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Minnesota to receive $4.25M in emergency funds for road repairs

Minnesota will receive $4.25 million in federal funding to help repair roads that were damaged by this summer’s historic rains and flooding. Gov. Mark Dayton has also requested federal disaster aid after June's wet weather.

3 gorillas escape enclosure at Como Zoo

Three gorillas escaped their enclosure at the Como Zoo Thursday morning, moseying down the hallway only used by the zookeepers. Where they went, and Twitter's reaction to the escape.

Consumer Reports: Don’t spray sunscreens on kids, at least for now

The magazine Consumer Reports is advising parents to avoid using spray-on sunscreen on children until the Food and Drug Administration completes an ongoing investigation into whether the sprays are safe for kids.

Twitter effort falls short: Morneau won’t be back as All-Star

If there ever was a question about how Minnesotans felt about Justin Morneau – even after he was traded away from the team – it was answered Thursday afternoon. The #VoteMorneau Twitter drive was the top trending item in Minnesota most of the day.

Faring well: Guthrie’s ‘My Fair Lady’ earns loverly reviews

The Guthrie Theater’s summer production is often one of the biggest and most well-attended shows of the year, and this year’s featured offering, My Fair Lady, is a solid crowd-pleaser, according to local reviewers.

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Police: Man shoots into crowd at funeral reception in Minneapolis

The shooting happened at a reception following a funeral on Saturday afternoon.

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Watch: Jimmy Garoppolo says 'F*** the Packers' after playoff win

The 49ers quarterback congratulated Robbie Gould in spectacular fashion.

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America dunks on Aaron Rodgers after loss to 49ers

The Packers quarterback was destroyed on social media on Saturday night.

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Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day

A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.

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Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.

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Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.

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Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.

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Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl

Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care

The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.

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Arrests made following fentanyl bust in St. Cloud

Authorities searched two St. Cloud apartments Friday morning.

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Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment

It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.

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