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Nikko, a snow monkey at the Minnesota Zoo, is the oldest male of his species in North America.
Capt. Tanya Schwartz, replacement for Eric Werner, could be the only woman to have attained such a rank in Dakota County.
Minnesota's most famous bridge will glow purple in honor of those with pancreatic cancer.
"Obamacare," job creation and education funding were the topics of choice at the forum, held Wednesday night at Rasmussen College in Eagan.
Nicholas Mrozinski, who grew up in Eagan and graduated from Eagan High School, was selected to be a contestant on NBC's "The Voice".
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The Bulldogs' blocking and tackling was solid, as was the play of their young 3rd grade quarterback, #20 Devin Robinson.
Brenda Lee Lysholm, already charged with continuing to operate her day-care facility without a license, allegedly caused a three-car accident this week.
Joshua Ben Bohlen, 39, was last seen Thursday.
St. Olaf College’s faculty last month took a symbolic vote to oppose the amendment.
The victim struck by a northbound Union Pacific train in downtown Dundas late Sunday night has been identified as Willem F. van Vliet, 33, of Dundas.
Business owner Cory Townsend said his gas station was irreparably damaged after a road closure.
A popular bar in downtown Savage will once again have a full-fledged liquor license after making it through a six month probation period.
St. Francis Medical Center in Shakopee commissioned the sculpture to give patients a pleasant, calming view outside their window.
Oppold makes what she loves and describes her jewelry as earthy urban chic with a modern bohemian flair.