- Gov. Dayton to discuss fiscal cliff with President Obama (KARE)
- Mining company proposal to dig for sand and gravel near St. Croix River up for discussion tonight (MPR News)*
- Austin Post-Bulletin to end publication (Austin Daily Herald)
- Prostate cancer scan advance helps Mayo doctors with early detection (MPR News)
- Cloquet steelworkers to vote on contract with Sappi paper (Duluth News Tribune)
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*Note an earlier version of this TOP 5 indicated the mining project near the St. Croix was up for a vote tonight. Tonight’s meeting of the Scandia planning commission is scheduled to only include discussion of the matter.