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Minnesota Poll: Support slipping for PolyMet project

Forty percent of Minnesotans approve of PolyMet Mining Corp.’s proposal, a six-percentage-point decline from a poll conducted in February.

Railroad steams ahead with St. Paul rail yard expansion

City concerns on noise, wetlands and more get bypassed as Canadian Pacific Railway takes its case to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.





Gophers Invitational draws 13 tennis teams

The Gophers women's tennis team and 12 other teams will be whacking tennis balls for three days, starting Friday, at the Baseline Tennis Club and the outdoor courts near …

Franken, Klobuchar back Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels

With support from Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, the U.S. Senate approved President Obama’s plan to train and equip Syrian rebels Thursday, backing his strategy to confront …

Northbound Smokehouse Brewpub Celebrates Two Years

The brewpub that offered investors free beer for life is turning two years old.





Anderson: We're better off playing, as those we watch on TV remind us

Society these days settles for spectating. The outdoors offers options.

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 …

Local music notes: Radio K turns 21

Radio K can booze it up all it wants now. The University of Minnesota’s intoxicating radio station (770 AM, 100.7 or 104.5 FM) will hit the streets to celebrate …


Let's Talk About the Facts of Enterovirus D68

With the first confirmed case of Enterovirus D68, many parents are scared and unsure what to look for.

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.