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Minnesota Spring Wheat Harvest nearly Complete

Minnesota's spring wheat harvest is nearly complete but is still about 10 days behind the average pace.
    
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota farmers had 5.4 days suitable for field work last week, and that brought the small grains harvest to near completion.
    

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White Bear Lake Woman Dies from Motorcycle Crash Injuries

A 57-year-old White Bear Lake woman died from injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash in Wright County earlier this month.

The crash happened on Highway 25 and 20th Street SE in Rockford Township just before 2 p.m. on Sept. 13.

INTERVIEW: Stop Seasonal Bugs from Invading Your Home

Fall is here and boxelder bugs, Asian lady beetles, along with other seasonal invaders, might start showing up in and around your home.

And it's not just the sight of the bugs that might make you squirm. Lady beetles can be a source of allergic reactions that range from sneezing to asthma depending on the individual's sensitivity. 

Storms Bringing Hail, Strong Winds Roll Through Minnesota

This photo shows a darkened sky above a University of Minnesota football game Saturday. - Photo: KSTP/File

Thunderstorms with high wind gusts and the possibility of hail rolled through the Twin Cities and the rest of the state on Saturday evening.

The thin line of storms moved through the west metro, starting around 5:15 p.m., and into the east, according to KSTP meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas.

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Snowplow Drivers Prepare for the Possible Wrath of Old Man Winter

With snow coming in the next few months, snowplow drivers across the state are getting ready.

More than 90 plow operators are participating in an intensive training program preparing them for the worst road conditions.

Washington County, Stillwater Plan to Purchase Land to Create New Park

This picture of part of the 15-acre property along the St. Croix River that Stillwater and Washington Co. are trying to purchase. - Photo: Washington County

There are plans in the works to create a new shoreline park in Stillwater. The city and Washington County are working to purchase a 15-acre property along the St. Croix River in northern downtown Stillwater for $4.3 million.

Vikings' Motives for Doing 'the Right Thing' Questioned

Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, right, speaks as executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, second from left, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren listen during a news conference. - Photo: AP/Ann Heisenfelt

When the Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday morning they had 'made a mistake' on Monday in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child abuse charge in Texas, did they really make the right decision?