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38 Metro Kids & Teens Get New Homes On Nat’l Adoption DayLives across the country were forever changed Saturday in a special way on this National Adoption Day. In Hennepin County, 22 families finalized their adoptions at the Juvenile Justice Center in Minneapolis. That means 38 children and teenagers have new and official homes Saturday night.
WinterSkate Celebration Moves Locations Due To Rice Park ConstructionIt doesn't get much more Minnesotan than skating under the lights just steps away from the home of the Minnesota Wild. With less than a week left until Thanksgiving and just 38 days before Christmas, Wells Fargo WinterSkate provides families with a place to celebrate the season and make memories.
Video Of Encounter Between St. Paul Chipotle Manager & Black Patrons Goes ViralA video shot inside a St. Paul Chipotle restaurant is going viral on social media. Posted on Twitter, it shows the interaction between a Chipotle manager, Masud Ali, and some of his friends at the Grand Avenue location on Thursday.
Welch Village Opens Early To The Delight Of Snow EnthusiastsAlmost all the area ski hills are open for business this weekend, including Welch Village, which is celebrating its big season opener Saturday. Peter Zotalis is the president and general manager of Welch Village, and he lives for the chairs to start running, and getting all these people back on his slopes.
Crews Search For Missing Minnesota Man And Girlfriend Near Utah ReserviorAuthorities have begun searching a central Utah reservoir for a missing man and woman. The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office says a family member Thursday night reported that a 26-year-old Salt Lake County woman and a 24-year-old Minnesota man didn't return from a camping trip to Strawberry Reservoir as expected Tuesday. Their identities weren't released.
5 Taken To Hospital After Animal Repellent Causes Evacuation At Senior Living FacilityThe Robbinsdale Police Department says a senior living facility was evacuated Saturday after residents reported they had trouble breathing.

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Bello, No. 25 Minnesota Women Rally, Beat San Diego 53-48Taiye Bello had 13 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, and a career-high 18 rebounds to help No. 25 Minnesota beat San Diego 53-48 on Saturday night. Kenisha Bell added 21 points but made just 6 of 23 from the field and 9 of 17 from the free throw line. Jasmine Brunson scored all of her eight points in the fourth quarter for Minnesota (3-0).
Zach Parise Becomes Highest-Scoring Minnesotan In NHL History In Wild's 3-2 Loss To SabersJason Pominville scored with 1:30 remaining and the Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Rookie defenseman Rasmus Dahlin had his second career goal and added an assist for Buffalo, which rallied from a two-goal deficit to post its longest winning streak since 2012. Jake McCabe also scored and Linus Ullmark made 37 saves for the Sabres.
Northwestern Stays In Stride With 24-14 Win At MinnesotaWhen he was an assistant at Northern Illinois, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck once cold-called Pat Fitzgerald for a lunch meeting to learn about being a head coach. A decade later, Fitzgerald and his Northwestern Wildcats are still teaching teams like the Gophers how to win in the Big Ten. Isaiah Bowser rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 24 Northwestern turned three turnovers by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan into 10 points on the way to a 24-14 victory on Saturday that stretched its program-record road winning streak to eight games.
NFL, Microsoft Team Up To Find Future Sports Tech ExpertsIt is about sports, with a different angle. NFL Alumni and Microsoft have come together to encourage students to look for careers in sports that don't require athletic ability -- but a focus on technology. We all know what goes on in high school sports. For most, this is where their athletic career ends. But it doesn't mean their sports career is over. A group of NFL alumni have teamed with Microsoft and others to create a Pro Experience Day. It is a seminar that introduces high school students to think about sports beyond between the lines.
Wolves Beat Blazers For 3rd Straight Win Since Butler TradeAndrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 on Friday night. Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 14 points for the Wolves, who are 7-1 at home and 3-0 since trading the disgruntled Butler to Philadelphia on Monday. The home crowd buzzed on a Prince-themed night with former Minnesota All-Star Kevin Garnett sitting courtside in one of the team's special purple-and-black alternate jerseys. The Wolves kept them cheering with uncharacteristically solid defense, sending Portland to its second straight loss with a season-low in points.
Alan Page Receives Presidential Medal Of FreedomRetired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Vikings player Alan Page has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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38 Metro Kids & Teens Get New Homes On Nat’l Adoption DayLives across the country were forever changed Saturday in a special way on this National Adoption Day. In Hennepin County, 22 families finalized their adoptions at the Juvenile Justice Center in Minneapolis. That means 38 children and teenagers have new and official homes Saturday night.
WinterSkate Celebration Moves Locations Due To Rice Park ConstructionIt doesn't get much more Minnesotan than skating under the lights just steps away from the home of the Minnesota Wild. With less than a week left until Thanksgiving and just 38 days before Christmas, Wells Fargo WinterSkate provides families with a place to celebrate the season and make memories.
Video Of Encounter Between St. Paul Chipotle Manager & Black Patrons Goes ViralA video shot inside a St. Paul Chipotle restaurant is going viral on social media. Posted on Twitter, it shows the interaction between a Chipotle manager, Masud Ali, and some of his friends at the Grand Avenue location on Thursday.
Welch Village Opens Early To The Delight Of Snow EnthusiastsAlmost all the area ski hills are open for business this weekend, including Welch Village, which is celebrating its big season opener Saturday. Peter Zotalis is the president and general manager of Welch Village, and he lives for the chairs to start running, and getting all these people back on his slopes.
Parts Of Southern Minnesota Get 4+ Inches Of Snow In November StormResidents in southern Minnesota may need to have the shovels ready Saturday morning as a snowstorm is threatening to dump up to 4 inches along the Minnesota River valley and accumulating snow in the south metro.
NFL, Microsoft Team Up To Find Future Sports Tech ExpertsIt is about sports, with a different angle. NFL Alumni and Microsoft have come together to encourage students to look for careers in sports that don't require athletic ability -- but a focus on technology. We all know what goes on in high school sports. For most, this is where their athletic career ends. But it doesn't mean their sports career is over. A group of NFL alumni have teamed with Microsoft and others to create a Pro Experience Day. It is a seminar that introduces high school students to think about sports beyond between the lines.