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> July 2019
Rise Of The "Cat-chelors" - Single Men Get Cats Instead Of GF's
Wave Pool Malfunctions; Creates Tsunami in Terrifying Video
Stunning Minnesota Antique Shop Barn is a Deal Hunters Dream
MN Video Store Will Deliver Movie Rental and Pizza Right To Your Front Step
Farm Pizza Nights Are The Best Date Night in Minnesota
A 'Lion King' Duet Between A Man And His Donkey Will Make Your Day
Retailer Opening At MOA - Allows You To Try State-Of-The-Art Tech
100 MILLION Customers Affected By Capitol One Data Breach
Minnesota Meritage: Athletes for Animals
Semisonic Ready To Release New Album For The First Time In 18 Years!
Death Cab For Cutie Release New Release Coming Out In September!
Reminder! New 'Slow Driver" Law Goes Into Effect August 1st!
Minnesota Man Dresses Body in His Clothes, Fakes His Own Death
Hero 5 Year Old Boy Saves 13 People From House Fire
Minnesota Girl Hospitalized After Freak Accident While Tubing On Lake
MN State Fair Reveals 53 New Drinks For 2019
Jason Mraz at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
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Flora Cash at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
JOHNNYSWIM at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
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Mario Kart Might Have A Positive Effect On Your Dating Life - Woohoo!
HBO Has Rejected Petition To Remake Game Of Thrones Season Eight
Video Catches TERRIFYING Road Rage Incident After Woman Bangs Car With Shoe
The First Indoor/Outdoor Dog Park, Taphouse & Eatery Coming to Twin Cities
Man Who Displayed "Odd Behavior" Drowns In Minnesota Lake
"Frozen" Fan Theory Reveals Hans Isn't Actually The Villian
Wisconsin Boy Dies After Father Accidentally Runs Him Over
"Living" Piece of Raw Chicken Crawls Off Table at Restaurant
Grosshoppers Invade Las Vegas in Biblical Porportions
So An Asteroid "Just Missed" Earth & No One Saw It Coming
VIDEO: A Monster Fish Pulled Out Of Minnehaha Creek
This Egg Craft Video Will Leaving You Asking "Why?"
It's Official, Our Weather Is Nuts. See How MN Compares To The US
Petition To Move Halloween To The Last Saturday In October?
Hero MN Uber Driver Takes Woman on 400 Mile Trip to Birthday Party
Minnesotans Spot an Actual (Non-Coffee) Caribou in Bloomington
Dog Reunited With Family Instantly Recognizes Them After A Quick Sniff
Woman Faces Felony Charge After God Pays For Her Meal
Dad Confronts Employee Who Made Snarky Comment About His Girls' Period Pads
Man Accidentally Drops Phone Right Next To Alligator
Almost Missed It! It's DQ Miracle Treat Day!!
The Worst Of Mosquito Season Might Already Be Behind Us?!
Have You Heard This New Song From Hanson??
A New Top 10 List Provides Some Optimism For MN Wild Fans
WATCH: Need To Unwind? Watch The Cast Of Toy Story Recording Voices In 1995
Disney Reveals Every Movie and Show Arriving on Disney Plus on Launch Day!
Airport Conveyor Belt Takes Two-Year-Old Boy On Scary Ride For Five Minutes
It's Official: According to Science, Dad Jokes Are Actually Funny
West Elm Busted on Film Marking Merchandise Up; Saying It's On Sale
St. Paul Restaurant Rated Best Wings in Minnesota
This Is The World's Quickest IQ Test - 3 Questions - 83% Fail
Super Cool Animated Video Just Released By Imagine Dragons - For "Birds"
Wildlife Experts Gathering In Wisconsin To Discuss Chronic Wasting Disease
VIDEO: 9 Year Old Girl Gets Charged & Thrown By Bison At Yellowstone
New Law In Oregon Lets Students Take Mental Health Days As Excused Days Off
WATCH: New Trailer For Anti-Hate Satire - Jojo Rabbit
Buffalo Charges At Girl And Throws Her Into The Air
Who Remembers This Footage of the HUGE Minnesota Flooding of 1987?
