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🚗 How do you feel about blackout license plates? Gov. Walz is recommending authorization of plates with a dark or black background and white lettering, a popular choice due to simplicity.

Amazon said today it will shut down a sort center complex in Shakopee, laying off 680 employees at the facilities effective March 31. It'll be a permanent closure; we're waiting on answers why.

Minnesota's proposed clean cars plan (modeled after California) which would increase the sale of electric vehicles and reduce the emissions from non-EVs in the state.

Wednesday's gloomy enthusiasm for raising spiders and beheading dolls endeared her to fans who see themselves as social outsiders. Her dark braids and white-collared frock continue to inspire gothic fashion.

Trip update: MPR News host @AngelaDavisMPR  arrived at @PilanesbergNP . Angela went on two safari game drives at dawn and dusk. For more details join us here: 📸: Angela Davis & Pete Neuswanger

"The relaxed, conversational vibe of Robert Glasper and his band, tied together with the candlelit, suave atmosphere of The Dakota made it a great night." Read the full review of @robertglasper  by @carbonsoundfm .

President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first declared.

A Hennepin County judge on Monday sentenced a St. Paul man to 18 years of prison and supervised release for trying to kill his former partner outside a supervised parenting center last year.


BREAKING: The Minnesota Senate has passed the PRO Act, which would guarantee a right to abortion into state law pending Gov. Walz's expected signature. Even if a future court reverses guarantees abortion access, services would be protected.

"The system continues to fail black people and will continue to fail you all," said Valerie Castile, Philando's mother.

Some have suggested without evidence that antifa demonstrators may have disguised themselves as Trump supporters for the siege on the Capitol. The mob that overran Congress and clashed with police was made up of Trump supporters, not left-wing groups.

Thomas Spence was looking for moose to photograph near Tofte when he came upon a Canada lynx standing in the road. Then a second lynx came from the woods. Then another and another and another

BREAKING: Melvin Carter has been elected mayor of St. Paul

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BREAKING: A Hennepin Co. judge has dismissed one of the murder charges against former Mpls. police officer Derek Chauvin. The judge granted Chauvin's motion to dismiss the 3rd-degree murder charge. The most serious charge, 2nd-degree murder, and the manslaughter charge remain.

DO NOT DRINK BLEACH. Drinking bleach will not cure the coronavirus

🐿️Who needs @MnDOT  when you have this little guy? Video by Molly Gehrke in Burnsville.❄️

"Betty Whiteout" will join the snowplow ranks with other winners like... “Ctrl Salt Delete" “The Big Leplowski” “Scoop Dogg” “Edward Blizzardhands” Find out which newly-named plow will grace your neck of the woods: