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Fire officials: Body found in rubble of Minneapolis apartment explosion

Fire officials confirmed a body has been pulled from the rubble of the apartment building and grocery store that exploded in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood on New Year’s Day.

Waiting for a warm-up? You're not going to like this...

Next week should bring the coldest air of winter -- possibly the coldest since 1996.

Former Viking Kluwe: I was cut by cowards, bigot

In a lengthy piece written for Deadspin, former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe makes his strongest comments yet.

Edina police: Traffic citations cut crime

Edina for several years has been among the undisputed champs for traffic citations, but there's good reason...

4 Minnesotans in running for one-way trip to Mars

our Minnesotans are among 1,058 other people who have been named semifinalists in a Netherlands-based nonprofit organization’s program that aims to send volunteers to Mars.

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MN Supreme Court dismisses attempt to block election certification

Another legal defeat for Republicans challenging the election.

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Another Minnesota prison inmate dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The virus has killed at least six Minnesota inmates.

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11,760 acres of land wrongly taken from Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will be returned

The Senate and now the House have passed a bill that effectively returns the land. It's now headed for the president's signature.

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Timberwolves release first half of 2020-21 regular season schedule

The second half of the schedule will be announced at a later date.

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Watch live: Como Zoo's live reindeer cam is back for December

The live feed will run 24/7 allowing you to keep an eye on Santa's antlered helpers.


Three simple ways to boost your immune health heading into winter

Eating right is one thing, but there are other ways to stay healthy as the days shorten.

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Why Twins fans shouldn't give up on Taylor Rogers

The Twins closer struggled in 2020 but could rebound next season.

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Teen driver leaves road, crashes into three trees

Fortunately, the 16-year-old was not injured.

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Minnesota is getting its first highway crossing for animals

This will provide a safe way for animals to cross the street, and hopefully limit deer-vehicle collisions.