Magician Fools Penn & Teller With Trick They Already Know, But With A Twist
3rd Annual Wiffle Wars To Benefit Children's Minnesota
'Stranger Things' Star Joe Keery Drops New Single
Northern Minnesotan Toy Store Coming To The Twin Cities
Next Wave Of Severe Storms Likely Late This Week
Trucker Ignores Weight Restriction - Destroys Historic Bridge
WATCH: Cat Does A Cover Of Billie Eilish And Her Song Bad Guy And I Love it
Berkeley California Bans Gendered Language Such as Manhole and Firemen.
The Last Bit Of Snow Has Finally Melted At The Minneapolis-St.Paul Airport
WARNING: Anti-Ilhan Omar Mailers Disguised as Xcel Energy Bills
The Cast of "The Good Place" Reacts To Being Told the Season 1 Twist
Macy's SLAMMED For "Mom Jeans" and "Skinny Jeans" Portion Control Plates
"Old Town Road" Remix Parody Features Obama, The Pope, Shakira, and More
Can You Guess The Most Admired Men & Women In The World?
"Lion King" Shattered Records & "Endgame" Officially Biggest All Time
Mother Nature Says She'll Play Nice For Next 3 Days
Missing Toddler Found - Drove Tractor Toy To Chisago County Fair
Aerosmith Threatened To NOT PLAY At Twin Cities Summer Jam
Avengers: Endgame Has Now Beat Avatar As The Top Grossing Movie Ever
PHOTOS: Theory of a Deadman at Live at the Lake
Oklahoma Animal Shelter Encourages Area 51 Fans To Storm Their Shelter
WATCH: Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers - A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
Will Sweet Jesus EVER Open At MOA? Here's What Minnesotans Are Missing
Couple Gets Attacked By Crocodile As They Swim in Backyard Pool
The Lion King Originally Had An Horribly Gruesome Ending
Missing Minnesota Boy Turns Up At County Fair Riding Toy Tractor
"Lost Load" Of Potatoes Has 494 Shut Down
A Tornado Watch Issued For A Large Area Including Twin Cities
#ICYMI: Top Gun 2 Is Coming!
Backstage At Twin Cities Summer Jam W/Quietdrive & Soul Asylum
2 Burning In Downtown Madison, WI
Insane Dash Cam Video Shows How Minnesota Police Stopped Runaway School Bus
Mom Creates "Chore Chart" For Husband with "Rewards"
Bachelorette Fans Can Now Stay In The Infamous Windmill for $56 Per Night
Boa Constrictor Caught Loose in Burnsville Neighborhood
Super Fans Notice That Harry Potter NEVER Blinks; Internet Goes Nuts
So, Apparently You Can Buy Drones With Flamethrowers Now - Neat!
A Woman Found In Cottage Grove Storage Unit - Bloodied & Injured
"Storm Area 51" Facebook Group Surpasses 1 Million
City Of West Palm Beach Hopes 'Baby Shark' Song Will Drive Homeless Away
WATCH: Jimmy Fallon FaceApp Filters Politicians
This Simple Panera Hack Will Tranform Your Life
Wisconsin Sushi Spontaneously Combusts; Sets Multiple Restaurants on Fire
This Bar Has A White Claw Machine And People Are Losing Their Dang Minds
Runaway School Bus Hits Several Cars On Highway In Minnesota
This Bridge That Was Almost Built in Minneapolis; Locals Stress Out
15-Year-Old Singer STUNS Judges; Gets Golden Buzzer
WATCH: Texas Man Finds Rattlesnake In Car AC Vent
Thor 4 In The Works And Marvel Is Bringing Back Ragnarok's Taika Waititi
Trolls Invade Lady Gaga's Instagram: "Give Bradley Cooper Back To Irina"
It's So Humid in Minnesota People Are UNFOLDING Their Fortune Cookies
Blue Ivy Makes Appearance in Beyonce's "Spirit" Music Video
Mohamed Noor Trying To Appeal His 12-Year Sentence In Justine Damond Murder
Charli XCX at First Avenue Minneapolis
Avril Lavigne at the State Theater
Twenty One Pilots at the Target Center
Andy Grammar at Varsity Theater
Want Free Ice Cream On Wednesday?
