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St. Paul approves $2.5M to repair bumpiest, pockmarked roads

The St. Paul City Council unanimously approved Mayor Chris Coleman’s proposal to spend $2.5 million to improve 11 of the city’s most heavily traveled streets that are in most need of repair – stretches Coleman dubbed the “Terrible 20.”

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Twin Cities 5k Foam Fest canceled; possible scam alert issued by BBB

Runners who signed up for a 5-K Foam Fest run in St. Paul are out as much as $75 after the event was abruptly canceled. Runners were told they would not get their registration fee returned. The Better Business Bureau says it’s taking more complaints about fun run events that cancel with no refunds.

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Wolf population stable, more hunting licenses available this year

The Department of Natural Resources announced there will be 500 more wolf hunting licenses available this year. The DNR says after two years of legal wolf hunting, the estimated state population has actually grown slightly.

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Minnesota history: Small house with a big story to tell

It was 1931 when World War I veteran and postal worker Arthur Lee and his wife Edith moved into a little white craftsman house in south Minneapolis. Little did they know it was so historically significant – a flashpoint for racial tensions in the city and the center of a mob scene. And this month, it'll be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Twins trade Kendrys Morales back to Mariners

With the trade deadline one week from today, the Minnesota Twins sent Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor. Since 2012, Pryor has posted a 2.81 earned-run average in 32 innings. The Twins signed Morales on June 8.

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Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

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Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

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USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

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Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.

Minnesota Lottery

Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law

The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.

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All 8 state COVID-19 vaccine sites now accept walk-ins

Adults can get a no-cost vaccine without making an appointment.


Report: Vikings owners nearing purchase of Orlando City MLS franchise

The Wilfs reportedly attempted to buy the Minnesota United expansion franchise years ago.

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Video shows the moment someone broke the Paul Bunyan statue's arm

Police are asking for the public's help to identify those involved.

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Last remaining Bridgeman's Restaurant is launching a food truck

The Duluth restaurant is the only remaining full-service Bridgeman's in business.

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Minnesota can move ahead with Clean Cars program, judge says

She recommended the proposed rules be adopted.