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US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said Tuesday. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone."

3 injured in shooting at gas station along busy Hiawatha Ave. in Mpls.

Shot rang out about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Moto Mart on 33rd Street and Hiawatha Av. S.





Trouble with payee preceded federal investigation

More details emerge about a Social Security representative payee that lost its caseload earlier this year.

Printing plant closure costs St. Cloud 475 total jobs, $72.7mn in sales

Quad/Graphics, a firm that employed 280 people in St. Cloud, acquired another firm called Brown Printing Company in May, and then announced three weeks later that it would close …

Tuesday (Cheap Gophers/Michigan tickets a promotional accident) edition: Wha' Happened?

Getting fans in the stands can be a challenge for various college football programs, including the Gophers. But Michigan? The Big House is usually full and rocking without much …





C.J.: 'Black-ish' actor Anthony Anderson falls deeply under the spell of Prince when so invited

“When Prince summons you to the suite or to the house, you show up,” said comedian Anthony Anderson, while on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The subject of hanging with Prince …

Tevlin: Hope for humanity in wise 16-year-old

It was more rare than a man-bites-dog headline: Teen recommends cutting back on technology. It was the letter to the editor that caught my eye last week and raised my …

'Heidi Chronicles' is more time capsule than throwback

REVIEW: Wendy Wasserstein’s most celebrated play feels a bit dated, from the 1960s through the Reagan era.


The Four Firkins in Oakdale Sets October 11th Grand Opening Date

The Four Firkins Oakdale location opened last Thursday at 4 PM after months of hard work put in by owner Jason Alvey and his herd of beer nerds otherwise …

Now What Do We Do with #28?

In the wake of all that's gone on with Adrian Peterson, just what do you do with his jersey?

The Blood on the NFL's hands

League and teams approve of abuse with their silence