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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Boys And Girls Clubs Launch Expanded Meal Plan Program
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities announced Tuesday they will begin offering free weekly meal packages to kids and their families due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fatal Motorcycle Crash In South Minnesota
Authorities are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash north of Mankato Tuesday afternoon.
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Minnesota Weather: Enjoy This #Top10WxDay With A Scoop Or Two
Normally, we’d be gathered together on patios and outdoor decks, perhaps enjoying a cool drink or a big, beautiful ice cream cone. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and Minnesota’s stay-at-home order, that’s not possible.
NWS: EF-1 Tornado Touched Down In Southwest Wisconsin
The National Weather Service in La Crosse confirms that an EF-1 tornado struck southwestern Wisconsin over the weekend, damaging barns and outbuidings but causing no injuries.
Minnesota Weather: Wet Snow To Fall Overnight; North Shore Could See Close To 3 Inches
After an evening of heavy rain and thunderstorms Saturday, wet snow will fall overnight, with perhaps 3 inches stacking up in northern Minnesota.
Poll: Most Minnesotans Say Temperatures In The 60s Means Time For Shorts
With the warm weather ahead this weekend, WCCO took to Facebook and Twitter to ask a controversial question for Minnesotans. When can you start wearing shorts?
Minnesota History: 3 Years Since The Earliest Tornado Touchdowns In State History
On March 6, 2017, three EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Minnesota. Two were near the Iowa border, in Freeborn and Faribault counties. The third was in central Minnesota, in Zimmerman, about 45 miles north of the Twin Cities.
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NFL Approves Playoff Expansion, CBS To Air Extra Wild Card Game
With the playoff field expanding, CBS will add another game to its television slate.
Gopher Marcus Carr Says He'll Enter NBA Draft, Won't Sign With Agent
Minnesota's Marcus Carr will declare his early entry for the NBA draft, the sophomore point guard said on Monday night in a post on his Instagram account.
With Basketball Paused, Kelly Roysland & Eric Curry Embrace Family Time
They are bonded by basketball and marriage. One is a college coach, and the other is college referee. That meant this could have been one crazy month of March, and it was -- but not because of basketball.
NCAA Approves Extra Year Of Eligibility For Spring Sports Seniors
The NCAA has weighed in on the extra year of eligibility debate for seniors who had their careers cut short.
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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Allina Health's Tablet Stands Could Help Preserve PPE Supplies
On a mostly deserted floor in an Allina Health building, you’ll find a “sea of stands.” Tom Bethke believes each one of these will play a role in fighting COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Backs Off From Giving Predictions Of State's COVID-19 Peak
Gov. Tim Walz and health officials are looking at models to try and determine when the COVID-19 outbreak will peak in Minnesota.
Coronavirus Updates: The Latest COVID-19 Headlines From March 31, 2020
Here are the latest updates in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minnesotans Stuck On Cruise Ship With 'Very Sick People' Anxious To Disembark
Six Minnesotans aboard two Holland America cruise ships are waiting for permission to dock in south Florida.
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Who Can Expect A $1,200 Payment? When Will It Arrive? Could You Get More?
Most American adults will get a payment.
How Do Ventilators Work?
“The ventilator works to provide extra oxygen to people who need it and it allows the patients to exhale so that the carbon dioxide can be removed from the body."
Finding Minnesota: Extreme Sandbox In Hastings
In this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us to the Extreme Sandbox for 26 tons of fun.
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Hoops Hoopla at Little Six Casino
Bounce on in during Hoops Hoopla for your chance to win up to $10,000 cash or Free Slot Play! One lucky winner will be drawn for a shot at a big win every half hour from 5 pm to 9 pm Mondays in March.
Skin-Lightening Products Found To Contain Mercury
After testing on skin-lightening products found them to contain dangerous levels of mercury, the Minnesota Department of Health is warning residents to stop using them.