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After 3-month delay, newest Twin Cities Raising Cane's opens

The restaurant was originally scheduled to open in October.

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Armed man robs Twin Cities thrift store, flees in carjacked pickup

He pulled out a handgun shortly after chatting with the cashier about his scarf.

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Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M

The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.

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Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget

It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."

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Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow

A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.

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Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday

The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.

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Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled

A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.

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Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold

The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.

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Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus

The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.

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Charges: Man fatally shot mother of his child during argument

Officers found her on the ground outside the couple's home.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26

More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.

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OSU's Justin Blackmon a Viking?

Star Tribune beat writer Dan Wiederer wonders if the Vikings should draft Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon in April.

Justin Blackmon scouting report

The NFL season is still a few weeks from being over, but while the best teams in the league prepare for the conference championship round, the worst teams are looking ahead to the NFL Draft. Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon could be on the board when the Vikings' turn comes at pick No. 3.

Video Vault: Percy Harvin's 103-yard TD run

This is one of those "instant classics" -- Percy Harvin giving Minnesota Vikings fans something to shout about on the opening kickoff of the 2011 season.

Video Vault: Super Bowl IV

We're not exactly sure how Super Bowl IV featuring the Vikings and Chiefs is on YouTube in its entirety (the clip runs 2 hours, 51 minutes), but we're not complaining. Sure, the Vikings lost, but Video Vault doesn't get any better than this -- even if it is in beautiful black and white. Watch it now before those pesky NFL lawyers order YouTube to yank it down.

Jags' Blackmon injures ankle, status for opener against Vikings unknown

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier admits the team took a good, hard look at Justin Blackmon during the NFL Draft, but decided to choose left tackle Matt Kalil instead. One pick later the Jaguars took Blackmon, who now has a chance to show the Vikings they made a mistake. But his status for the game is unknown after he injured his ankle on Wednesday.

Justin Morneau done for season

The former American League MVP missed two months of the season because of neck surgery and hit .227 with four homers and 30 RBIs. All are career lows.

Video Vault: Audie Cole's 2 TD's

In today's Sports MN Video Vault, an instant classic -- as rookie linebacker Audie Cole runs back two interceptions for touchdowns in the Vikes' preseason win over Buffalo Friday.