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U of M to shrink administrative costs by $90 million

After slashing $15 million in administrative costs from this year’s budget as suggested by the state legislature, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler pledged to continue the trend through 2019, cutting a total of $90 million over six years.

MSFA finds Wilfs should have funds for stadium

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority has found that the Minnesota Vikings owners should have the financial ability to commit the private funds to design and construct the new stadium.

Fiery semi crash in Golden Valley kills driver, 1 injured

The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi involved in a fatal crash at a Golden Valley intersection Friday morning was trying to dodge a vehicle that ran red light.

Dayton on e-pulltab flop: 'we were terribly wrong'

Seimone Augustus signs contract extension with Lynx

Augustus signed a multi-year contract extension.

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Pair escape uninjured as plane crashes moments after takeoff

It crashed about a half mile southwest of Faribault Airport.

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For The Week: Making cocktails at home? Here's how to do it right

Lindsay Guentzel's For The Week column features simple food and drink tips.

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Mayo Clinic study provides 'best guess' about pandemic's future in MN

Minnesota could be seeing decreasing numbers into the summer if the study is correct.

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Mourners remember Daunte Wright, plead for justice

Wright was killed by a now-former Brooklyn Center police officer on April 11.

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HealthPartners: COVID hospitalizations driven by unvaccinated, middle aged adults

The health provider says the average age of its hospitalized patients is trending downwards.

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Man suspected of shooting at National Guard in Minneapolis faces more charges

He has now been charged in Hennepin County District Court with more serious crimes.

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Investigation finds EPA mishandled oversight for PolyMet mine permits

A new report found the EPA didn't follow its own procedures when it submitted comments on the proposed project.

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MDH's new COVID guidance urges weekly testing for those involved in sports

Those not involved in school sports are still advised to get tested every two weeks.

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With loaded QB draft class, now is the time for Vikings to act

With a strong class, this year might be the time to select Kirk Cousins' successor.

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