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DNR Releases Latest Revision To PolyMet Environmental Review

The latest environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota has swollen to over 3,100 pages, reflecting how regulators struggled to with deal with nearly 58,000 written comments from the public and opinions expressed at public meetings.

06/23/2015

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MPCA Citizens’ Board Holds Last Meeting, Supporters Vow To Fight

Just two weeks after it was abolished by the Minnesota Legislature, an influential environmental citizen’s board held its last meeting on Tuesday.

06/23/2015

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Man Shot After Fleeing Eden Prairie Police Charged

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged a 21-year-old Bloomington man accused of fleeing police in his motorcycle over the weekend.

06/23/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Decorating Your First Apartment On A Budget

Make your first apartment fabulous!

06/23/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Teens Injured In Meeker County ATV Crash

Two teenagers have been injured – one seriously — in an ATV crash Saturday evening, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.

06/22/2015

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Charleston Massacre Renews Calls To Rename Lake Calhoun

Provoked because of the horror in Charelston, some people here in Minnesota are petitioning to change the name of a popular Minneapolis lake.

06/22/2015

Miami Schools Teach Adults English As A Second Language

Best Language Classes In Minnesota

Learn a language in many ways from total immersion to five minutes a month.

06/22/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Fika’s Strawberry Ginger Collins

Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to Fika Cafe to check out their Strawberry Ginger Collins.

06/20/2015

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Best Day Trips From Minnesota

Minnesota is as rich in culture and folklore as well as fresh air wilderness and trendy shopping centers. If can you break away from the 9-to-5, take time to gather a little history. And walk or ride along Minnesota’s historic pioneer trails.

06/20/2015

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Mpls. School Shattering Graduation Rate Statistics — In A Good Way

Fifty percent of urban youth graduate high school in the city of Minneapolis. For Hispanic and black students, the rates are even lower. However, for eight years, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School has been shattering statistics.

06/19/2015

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Woman Charged In March Hit-And-Run That Critically Hurt Mother

A 30-year-old woman faces three counts of criminal vehicular operation in connection with a hit-and-run that critically injured a young mother in March. Charges have been filed against Danielle Dennay Sivels, of St. Paul. Investigators accuse her of causing the March 16 crash at the intersection of 6th Street and Cypress Street on the east side of St. Paul.

06/19/2015

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Bud Kraehling’s Family To Hold Public Celebration Of His Life

Longtime WCCO weatherman Bud Kraehling will be remembered this weekend during a public celebration.

06/19/2015

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Family Guide To Minnesota Aquariums

Despite being landlocked, Minnesota offers views of some of nature’s most beautiful and mysterious creatures. From the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium to the Minnesota Zoo & Aquarium, you have the chance to get up close and personal with marine life you, otherwise, would never encounter.

06/19/2015

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Sanneh Foundation Offering Free Twin Cities Summer Camps For Kids

Not many things are free anymore. So, when we heard about free summer camps for kids across the metro, we couldn’t wait to spread the word.

06/18/2015

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Mother, 15-Month-Old Shot In South Minneapolis

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is calling the shooting of a mother and 15-month-old child in south Minneapolis Thursday afternoon “unthinkable.”

06/18/2015

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Burnsville Stabbing Suspect Arrested In Indiana, Charged

The suspect in a Burnsville stabbing has been arrested in Indiana after a brief standoff that ended peacefully early Thursday morning, according to Indiana officials.

06/18/2015

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Nearly $355K In Back Wages Recovered For Mankato Restaurant Workers

Nearly $355,000 in back wages have been recovered for 25 workers of a Mexican food restaurant in Mankato, the U.S. Labor Department announced Thursday.

06/18/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Loews’ Apothecary

ne of the hottest parts of the Twin Cities dining scene right now: hotels. For years, hotel bars and restaurants were afterthoughts, and had trouble getting locals in the door. But in DeRusha Eats Thursday morning, we meet the St. Paul Chef trying to change that at a Minneapolis hotel.

06/18/2015

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Best Spots In Minnesota For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Enjoy a cold drink with dad on his special day.

06/18/2015

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4 Things To Know From June 17, 2015

From the NBA Finals results to another chocolate study, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, June 17.

06/17/2015

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Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Dinner Weekend In Minnesota

Who fixes your broken bike and teaches you to ride it? Who guides you to young adulthood and instills self reliance? That person is your dad, an influencer and first responder when the going gets tough. On Father’s Day, treat him to a great dinner at a wonderful restaurant. Everybody bonds over a gourmet meal.

06/17/2015

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Reports Offer Peek At State Capitol Lobbying In 2015 Session

Minnesota lawmakers dished out billions of dollars in a new budget assembled in a just-concluded legislative session. Groups spent millions lobbying for a slice or to alter policy sometimes closely tied to the state money.

06/16/2015

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Charges: Brothers’ Argument Over Tree Leads To Gunfire

A 54-year-old Dakota County man is accused of threatening his brother’s life and shooting at his truck in an argument over a tree, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

06/16/2015

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Minnesota Agency Employees Warned Of Layoffs Get New Notice

Minnesota state government employees warned this month of potential layoffs have gotten new notices canceling the threat.

06/16/2015

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Como Town Amusement Park’s Newest Attraction: Tiger Trax

Como Town Amusement Park is debuting its newest attraction — Tiger Trax. The family-friendly roller coaster was created by SBF Group in Italy. It was shipped overseas, travelled thousands of miles via train and semi-truck, and recently arrived at Como Town.

06/16/2015

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