A tornado barreled through Gaylord, a city of about 4,200 people roughly 230 miles northwest of Detroit around 3:45 p.m. It damaged multiple homes and downed trees and power lines that blocked roads, authorities said.

Rare tornado batters northern Michigan town

May 20
A tornado barreled through Gaylord, a city of about 4,200 people roughly 230 miles northwest of Detroit around 3:45 p.m. It damaged multiple homes and downed trees and power lines that blocked roads, authorities said.
Watch a Twin Cities artist create a 'Special' mural of Lizzo
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Watch a Twin Cities artist create a 'Special' mural of Lizzo

April 28
Xcel Energy Center and Live Nation commissioned Twin Cities-based visual artist Reggie LeFlore to paint a mural featuring the cover art from Lizzo's new album, "Special." The 8-by-10-foot mural will be on display at events leading up to her Oct. 11 show.
U.S. invokes Defense Act for baby formula shortage
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U.S. invokes Defense Act for baby formula shortage

May 18
The order requires suppliers of formula manufacturers to fulfill orders from those companies before other customers, in an effort to eliminate production bottlenecks.
Afternoon forecast: 57, mix of clouds and sun
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Afternoon forecast: 57, mix of clouds and sun

12:09pm
It'll remain cooler than average until the end of the week.
Church service held for Buffalo shooting victims
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Church service held for Buffalo shooting victims

May 19
The event, called "Prayer for Buffalo: Healing the East Side," was held in the aftermath of the racially-motivated mass shooting Saturday at a supermarket that left 10 people dead.
13-year-old University of Minnesota student earns physics degree
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13-year-old University of Minnesota student earns physics degree

May 12
Elliott Tanner, a St. Louis Park 13-year-old, got his undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Minnesota Thursday, one of the youngest college graduates in American history. He starts post-graduate studies there in fall.
Listen to local opera singer Barbara Aurora
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Listen to local opera singer Barbara Aurora

May 3
Barbara Aurora broke into the opera scene in Minnesota in the late 1960s. She went on to star in productions in the Twin Cities and around the country. Here she sings "Libera Me" from Guiseppe Verdi's "Requiem and Red Red Robin" by Harry M Woods.