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The commission tasked with choosing the new Minnesota state flag will narrow down the state flag and seal submissions to five in each category during a meeting on Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week unveiled an updated plant hardiness zone map — the first update since 2012 — which has changed the hardiness zones for much of Minnesota.
The submissions for the new Minnesota state flag and seal have been released — and they're amazing.
Minnesota-based Stalk & Spade is closing all three of its vegan restaurants, the chain announced Wednesday.
Stop by a market, take a haunted trolley ride or sip on cider — there are plenty of events this weekend.
Some raccoons in Burnsville are exhibiting odd behavior, and officials are asking people to stay away from them.
Dangerous Man Brewing Co. announced Friday it is closing its Minneapolis taproom in October after a decade, but the beers will still be available.
Fall colors are already starting to pop up in Minnesota. Here's what to expect with this year's fall foliage.
Travel and Leisure has released its list of America's Best Small Towns, and one popular spot on Minnesota's North Shore has made the list.
The Red Lake Nation, which opened Minnesota's first recreational marijuana dispensary on Aug. 1, will now be selling cannabis from a mobile dispensary.