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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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Vikings will face Everson Griffen twice after trade to Lions

The former Vikings star was traded to Detroit for a fifth-round pick.

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WCCO Radio's Jordana Green diagnosed with leukemia

"I got this," Green wrote on her Facebook page.


Minnesota-based Crisp & Green adds 20 locations in four states

The four-year-old local business says it's going national

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue opening at Mall of America

Fair on 4 will feature axe throwing, go carts and more.


Canceled: The Halloween bar crawl that no bars knew about

The dubiously organized event was planned for this weekend in Minneapolis.

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St. Cloud gets Minnesota's 6th COVID-19 saliva testing site

Four more sites are expected to open in the Twin Cities in the coming weeks.

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Part of Burnsville Center is being auctioned off

More than 500,000 square feet of the mall is being auctioned off.

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Elections 2020: Control of Minnesota's divided Legislature is up for grabs

Redistricting and responding to COVID-19 are among the issues the new legislature will have to deal with.


Rochester woman found dead in the snow after leaving senior residence

The woman left the senior living center around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

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Investigation: Sprinklers could have saved 5 killed in Minneapolis high-rise fire

The deadly fire broke out at the Cedar-Riverside apartment block last November.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 27

Hospitalizations continue to rise quickly in Minnesota.