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4 people drown in area lakes over the holiday weekend

The incidents occurred in locations around Minnesota and Wisconsin, and the high water and fast currents may have been factors.

New study says children of same-sex parents are healthier, happier

The children of same-sex parents scored equal or better on a range of physical and social health measures compared to kids in the general population, a first-of-its-kind study finds.

Police search for missing Sartell woman

The family of Sara Winscher, 36, reported her missing on Saturday, saying they have not heard from her for about two weeks and are concerned for her welfare.

Video: Wisconsin man pulls milk can off bear's head

It was like a real-life version of the claw arcade game for a Wisconsin logger who used a forwarder machine to pull an old milk can off a black bear’s head.

Self-serve beer machines on tap at Target Field

Sick of waiting in line to buy a beer at a busy concession stand at Target Field? Wait no more. Self-serve beer stations are up and running at Target Field, where fans can pour their own beer and pay by the ounce.

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Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

Kirk Cousins

Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.