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Dana Thiede


Twin Cities, MN, United States

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Past articles by Dana:

Target to shutter Lake Street store in Uptown

The Minnesota-based retailer says the store, which opened in 2017, will close May 13 after "multiple years of working to improve performance." → Read More

'Driver's Licenses for All' signed into law

Gov. Walz ended a 20-year battle to improve economic opportunity and ease the fears of undocumented Minnesotans by signing the Driver's Licenses for All bill. → Read More

How much snow did Minnesota get?

A list of totals from the National Weather Service shows the south metro suburbs got dumped on the most, with Apple Valley reporting 19 inches over the t-day event. → Read More

Former Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Kassius Benson indicted on tax fraud

Federal prosecutors say Benson failed to forward taxes withheld from his firm's employees to the IRS. → Read More

Devondre Phillips guilty on all counts in Truck Park bar mass shooting

A woman was killed and 15 others injured, including Phillips and another suspect, in the October 2021 shooting. → Read More

Sextortion boom targets teen boys in Minnesota

While once attributed to sexual predators, officials say the crime is now all about blackmail and sheer economics. → Read More

Traffic warning issued for downtown St. Paul Saturday

A solid slate of events could trigger congestion and parking woes for those venturing into the Capitol City. → Read More

Verizon customers unable to call 911 in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center

In Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center, call 612-348-2345 or text 911 to report an emergency on Monday. → Read More

Minnesota State Fair hikes prices for 2023

The board that governs the Minnesota State Fair voted over the weekend to increase admission prices by a buck, and parking will be even more expensive. → Read More

Taste of the Wild: New foods, old favs for 2022-23

Executive Chef Kyle Bowles knows his job is a balancing act, keeping up with trends and tastes while staying true to the old school hockey fan. → Read More

Second fire in weeks damages historic Stevens House

Fire investigators are looking into the cause of the second fire at the historic John H. Stevens House in the past three weeks. → Read More

Community support pours in for injured Bloomington teen

The Bloomington community is stepping up in support of Ethan Glynn Durkin, a 9th grader who was paralyzed from the shoulders down during a football game Friday. → Read More

Missing 9-month-old boy found safe

The child was reported abducted from the Scott County Government Center Tuesday by his non-custodial mother. Sheriff's officials confirm both have been located. → Read More

MSP explosive detection dog is TSA's '2022 Cutest Canine'

MSP's 11-year-old Vizsla-Lab mix beat out the other finalist in an "overwhelming" wave of online support. → Read More

SportsLife: Officials shortage impacting youth, high school sports

While youth sports participation continues to grow, the number of people who manage games and enforce the rules is declining, for a number of reasons. → Read More

Tree crew discovers emerald ash borer in Sherburne County

A tree care crew working in Elk River discovered a tree they suspected was infected with emerald ash borer larvae, a suspicion confirmed by state inspectors. → Read More

Fireworks fly between Walz and Jensen at first face-to-face gubernatorial showdown

A shed at Farmfest in Redwood County featured the two candidates sparring over ag policy, COVID and public safety. → Read More

Police ask for help finding missing Minneapolis woman

A news release says 71-year-old Carol Ann Swigart has been missing since June, and police are anxious to find her. → Read More

DNR announces deer hunting seasons, CWD sampling changes

Licenses are available starting Monday, Aug. 1 and 2022 regulations are available on the DNR website. → Read More

Strong storms launch high winds, hail in southeastern Minnesota

Here in the Twin Cities pop-up downpours chased players off the course and suspended play at the 3M Open in Blaine. → Read More