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It's gonna be so cold Saturday...

How cold will it be? It could be the coldest game yet at TCF Bank Stadium for Saturday’s Minnesota-Wisconsin football game.

UPDATE: Driver in fatal pond crash didn't have valid license

The mother who was behind the wheel when her car plunged into a retention pond Thursday morning with five children inside did not have a valid driver’s license.

Minneapolis man charged in Hennepin County dog fighting ring

After an 18-month investigation, a Minneapolis man is accused of orchestrating a dogfighting operation in Hennepin County.

Vikings to pay $41M extra for stadium

The Vikings owners will pay an additional $41 million for the new stadium, in part to preserve proposed “iconic” design features

Turkey countdown: Planning a feast that won't eat your budget

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, so there’s still time to make a plan for a feast that falls within your budget.

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Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

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Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

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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.