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11 killed, 25 hurt as explosions rock Somalia's capital

Jun 15, 2019

A pair of explosions rocked Somalia's capital and left 11 people dead, the country's police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility.

A cool Sunday, with a shower chance; no hot days in sight

Jun 15, 2019

If your looking for really warm weather, you’ll have to wait awhile.  Some people will probably be happy that they won’t have to run their air-conditioners over the next few days. Temperature trends   Sunday highs will range from the 50s near …

'Joe was the rock': Twins retire Mauer's No. 7 in Target Field ceremony

Jun 15, 2019

"Wearing the No. 7 for the last 15 years has been my absolute pleasure," Mauer told the crowd, his voice getting emotional, "and being able to play my entire career in that number, in front of my family, friends and fans, here at home, means more to me th…

Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since devastating April fire

Jun 15, 2019

The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15 fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterp…

Combat ship named for Twin Cities splashes down for launch

Jun 15, 2019

A shipyard on the border between Wisconsin and Michigan was for one day crowded with Minnesotans who showed up Saturday to watch the launch of the U.S. Navy's newest combat ship, named in honor of the Twin Cities.

Updated severe t-storm watch for parts of southern Minnesota Saturday evening

Jun 15, 2019

The National Weather Service has removed several southern Minnesota counties from the severe t-storm watch. The watch continues until 9 p.m. Saturday for southwestern Minnesota and parts of far southeastern Minnesota: There is also a flash flood warning u…

Severe t-storm watch for parts of southern Minnesota until 9 p.m. Saturday

Jun 15, 2019

A severe thunderstorm watch continues until 9 p.m. this Saturday for portions of southern Minnesota: A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota until 9 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/CNnb1GhDD4 — NWS Twin Cities (@…

Widespread tech outage affects registers at Target stores

Jun 15, 2019

The Minnesota-based retail chain reported late Saturday afternoon that its registers were "fully back online and guests are able to purchase their merchandise again in all stores."

'Pure love on the dance floor': Celebrating the jingle dress tradition

Jun 15, 2019

The exact origin of the jingle dress is unclear; evidence suggests the tradition may have started in Minnesota a century ago. But they're now a part of powwows and other Native American gatherings across the continent. "That unique sound, there's nothing …

Shower/t-storm chances Saturday and Saturday night; AM shower chance on Sunday

Jun 15, 2019

Our Saturday weather is unsettled. Parts of the Twin Cities metro area saw periods of showers Saturday morning.  There’s a good chance that the metro area will see some periods of showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon and this evening. The …