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Vikings fire Leslie Frazier on 'Black Monday'

Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier was the first coach fired on a day the NFL world refers to as “Black Monday.”

Trains collide, derail near Casselton, North Dakota; 12 cars on fire

A train carrying grain collided with a train carrying oil near Casselton, North Dakota Monday, sending flames shooting skyward.

NWS official suspects meteor struck Brainerd area

Brainerd residents reported seeing flashes of light in the night sky, hearing loud booms and feeling their houses shake Friday night.

State climatologists name Top 5 Minnesota weather events of 2013

After tallying votes from Minnesota weather enthusiasts, the State Climatology Office (SCO) came up with the Top 5 most-notable weather events of 2013.

Best in snow? 2,000 canines to compete at wintertime St. Paul dog show

About 2,000 four-legged friends are scheduled to compete in the Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show in St. Paul this weekend.

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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.


With the help of HVAC, Circus Juventas will host its first holiday shows

After months of canceled classes and shows, Circus Juventas is hosting its first ever holiday show, with safety precautions.

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Vikings send Cameron Dantzler to COVID-19/reserve list

Dantzler's placement leaves the Vikings paper-thin at cornerback heading into Green Bay.

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

Will Collin Peterson hang on for yet another term?

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.


60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.


1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.