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Not Watching the Super Bowl? 5 Great Things To Do Instead

Not Watching the Super Bowl? 5 Great Things To Do Instead

How the football-adverse can get the best out of Super Bowl Sunday.
U.S. Postage Rates Rise ... Again

U.S. Postage Rates Rise ... Again

The U.S. Postal Service's increase for the cost of a first-class stamp is the largest hike for consumer postage in more than a decade.
The 15 Freakiest Blizzard Photos

The 15 Freakiest Blizzard Photos

Blowing snow closed roads and forced people to stay inside.
Parents Angry Over School Overcrowding Solutions: News Roundup

Parents Angry Over School Overcrowding Solutions: News Roundup

The top stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include children evacuated after a carbon monoxide leak and a doctor cited for misconduct.
Coffee Lovers Rejoice: Study Says It's as Hydrating as Water

Coffee Lovers Rejoice: Study Says It's as Hydrating as Water

New research refutes the notion that coffee dehydrates the body.
The Best Super Bowl Snack Recipes

The Best Super Bowl Snack Recipes

Wow the crowd with these party-pleasers.
More Than 150 Beers At St. Paul Festival This Weekend: Regional Weekender

More Than 150 Beers At St. Paul Festival This Weekend: Regional Weekender

Three things to do in the Twin Cities area include an art sled rally and a championship cat show.
Is Your Kid Addicted to the Internet?

Is Your Kid Addicted to the Internet?

A look at the growing problem of Internet addiction in kids all over the world.
Income Taxes 2014: When Will IRS Begin Accepting Returns?

Income Taxes 2014: When Will IRS Begin Accepting Returns?

October's government shutdown has affected filing dates — so the Internal Revenue Service says it won't process tax returns before Jan. 31.
Minnesota’s Next Weather Worry: Drought

Minnesota’s Next Weather Worry: Drought

Large parts of the Midwest, including the Twin Cities, are seeing persistent or intensifying drought.
Police Says Student’s Death Was ‘Suspicious’: News Roundup

Police Says Student’s Death Was ‘Suspicious’: News Roundup

The top stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities include an interview with the father of a child who drowned in a pond.
VIDEO: Minnesotans See Strong Winds as ‘Wind Sledding’ Opportunity

VIDEO: Minnesotans See Strong Winds as ‘Wind Sledding’ Opportunity

The bad weather doesn’t mean you have to hunker down indoors.
Rolling Stone Arch Bridge Concert?: The Best Twin Cities ‘#knockoffbands’

Rolling Stone Arch Bridge Concert?: The Best Twin Cities ‘#knockoffbands’

A Comedy Central game had Twitter users across the metro dreaming up their own funny band names.
Report: Most Minnesotans Heed Vaccination Advice

Report: Most Minnesotans Heed Vaccination Advice

The state ranked sixth in the percentage of people getting flu shots, according to recent analysis.
Patch Mobile App for iPhone Newly Updated

Patch Mobile App for iPhone Newly Updated

Check out what’s new in 2014 on the free Patch app for iOS.
#whydoistilllivehere: 8 Best Tuesday Traffic Jam Pics

#whydoistilllivehere: 8 Best Tuesday Traffic Jam Pics

An overnight snow brought Twin Cities traffic to a crawl during the Tuesday morning commute.
Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Twin Cities as Snowfall Expected

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Twin Cities as Snowfall Expected

After a weekend that saw the Minneapolis-St. Paul area crack the 40-degree mark for the first time in weeks, a front arrives tonight that could bring snow and, worse, high winds.
Dorfman Quitting Hennepin County Board Early; Special Election Coming

Dorfman Quitting Hennepin County Board Early; Special Election Coming

Hennepin County Commissioner Gail Dorfman will step down by March, triggering a special election for her District 3 seat.
Widespread Flu Alters Fairview's Visitor Policies

Widespread Flu Alters Fairview's Visitor Policies

Visitors are being screened for influenza-like symptoms and children under five are asked not to visit.