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Minnesota Doctor Develops At-Home Test To Detect Colon CancerIt's been one year since Mayo Clinic researchers got the go-ahead on a potential game-changer. A test that people could take at home that screens for the second-most deadly type of cancer: Colon cancer.
Good Question: How Long Can Athletes Stay In The Game?At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He's been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
St. Paul Woman Wins Tricycle For Granddaughter With AutismA 91-year-old St. Paul grandmother who says she never wins anything hit a mini-jackpot this weekend. This is Mary Pat behind her shiny new adult-sized, motorized tricycle.
Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby Canceled Due To Poor Ice ConditionsThis week's deep freeze won't be enough to save a popular Minnesota ice fishing tournament. The Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby had already been rescheduled. Now, it's canceled for only the second time in its 41-year history.
Wis. Police: 9-Year-Old Drives Intoxicated Parents Home, Couple ChargedDeputies in western Wisconsin say they found a 9-year-old girl driving a pickup truck while her mother, and the mother's boyfriend, sat next to her intoxicated.
After Week On The Loose, Iowa Research Goat CapturedUniversity of Iowa police have confirmed that a research goat has been captured after being on the loose for over a week.

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Good Question: How Long Can Athletes Stay In The Game?At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He's been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
Lackluster Effort Hurts Timberwolves In 116-102 Loss To PelicansKarl-Anthony Towns had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who were looking for their first three-game winning streak since Nov. 27. They shot 44 percent and trailed by as many as 28 in a lackluster effort.
Wild Continues Search For Answers Back On Home IceIf the Wild are going to pull themselves out of the hockey equivalent of quicksand, General Manager Chuck Fletcher said Saturday the players have to start playing "the right way."
Banham Earns Big Ten Honor After Setting Scoring RecordUniversity of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham set a Big Ten single-game record and tied an NCAA record with 60 points in a win at Northwestern Sunday. Banham was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.
Brett Favre Biography To Be Released In NovemberBrett Favre, selected last weekend for the NFL Hall of Fame, will be the subject of a biography coming out in November.
The Denver Defense RestsThe Denver Broncos defense, led by Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, stifled Cam Newton and the pyrotechnic Carolina Panthers offense.

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Best Shows In Minnesota To See On Your Valentines Day DateMake it a night to remember!
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Best Mommy & Me Classes In MinnesotaEnjoy your baby while you can!
Best Mardi Gras Parties In MinnesotaYou don't have to travel to New Orleans to get into the Mardi Gras spirit.
Top Geologic Wonders To See In AlaskaThe Top geological wonders to see in Alaska include enormous glaciers and the highest peak in North America

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Mike's Mix: Lyn65 Brunch CocktailsEvery week on Saturday, Mike Augustyniak goes in search of a new cocktail idea from a local mixologist. Today, he's heading back to Lyn65 in Richfield to kick off a series of brunch coctails.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See For The Week(end)From a Wine, Women & Song event to masterpieces being performed by the Rochester Symphony, here are the four shows to check out this weekend.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Controls Its Destiny In MIAC RaceSt. Thomas is rolling yet again this season. After cruising to an 87-72 win Wednesday night over Gustavus, the Tommies are 18-1 on the regular season and 13-1 in MIAC play with six games to go. They're on the verge of clinching a playoff spot with a four-game lead in the league and should secure the No. 1 seed for the MIAC Playoffs.
Wander Minnesota: Ice Sculptures At The St. Paul Winter CarnivalWinter has been all over the place this year, but one aspect holds steady: the St. Paul Winter Carnival, which runs through this weekend. One of the many fun things to do is to visit Rice Park and see the entries in the Ice Sculpture competition.
'Arabian Nights' At The Walker Art CenterIn the first part of his 6-hour, fantastical portrait of his native Portugal during “bread and water” austerity, director Miguel Gomes admits that the idea behind his fresh-cut trilogy might be the dumbest he’s ever had.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsThere is nothing better than the postseason when it comes to high school sports. For many programs, it's about proving the resume that was built over the course of the regular season. This week, we feature two hockey playoff games and top match-ups in boys hockey and boys basketball.

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