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What Is ‘Wordle’? And Why Is It So Popular?“Our world is very distracting. You need to stand out, and that level of simplicity plus scarcity is how you get people to build a habit with your app, website,” said Brandon Gains.
Owatonna Igloo: Family Builds Giant, Colorful Shelter In Front YardA southern Minnesota family is embracing the cold in a creative, vibrant way.
How to Order Free COVID Tests Starting This WeekStarting Wednesday, people can order up to four at-home rapid tests per household as part of the Biden administration’s effort to increase testing capacity.
Minnesota Weather: Tuesday Brings Big, Blustery Temperature SwingThe Twin Cities will warm up to 35 degrees Tuesday, but frigid winds will ramp up throughout the day, ushering in a feels-like temperature of minus 25 by early Wednesday.
Buffalo Man With COVID Transported Out Of Mercy Hospital After Judge’s Order To Keep Patient On VentilatorA patient who has been battling COVID-19 on a ventilator for months at a Minnesota hospital has been moved to a hospital in Texas amid an ongoing legal battle between the family and hospital.
These Goats Will Happily Eat Your Old Christmas TreeChristmas may be three weeks behind us, but a holiday feast is just getting underway at a farm in western Wisconsin.
'He'd Be Saying Voting Rights For Everybody': Some Use MLK Day To Continue Fight For JusticeHamline University criminal justice professor Jason Sole says the battle over voting rights in 2022 is not something King would be pleased with.
Omicron May Peak Next Week In Minnesota, Says Mayo Data ScientistDr. Curtis Storlie says the hope is that the more-contagious Omicron virus is the beginning state of COVID-19 becoming endemic, and that future surges would cause fewer hospitalizations.
Minnesota Rep. Pete Stauber Announces Congressional Reelection BidRep. Pete Stauber, the Republican congressman who's been representing Minnesota's Iron Range for the last 4 years, says he's running for reelection.
2022 Minnesota State Fair: Higher Ticket Prices, Shorter HoursFairgoers will pay more to spend less time at the Minnesota State Fair this year.
Shop Fire In Meeker Co. A Total Loss After FireAuthorities say a shop is a total loss after a fire in Meeker County Saturday.
Albert Lea High School Counselor Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentAn Albert Lea High School counselor and girls basketball coach has been charged with sexually assaulting a female student.
Charges: 33-Year-Old Minneapolis Man Used Hammer, Knife To Kill FatherA 33-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of using a hammer and knife to kill his own father inside their home last week.
Ice 'Highway' On Lake Of The Woods Opens For 2nd YearThe toll is $250 per vehicle. The road costs an estimated $1,500 per mile for plowing and other upkeep. It begins in Warroad and ends at the Northwest Angle resort community, which is known for its ice fishing.
Investigation Underway After 1 Injured In Brooklyn Park ShootingInvestigators in Brooklyn Park are looking into a shooting that left one person injured.

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Avalanche Beat Wild 4-3 In ShootoutAvalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz stopped 24 shots in relief of injured Darcy Kuemper and three more in the shootout, and Colorado beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday for its 14th straight home win.
UST Hockey's Joel Johnson Pulling Double Duty As Women's National Team CoachIt’s not often someone gets to experience two chances of a lifetime. For Joel Johnson, opportunity came knocking a mere two months apart.
Towns Carries Wolves Past Curry-Less Warriors, 119-99Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-99 victory over the worn-out Golden State Warriors, who played without star Steph Curry on Sunday night.
Vikings Interview Packers' Hackett, Titans' OssenfortThe Minnesota Vikings interviewed Green Bay offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett for head coach and Tennessee director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort for general manager on Sunday.
Hawkeyes Thwart Gophers Comeback Bid For 81-71 VictorySophomore Keegan Murray scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Iowa withstood a furious comeback by shorthanded Minnesota to beat the Golden Gophers 81-71 on Sunday.
'A Chemistry Between Brothers': Brotherhood In Cretin-Derham Hall Boy's HockeyThe Cretin-Derham Hall boy's hockey team is ranked second in the state and the team is getting hot at the right time. They're a brotherhood, in a very literal sense.
Wild Score 4 In 3rd, Twice In 4 Seconds, To Beat Ducks 7-3 Matt Boldy and Mats Zuccarello scored four seconds apart early in a four-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild routed the Anaheim Ducks 7-3 on Friday night.
Chaska Girls' Basketball's Secret Weapon May Be Mallory HeyerThey're off to a good start, but have a long way to go and play in a tough section. If they can reach the mountaintop again, the biggest reason will be Mallory Heyer.
Grizzlies Win 11th Straight, Beating Timberwolves 116-108Desmond Bane scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the final minutes for their 11th straight victory, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Thursday night.

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