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Strong economic report a welcome boost for Clinton, Trump calls numbers 'dismal'
Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in 2 years
Chamber of Commerce backs sales tax before Willmar voters
Dayton offers proposal for 25 percent reduction in health insurance premiums
What to do when a health crisis pushes you over the limit
Melissa Heen Peterson
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
October 9, 2016
Clowns? Bigfoot? Minnesota statue seller removes costumes after complaint
ALEXANDRIA — It was a Big Foot and scary clown sighting all rolled into one. After a rash of people around Minnesota and other parts...
October 9, 2016 - 8:10pm
Minnesota girl, 19, dies after lifelong cancer fight
Morgan Long celebrated her life with a party in June after being told by doctors at the Mayo Clinic that there was nothing they could do to stop...
October 9, 2016 - 9:56am
Drama on Minnesota highway, as RV engulfed in flames
A recreational vehicle was a total loss after it was engulfed in flames on Highway 135 near Biwabik. The fire on the RV was reported on the highway...
October 9, 2016 - 9:48am
Fiery motorcycle crash in northern Minnesota sends man to hospital
GLYNDON — A man was hospitalized Saturday, Oct. 8, after a fiery motorcycle crash southwest of Glyndon, said Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist....
October 9, 2016 - 9:43am
October 7, 2016
Kindergarten in Spanish
Rebecca Sheldon's kindergarten class formed a circle on the floor, each student laying out a selection of brightly dyed beans.
October 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
Updated: Two people confirmed dead in suburban Minn. helicopter crash
Updated at 9:43 a.m. Two people are confirmed dead after a helicopter crash in Lino Lakes on Thursday afternoon, officials say. The crash happened...
October 7, 2016 - 9:43am
October 6, 2016
Updated: Minnesota boy killed trying to get on school bus is identified
Updated at 6:01 p.m. A 7-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and killed while waiting for the school bus early Thursday morning 12 miles south...
October 6, 2016 - 6:03pm
FBI says St. Cloud mall attack was premeditated
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A stabbing attack at a Minnesota mall last month that wounded 10 was premeditated and the attacker, who was fatally...
October 6, 2016 - 3:16pm
Mouse infestation causing headaches in Minnesota lakes country
An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators...
October 6, 2016 - 3:11pm
Missing northern Minnesota woman found dead
Authorities found the body of a missing 37-year-old Grand Rapids woman in the Mississippi River on Wednesday. The body of Lindsay Voltz was...
October 6, 2016 - 11:30am
Minnesota teen accused of Bible camp rape
FOSSTON, Minn. -- A Twin Cities 18-year-old man is behind bars in Polk County, Minn., on suspicion of sexually assaulting two underage girls...
October 6, 2016 - 7:22am
October 5, 2016
Minnesota considering special session on health insurance problem
ST. PAUL - The governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on calling a special legislative session to spend $1 billion on construction...
October 5, 2016 - 4:45pm
Two Minnesotans arrested in international sex-slave bust
ST. PAUL — Federal prosecutors in Minnesota have charged 17 people who allegedly were part of an international sex trafficking organization...
October 5, 2016 - 11:48am
October 4, 2016
Sanders asks supporters to vote for Clinton
MINNEAPOLIS—Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sought to direct his supporters toward issues, not personalities, and to bring...
October 4, 2016 - 8:46pm
Ruckus caused over moving 2-billion-year-old rock from Minn. city
ELY - A 2.7-billion-year-old greenstone rock is causing a stir in Ely. Pillow Rock is a glacial erratic — a rock that was moved by a glacier...
October 4, 2016 - 3:04pm