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Minneapolis considers lower speed limits citywide

Traffic moved along Hennepin Avenue near W. 24th Street during an evening commute.

It's one of several strategies the city is considering to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from crashes.

2-year-old struck by wayward bullet in north Minneapolis neighborhood

No suspects had been arrested as of Tuesday afternoon.

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at impeachment hearing

Corey Lewandowski, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, references a copy of the Mueller Report that he requested, as he testifies to t

Democrats' first impeachment hearing quickly turned hostile Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions and said they were "focusing on petty and personal politics."

Man trapped in SUV that plunged into Kettle River dies; 2 others escape

The driver escaped the crash and was jailed in Pine County on a preliminary charge of criminal vehicular operation.

Charges: Twin Cities psychiatrist repeatedly sexually assaulted woman in therapy for past abuse

Dr. Gavin Meany sent his family holiday greetings late last year in a video while serving in the military overseas. Credit: U.S. Central Command

The prosecution noted that despite the doctor knowing he was "treating the woman for specific issues including past sexual trauma ... he began grooming the victim and manipulating her."



Volunteers with The Sheridan Story distributed meals at a south Minneapolis elementary school. The Sheridan Story received a revolving credit line fro

With $1.1 billion in assets, the St. Paul-based Otto Bremer Trust is expanding to Montana and eastern Wisconsin

Hundreds now treated for opioid abuse in Hennepin jail
Fort Snelling State Park reopens six months after extensive flood damage
2 teens in car killed in collision with semi at western Wisconsin intersection

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Cousins' issues, Cook's path and a deeper look at that nullified TD

Cousins' issues, Cook's path and a deeper look at that nullified TD

No love for Gophers in preseason men's basketball predictions
Scoggins: Two games in, Cousins plays himself into a corner
All 82 Wolves games on FSN; newcomer Sabo to host Wolves Live

Scores, schedules, and stats
General Mills is recalling a batch of Gold Medal flour produced at a plant in Kansas City. File photo of a painting called "Gold Medal Flour" at a Min

600K pounds of Gold Medal flour recalled over E. coli concerns

Ag, iron-ore shipments lead to a strong month at Port of Duluth-Superior
Bloomington skyscraper glass maker confident on long-term strategy despite 2Q slip
VW in $9 billion software revamp as tech shift expands

A coffee shop in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday. President Donald Trump declared Monday that it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attac

Trump has his global crisis and is woefully unprepared

New immigration rules could hurt kids and their schools
Sack cartoon: Trump prepares to retaliate
Readers Write: Downtown Minneapolis crime, gun violence in St. Paul, the Iraq War, sugary drinks, evolution in schools


Sack cartoon: Trump prepares to retaliate
Trump prepares to retaliate

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Hamline University senior Anissa Mench rifled through cords and cables during the school’s “free store” event outside Bush Memorial Library.

Cheaper, more sustainable dorm decor: Twin Cities colleges set up free stores and swaps

10 fall TV shows you can't afford to miss
1950s St. Paul rambler gets a streamlined new kitchen and mudroom
A Baroque music ensemble sprouts in Minnesota farm country

Scoggins: Two games in, Cousins plays himself into a corner

In Green Bay, Kirk Cousins had a chance to alter the narrative attached to his Vikings tenure, that he wilts in big games. Instead, he reinforced that line of thinking.

Souhan: Is Cousins regressing? Or did Vikings overestimate him from the beginning?

On Sunday, quarterback Kirk Cousins was in situations where he could prompt comparisons to Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre. Instead, he evoked memories of Christian Ponder.

Minnesota grows business, jobs as it greens the local economy

Renewables now account for 25% of total Minnesota power production. Policymakers and utilities are talking about doubling that by 2030.




Judge Brett Kavanaugh appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, Sept. 27, 2018.

New Kavanaugh allegation not likely to prompt impeachment

House panel investigates Elaine Chao for possible conflicts
Most teens frightened by climate change, Washington Post poll shows
Veteran television newsman Sander Vanocur dies at 91

Jay Jenkins holds a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge alongside a vape pen at a park in Ninety Six, S.C., on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Jenkins says two

Some CBD vapes contain street drug instead of the real thing

Wisconsin man accused of making THC cartridges charged
Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union
8 years of Trump tax returns are subpoenaed by Manhattan DA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin and his wife Sarah arrive at a voting station in Jerusalem on September 17, 2019. Israelis began voting Tuesday in an

Exit polls signal setback for Israel's Netanyahu in election

Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica's reefs, piece by piece
American cancer survivor swims England Channel 4 times
High drama at UK Supreme Court in Brexit challenge case

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios pitched into the eighth inning on Monday before being replaced.

Sharper Berrios pitches into eighth, Twins win shrinks magic number to eight

Berrios among best at pickoffs; Sox ace pulled from tonight's start
Return of Gonzalez plugs holes, adds versatility to Twins
Yanks' Stanton to be activated Wednesday or Thursday

Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs caught a pass in the end zone for what looked to be a second-quarter touchdown against the Packers on Sunday, but the pl

Penalty on Cook was poor use of new replay rule, Zimmer says

Scoggins: Two games in, Cousins plays himself into a corner
Cousins' issues, Cook's path and a deeper look at that nullified TD
Cousins vs. Bridgewater: Injury means it's time for more comparisons

Gophers freshman running back Cam Wiley (3) got his first carries of the season in Saturday’s 35-32 win over Georgia Southern.

Fleck, Gophers busy 'self-scouting' during bye week before Purdue game

Criminal investigation ongoing for U wrestlers Steveson, Martinez
Tyler Johnson wins weekly Big Ten award; Purdue kickoff time set
Former Gopher Murphy signs deal with Timberwolves

New University students cheered before the Convocation, the official welcome ceremony for incoming freshmen, at Mariucci Arena, Thursday, August 29, 2

Why is it so much harder for U students to graduate debt free compared to the '60s?

How did Minnesota become one of the most racially inequitable states?
What's the best place, time to see the northern lights in Minnesota?
Nearly $60M flowed into State Fair coffers last year. Where did it go?

FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Trebek has r

'Jeopardy!' host Trebek says he's resumed chemotherapy

'SNL' rescinds cast member invitation over YouTube video
Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery
Correction: US-Obit-Ocasek story

Taylor Tinkham, 29, stood next to a chalk drawing she made as part of her CeMental Breaks, a movement she hopes will catch on across the state.

Chalk art creations popping up on Mpls. sidewalks encourage mental health breaks

Minnesota's largest community foundation helps give former inmates a second chance
Minneapolis time-management guru turns procrastinators into goal-setters
Improv troupe for actors with Down syndrome inspires confidence