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Currently, there are three locations of the Georgia-based restaurant chain—best known for its breaded chicken sandwiches—in Minnesota.
Rob Ketterling recently released a book called "Change Before You Have To: Discover a New Life of Abundance, Passion, & Satisfaction."
Ann L. Scholz, 53, was a passenger on a motorcycle that collided with a car in LeSueur County on Tuesday.
The companies that made the list boast growth rates of 55 to 114 percent—a feat in an economy just beginning to pick up steam after a devastating recession.
A massive pileup resulted in plenty of headaches for those getting to work, but no injuries.
Genesis Communications Network, producer of controversial talk stars Alex Jones and Bradlee Dean, will be moving its Eagan headquarters to the colonial-style building just off Interstate 35W.
Nicholas Mrozinski, who goes by the stage name Nicholas David on NBC's "The Voice", fought his way through a winner-take-all vocal duel against another contestant.
New city rule will allow Eagan residents to raise up to five chickens in residential areas.
The 12,565-square-foot medical facility can treat anything from broken bones to heart attack symptoms, and is faster and friendlier than traditional hospital ERs, according to Urgency Room owner Dr. Gary Gosewisch.
Inver Grove Heights
Wand comes to Inver Grove Heights as a first-grade teacher at Hilltop Elementary.
Employees are set to go for the opening of the new, 150,000 square foot building. Next up: Burnsville.
Beth Jacob Congregation's seven rabbis will hold their personal food budgets to $31.50 for a week in November as part of a poverty-awareness campaign.
People hoping for a spot on the the Fox reality show came to Le Cordon Bleu's Mendota Heights location Saturday.
Elizabeth Chester suffered neck and back injuries and was flown from the scene by helicopter.
Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet opened for business just a few weeks ago, but the store will celebrate in style with a Grand Opening Howl-O-Ween party later this month.
Before Monday, concern was focused on six clinics in Minnesota, one of them in Shakopee.
District 3 candidates Dave Menden and Debbie Barber participated along with six others to discuss such topics as County Administrator Gary Shelton, transportation, and quality of life
Shakopee Chamber of Commerce members and local business owners came to the restaurant Monday morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony.