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Chanhassen Dinner Theaters’ Mamma Mia!

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters’ Mamma Mia!

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters is back with a new show that set a record for ticket sales. The musical Mamma Mia! had it’s opening night March 8th. Mamma Mia! is the jukebox musical that features songs from the band ABBA. It follows 20 year old Sophie Sheridan and while getting ready for her wedding she discover’s her mother Donna’s diary that […]

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Minnesota’s moose population remains low but stable

Survey results show Minnesota’s moose population remains low but stable in 2019. This is the 8th consecutive year of stability in the population. The DNR began modern moose surveys in 2005. Since then, significant population decline from 2009 to 2012 has stabilized. The annual population survey is critical to tracking gender and age makeup of the moose. This allows the […]

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Water quality concern grows in the Red River

Water quality concern grows in the Red River

A study released by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency expressed growing water quality concerns in the Red River. The study showed that too much sediment is carried in the river to meet Minnesota Standards in place to protect fish and other aquatic life. Several communities in northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota draw their drinking water from the Red River. […]

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Governor Tim Walz Comments

Governor Tim Walz Comments

Governor Tim Walz is criticizing comments made by Republican Representative Carl Bahr on stricter gun laws. Behr says tighter gun restrictions “need to be kicked to the curb and stomped on and run over” Tim Walz says that comments like that should be denounced by all political parties. Bills for universal background checks on gun buyers and red flag law […]

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School Altercation in Owatonna

School Altercation in Owatonna

Two students have been charged following an altercation with police at Owatonna Senior High School this week that stemmed from racist comments made on social media. Owatonna police says some students posted racist comments over the weekend that were directed at black students at the school. Students tell KMSP-TV the situation escalated when another racist social media post was made […]

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Domestic Assault in St. Cloud

Domestic Assault in St. Cloud

A St. Cloud man is charged with allegedly pushing his girlfriend, spraying her with mace, and spitting on her.  39 year old Rogdrick Singleton, was charged with previous convictions of terroristic threats and two other counts of felony domestic assault.  The woman involved in the assault said Singleton held a cordless drill up to her face and pushed her through […]

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St Joseph Fire

This past Friday, St Joseph Fire Department responded a barn fire at the home of 61-year-old Norbert Walz. Walz accidentally nicked the breaker box on the barn in attempts to clear snow resulting in the barn to go into flames. He is thankful that he was able to save all of his livestock from harms way. St Joseph Fire Department […]

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Minnesota Cities Transitioning from Salt to Spraying Brine

Minnesota Cities Transitioning from Salt to Spraying Brine

(ST.PAUL,MINN)UTVS- Minnesota cities are beginning to transition from using salt on the roads to spraying brine in order to keep the roads ice-free this winter. Spraying this saltwater 24 to 48 hours before a storm can remove the amount of salt on the road. Spraying brine also reduces the amount of salt pollution in lakes and rivers. Spraying brine creates […]

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Bemidji Police Fatally Shot Armed Suspect

Bemidji Police Fatally Shot Armed Suspect

(BEMIDJI,MINN)UTVS-Bemidji Law Enforcement officers have fatally shot an armed suspect after struggling over a gun. After making a traffic stop late Wednesday night, officers discovered a passenger had a warrant out for their arrest. After the passengers were ordered out of the vehicle, the officer noticed the passenger had a handgun. The officer and passenger struggled for control of the […]

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Explosion in Makato

Explosion in Makato

An explosion in North Mankato has injured two people. The explosion happened at Allstate Peterbilt when employees were working on a garbage truck. The truck started to leak compressed natural gas into the shop. The shop was then evacuated and an explosion happened. One of the men received first and second degree burns and was transported to a St. Paul […]

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