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On this day in 2010...


The Metrodome roof collapses due to a storm that dumped as much as 20 inches of snow on some parts of the metro area.

The collapse, which happened around 5 a.m. on this day three years ago, was the fifth time the roof had caved since stadium construction was finished in 1982.

The collapse forced the Vikings, who were scheduled to play the New York Giants that same day, to relocate not only that game, but the rest of their home slate as well.

Minnesota would play New York in Ford Field in Detroit the next night and the Bears at TCF Bank Stadium the following week to conclude their "home" schedule, before finishing the season off with a win in Philadelphia and a return trip to Ford Field, this time to play a team actually from Detroit, the Lions.

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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.

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Complaint argues that Line 3 pipeline replacement is no longer needed

Honor the Earth filed the petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Tuesday.

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Minnesota man who had 28 DWIs dies weeks after leaving prison

Danny Lee Bettcher is considered the most prolific drunken driver in Minnesota history.

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Health leader calls Wisconsin's COVID-19 situation a 'nightmare scenario'

Wisconsin is reporting record numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

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MN GOPers facing new claims they recruited legal pot candidates to run in swing races

Republicans have allegedly been encouraging people to run as legal marijuana candidates to take votes away from Democrats.

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Victim of car crash identified as Lake City firefighter

Lake City firefighter Clayton Brandt died after a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday.

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Hy-Vee starts using automated system to disinfect shopping carts

By mid-November, more than 200 Hy-Vee stores will have this system in place.