The St. Louis Park Pledge Of Allegiance Controversy Of 2019 Is Over
Dad Combats Toddler Tantrums With Genius Game
A Minnesotan Is Racking Up Wins On Jeopardy
After 71 Years A Husband And Wife Pass Away Just Twelve Days Apart
According To John Krasinski - A Quiet Place 2 Has Started Filming
The Insane Story of How This Kids Drawing Helped Solve A Crime
"Super-Fit" 25 Year Old Dies After Drinking Too Many Protein Shakes
'Bachelorette' Fans Attack KSTP's Dave Dahl for Interrupting Epsiode
People Are Using Eyelash Curlers To Squeeze Out Blackheads
Free Ice Cream Is Coming to Nicollet Mall This Wednesday
St. Louis Park Unanimously Votes To Reinstate Pledge to Meetings
Minnesota Man Was Watching Porn Moments Before Fatal Crash
Firedancer Performance Ends in Literally The Most Unexpected Way
Dad Comes Up With Genius Way To Instantly End Toddler Tantrums
Jimmy Fallon & Stephen Colbert Recreate Stranger Things Duet
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals In July!
Throwback Monday - Fletcher's Stop Motion Pregnancy Announce Video
WATCH: The King's Man - First Look At The Kingsmen Prequel
CHVRCHES at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
Giant Jellyfish Found By Divers Off English Coast
Baby Born At 7-Eleven At 7:11 on July 11th Weighed 7 Pounds, 11 Ounces
Amazon Workers Strike In Shakopee On Amazon Prime Day
PHOTOS: Jason Mraz M&G
PHOTOS: CHVRCHES M&G
PHOTOS: Hanson M&G
PHOTOS: Flora Cash M&G
MN State Fair Quickly Pulls Donut Syringes From New Foods List
This Long-Time Vendor Won't Be At Minnesota State Fair Amid MAJOR Drama
You Definitely Missed This Small Detail in Monster's Inc.
Woman Tries To Pay With Kid's Toy Card, Calls For Help On Toy Phone
Kacey Musgraves at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
Dawes at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
Anderson East at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
Ruston Kelly at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
Semisonic at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
The Jayhawks at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
Yam Haus at Cities 97.1 Basilica Block Party
PHOTOS: Kacey Musgraves M&G
PHOTOS: Semisonic M&G
PHOTOS: Yam Haus M&G
Mathematical Formula Reveals The Truth Behind Successful Relationships
PHOTOS: Dean Lewis at Live at the Lake
Rejected Bagel Man Says He's "Modern Day Martin Luther King" For Short Men
The Most Famous Episode of "The Office" Being Broadcast in Smell-O-Vision
This Is The Perfect Prank To Play On Your Kids At The Lake This Summer
Mom Lets Daughter Lick Tongue Depressor, Does Nothing...Except She Films It
Flyer Really Thinks You Need To Ride Baggage Conveyor Belt To Get On Plane
$21.6 Million Lottery Ticket Belongs to SOMEONE Here In Minnesota
Netherlands Covers Hundreds Of Bus Stops With Plants To Help Honeybees
Teen Confesses to Breaking Into California Zoo And Stealing A Lemur
Good News! AT&T Will Soon Automatically Block Annoying Robocalls
Here's Your Comprehensive Basilica Block Party Survival Guide
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sued For Blocking Critics on Twitter
Dad Gives Son Fireworks to HOLD; Instantly Regrets It
Kid Singer Gets Golden Buzzer, Will Warm Your Heart
Woman Has The MEANEST Yet Friendliest Reaction To Road Rage Incident
Woman Topless At MN Beach Sparks Indecency Debate
Time Warner Introduces New Streaming Service - HBO Max
Introducing The Cat Bubble - The Perfect Way To Take Your Cat Anywhere
Did You Know The Lines On Red Solo Cups Are Measurements?!
