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Jill Biden to honor All-Star teachers, including Shakopee educator

Teachers selected from each of the 30 Major League Baseball markets will get the All-Star treatment in connection with Tuesday’s big game, including an audience with Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden. 241 more words


Gearing up for the big game: All-Star action, preps in full swing

Workers are up early at Target Field, preparing for the Gillette Home Run Derby on Monday night in advance of Tuesday’s 85th annual Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. 459 more words


Boater arrested after lake chase with infant on board

A man is in custody and facing felony charges after he was involved in what KARE called a “high speed water chase” on Lake Minnetonka. 224 more words


911 restored; calls going through after service down for 5 hours

After a five hour outage on Saturday afternoon, tt appears that 911 service has been restored across the state.

Residents in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties and the western portion of Hennepin County were affected when the emergency system went down. 171 more words


Dunkin' Donuts rolls out the first of 50 planned shops

A hole in the Minnesota doughnut scene has been closed with the reopening of a popular national chain.

After a 10-year absence, Dunkin’ Donuts is back. 203 more words


Nadia Cakes

Nadia cakes. Where to begin? I guess I will begin from the beginning. (Duh) I was on my way home from St. Cloud and was driving down 94 near Maple Grove. 672 more words


Lightning strikes suspected in multiple house fires

Fire crews in several Minnesota communities battled house fires suspected of being sparked by lightning strikes in the latest wave of thunderstorms that rolled through the metro area. 341 more words