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Oatmeal Christmas Cookies

Ask A Minnesota Expert: Christmas Cookie Recipes

With snowflakes falling outside and temperatures dipping lower and lower, winter is the very best season to enjoy these holiday treats.

12/03/2014

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Winona State University Student Found Dead In Bar’s Dumbwaiter

A 21-year-old Winona State University student was discovered dead inside a bar’s dumbwaiter Monday evening, according to the Fountain City Police Department. Shortly before 8 p.m., the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from WingDam Bar and Saloon in Fountain City, Wisconsin. When authorities arrived, they discovered the body of an employee identified as Brooke Baures in the food service elevator.

12/02/2014

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Minneapolis Police Warn Of Scam Using MPD’s Phone Number

Minneapolis police are warning the public of a scam that uses the department’s phone number. Police say they’ve received reports from people who said they were contacted by someone claiming to be with the IRS. The caller ID shows the Fifth Precinct main number: 612-673-5705.

12/02/2014

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Woman, 27, Found Dead Near Pelican Rapids

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 27-year-old woman was found dead north of Pelican Rapids Monday afternoon.

12/02/2014

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In Minnesota

Why go through the hassle of choosing a gift when these baskets are already made up for you?

12/02/2014

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Nye’s Polonaise To Close After 65 Years

Nye’s Polonaise Room is closing its doors after 65 years.

12/01/2014

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Brutal Winters A Boon For Twin Cities’ Skyway Businesses

It is single-digit days like Monday when many folks in the Twin Cities are grateful to live and work in downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul. You can chalk it up to the Twin Cities’ famed skyway system — the envy of most cold climate cities.

12/01/2014

Students Protest Ferguson Decision

MN Students March To Capitol In Response To Ferguson

A number of Minnesota high school and college students expressed their disappointment with the Ferguson, Missouri outcome by walking out of school. They joined students who staged walkouts in more than 50 cities across the country on Monday.

12/01/2014

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Wander Minnesota: December Festivities (Week 1)

The month of December is an exceptionally busy one for this festival-fond state. To try and get as much coverage as possible without creating a blog post that’s a mile long, I’m going to report weekly this month. Today’s installment will include events through Sunday, Dec. 7.

12/01/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Minnesota

Check out a play, ballet or concert with a holiday theme to be entertained and feel the Christmas joy being spread throughout the state.

12/01/2014

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After Decades, 3 Sisters Recover Mother’s Wedding Gown From Minn. Attic

This is the time of year when many of us reflect on the reasons we’re thankful. For three sisters who grew up in St. Louis Park, they are thankful because they found something they never even knew they were looking for. A drive down memory lane led them to the surprise of a lifetime.

11/30/2014

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Does Cyber Monday Carry The Same Weight As Years Past?

Many shoppers still look forward to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but sales promotions are starting earlier and lasting longer. That means fewer shoppers were in stores or buying online the weekend after Thanksgiving compared to last year, and analysts expect that to continue on Monday.

11/30/2014

Minnesota Timberwolves v Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers Beat Shorthanded Wolves 107-93

LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds to pace the Portland Trail Blazers in a 107-93 victory Sunday night over the shorthanded Minnesota Timberwolves.

11/30/2014

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Is There A Rift Between WR Patterson, Vikings Coaching Staff?

It took the Vikings a while to get Cordarrelle Patterson involved in the game plan last year, but once they did, he turned into a Pro Bowler, getting more and more important as the season progressed. This season, the opposite has happened and Sunday against Carolina, he barely played at all.

11/30/2014

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Sen. Klobuchar Presents WWII Vet With French Honor

Private Jim Carroll was given the highest decoration France can bestow on a foreign citizen for his service and sacrifice in Western Europe during World War II.

11/30/2014

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