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World's oldest known bear dies in northern Minnesota

A female black bear being monitored in northern Minnesota died at the age of 39 and 1/2, outliving any radio-collared bear of any species in the world.

Bachmann's ex-adviser writes tell-all book

A former adviser to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., wrote a book released Monday providing an insider’s account of the Minnesota congresswoman’s 2012 presidential bid. The author calls it "explosive."

Worker electrocuted when gutter contacts live line in south Minneapolis

Ryan C. Mastracchio, 34, of Plymouth, was shocked last Thursday afternoon in the 3200 block of Grand Avenue S. when a gutter he was working on touched a power line.

The one that got away: State Fair police seek fish-pond swimmer

At least two fair-goers have taken a quick dip in the 4-foot pool.

Vikings vs. Titans: Preseason Week 4 preview

Minnesota has failed to put up more than 16 points in any of the team's first three preseason games. Will that change?

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Health officials encourage getting vaccinated and tested before the holidays

The state has launched a "Celebrate Safely, Minnesota" campaign to make it easier to get tested and vaccinated.

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Charges: Parking dispute, scuffle preceded fatal stabbing

The suspect said he was upset about neighbors and their friends regularly parking on his property.

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Hennepin Co. Sheriff injured in rollover, admits to drinking beforehand

The sheriff, in a statement, called it an "inexcusable decision."

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COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in MN dominated by unvaccinated

The latest figures from October show a disproportionate number of deaths among the unvaccinated.

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Top MN football recruit Jaxon Howard to announce college decision

He's the son of former Minnesota Viking Willie Howard.

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MN trucking firm that used 'strength tests' to screen out women drivers to pay $500K

The company will pay $500,000 and offer jobs to the women it discriminated against.

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On-the-run man charged with murder in fatal shooting at gas station

The suspect hasn't been arrested, and court documents say he poses a risk to public safety.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, December 8

The latest details from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Couple ending festive lights display after dispute with sheriff over trespassing

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald addressed complaints from over the summer on Facebook Saturday.

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MN man, 60, still missing despite 'extensive search efforts'

Local authorities are now asking for the public's help locating the man.

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Beloved Uncle Sven's Comic Shoppe in St. Paul closes after 39 years

The hallway-sized shop with "a big heart" closed in late November.

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'Weird Al' Yankovic to perform in 3 Minnesota cities in the summer

The singer will make stops in Duluth, Mankato and Minneapolis.

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