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Heat causes pavement to buckle on I-494, lanes closed

Twin Cities drivers traveling on I-494 face another hurdle during the afternoon commute Thursday.

Body of Wisconsin 2-year-old was found in vehicle trunk

The body of Isaiah Theis was discovered Tuesday night a vehicle trunk on the family's rural property, but it was not immediately clear how the boy ended up there.

Minnesota man who designed Shelby Mustang dies

John Chun, a native of Korea with his own great American story, designed one of the most iconic American muscle cars in the late 1960s, has died at 84.

Countdown: 7 days to Vikings training camp

Are you ready for some football, Mankato?

Cloquet native Jessica Lange nabs Emmy nom for 'American Horror Story: Asylum'

Minnesota native Jessica Lange is getting another chance to add to a major statuette to her trophy case.

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Jorge Polanco

Shoemaker, Twins lineup rebounds against Tigers

Jorge Polanco homered in a 7-3 victory over Detroit.

Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

A newborn baby, wrapped in a blanket with its mother.

Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.

Minnesota Lottery

Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law

The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.

FLickr - COVID-19 vaccination - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces

All 8 state COVID-19 vaccine sites now accept walk-ins

Adults can get a no-cost vaccine without making an appointment.


Report: Vikings owners nearing purchase of Orlando City MLS franchise

The Wilfs reportedly attempted to buy the Minnesota United expansion franchise years ago.

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Video shows the moment someone broke the Paul Bunyan statue's arm

Police are asking for the public's help to identify those involved.

bridgeman's food truck duluth

Last remaining Bridgeman's Restaurant is launching a food truck

The Duluth restaurant is the only remaining full-service Bridgeman's in business.

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Minnesota can move ahead with Clean Cars program, judge says

She recommended the proposed rules be adopted.