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University Of Minn. Expected To Vote In Joan Gabel As Next PresidentThe University of Minnesota Board of Regents is expected to vote on the university's 17th president Tuesday morning.
'It Still Isn't Real': Community Mourns 21-Year-Old Musician Fatally Stabbed In NetherlandsThe music community is mourning a Twin Cities musician who was murdered while studying abroad in the Netherlands. Sarah Papenheim, 21, was found stabbed to death in her Rotterdam apartment last Wednesday.
Good Question: How Do Birds Survive Minnesota Winters?Not all Minnesota birds head for warmer temperatures in the winter. Birds like woodpeckers, sparrow, crows, hawks and some robins end up sticking it out up north.
Christmas Wish: Santa Delivers Special Letter To 9-Year-Old Hinckley GirlArianna Sam's grandparents adopted her when she was little. They're the only parents she's ever known. So when her dad died in September, it deeply affected the 9-year-old. Her Christmas wish was to hear from him just one more time. And Santa delivered.
Warm December Temperatures Bring More Minnesotans OutsideA December warmup has a lot more people outside than we typically see this time of year. The average high temperature so far this month is 30.9 degrees. Compare that to the same date in 2016, when the average temperature was 23.1 degrees.
Officer Who Doctored Search Warrant No Longer Works For Eden PrairieA former Eden Prairie police officer accused of lying about a search warrant no longer works for the department, officials said Monday.
Pregnant Woman Killed After Semi Runs Stop Sign In Stearns CountyPolice say a 30-year-old pregnant woman died Monday morning after the vehicle she was driving was hit by a semi that failed to stop at an intersection in Stearns County.
Retired Veterinarian Now Spends His Days Helping Disabled DogsAfter a long, successful career as a veterinarian, Dr. Lincoln Parkes retired 27 years ago — or so he claims. At age 90, he now spends eight to 10 hours a day building carts that transform disabled dogs.
Wild Fans Donate Coats To Salvation ArmyThe new and gently-used donated coats came from fans who attended the Dec. 11 game against the Montreal Canadians. With a long winter ahead, the coats will be given to adults and children in need.
Community Tree Comes 'Home For The Holidays'Back in October, the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans opened its newest transitional shelter for female veterans. Newly built and decorated with furniture, all it lacks is some holiday cheer. But on Monday morning, a fully decorated Christmas tree arrived with ornaments donated from people across the state.
Parents Of Fatally Shot 24-Year-Old Fight To Keep Tributes For Son In PlaceA Twin Cities family is fighting to keep memorials for their murdered son in the public eye until his killer is caught. The city of Richfield wants the souvenirs gone.
Large House Fire In Woodbury Requires BackupFirefighters from five Twin Cities departments battled a roaring house fire in Woodbury for nearly an hour on Monday afternoon.

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University Of Minn. Expected To Vote In Joan Gabel As Next PresidentThe University of Minnesota Board of Regents is expected to vote on the university's 17th president Tuesday morning.
'It Still Isn't Real': Community Mourns 21-Year-Old Musician Fatally Stabbed In NetherlandsThe music community is mourning a Twin Cities musician who was murdered while studying abroad in the Netherlands. Sarah Papenheim, 21, was found stabbed to death in her Rotterdam apartment last Wednesday.
Good Question: How Do Birds Survive Minnesota Winters?Not all Minnesota birds head for warmer temperatures in the winter. Birds like woodpeckers, sparrow, crows, hawks and some robins end up sticking it out up north.
Christmas Wish: Santa Delivers Special Letter To 9-Year-Old Hinckley GirlArianna Sam's grandparents adopted her when she was little. They're the only parents she's ever known. So when her dad died in September, it deeply affected the 9-year-old. Her Christmas wish was to hear from him just one more time. And Santa delivered.
Warm December Temperatures Bring More Minnesotans OutsideA December warmup has a lot more people outside than we typically see this time of year. The average high temperature so far this month is 30.9 degrees. Compare that to the same date in 2016, when the average temperature was 23.1 degrees.
Wild Fans Donate Coats To Salvation ArmyThe new and gently-used donated coats came from fans who attended the Dec. 11 game against the Montreal Canadians. With a long winter ahead, the coats will be given to adults and children in need.