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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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'Errant bullet' goes through garage wall, kills Willmar man

The man was working in his garage when he was shot, witnesses said.

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Wild tie Kings with 2 seconds left, win in overtime

Another incredible finish for the Wild.

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Mike Lindell's MyPillow offering discounts using the code 'Qanon'

The Shakopee-based company is under the microscope because of the recent actions of its owner.

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Facing aluminum can shortage, Surly unveils solution: 'Cantyhose'

The brewery came up with a creative way to repurpose unused cans.

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Gophers stay perfect at home by crushing 7th-ranked Michigan

Liam Robbins and Marcus Carr were too much for the previously undefeated Wolverines.

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Four teens arrested over robberies in Minneapolis

They teens were found in a vehicle that was taken during an earlier carjacking.

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All BWCA visitors will now have to watch three 'Leave No Trace' videos

Visitors left an "unacceptably high amount" of damage last year.


Ten fatal overdoses in past 6 weeks reported in region of northern MN

Law enforcement agencies have issued a plea to the general public.

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Bracing for security threats, federal courthouses closing in Minnesota

Security is also being ramped up at the state capitol.

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3M sues Florida company that sold 10K counterfeit N95 masks to HCMC

The Maplewood company has obtained a temporary injunction against the firm.