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Hot, humid "Thrifty Thursday" kicks off the Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together starts tomorrow, and a lot of events are planned for the opening day. The theme is “Thrifty Thursday” – with cheaper admission and lots of bargains. Another theme will be "hot and humid."

Target reports 2Q earnings fall; investors aren't spooked

The Minneapolis-based retailer said its earnings were down about 20 percent compared to the same period a year ago, and downgraded its outlook for the rest of the fiscal year. But shares actually rose 1 percent on the day.

Shots fired as driver leads police on high-speed chase

A northern Minnesota man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase Tuesday night for 30 miles, ending in a standoff and gunfire on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

Parents do the math; costs for school supplies soar

New national numbers indicate families will spend an average of $670 this year on supplies for children in grades K-12.

Vikings great Mick Tingelhoff one step closer to Hall of Fame

Tingelhoff’s chances of getting a plaque in Canton, Ohio increased today when the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced he's a senior nominee for the Class of 2015.

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With KAT out, Timberwolves can't upset Nets

D'Angelo Russell stepped up but couldn't overcome Brooklyn's firepower.

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Everson Griffen confirms he has bipolar disorder

"I’ve been running from it a long time. I’m not ashamed of it anymore.”

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St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases

Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.

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Twin Cities police ask for help finding missing 16-year-old

Police say all her family and friends have been contacted, and none of them know where she is.

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MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help

The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.

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Support grows for Redmon's Popcorn after shop's sudden closure

The county also commented on the situation, saying it hopes to help owner Zack Redmon.

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Prior Lake HS investigating another 'racist' video involving student

The principal said the social media video was reported to them this week.

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Walz: Minnesota has secured 1 million rapid, at-home COVID tests for kids

It comes as the delta variant continues to surge in Minnesota, and the omicron variant might follow.

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Forest Service limiting permits to BWCAW due to damage, overcrowding

Visitors have been cutting down trees and have been forced to compete for campsites.

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Lockdown update: Armed man threatened to go to Kimball High School

A high school and elementary school near St. Cloud went into lockdown as a precaution.

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People in Chaska are flushing the wrong crap down the toilet

Water and sewer crews in Chaska have had to clean the same pump four times in the past seven days.