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Fatal Crash At Interstate 394, Highway 169The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened near Interstate 394 and Highway 169 Wednesday afternoon. The patrol said the crash happened off the south frontage road.
2 Charged With Running Wis.'s Spotted Cow Beer To Minn. Bar Two Minnesota men face charges for allegedly running a popular Wisconsin beer to a Minnesota bar illegally.
Co. Attorney: Rosemount Woman Was 3X Legal Limit While Driving KidsPolice say a Rosemount woman was driving around with young children while her blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Samantha Denise Falkenberg, 22, was pulled over by Rosemount police last Thursday evening.
Witnesses: Driver In School Bus Crash Fell Asleep At The WheelSt. Paul police say the driver of the school bus that careened down Minnehaha Avenue on Monday, sideswiping several cars and sending three people to the hospital, is believed to have fallen asleep at the wheel.
Heart-Shaped Ice Formation Appears In State Park's WaterfallIf Mankato isn't your Valentine's Day destination, a romantic natural wonder may change your plans. Minnesota State Parks And Trails' Facebook page posted a photo taken by Todd Dailey that shows the waterfall at Minneopa State Park.
BCA: Jamar Clark Shooting Investigation CompleteThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says it’s completed its investigation into the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark last November in north Minneapolis.

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Ex-Gophers Lineman Tells Of Coming Out As Gay While At 'U'Luke McAvoy, a 6'5" Illinois native, shared his experience coming out on campus with Outsports.com on Wednesday from the perspective of someone who always wanted to play for a Big Ten team.
Inspired By Rachel Banham, 4 Great Individual Basketball PerformancesWhat almost got lost in the hoopla of Super Bowl Sunday was one of the greatest individual performances in the history of college basketball. It came from University of Minnesota senior Rachel Banham.
Can Cam And The Panthers Contend Again?The Panthers will have the pieces to contend next season. But they'll need Cam Newton, their big-game quarterback, to be a big-time leader.
Stars Top Wild 4-3 In OvertimeJohn Klingberg scored in overtime and Kari Lehtonen made 37 saves to win for the first time in more than a month and give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 victory Tuesday over Minnesota, the 10th loss in the last 11 games for the fading Wild.
Crews Start Prepping TCF Bank Stadium For Outdoor HockeyWe're a little more than a week away from the return of professional hockey to the great outdoors in Minnesota. The Minnesota Wild will host the Chicago Blackhawks for an outdoor game at TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
Minneapolis Company Aims To Craft Super Bowl RingsFor the bulk of the last half-century of Super Bowls, a Minneapolis company has crafted what the winning players will wear for years.

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Best Valentine's Day Dinners In MinnesotaEnjoy a most romantic evening with a reservation at one of these local restaurants.
Best Places For Dress Shoes In MinnesotaFinish your outfit with flair by selecting the best in footwear.
Best Shows In Minnesota To See On Your Valentines Day DateMake it a night to remember!
Best Valentine's Day Travel Destinations Near MinnesotaTake a romantic drive this Valentine's weekend to a tryst of your choice.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Nacho RecipesWe did guacamole last year. We're doing nachos this year. Here are Dara's Top 5 Nacho recipes perfect for the "big game"!
Best Mommy & Me Classes In MinnesotaEnjoy your baby while you can!

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MNfusion: Director Sarah Rasmussen Talks First Show At Jungle TheaterRasmussen first fell in love with theater on a trip to Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater as a teenager. It was there that she saw her first play by William Shakespeare. It's appropriate then that Rasmussen begins her inaugural season with a love letter in the form of a Shakespearean romantic comedy – "Two Gentlemen of Verona."
Tap Talk: MN-Based Founding Fathers Brewing Co. Aims For National MarketFounding Fathers Brewing Company is a Long Lake-based company that's increasingly finding a foothold in the national market – with a patriot twist. That "twist" is actually a pretty big deal: The company donates half of its profits to help military families.
Bite Of Minnesota: One-Pot Sticky WingsIt's hard to believe that the Super Bowl has already come and gone. I'm not much of a football fan but I do enjoy the rituals of Super Bowl Sunday such as menu planning, a lazy Sunday, and an excuse to eat copious amounts of queso dip -- yes, the Velveeta + Rotel kind.
Tap Talk: Fair State Co-Op, Tin Whiskers Go Head-To-Head In 3rd Brew-OffBefore winter comes to a close, Tin Whiskers is hosting its third seasonal brew-off. On Wednesday, Feb. 17 the St. Paul brewery will face off against Minneapolis' cooperative brewery, Fair State Brewing.
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.

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