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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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Charges: Minnesota man killed his father with hammer, knife

The 44-year-old admitted to killing his father, court documents say.

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Staying home: Gopher football lands 6'7'' football recruit

The offensive lineman is a star player in southwest Minnesota.

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Teen worker dies after being shocked at Vikings apartment site

Aaron Welle, 18, of Holdingford, died from his injuries.

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90% of MN schools now offer in-person learning, 55% of teachers vaccinated

Gov. Tim Walz had set March 8 as the date for when schools would be expected to offer in-person learning.

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Catholic school employee allegedly had 'inappropriate physical contact' with student

The employee is currently on leave pending an MPD investigation.

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CDC: Fully vaccinated people can be together indoors without masks

The CDC on Monday released new guidance for fully vaccinated people.

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MDH to open new COVID testing site in Carver Co. amid B117 variant outbreak

It comes amid an outbreak among younger people in the southwest metro county.

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KFAN's Paul Allen recounts 'harrowing' fatigue from COVID-19

Paul Allen said he experienced extreme fatigue after testing positive.

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Derailed train in Plymouth was carrying molten sulfur

No unusual air quality readings have been reported in the area.

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Chauvin trial: Jury pool sent home as court awaits appeals court guidance

Judge Cahill rejected the prosecution's motion to delay the start of jury selection, but it was delayed Monday anyway.