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December 10, 2018 - 6:43 am
A church in Norwood Young America that recently marked its 160th anniversary was destroyed by fire Sunday night. Officials say no one was inside the Church in the Maples Methodist Church when it caught fire about 7:00 p.m. It took crews several hours to douse the flames. Pastor Eli Somers said the...
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Edgar Linares
December 09, 2018 - 9:37 am
With Christmas just a few weeks away, concerns are rising at Toys for Tots-Twin Cities after seeing a significant drop in donations. The primary goal of Toys for Tots, an annual holiday program operated by the US Marine Corps Reserves, is to help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of...
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Paul and Jordana
December 05, 2018 - 5:16 pm
The Wisconsin legislature has passed laws limiting the power of the Governor and Attorney General – two offices recently won by Democratic candidates. Next year will mark the first time in a decade that Republicans will share power, and they seem to want to limit how much they share. Minnesota...
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Paul and Jordana
November 29, 2018 - 6:20 pm
Wednesday afternoon’s commute was the subject of nightmares. A weather system that brought just two inches of snow to the Metro area was enough to snarl traffic and create hundreds of accidents. Since the snow was expected, some commuters asked Paul and Jordana if MNDoT could have done a better job...
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Sloane Martin
November 28, 2018 - 6:53 am
It's official. The Minnesota Secretary of State's Office says Minnesota is No. 1 in the U.S. for voter participation for the second election in a row. With the numbers all tallied, Secretary of State Steve Simon says 2,611,365 voters turned out for the midterms Nov. 6, an all-time Minnesota record...
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November 27, 2018 - 5:58 am
Charges are not yet filed in what Somali teenagers say was a confrontation between them and a man with a gun at a McDonald's restaurant in Eden Prairie. The Hennepin County attorney's office says more information is needed before charges can be filed. Hennepin County jail records show 55-year-old...
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Sloane Martin
November 20, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Weeks after back surgery at the Mayo Clinic resulted in damage to his lungs, Governor Mark Dayton spoke to reporters about his condition and recovery. The 71-year-old governor provided an update via conference call for a first time after complications from two spinal surgeries more than a month ago...
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