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Faribault Inmate Is Sixth Incarcerated Person To Die Of COVIDA 64-year-old man who had been incarcerated at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault has died of COVID.
Dozens Of Minnesotans Travel To Kansas City To Watch MNUFC Make Historic Conference WinMNUFC Loons have given us a reason to cheer again. The Minnesota United secured their spot in the MLS Western Conference finals Thursday night with a huge defeat over #1 ranked Kansas City.
U Of M Building Evacuated After Chemical ExplosionThe incident happened at the building on the 200 block of Pleasant Street Southeast.
Where Community Spread Of COVID Is Having A Profound Effect: Long-Term Care FacilitiesState leaders warn the community spread is impacting our long-term care facilities, and the ability to care for the people who live there.
BCA Identifies State Trooper Who Fired Weapon In Albert LeaThe officer who was injured was identified Friday as Albert Lea Officer Kody Needham, who has been in law enforcement for four years.
Addiction During COVID: First-Of-Its-Kind Program Offers Line Of SupportThe Mobile SUDS program is a first-of-its kind program comprised of peer recovery specialists and counselors who meet with someone seeking help to offer proactive support.
November Unemployment Numbers Soar In MinnesotaSince mid-November, when new restaurant and gym restrictions started, 50,000 Minnesotans have filed for unemployment benefits.
Regulators Vote To Reject Request To Delay Line 3 PipelineCommissioners said further delaying construction would hurt workers who have already arrived in northern Minnesota, and that the court has the authority to halt construction on its own should it rule in the tribes’ favor.
Judge Calls Trump Lawsuit Request To Overturn Biden's Win in Wisconsin 'Bizarre'A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, sidestepping a decision on the merits of the claims and instead ruling that the case must first wind its way through lower courts.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Woman Killed In Maple Grove Business Fire Identified As Michele HansonFlames were spotted shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hanson Implement and Storage on Bass Lake Road.
Long-Time Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel RetiresThe long-time leader of the Minneapolis Fire Department is retiring. 

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After 4 Decades, MFD Chief John Fruetel Stepping DownChief Fruetel joined the department in March 1979. He was an emergency response leader during the 35W bridge collapse, and as fire chief, has guided the city through some of its most difficult moments, Frank Vascellaro reports (2:08). WCCO 4 News At 6 - December 4, 2020
Overwhelming Spread Of COVID Impacting Ability To Keep Up Long-Term CareHealth leaders pleaded with people to help by wearing a mask, reducing contact and maintaining a social distance, Jennifer Mayerle reports (3:10). WCCO 4 News At 6 - December 4, 2020
New Program Helps People Fight Addiction During PandemicLicensed alcohol and drug counselors used to see 15-20% of people reach 90 days of sobriety. Now, it’s less than half of that. But there is a first-of-its-kind Minnesota program trying to change that. Liz Collin reports (2:25) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Dec. 4, 2020
50,000 Minnesotans Have Filed For Unemployment Since Mid-NovemberSince the recent round of restrictions, unemployment numbers are the highest they have been since June, Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield reports (2:05) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Dec. 4, 2020
Mayo Clinic Temporarily Closes 5 Locations To Help Staff COVID ResponseClinics in Waterville, Janesville, Le Sueur, and Mankato will close for six weeks so nurses and doctors can be reassigned to different locations. The location in Belle Plaine closed last week but is operating as a COVID testing site (00:27) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Dec. 4, 2020
How To Take Birdfeeding To The Next LevelRebecca Kolls demonstrates how to make some outdoor edible ornaments for birds this Holiday season (3:35) WCCO 4 News At Noon - Dec. 4, 2020

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