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Minnesota men, women sharply divided on nearly everything

Although political party affiliation is the single most determinative factor in how Minnesotans answered pollsters’ questions, gender is a very close second. The gender chasm is most immediately evident in candidate choices.

Artificial sweeteners may be link to diabetes, research shows

The sweeteners may disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes.

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Peterson's Vikings future, Greenway's broken hand and more

Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Will RB Adrian Peterson ever play for the Vikings again? — …

8:30 a.m. update: Current drive times

Congestion has a choke hold on both directions of I-35W in south Minneapolis. Northbound is plugged from Crosstown to downtown Minneapolis And much of that is due to a …

Sept. 18, 1904: 3-year-old toddles onto skylight

This early example of a child-in-peril story, a staple of American newspapers in the middle decades of the 20th century, has a familiar ending: The wayward child, reunited with …

Souhan: Peterson only hastened his departure

It’s surprising that the Waffling Wilfs have looked so conflicted and confused on their twisted journey to finally suspending Adrian Peterson. Even if Peterson had maintained the façade of an …

Counter intelligence: Parka calling it quits

The space isn’t going dark. Hoyt & Co. are rebranding it as a Dogwood Coffee bar.

Hartman: Peterson still might return to Vikings this season

Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, who held a news conference Wednesday placing star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, taking him off the team but …

Twitter recap of Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial

Read all of my tweets sent during Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

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

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.