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5 children pulled from car submerged in pond have 'serious injuries'

Five children, all age 7 and under, have serious injuries after the car they were riding in plunged into a pond Thursday morning in St. Louis Park. The mother, 23-year-old Marion Guerrido of Brooklyn Center, was behind the wheel.

Man convicted for making death threats in attempt to extort neighbor

A jury in northwest Minnesota found a Thief River Falls man guilty after he made a bizarre attempt to bilk his former neighbor of a half million dollars.

Pro wrestling icon and Twin Cities fixture 'Mad Dog' Vachon dies at 84

Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon, a longtime fixture on household televisions across Minnesota, died Thursday morning.

Stacking up holiday travel: Busy airport, not-so-busy rest stops

Airline passengers in the Midwest and West Coast are expected to see the largest crowds during Thanksgiving travel next week.

Minnesota Zoo adds 2 African pengiun chicks to the waddle

Two African penguin chicks hatched earlier this week at the Minnesota Zoo, bringing the exhibit’s penguin population to 34 with more on the way.

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Winter storm warning for Twin Cities: 6+ inches possible

The heaviest snow could move through the Twin Cities.

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Carver man charged after standoff with police in Prior Lake

The man had been fleeing from police when he allegedly broke into a home and the standoff ensued.


41-year-old Sherburne County man killed after crashing car into ditch

The crash occurred Sunday night in Palmer Township.

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Around 200 rescued after ice breaks free on Upper Red Lake

Red Lake — both Upper and Lower — is the largest freshwater lake in the state.

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St. Paul featured on Hallmark Channel's 'Christmas Cam' livestream

Downtown's dazzling display can be viewed from anywhere in the world.


Charges: Drunk driver almost struck Bemidji parade spectators

The man told police he was trying to attend the parade himself.


The SCHEELS Experience

Whether looking for reliable hunting and fishing gear or new clothing and shoes, Eden Prairie SCHEELS is a one-stop shopping experience for the whole family.


Charges: Man fatally shot ex's new partner as he dined at Bloomington restaurant

Criminal charges filed Monday detail an alleged motive in the shooting.


Metallica to perform 2 nights in Minneapolis on 2023-24 World Tour

The heavy metal rock band returns to the state for the first time since 2018.

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Tuesday storm to dump plowable snow in Minnesota

Snow should reach the Twin Cities Tuesday morning and fall throughout the day.