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Wayward moose
A wandering moose that became a curiosity when it showed up on a southern Minnesota farm in November died from an infection caused by a parasite, officials say. (01/30/2015)
Two Minneapolis high schools were on alert this week after receiving threats to school safety, spurring a debate on whether the threats were enough to cancel classes. (01/30/2015)
Brian George Fitch
Accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer, Brian Fitch on Thursday declined to take the stand on his own behalf. Closing arguments are expected Monday. (01/29/2015)
Mary Lucia, Steve Seel and Jill Riley looked back at 10 years of The Current. For them, the band Mumford and Sons is a prime example of what the station is capable of. (01/23/2015)
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers about the recall of Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal over possible contamination. (01/23/2015)
The Upper St. Anthony Falls lock, which began passing ships up and down the Mississippi River in 1963, will close in June. (01/22/2015)
The Rev. Paul Moudry has resigned from the Church of St. Margaret Mary in Golden Valley, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Tuesday. (01/20/2015)
Rebekah Erler made her political mark in June 2014 when President Barack Obama met with her over Jucy Lucys at Matt's Bar. (01/19/2015)
Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring the civil rights icon. Here's a look at what's open and closed. (01/16/2015)
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. But what does that mean? And what will it mean for local parishes, schools and parishioners? (01/16/2015)
An early analysis of records by the state's Department of Public Safety found 356 people killed in 2014 crashes. Pedestrian deaths dropped significantly. (01/15/2015)
Blowing snow and icy conditions jammed highways across the Twin Cities and around the state. Officials advise no travel in northwest Minnesota and across southern Minnesota. (01/08/2015)
Minnesota hockey icon J.P. Parise, father of Minnesota Wild star Zach Parise, died after an extended battle with lung cancer. (01/08/2015)
A Ramsey County grand jury has decided not to indict the officers who shot and killed a carjacking suspect in August. (01/07/2015)
Anthony Bronk is accused of using funds from the Minnesota State Fire Department Association for personal expenses including online dating fees and a vacation in Mexico. (01/05/2015)