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Obscure law helps transform a Minneapolis regional park

The 24 added words has kept money flowing to North Mississippi Park ahead of other metro parks for almost 30 years.

MNsure top seller, PreferredOne, won't be back for next year

PreferredOne, the top-selling insurance company last year on the state’s MNsure exchange, has decided not to sell products through the online marketplace in the upcoming open enrollment period.





Des Moines, Sioux Falls, Madison lead Midwest in per capita GDP

The Twin Cities show up well in these rankings, but not as well as some of the smaller metros in the Midwest.

Minnesota Marine Art Museum expands building and collection

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona has added a 5,000 sq. ft. gallery and eight new loaned paintings to its already impressive collection of water-themed art.

Wolves will open camp with midnight madness in Mankato

Wolves borrow a college-basketball tradition to open camp with their new-look team





Souhan: Vikings shred their code of conduct with Peterson audible

If the Vikings care only about winning games, they can do more than merely welcome back Adrian Peterson. Why not sign Ray Rice? The former Ravens running back could win …

Tevlin: Peterson case is forcing NFL to confront tough issues

In April 2012, Adrian Peterson and two other Vikings showed up at the State Capitol to show support for the new stadium and “created a ruckus” from gawkers and …

Alexander: Fixing a PC despite a blank screen

Q: The screen has turned black on my wife’s all-in-one PC, a desktop model on which the screen and computer are single unit. Only the cursor arrow is visible …


Is the yellow-bellied sapsucker destined to be our new state bird?

There stands a chance that Minnesota will find itself in the market for a new state bird if evolving changes in the climate continue at the current pace.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

Michelle MacDonald's trial for suspicion of drunk driving and resisting arrest has begun.

Happy National Stepfamily Day!

I've been learning how to be a stepmom, a mom to someone else's children, for 10 years and counting now.