disease, there’s not enough evidence the benefits of aspirin outweigh its risks.

Vikings call Minneapolis Super Bowl bid mind-blowing

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Minnesota Vikings today submitted a final bid to host the Super Bowl in 2018. The co-chair of the bid committee, US Bancorp CEO Richard Davis, said the presentation “will blow their (NFL’s) mind.” Minneapolis so competing with two other cities to host the game.

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White House begins process to ban new mining near BWCAW

The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.

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Man charged in shootout, crash that killed 18-year-old on scooter

Autumn Rose Merrick was with a friend near the Holiday gas station.

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DOC searching for convicted sex offender who has gone on the run

The recently released man removed his GPS monitoring device.

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Timberwolves: 5 things you can count on for the 2021-22 season

The Timberwolves hope to return to relevance this season.


With parking ramp roof empty most of time, Chaska adds pickleball courts

The top level isn't often used, so the entities teamed up to meet a growing need for pickleball courts.

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Former UN official ID'd as pedestrian killed in Alexandria

The native of Finland retired in 2005 and was living in Golden Valley.

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Here's what the future radar shows; 'a few robust' storms possible

Rain is on the way. Some hail is also possible in stronger storms.

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Mom of man killed in Hopkins says son died in her arms

He was fatally shot on Sunday night at the apartment building where he lived.