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Best Places To Go With Your Family For The Weekend In MN

Pack up your family and head out of town without leaving the state.

8 hours ago

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Reality Check: Why Are Candidates Allowed To Lie?

Candidates and outside groups are spending nearly $4 billion this election cycle, most of it on TV ads.

21 hours ago

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Police: Man Bit & Killed Infant Son, Blamed It On Neighbor’s Dog

An Itasca County man is accused of biting and killing his infant son, blaming the bite marks on the neighbor’s dog.

23 hours ago

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Vikings’ John Sullivan Probable For Bucs Game

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan is listed as probable for the game at Tampa Bay on Sunday after suffering a concussion last week. Sullivan was a full participant in practice on Friday. He left the loss at Buffalo last week with a concussion, which he says is at least the fifth of his career.

24 hours ago

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Moorhead Man Pleads Not Guilty In Tattoo Case

A Moorhead man has pleaded not guilty to charges he ran an unlicensed tattoo shop. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Ralph Curiel set up the business in his Moorhead apartment. Most of his customers were teenage girls.

24 hours ago

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Excellent Educator: Circle Pines’ Val Rae Boe Helps Kids With Disabilities

This week’s Excellent Educator is Val Rae Boe, who has a passion for helping children with disabilities. Boe has put her heart and soul into creating the Karner Blue Education Center in Circle Pines, which is a brand new state-of-the-art facility that’s an oasis for kids with special needs.

10/24/2014

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Best Laser Tag In Minnesota

Indoor laser tag is booming across America and Minnesota. Take a look at these good Minnesota laser tag sites.

10/24/2014

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2 Sentenced For Unrelated Violent Crimes At Red Lake Indian Reservation

The United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday the sentencing of two men who committed unrelated violent crimes on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. In the U.S. District Court in Duluth Wednesday, Fernando Luis May-Gil-Garcia, 29, and 25-year-old Avery Wade Schoenborn both received sentences of 84 months, or 7 years, in prison. Both are enrolled members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

10/23/2014

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Partial Solar Eclipse Visible In Minnesota Thursday

A number of astronomy buffs are preparing for Thursday’s partial solar eclipse, which will be the final one of the year. The moon will move in front of the sun from about 4:30 until 6 p.m. Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Man, 42, Arrested After Fatal Longville Vehicle Crash

A 42-year-old Swatara man is in jail and another person is dead after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday, according to the Cass County Sheriff. Sheriff Tom Burch says at around 9:18 p.m. the sheriff’s office received a report of the crash on County Road 7 in Longville.

10/23/2014

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Best Piano Bars In Minnesota

For a little music and a little more fun, check out these local piano bars.

10/23/2014

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Health Watch: Drinking Soda Can Speed Aging Process

There’s a new reason to avoid sugary drinks. It’s already known that too much soda can create a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke — not to mention what it will do to your teeth. Now, add 4-and-a-half years of extra aging to the list.

10/22/2014

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Elderly Man Run Over, Killed By Tractor In Southern MN

A 78-year-old Hanska man died after being run over by his tractor in south central Minnesota, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

10/22/2014

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Best Restaurants With Organic Food In Minnesota

For a great meal done the organic way, these restaurants are the most delicious and dedicated in Minnesota.

10/22/2014

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Minnesota Hotline Set Up For Ebola Questions

The state Health Department has set up a hotline to answer Minnesotans’ questions about Ebola and precautions against the disease. The line will be staffed during regular business hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

10/21/2014

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