Category Archives: Minnesota

Notable stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

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MPLS

Minneapolis skyline by Logan Falzone

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Rapid City, SD finally gets the recognition it deserves

Rapid City South Dakota got a giant McDonald’s Quarter Pounder statue because they produce and consume beef than any other U.S. city. I guess it’s better than a meth lab statue. #SoDakProud

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Related:
South Dakota anti-meth campaign

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When you hit the ice in your car

When you hit the ice in your car, but can’t do anything about it.

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Minnesotans Today

Minnesotans welcomed some unseasonably warm temperatures today. We responded accordingly.

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Ben Afquack the Drumming Duck

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Source: Fox 9 Minneapolis

Ben Afquack is a Twin Cities 11-month-old duck that can play the drums. He bangs his cute little webbed feet on bongos and snare drums and appears to be able to hold a beat.

Ben Afquack lives in St. Paul with his 29-year-old human owner, Derek Johnson.

They can be followed on the Instagram account @minnesotaducka

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Florida “dealing” with cold temps

Minnesotan’s could teach them a thing or two.

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A Door Knob in Minnesota at -41°C

So cold outside that even the cold wants to get in.

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Winona visits Winona

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Source: Winona Post

Minnesota native and star of hit TV show “Stranger Things” was spotted with film crews in Winona, MN today. The Winona Post reported film crews are taping a national commercial for a technology startup company.

We Dat!

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The Minnesota Vikings pulled off an amazing (and unexpected) 26-20 win against the Saints today to advance in the playoffs.

Here is the winning TD reception by Rudolph.

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Ice Skating on sidewalks in Minnesota

Check out @marknorgren’s Tweet:

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Sometimes we get freezing rain that allows us to ice skate down our sidewalks!