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Climate change threatens human health, report claims

It's not just about polar bears. A sweeping new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association concludes that human health is inextricably linked to climate change.

Speaking of polar bears, Como Zoo welcomes polar bear twins

A set of polar bear twins is settling into their new home at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, after being moved her recently from the Toledo Zoo. The bears are nearly two years old.

Stepped-up search for missing NDSU student

The search for a 18-year-old Thomas Bearson of Sartell is accelerating after he went missing early Saturday morning in Fargo, with more public safety officials assigned to the task.

GOP State House candidate sued after sawing a neighbor's garage in half

Republican Roger Weber of Nashwauk in northern Minnesota is being sued for sawing his neighbor’s garage in half over a property line dispute.

Report: Vikings' Rudolph needs surgery, Greenway has broken rib

The Vikings's training room is a busy place, especially now that two more key players reportedly are injured: Tight end Kyle Rudolph and linebacker Chad Greenway.

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Target store

Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

Kirk Cousins

Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.