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As Ebola infections climb, Minnesota communities combat virus' stigma

A second American who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Texas hospital tested positive for Ebola, CNN reports. The health care worker reported a fever Tuesday and was immediately put into isolation...

October 15, 2014

Vikings popularity rises in the latest Harris NFL poll

The popularity of the Minnesota Vikings has taken a small step up in a poll just released from Harris Interactive polling. The poll conducted between Sept. 10-17 found the Vikings finished 12th, up...

October 14, 2014

Free fallin': Cheaper gas prices expected to continue plummeting

Gas prices in Minnesota and around the country keep dropping as world oil prices have dipped to the lowest levels in years – and prices are expected to continue their decline in the coming weeks...

October 14, 2014

Real Estate

Report: Sales Down, Prices Up As Housing Inventory Swells

As listings increase, sellers face increased competition for choosy buyers.

October 14, 2014

All aboard: Metro Green Line ridership tops 1 million in September

The Metro Green Line light rail train, which connects downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, had its highest monthly ridership to date in September. Metro Transit says there were 1,063,512 rides taken...

October 14, 2014

U of M children's hospital gets $25M donation, new name

The children’s hospital along the University of Minnesota’s west bank has a new name to go along with a public $25 million donation: the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s...

October 14, 2014

SPS Commerce

SPS Commerce Buys Australian Firm For $14.9M In Cash, Stock

Deal adds large customer base in southern hemisphere, but modest bump in revenue.

October 14, 2014

'Biggest-ever' protest planned for Vikings-Redskins game; city mulls legal action

People against the use of the Washington Redskins name are hoping their Nov. 2 protest outside of TCF Stadium is their largest ever. This comes as the city of Minneapolis and the University of...

October 14, 2014

Myron Peterson

Myron Peterson, The Popcorn Patriarch Of St. Paul, Has Died At 95

At Saturday's funeral, a 2-gallon popcorn tin held the ashes of Peterson, who ran downtown popcorn shops for 30 years with his wife and daughters.

October 14, 2014

MDH: 20 people in Minnesota who feared they had Ebola cleared

An official with the Minnesota Department of Health says nearly two dozen people in Minnesota have come forth thinking they had Ebola. MDH Director of Infectious Diseases Kris Ehresmann tells FOX 9...

October 14, 2014

Skilled worker shortages plague Minnesota companies from Roseau to Rochester

The causes may differ, but leading employers on opposite ends of Minnesota are taking steps to cope with shortages of skilled workers. Here’s a look at how Mayo Clinic and Polaris are...

October 13, 2014

Adrian Peterson pleads not guilty to child abuse charges

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has entered a not guilty plea to felony child abuse charges. According to Bloomberg, Peterson entered a written not-guilty plea in Montgomery County...

October 13, 2014

Schell's

Minnesota Trying To Cash In On Craft Beer Tourism

Tourism agency and brewer’s guild tout “Brewcation” options near state’s expanding array of brewery locales.

October 13, 2014

Ebola

Dayton, Senators Make Plea For Ebola Screening At MSP Airport

The airport is not among the five to receive additional screening measures for the outbreak.

October 13, 2014

Archdiocese settles clergy sexual abuse lawsuit

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has settled a clergy abuse lawsuit that was scheduled to go to trial in just a few weeks, according to the Star Tribune. Lawyers for the archdiocese, the...

October 13, 2014

General Mills' organic food company launches save the bees campaign

One of the country’s largest food companies is the latest to address the alarm over the dramatic drop in bee populations around the country in recent years. Bees pollinate an estimated 75...

October 13, 2014

Power companies low on coal supply for winter, blame rail delays

Another major industry in Minnesota is feeling the effects of backlogged railroads due to a surge in traffic on Minnesota’s rails since North Dakota oil trains were added to the mix...

October 13, 2014

Nicollet, IP candidate, excluded from next gubernatorial debate

Hannah Nicollet, Independence Party candidate for governor, has been excluded from the next gubernatorial debate coming up in Duluth on Tuesday morning. The other two candidates, incumbent DFL Gov....

October 12, 2014

Pig populations rebound after deadly virus; pork prices may drop

Hog farmers are making progress in their fight against a deadly virus that has killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to rising pork prices. A recent report from the U.S. Department...

October 12, 2014

Duluth Mayor Don Ness won't seek third term

Duluth Mayor Don Ness won’t be seeking a third term, ending months of speculation. Ness posted on his Facebook page Sunday morning saying he’s decided not to run for a third term and he...

October 12, 2014

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