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25 Car Crash In Wisconsin Leaves 6 InjuredSix people were injured when 25 vehicles crashed in nine separate accidents on a Milwaukee area highway.
More Than Half Of Dogs Rescued From Farm Have New HomesThe Animal Humane Society says that more than half of the 47 dogs that were rescued from a Carver County farm last month are now in new homes.
Red River Diversion Included Among 2016 Corps ProjectsBackers of a Red River diversion project around the flood-prone Fargo area say they're grateful that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is officially backing a plan that would combine public and private resources to build the channel.
Wis. Lawmakers Poised To Vote On Wrongful Conviction CompensationWisconsin lawmakers are set to vote Tuesday on a measure that would dramatically increase compensation for people who have been wrongly convicted of crimes.
Dayton Proposes 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave For State Workers Gov. Mark Dayton made a major announcement Tuesday to benefit working families when he proposed six weeks of paid parental leave for all state employees.
St. Paul Releases Mobile Pay App For Parking MetersThe city of St. Paul has joined other cities with the release of a mobile pay app for parking meters.

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Banham Gets Praise From Kobe Bryant For 60-Point GameUniversity of Minnesota senior Rachel Banham made national headlines on Sunday after scoring 60 points as the Gophers beat Northwestern in double overtime. The Lakeville native heard from her basketball idol on Tuesday, thanks to social media.
Ryder Cup Trophy Coming To Minnesota Golf ShowThe Ryder Cup will be held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska in September, but golf fans won't have to wait that long to see one of the most historic trophies in golf. The trophy will make an appearance on Saturday at the Minnesota Golf Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center from 12 to 4 p.m.
4 Things To Know: Obama's Final Budget Proposal, Super Bowl Viewership, Johnny Manziel & MoreFrom President Obama's final budget proposal to the dissipation of New Year's resolutions, here's a look at the top four stories from Feb. 9, 2016.
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."

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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.

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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.
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.

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