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Final Preparations Begin For Green Line’s Debut

The new Green Line light rail train that connects St. Paul and Minneapolis officially begins its travels this weekend.



Final Preparations Take Place For We Day Minnesota

We Day Minnesota is just a day away. Special guests from around the world are making their way to Minnesota for our first ever We Day. Thousands of Minnesota students will pack Xcel Energy Center Tuesday for the star-studded event.


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Preps Begin For U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

The U.S. Pond Hockey Championship was nearly cancelled last year. Unseasonably mild weather created thin, weak ice.


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Minn. AG Starts Legal Preparations For Shutdown

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson asked a state district court Monday to rule that some core functions of state government must continue even if a lingering stalemate over the budget forces it to shut down on July 1.


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Rural Areas Watch The Bottom Line In Flood Fight

When officials in the Fargo area got together last week to talk about preparations for an expected third straight major flood, 29 people crowded around a table, including representatives from police, the governor’s office, the National Guard, hospitals, schools, utilities and even mental health professionals.


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Flooding May Force Evacuations In Lowertown, Upper Landing

The flood prediction threat in the Minnesota and Mississippi River valleys is the worst it’s been in at least a decade.


The Mississippi River floods in Hastings, Minn. in 2010. (credit: Kurt Czech)

Preps Begin For Possible Record Flooding In St. Paul

Temperatures are expected to get above freezing every day this week. So more of the snow and ice will melt along Minnesota’s rivers.