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May 22

Sibley Historic Site

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May 22

White Bear Lake's comeback

White Bear Lake's average monthly lake elevation has risen more than three feet since January 2013. But the current level remains more than a foot below average elevation.
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May 22

Stranded in the headwaters

Utah kayaker Michael Stone was facing death from hypothermia when he put out a mayday call that reached the DNR. He was stuck on a mud flat and paralyzed by a cold front when two conservation officers found him and muscled him to safety by towing him to a landing where ambulance was waiting.
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May 20

Memorial Day weekend camping

Memorial Day weekend is one of the most popular camping holidays at Minnesota state parks. Many campsites for the holiday weekend are booked. Here's a look at parks with campsites available for the long weekend.
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May 19

Tailgating zones

This map shows the current and proposed zones for tailgating in Downtown East in Minneapolis, plus eligible parking lots.
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May 19

Bike trails in the land of 10,000 lakes

Across the state, more than 1,500 miles of bike trails — some paved, some natural, all off highway — line abandoned railroad beds and cross public lands. Then there are the many bike trails in the metro-area. We have some of the best urban bike options in the country. Pedal one for a close-up experience of Minnesota's many unique landscapes.
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May 16

Red River Diversion project

The Minnesota DNR is questioning a $2 billion federal Red River Diversion project that would protect Fargo from floods by diverting the water onto Minnesota instead. The project needs Minnesota to sign off on major portions of the plan to proceed.
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May 11

Voucher use in Minneapolis

The Cedar-Riverside area has the highest concentration of vouchers in the city, followed by the North Side and the Phillips area. Southern sections of the city have very few vouchers.
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May 10

Boudreau takes over Wild

A comparison of Bruce Boudreau's coaching record with Washington and Anaheim and the Wild's franchise history.
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May 9

Site of fatal gunfire

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May 9

New safety procedures to stop bird flu at farms

Here's a generic look at how poultry producers have installed procedures to lower the possibility of bird flu getting to their stock.
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May 8

Interactive: Wildfires in the U.S.

Use this interactive map of current wildfires in the U.S. to get the latest info.
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May 6

Linking bike-foot trails across the Mississippi

A look at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad crossing in Minneapolis and the possibility of interest in a recreational crossing there that would depend on railroad cooperation.
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May 6

Millionaires on the increase

There's no evidence yet that the very rich are leaving Minnesota in response to the state's 2013 tax hike on high earners. In fact, the number of people with annual income over $1 million dollars who filed their taxes in Minnesota rose in 2014 to 6,257.
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May 6

Groundwater contamination

The oldest industrial area in St. Louis Park has left a legacy of groundwater contamination that has spread into Edina.
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May 6

Tuition increases at the U of M

In-state tuition would increase by 2.5 percent, to $12,546 a year, at the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota next year, while nonresident rates would jump nearly 10 percent under a proposal released Friday. At the same time, in-state rates would stay the same at the U's four other campuses, in Crookston, Duluth, Morris and Rochester.
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May 5

Police stopping fewer people in Minneapolis

The number of people stopped, questioned and frisked has decreased significantly, (32 percent citywide), because of an apparent work slowdown by officers.
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May 5

Feeling unsafe in the skyways

Downtown building owners and residents said more security measures are needed for the public skyway system.
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May 4

Supreme Court nomination

"Do you think Senate Republicans should immediately hold confirmation hearings and take a vote on President Obama's nominee or should they wait until after the election and let the next president select a nominee?"
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May 4

Jamar Clark fatal shooting

Minnesota poll survey results for who agrees or disagrees with the decision not to prosecute officers.