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Local Weber Shandwick Prez. Named National Leader

Sara Gavin will now oversee the firm’s 23 offices in the United States and Canada.

Mpls. Hair-Removal Chain Plans Rapid Expansion

BodyBrite removes hair with a technology known as “intense pulse light,” and the company is planning to add three new Minnesota locations amid a larger growth strategy.

Local Biz. Manager Abducted Outside His Home

According to the Medina chief of police, two men kidnapped a Minneapolis business manager, likely as part of a plan to break into his firm.

Should Retailers Like Target Embrace “Showrooming”?

A Target executive said that “showrooming” presents a major opportunity, not just a threat, as retailers work to more seamlessly integrate physical stores and digital channels.

The Biz Logic Behind The New Barnard Sports Show

A new sports radio station that previously offered national programming will now feature local shows hosted by Mike Morris, Bob Sansevere, Tom Barnard, and Don Shelby.

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Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park

The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

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For 2nd time, Minnesota farm devastated by deadly fire

Around 1,000 goats and a litter of puppies were killed when a barn caught fire on Friday.

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Fleeing suspect crashes, killing innocent driver in Brooklyn Park

The suspect fled police in Osseo and was going south on County Road 81.

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Body found tangled with debris in the Mississippi River

The individual's name has not yet been released.

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Around 100 kids run from carnival fight into Northtown Mall

Police say a large fight was happening on the ferris wheel before kids fled into the mall.

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Former state senator Scott Jensen endorsed by GOP for governor

Jensen beat to multiple other hopefuls for the endorsement at Saturday's convention.

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NWS already monitoring Thursday for severe weather in MN

Monday-Wednesday should be fantastic weather in Minnesota.

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Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found

A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.

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MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates

Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.

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Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.

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Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit

The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.

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