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A little snow, much cooler temperatures on tap

Arctic air begins flowing into Minnesota on Thursday and will linger through the weekend. Saturday’s Gopher football game could be the coldest home game since 1951.

Family of slain Orono doctor 'still trying to comprehend' death

The son of Dr. Stephen Larson said his family had never heard of Ted Hoffstrom, the suspected gunman in the case.

Prosecutors want 30 years for Trevino in wife's killing

Prosecutors are asking the court to sentence Jeffery Trevino to 30 years for killing his wife, Kira Steger.

Vonn has partially torn ACL; Olympics in doubt

A new injury to Lindsey Vonn's surgically repaired knee may be put her chances of competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics at risk.

Sports clip o' the day: Minneapolis reporter faceplants on live TV

A FOX 9 morning reporter strapped on a pair of skates at the Oval in Roseville for a live segment...she left the rink with a fat lip.

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Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

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Aldi is opening its first store in Winona next month

The new store is part of Aldi's $5 billion expansion across the U.S.

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COVID-19: Minnesota planning rapid testing for young adults

Health officials are in the planning stages of launching a rapid testing option for 18 to 35 year olds.

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Money Gal Coaching: 15 money-saving tips you should consider

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


Coller: What's left to watch for Vikings fans?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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Traditional trick-of-treating a no-no, but MDH say there are ways to make it safer

There are safer ways to do trick-or-treating than going door-to-door, health officials say.

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Officers seize 440 fake hand-sanitizing stations at International Falls port

If the items were legitimate, they would have been worth more than $1 million.

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Jason Lewis discharged from the hospital after life-threatening hernia

Lewis will return to his home in Woodbury to recover.

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Backlash as Trump campaign, MPD union seek retired cops to act as 'poll challengers'

The Secretary of State says targeting a "problem area" is unlawful.

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Woman fatally struck by train in west-central Minnesota

The woman's identity has not been released.