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Flood recovery: Federal aid expected, more National Guard mobilized

State officials had a chance to assess the damage and plan recovery from a week of heavy rains and flooding across Minnesota. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, State Emergency Director Kris Eide and Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson toured flood damaged southern Minnesota.

Pedestrian killed by Blue Line LRT train

A pedestrian has been killed by a Blue Line light rail train Friday afternoon along Hiawatha Avenue. A spokesman for Metro Transit has confirmed the incident, which happened at the E. 35th Street intersection with Hiawatha Avenue shortly before 3 p.m.

Report: Shots fired at Red Lake; FBI, SWAT responding

Law enforcement agencies are responding to reports of shots fired on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in north central Minnesota.

Target Center bidding for women's Final Four, NBA and WNBA All-Star Games

Minneapolis will make a pitch to net high-profile basketball events in the coming years, showcasing a soon-to-be refurbished Target Center. Target Center will pursue to host the women's NCAA Final Four tournament, to be held once the arena's $97 million renovation is complete.

Super-Gav to the rescue! 4-year-old gets to be superhero for a day 

It's a bird...It's a plane... It's Super-Gav! Wearing a cape and Superman t-shirt, Winona 4-year-old Gavin Quimby got the chance to be a superhero for the day on Thursday.

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Attempted luring of 14-year-old girl reported in West St. Paul

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s.

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Worker, 18, suffers serious electric shock at Vikings apartments site

The worker was reportedly in a critical condition Thursday.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.

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Kevin Garnett's group out of potential Timberwolves sale

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said that Garnett's group was not one of "more than 10" to buy the team.


Full production winery set to open in Minneapolis this month

The couple behind Schram Vineyards Winery and Brewery is opening AxeBridge Wine Company in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood.


Pedestrian killed in two-vehicle crash in Crystal

The incident happened just after noon.

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Foss Swim School opens its 9th Minnesota location in former Pier 1 store

The Eden Prairie based company has 22 locations across the Midwest.

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Charges: Minneapolis man kills woman, tells police to kill him

A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting a 29-year-old woman on Feb. 28.


It's that time of year: Minneapolis offers deal on trees for property owners

The City Trees program sells trees for $25 from March 8 to April 16, or until trees run out.

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CDC report reveals how first cases of Brazilian COVID variant came to MN

Dozens of people had to be tested for the virus after the first and only two cases of the P.1 variant were detected in Minnesota.