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The March sun shines over a stream Wednesday near the Mississippi River in Brainerd.
BRAINERD — A man was killed Tuesday when the apartment he rented in downtown Brainerd was destroyed by fire. The Brainerd Fire Department was called just after 3 a.m. to...
Take that, Punxsutawney Phil. After a blizzard warning didn’t quite yield the hazardous conditions expected, it looks like Minnesota and the Dakotas won’t be getting the full six weeks of...
ROCHESTER — Cardio3 BioSciences, a Belgiun company that develops biopharmaceutical therapies to treat heart diseases, announced plans Tuesday to open its first U.S. facility. The company said it will invest...
MINNEAPOLIS — A semi truck driver was killed Monday morning after he exited his vehicle and was hit by a truck on Interstate 35W. According to the Minnesota State Patrol,...
ST. PAUL — If Wheaton senior and Border West co-op wrestler Cameron Sykora took over the earth, he’d say he should have taken over the universe. Sykora became the fifth wrestler in Minnesota high school history to win five state championships Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center. Sykora did it against No. 2-ranked Austin Anderly of Le Sueur-Henderson, who was a two-time state champion.
ST. PAUL — Rural volunteer ambulance services that have trouble getting personnel to respond to calls would have a couple options under a bill the Minnesota House passed 130-0 Monday...
ST. PAUL — Speed limits on some northern and western Minnesota highways will be getting an increase, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says.
ST. PAUL — One of the largest budget surpluses in Minnesota history quickly turned into a big-time, and familiar, dispute about what to do with it: spend it or turn a large part of it into tax cuts.
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota dentists pay money out of their own pockets to care for poor patients because, they say, the state pays them too little.