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Mall of America, Others Plan to Close on Thanksgiving
The Mall of America will again push back on early Black Friday sales and close on Thanksgiving.The Bloomington megamall is taking it a step further this year and offering holiday pay on Black Friday for the 1,200 people it directly employs.
Vikings GM: Bridgewater’s Status Still Being Determined
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the organization has not yet determined whether to activate quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the physically unable to perform list next week.
Animal Rights Groups Sue Minnesota Fur Farm Over Gray Wolves
Two animal rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop a fur farm and petting zoo south of Minneapolis from neglecting and killing gray wolves.
Wisconsin Man Locked in Beer Cooler Cited for Drinking
Police have cited a Wisconsin man who decided to start drinking after he got locked inside a convenience store's beer cooler. A Marshfield Kwik Trip manager called police Wednesday morning to report a man had spent the night in the cooler and had drank beer while inside.
Minnesota Deer Opener: More Deer But Mandatory CWD Testing
Minnesota has more deer on the landscape this fall, and that's expected to mean more success for hunters when the state's firearms deer season opens Saturday, Nov. 4.
Dozier Repeats as Twins MVP, Leadership Award Winner
Brian Dozier has been named MVP of the Minnesota Twins for the second straight season.
St. Paul’s Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Female Gorilla
St. Paul's Como Zoo is welcoming a new baby female gorilla. A gorilla named Alice gave birth Wednesday to the 4-pound baby.
Target Says Customers Want it to Pause the ‘Christmas Creep’
Target says customers want it to pause the ``Christmas creep.'' It says it wants to be more in tune with customers' mindset, so it plans to ease in holiday promotions this year while better recognizing Thanksgiving.
Bridgewater: ‘I Definitely Believe I’ll Play This Year’
Teddy Bridgewater says he ``definitely'' believes he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season, after returning to practice for the first time in almost 14 months.
Minnesotans Get Another Year to Use Old IDs for Flights
Minnesota residents can use their driver's licenses to board domestic flights for at least the next year.
This Week’s High School Football Polls
The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of October 11, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers.
Andrew Wiggins Signs Contract Extension With Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed Andrew Wiggins to a new contract extension.