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Fired Stacy whistleblower wins $990K in Humvee case

David McIntosh won the award as part of a $5.5 million settlement with the companies that produced backup batteries for the Humvee’s turret.

Minnesota Poll: Race relations same or worse since Obama

Just 6 percent in a Star Tribune Minnesota Poll say race relations are better since Obama’s election, while 29 percent say they are worse, and 64 percent say they are the same.

Reusse blog: No option: Change has to be in offing for Twins

Rebuilding teams are supposed to show improvement in final months of season. Once again, Twins have gotten worse, not better.

Freeport artist Storm wins state duck stamp contest again

Scot Storm has won the 2015 Minnesota migratory waterfowl stamp contest, painting a harlequin duck, the third time Storm has won the annual competition

Postgame: "It's going to get better in a hurry"

Gardenhire sees positive signs in the way Twins keep fighting for each other; Vargas having fun; Perkins' health a worry

Scoggins: Vikings should be ashamed of Peterson decision

The bartender at the Dallas hotel appeared to be in her mid-20s and clearly knew her football. “You usually don’t see Jay Cutler this poised,” she said, staring at …

U professor working to save state's pheasants and ducks

U of M professor Don Wyse is trying to develop crops to aid wildlife and farms. What if the answer to Minnesota’s dwindling pheasant and duck populations — and the …

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 …

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.