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Minn. Woman Killed By Falling Tree Is Identified

The woman killed by a falling tree in Eden Prairie Saturday evening has been identified. According to her 18-year-old daughter Lindsay, 56-year-old Nina Mackay had a passion for her two children, love for her dogs and a strong affinity for Post-It Notes. “You look up on the counter and you just see like this, this, this…they’re everywhere,” Lindsay said. “Every time I woke up, there’d be a note next to my bed.”

07/06/2013

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MN Musician Tours S. Korea Seeking Musical & Familial Connection

A St. Paul woman is traveling to the other side of the world, to share her passion for music, and find answers about her past. Mayda Miller is going on tour in South Korea and hopes to make a special connection while she’s there.

07/04/2013

Comedian Stephen Colbert appeared on Capitol Hill to testify about immigration policy and his brief work as a day laborer. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Stephen Colbert’s Tribute To Mother

Stephen Colbert paid tribute to his mother in a way that will make anyone choke up.

06/20/2013

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Minn. Soldiers Return Home To Loved Ones, Babies

The worrying is over for dozens of Minnesota families. Their loved ones with the Minnesota National Guard returned home Tuesday after spending nearly a year in Afghanistan. As they were saving lives overseas, new lives were beginning in some of their own homes.

06/18/2013

Brock Wood (right) and friend Jesse Hacker will kayak the 2,400 miles of the Mississippi River beginning June 17 to raise money for Lymphoma research. (credit: submitted)

Beyond Bounds: Brock Wood KO’d Cancer, Now Kayaking The Mississippi

There are two reasons (one rational, one irrational) why Brock Wood is going to have no problem kayaking the 2,400 miles down the Mississippi this summer.

06/12/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

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What Fatherhood Means Through The Eyes Of Five Year Olds

How did your daddy get the job of “Father?” Is it a hard job, or a fun one? Find out what fatherhood looks like through a child’s eyes.

06/03/2013

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Mpls. To Pay $3M In Police Misconduct Case

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.

05/24/2013

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Court Documents Reveal Details In Kira Trevino’s Death

Less than 24 hours after the body of a missing St. Paul woman was pulled out of the Mississippi River, court documents revealed chilling details in the death of Kira Trevino. Her body was discovered Wednesday along the Mississippi River in St. Paul by a worker near Shepard Road and Roberts Street.

05/10/2013

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Best Places To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

Check out this list of our top picks for places in Minnesota to find Mother’s Day gifts this year.

04/30/2013

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US Bancorp To Open Somali Money Transfer Account

U.S. Bancorp has agreed to open an account that will allow Somalis living in Minnesota to send money to relatives in Somalia.

04/16/2013

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Son Of MN B-Ball Star Heads To The Badger State

Riley Dearring was well known at Minnetonka. But the big schools were not recruiting him hard — except for Wisconsin. And his skills are a family affair.

04/13/2013

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Cops: Missing White Bear Lake Teen Found Safe

The White Bear Lake teen who had been missing since Thursday has been found OK, as 18-year-old Kyle Christopher Konkler was located in Minneapolis and has been returned to his family, police say.

04/06/2013

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Disabled Man Begs Robbers ‘Please Don’t Shoot Me, It’s Not Worth It’

A Minneapolis man in a wheelchair was struck five times in the head with a handgun, and then robbed at gunpoint of his social security check totaling $900, police say.

03/07/2013

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A Community Helps Ailing Mother Watch Son Wrestle At State

A dream came true for a Minnesota family at the state wrestling tournament, even when the odds weren’t in their favor.

03/01/2013

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