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Next Weather: Heat and much-needed rain Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS -- More showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected Thursday morning, with some dry time mixed in.Temperatures are expected to be hot, with temps reaching 90 degrees in the Twin Cities. The severe weather threat remains far east and southeast as the day goes on. Some isolated storms are expected to redevelop after 4 p.m., mainly to the east of the Twin Cities. It is much-needed rain, considering the fact that this June has been the fifth driest on record in the Twin Cities and an expansion of drought conditions in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Then, it will be much more comfortable by Friday. The weekend won't be too humid. There could be some isolated showers Saturday with a better chance of rain late Sunday into Monday (Fourth of July). 
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Dine out with your dog at these three Twin Cities restaurants

Did you and your dog develop separation anxiety during the pandemic? Fear not! There are plenty of places that will now serve both you and your pup during a night out on the town. Here are three places to treat your dog this summer.Unleashed Hounds and Hops: This North Loop spot does it all: it’s an indoor/outdoor dog park, restaurant and brewery with events like doggie date nights, pet markets and Treat Tuesdays.Unlike most dog-friendly establishments, you’ll need to register your dog, provide vaccination records and pay a fee ($9 for a day pass) before visiting.Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar:...

Kris Lindahl files to trademark his outstretched arm pose

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kris Lindahl has filed to trademark this iconic pose you see on billboards all over the state.Lindhal says the pose - arms stretched out, staring straight ahead, with a big smile on his face - has become "iconic" and he's trying to prevent any copy-cats.A mock-up of the pose was tweeted by Timberlake Law.The trademark filing specifies that the person depicted has to have their arms slightly higher than perpendicular to the torso - and their fingers splayed."We're excited about applying to register the 'arms out' symbol as a trademark for our real estate and related services. Our...
Daily Norseman

SB Nation Reacts: Two projection questions about the 2022 Vikings

Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week we ask questions of the most plugged-in Minnesota Vikings fans and fans across the country. We told you that we were going to be bringing you more SB Nation Reacts questions going forward about our favorite football team, and this time we have not one, but two subjects that we want to ask you about.
CBS Sports

Twins vs. Guardians odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Thursday, June 30 best bets from proven model

The Cleveland Guardians host the finale of a grueling midweek series on Thursday afternoon. Cleveland welcomes the Minnesota Twins to Progressive Field for the fifth game in four days between the two clubs. Minnesota is 43-35 this season and aiming for a series victory. Cleveland looks to continue its momentum after a walk-off victory on Wednesday evening.
Hudson Star-Observer

PHOTOS: Cape Cod style house for sale in downtown Hudson

This 1940s house is within walking distance of Hudson's downtown shops, restaurants, trails, St. Croix River and more. This house has been loved and it shows. Visitors admire the natural hardwood floors, large rooms and the numerous windows. The kitchen has been recently updated. The original cabinets were refinished and quartz counters, tile floor and the breakfast nook surrounded by windows are new.

Popular Actor Spotted Shopping in Minneapolis

What would you do if you spotted an actor out shopping? Would you go up and say something or would you let them be? I think I'd leave them alone because I wouldn't want to make them feel uncomfortable, plus I wouldn't know what to say! Employees at some vintage shops in Minneapolis, Minnesota did the same thing for a thankful actor while he was in town on Sunday.

Man dies after being run over by his horse outside St. Cloud's Municipal Athletic Complex

ST. CLOUD – An Isanti man was killed Sunday outside of St. Cloud's Municipal Athletic Complex after he was trampled by one of his horses, which he brought there to give free carriage rides.Police say it happened at about 2:25 p.m. during a special event held in the complex's parking lot.The 44-year-old victim was walking with his Clydesdale horses, who were pulling a carriage that held his 5-year-old son, when "he lost control and was run over by one of the horses."Police say the Clydesdales then began running, while still pulling the carriage, toward Veterans Golf Course nearby. They stopped after the carriage hit a tree and got stuck. The victim's son was not hurt.The man later died at St. Cloud Hospital.