Loud Fart Gets Drug Suspect Caught By Police
People Are Body-Shaming Jason Momoa's DAD BOD
Graduation Crowd Stands And Silently Claps for Graduate with Autism
Rosedale's Revolution Hall Closes Down Effective Immediately
Gorgeous Drone Footage Released of Fireworks over Lake Minnetonka
Minnesota Man Dies In Freak Accident With Lawnmower In Mississippi River
Video Of Tom Hanks Jumping In His "Cool Beach Clothes" Is So Majestic
#ICYMI: Friends Officially Leaving Netflix For A New Home
A Woman For 23 Years Lived With A Forgotten Surgical Clamp In The Abdomen
Terry Crews Petitioning To Play King Triton in Disney's Little Mermaid
"I'm Not Nude, I'm Topless", Duluth Woman Takes On Cops At Local Beach
People Are Falling Ill From Mystery Illness 'Possibly' From Lake Minnetonka
Here's The Drool-Worthy Taco Box You Can Only Get in Minnesota
MN Movie Theater Does Magic Carpet Float At Parade
Nike Tribute To US Women's Soccer Team Will Give You Chills
Spin off Of The Big Lebowski Called Jesus Rolls Confirmed For 2020 Release
New Imagine Dragons Track Feat. Elisa - "Birds"
This Documentary On Elon Musk Might Change Your View Of The World
WATCH: Dog Who Is Scared Of Fireworks Wears Headphones To Block Noise
WATCH: Official Trailer For Live Action Mulan Released
Beach Or Car Door? People Are Torn Over This Optical Illusion
Here's A Complete List Of All The Upcoming Disney Live Action Remakes
Apple Valley Mystery Hero Is What We All Hope For
Man's Rendition of Star-Spangled Banner Overlooking Grand Canyon Is INSANE
Woman Left DRENCHED In Espresso Martinis After Trying To Take Instagram Pic
Minnesota Man "Fully Entrapped In Mud" Had To Be Rescued This Weekend
North Dakota Family Drives Horse And Buggy To Dairy Queen Drive Thru
Will Weather Ruin Tomorrow's 4th Of July Celebrations?
Science Says Nirvana's "Teen Spirit" Is Most Iconic Song Ever
A New Matrix Movie Possibly In The Works Starring Michael B. Jordan
Disney Forced To Re-Edit "Toy Story 2" For Inappropriate Joke
Restaurant Offers "My GF is Not Hungry" Option; Giving You Extra Food
Sun Country Cancels Flights Without Warning: Leaves Passengers Stranded
"Knives Out" Is The Murder Mystery Movie You're About To Obsess Over
Need A Smile? Spider-Man And Mysterio Visit Children's Hospital
Have You Seen This? Japan Zoo Drills Go Viral And I Can't Stop Laughing
A Woman Streamed Herself Relaxing Her Hair, When Chunks Started Falling Out
AGT Audience Shocked and Confused As Magician "Possesses" Judge
Arby's Is Making Vegetables Out Of Meat Now...
Flooding A Very Real & Scary Threat To Parts Of Minnesota
Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Most Iconic According to Study
WATCH: New Trailer for Jumanji: The Next Level
You Can Now Have A Scary Clown Deliver Donuts To Your Friends
Mother Mortified After Nursery Calls About "Slide" Drawing
Cancer Survivor Sings "Amazing Grace" with Rebuilt Tongue and Jaw