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Flight deal service Thrifty Traveler bets on travel resurgence in 2021

The Twin Cities-based site has weathered the COVID storm despite the major hit to the travel industry.

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I-90 closes in SW Minnesota, 'no travel' advisories in place as blizzard hits

Western Minnesota has bore the brunt so far, but it'll get worse in the east later Wednesday.

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Whiteout in Minnesota: Video shows why you don't want to be driving today

No travel advisories are starting to be issued across Minnesota.

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Delta eliminates international change fees for most flights

The change doesn't apply to basic economy or flights booked from outside North America

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Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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The speed limit on Minneapolis streets is now officially 20 mph

It went into effect as soon as the city finished installing its new gateway signs.

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Delta will continue blocking middle seats until April

It's the only major U.S. airline that's still not selling middle seats to provide social distancing among travelers.

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Experts say stay home this Thanksgiving, 'bubble' before if you'll go anyway

"If you can't bubble yourself," Osterholm says, don't go home.

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For the first time ever, Ely's Deer Ridge Resort is open for winter

And in a special deal for Bring Me The News readers, they're offering cabins for 50% off.

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Delta Air Lines bans 460 people for not wearing masks

The airline says they've been added to its no-fly list.

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Coronavirus: Survey finds 1 in 5 Minnesotans planning holiday travel

Health experts have advised against traditional family gatherings during the holidays.

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Southwest Airlines to launch new route between MSP and Houston

The airline industry has taken a massive hit from the pandemic.

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Minnesota's best golf course is also its best kept secret

Play 18 holes at this beautiful Rees Jones-designed course.

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Delta makes it free to change and cancel most domestic flights

The airline has permanently eliminated change fees, among other pandemic-related changes.

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Up to 92 layoffs coming at 3 MSP restaurants as air travel remains low

Barrio, Stone Arch and Lake Wine could see permanent layoffs.

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Minnesotans going to New York will now need to quarantine for 14 days

Minnesota has now reached the COVID-19 quarantine threshold, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.

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Travel and Leisure names Minnesota resort among the best in the Midwest

It is the only Minnesota hotel on the list of the Top 10 Resort Hotels in the Midwest.

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For this year's summer vacations, 97 percent will travel by car

AAA predicts a 15 percent decline in overall summer travel

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People are getting excited to travel in Minnesota again, survey finds

Explore Minnesota said people are ready, but cautious, about travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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JetBlue announces new route between MSP, New York

The low-cost airline arrived at MSP in 2017.