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ST. PAUL — In the only contested race in this year’s Minnesota Supreme Court race, incumbent Justice Margaret Chutich squared off against Michelle MacDonald. As of 9:05 p.m. Tuesday night, Chutich leads MacDonald by a 60 to 40 percentage vote. Chutich has served on Minnesota’s Supreme Court since 2016.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Twin Cities mother is drawing mixed reactions after she wore her 1-year-old son on her back Friday, Oct. 5, while giving an on-air weather forecast. Susie Martin, who is a meteorologist with Eden Prairie-based weather company Praedictix, said she wore her son to work to promote International Babywearing Week, an annual week-long outreach event that promotes babywearing as a universally accepted practice.
If you’re a Facebook user and you’ve received a suspicious message in your inbox recently that urges you to forward a message onto your other Facebook friends: don’t do it. It’s a scam.
Cell phone users who receive an emergency alert on their phones this afternoon, Wednesday, Oct. 3: don't be alarmed. It's only a test.
WASHINGTON — If you shop at ALDI stores in Minnesota, be aware when buying ground beef. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the United States Department of Agriculture issued a recall of approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E-coli, according to a department release. The ground beef was distributed by Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo., establishment.
MINNEAPOLIS — Alex Frecon was tired of explaining. A proud native of the western suburbs of the Twin Cities, Frecon, who currently lives in Minneapolis, moved away in 2005 to attend Connecticut College in New London, Conn. Naturally, Frecon's state of origin would frequently be a topic of conversation among fellow his fellow college peers, who primarily resided from coastal concrete jungles such as Boston, New York City and Los Angeles. "I'm from Minnesota," Frecon would tell them. Then came the questions. Like, a lot of questions.
HP Hood, a Massachusetts-based dairy company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half-gallon cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label, the Food and Drug Administration said in a Thursday, August 2, news release.
WASECA, Minn.—Going into its section quarterfinal game against the Waseca Bluejays (24-4), the Marshall Tigers (18-9) girls basketball team deployed a unique strategy: keep the ball out of Jays hands as long as possible. In the end, their strategy yielded them only four points, and a 17-4 loss, ending their season. Trailing 9-0 with 12 seconds to go the first half, the Tigers would finally get their first basket of the night, and went into the locker room at half trailing the Jays 9-2.
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists in the previous two election cycles. The numbers provided are based on data released by the Federal Election Commission on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017: