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‘Adapt Minnesota’ Protests Transportation Rights At State Fair

One group spent most of Wednesday afternoon fighting for what they call fair transportation at the Minnesota State Fair. Members of the group “Adapt Minnesota” circulated petitions near the state fairgrounds Wednesday.


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Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting In Mpls

Authorities are investigating an incident where a Minneapolis Police officer shot and injured a suspect during an undercover narcotics investigation Tuesday night.


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Family Mourns Hit-And-Run Victim’s Death

Loved ones said goodbye Saturday to a beloved restaurant employee killed in a hit-and-run accident.


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Minn. Man Charged With Stealing $154K From Nonprofit

Donald Peter Boehmer was charged with nine felony counts of theft by swindle in connection with an incident where $154,000 was stolen from the International Concatenated Order of the Hoo-Hoo.


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Make The Most Out Of Your Minn. State Fair Experience

The opening day of the Minnesota State Fair is also known as Thrifty Thursday, and no one knows how to better stretch a buck than Isabel Burke’s Olde Tyme taffy. The tradition started 90 years ago at the fair.


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The Food Vendors’ Fight To Get Into The Minn. State Fair

Many Minnesotans wait all year for the State Fair food, but food vendors wait much longer just to get their business into the Great Minnesota Get Together. In fact, it’s a fierce competition.


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Decoding QR Codes: What Works, What Doesn’t

Square, black and white codes are popping up all over on products, in magazines, on buildings and business cards.


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Minnesota State Fair: The Great Minn. Traffic Jam?

In less than a week, drivers may experience some frustrations just trying to get to the Great Minnesota Get Together.


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DNR Asks Hunters Not To Shoot Research Bears

With bear hunting season now two weeks away, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking hunters not to shoot radio-collared research bears.


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Plan For Islamic Center In Plymouth Stirs Controversy

An Islamic Community Center is one step closer to moving into a Plymouth neighborhood, but not everyone in town is happy about it.


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Good Question: Will A Mpls. Recycling Experiment Work?

The city of Minneapolis is testing a new way to recycle. A pilot program will evaluate whether the city should kick its sorting policies to the curb and opt for a method known as single sort recycling.


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Burnsville Couple Wins $228.9M Powerball Jackpot

A couple from Burnsville, Minn. is coming forward as the winners of the $228.9 million Powerball lottery, the Minnesota Lottery said Friday.


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State Fair Officials Hesitantly Raise Admission Costs

This year’s general admission prices are $12 for adults, compared to last year when they were $11. Tickets for seniors went up a dollar from 2010 to $10 and kids’ tickets (ages 5-12) are now $2 bucks more at $10.



Minnesota Wineries Struggling Due To Wet Weather

The wet summer weather may just have an impact on your glass of wine. Some of Minnesota’s grape growers are now dealing with damaging effects of a long stretch of humidity and rain.


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2 Mpls. Men Charged In Fatal Shooting, Burglary

Two Minneapolis men have been charged with the murder of 25-year-old Shea Jeffrey William Stremcha.


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The Weekend’s Perfect Storm Of Events In The Twin Cities

Chances are some of your weekend plans may have you heading into the heart of the Twin Cities on Saturday.


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Afton State Park, Canterbury Back Open After Shutdown

As the state works to slowly but surely get back to business after a three-week government shutdown, state parks — and Canterbury Park — are on their way to pre-shutdown operations.


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Minn. Company Buys Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country Airlines announced Wednesday that they’ve been sold to a private company owned by the Davis family of St. Peter, Minn.


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Heat Wave Shows The Value Of Air Conditioning

The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center is not just a refuge from the streets. During the current heat wave, it’s where Bryant Devine finds momentary relief from the heat.


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Child, 3, Injured In Boating Accident

A 3-year-old is child is in the hospital with a serious head injury after an accident on a Central Minnesota lake.


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When Should Children Be Allowed To Walk Alone?

The lost little boy in Brooklyn who encountered a killer on his short walk home is another worry for parents like Kelly Commodore who doesn’t let her three kids far from sight. So, when should children be allowed to walk by themselves?


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State Shutdown Enters Day 9 With No Solution In Sight

Instead of sending Minnesota’s elected leaders into a frenzy of activity, the nation’s only state government shutdown has deepened the political paralysis that led them to their budget standoff. Top Democrats and Republicans have given no sign when they will talk again about how to resolve the stalemate.


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Day 8 Of Shutdown: No Action, No Urgency

Day eight of the Minnesota government shutdown could be called the day of “no:” No talks scheduled, no progress, no urgency and no signs of a compromise.


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Rochester Man Charged With DWI Of Synthetic Drug

A 46-year-old man A Minnesota man busted 10 times for DWI may be the first person in the state accused of breaking a brand new state law.


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High Winds Snap Tree, Injure 4 In Anoka County

A path of storms hit especially hard north of the metro in Linwood Township Friday, where winds snapped a giant oak at a girls’ camp, and a limb fell on a group of parents.