Young dad clings to life after hit by errant bullet near Stone Arch Bridge

MINNEAPOLIS -- A 34-year-old father remains in critical condition after sustaining life-threatening injuries from stray gunfire blocks away from where he was with family.Tyler King was among four victims hurt late Saturday night near 2nd Street and 6th Avenue. According to a family spokesman, King and his brother-in-law were walking a friend back to her car when they saw a large group of people gather 3-4 blocks away; they then heard the sound of about 30 shots, and King was struck in the side of this head.Tyler has suffered," the spokesman told WCCO. "As Christ-followers, the family is believing for...

Bloomington begins phasing out tobacco licenses for businesses

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The city of Bloomington is taking more steps to end tobacco sales. Starting Thursday, the city will begin phasing out tobacco licenses.It means when a store with a tobacco license closes, the license will expire and not be replaced. It's the first such ordinance in the state. Eventually, the city expects there will be no tobacco retailers.Bloomington was one of the first in the state to raise the age to buy tobacco to 21, and the first city to outlaw smoking in bars and restaurants in 2004.

Week 1 Will Set the Tone For the Entire Month Of September

Fans are always extra fired up for Week 1 after the long off-season, but usually you shouldn’t put too much stock in season openers. Yes, there are only 17 games in a season, and every one counts, but there’s so much football to ahead at that point, win or lose.

Minneapolis shooting leaves one dead, marking city's 44th homicide

MINNEAPOLIS -- Police are investigating a shooting on the 2600 block of Stevens Avenue South that left one man dead Monday afternoon.The Minneapolis Police Department's fifth precinct responded to a report of a shooting at approximately 1:05 p.m.Officers identified a man in his 30s with potentially life-threatening gunshot wounds and attempted life-saving medical aid until relieved by fire and EMS.The victim was transported by ambulance to Hennepin Healthcare, where he died.MPD says preliminary information indicates that an argument involving four individuals escalated. Two of the individuals presented guns and gunfire occurred that resulted in the victim being shot.It is unknown how many shots were fired and which individuals fired shots. No arrests have been made.This is the 44th death investigated as a homicide by the MPD this year.

Minnesota Timberwolves must use 2023 cap space now

The Minnesota Timberwolves are entering an intriguing offseason with many unanswered questions, perhaps none bigger than the future of D’Angelo Russell, who is set to earn just over $31 million in the final year of his contract this upcoming season. Other key expiring contracts this upcoming season include Patrick...
Golf Digest

Josh Naylor is the unhinged home-run hype machine this planet deserves

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Josh Naylor—Cleveland Guardians first baseman and certified maniac—after he crushed a game-tying 9th-inning grand slam and then a game-winning 11th-inning jack to almost single handedly take down the White Sox. But it wasn’t the late heroics that grabbed headlines, it was the home-plate histrionics.

Reynoso, Minnesota United Beat LA Galaxy 3-2

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Emanuel Reynoso scored two goals in Minnesota United's 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy on Wednesday night.Reynoso scored in the 43rd minute to put United (6-8-3) up 3-0. He also scored in the ninth minute and Franco Fragapane made it 2-0 in the 36th.Dejan Joveljic and Marky Delgado racked up one goal each for the Galaxy (7-6-3).Dayne St. Clair saved five shots for United. Jonathan Bond saved three shots for the Galaxy.United plays at home on Sunday against Real Salt Lake, while the Galaxy will host CF Montreal on Monday.

Twins vs. Guardians prediction and odds for Thu., 6/30: Side with Chris Archer and underdog Minnesota

Ln what might be the most important game on the schedule today, the top two teams in the AL Central go head to head. The Minnesota Twins currently lead the division by a couple of games over the Cleveland Guardians. Cleveland is dealing with a bit of a slump and lost four in a row in the lead up to this current series. Cleveland also dropped two of the first three games of this pivotal five-game set. With a strong pitching matchup headlining this game, this series is just getting warmed up.

KTLK Minneapolis Morning Co-Host Drew Lee Dies Suddenly.

Drew Lee, one-half of the “Justice & Drew” morning show on iHeartMedia news/talk KTLK-AM Minneapolis (1130), passed away unexpectedly over the weekend. A cause of death has not been revealed. "This is the hardest thing that I have ever had to do in my entire radio career," co-host...