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Archbishop Nienstedt being investigated for sexual misconduct

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has announced it is conducting an internal investigation into Archbishop John Nienstedt related to allegations of sexual misconduct against him, which allegedly took place years before Nienstedt worked in the Twin Cities.

Police searching for man who crashed car, left injured children behind 

Authorities are trying to locate a father they say crashed his car into a road repair hole in St. Paul early Tuesday morning, then fled the scene leaving his injured children behind.

Robin Williams in MN for rehab; reported after he went to a DQ

Comedian Robin Williams is currently at the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota, to “fine-tune and focus on his continued commitment” to sobriety, according to his representative. The information was released after Williams was spotted at a Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minnesota.

St. Paul firefighters get donation of pet oxygen masks

Every fire truck and ambulance in St. Paul will now be equipped with pet oxygen masks, thanks to a donation of 36 masks from Invisible Fence Brand’s Project Breathe program.

Thomas Vanek returns to Minnesota to play for Wild

Vanek, a former star for the Minnesota Gophers, signed a three-year deal with the Wild that's worth a reported $19.5 million.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 hospitalizations increase by 27.5% in 24 hours

Bring Me The News confirmed that the dramatic increase is not a numbers error.

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Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

Caribou Coffee Holiday 2020

Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

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Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

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Aldi is opening its first store in Winona next month

The new store is part of Aldi's $5 billion expansion across the U.S.

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COVID-19: Minnesota planning rapid testing for young adults

Health officials are in the planning stages of launching a rapid testing option for 18 to 35 year olds.

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Money Gal Coaching: 15 money-saving tips you should consider

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


Coller: What's left to watch for Vikings fans?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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Traditional trick-of-treating a no-no, but MDH say there are ways to make it safer

There are safer ways to do trick-or-treating than going door-to-door, health officials say.