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Metro Transit now offers free Wi-Fi on Northstar line

The Northstar Commuter Rail running from downtown Minneapolis to Big Lake now comes equipped with free Wi-Fi for riders.

Responsible texter rescues woman after she hits him head-on

Here's a rare story about a driver who actually pulled over to send a text. For his responsible deed, the 25-year-old was hit by another driver who struck his vehicle head-on. He then rescued her from a fiery fate, the Star Tribune reports.

Jogger finds body of woman who died in motorcycle crash

The body of a 51-year-old Minneapolis woman who had apparently crashed her motorcycle and died was found in Golden Valley by a jogger some hours later.

Even Adrian Peterson's daughter knows the Vikings shouldn't lose to Cleveland

Following a eye-opening, jaw dropping, befuddling 31-27 loss to the Browns, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was spending some quality time with his family when his daughter Adeja noted her frustration.

Giving back: Twins could dole out two playoff spots in two nights

Detroit comes to town Monday and could claim a playoff berth.

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Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

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State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.

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Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

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Chinese rocket debris to crash somewhere on Earth this weekend

Minnesota appears to be just outside of it's massive potential crash zone.

Starlink satellites

Strange lights in Minnesota sky Friday night were SpaceX satellites

SpaceX is planning to launch 60 more Starlink satellites on Sunday, May 9.

Jorge Polanco

Shoemaker, Twins lineup rebounds against Tigers

Jorge Polanco homered in a 7-3 victory over Detroit.

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

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.

Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

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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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