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Minnesota underwater: Notes from the flood zones

Rivers have crested and begun to recede in several towns, including Burnsville and Mankato, but many communities are still inundated with flood waters and tallying up the damage.

Taste of Minnesota is on; moves to Carver County fairgrounds

Next weekend's Taste of Minnesota will move to the Carver County fairgrounds in Waconia, after flooding along the Mississippi River washed out plans to hold it on Harriet Island in downtown St. Paul.

President Obama's visit to Minneapolis means closed park, roads

Th president will host an invitation-only town hall meeting Thursday at Minnehaha Park. Parking will be banned in the park starting at midnight, and roads and park facilities will close to traffic and visitors at noon tomorrow.

Man charged in death of Adrian Peterson's son arrested for attacking the boy's mother

The man charged in the beating death of Adrian Peterson’s son last fall is facing new charges, accused of attacking the boy’s mother in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

New state fair food includes chocolate salami and bison dogs

The Minnesota State Fair announced 28 new food items that will be sold at this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.

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Butcher & the Boar makes comeback with new ownership

Local hospitality company Jester Concepts has bought the brand. The new location is still being determined.


Staff at Mankato Hy-Vee incorrectly diluted COVID vaccines for 62 patients

The retailer says that there is no reason for medical concern.

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Twin Cities man going to great lengths to find beloved dog, missing in northern MN

He's hoping drone operators can help him locate Rowdi, his yellow lab.

Hennepin County Government Center

Some Hennepin County Government Center services will be unavailable during Chauvin's trial

Access to the building will be limited during the trail, which begins March 8.

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Driver, 19, killed in collision with street sweeper

It happened Thursday evening near Thief River Falls.

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Famous Dave's to launch its first 'line service' restaurant in the Twin Cities

The new model of restaurant will open in September in Coon Rapids.

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Minnesota's budget outlook improves, now projecting $1.6B surplus

The state was projecting a $1.3 billion deficit in November.

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2.5 mile skating path through Warroad was a hit, now there's an effort to keep it

The "Riverbender Crew" is hoping to buy new equipment to maintain the path this season, and for years to come.