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Summertime polar vortex sets sights on Minnesota

This is not a headline from The Onion: A summertime polar vortex (which apparently is not an oxymoron) is set to hit Minnesota early next week.A system of cool air "reminiscent of [the] major polar plunge that occurred this past winter is expected to roll in on Monday. How cold will it get?

7 Minnesota families make list of America's wealthiest

A new Forbes list of the richest families in America is out, and seven Minnesota families are on it. To make the list, each family needed a combined net worth of $1 billion each. The 185 dynasties with fortunes of at least $1 billion are collectively worth $1.2 trillion.

No helmet? No ride: Mother of teen who suffered skull fracture speaks

Willi Bosch had what his mother calls an "amazing" Friday morning. He was opening his eyes, squeezing his parents' hands and listening to commands from his bed at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Willi, a multisport athlete who was preparing for his freshman year at Hill-Murray High School this fall, was longboarding alone in Roseville Monday night, when he fell.

Report: Cavs offer trade for Love; Love open to joining LeBron in Cleveland

Now that LeBron James is returning to his original home in Cleveland, the door for Kevin Love to join him could be opening. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, Love might be open to signing a long-term deal to play in Cleveland. But can the Wolves and Cavaliers work out a trade to send Love to Cleveland?

BringMeTheAww: Young boy gets first kiss in Best Buy

Young love. So powerful, so passionate. Yet often so fleeting. That's what one very young boy named Julian found out at a Best Buy recently, when he found the girl of his dreams – and even had the gall to plant a big sloppy kiss right on her lips.

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Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing

Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.

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Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.

In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.

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Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment

They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.

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Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case

The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.

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Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old

Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.

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Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes

An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.

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Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike

More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.

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HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool

The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation

The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.

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Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.

The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.

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Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge

Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.

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