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Wisconsin neighbors help neighbors clear storm mess

Roger, left, and Wendell Hatalla cut up and removed debris left from the storm Saturday near Turtle Lake, Wis. Storms ripped through western Wisconsin

Residents expressed overwhelming relief that no one came to harm.

Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11's 'giant leap' on moon

In this July 20, 1969 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 e

A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.

Woman is killed in St. Paul, children nearby; suspect held

Minneapolis official wants to get ahead of police use of facial recognition

Grainy surveillance footage may lead to a culprit — or to someone who resembles him.

Citing concerns about privacy and civil liberties, he plans to push for tight regulations on any future use of the technology by police.

Minneapolis police seek leads, suspects in shooting death of 16-year-old



Blake Huffman ran Journey Home Minnesota while on the Ramsey County Board.

East metro communities left to clean up after defunct veterans' charity

Science Museum of Minnesota to shut down popular Cell Lab
Growing Eagle Brook Church prepares expansion to Rochester
Hastings man found dead in fishing boat on Mille Lacs

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Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) connected with the ball in the tenth inning. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com The

For the first time almost 11 months, Miguel Sano is a cleanup hitter again

Anderson: Why are young ruffed grouse seemingly dying more?
Shane Lowry builds 4-shot lead in British Open
Hartman: Mauer has no regrets, even as Twins contend

Scores, schedules, and stats
A look at CEOs who made the top Minnesota executive compensation list for last year.

Minnesota's 50 highest-paid CEOs – with No. 1 at $34.9M

More Minnesota companies tying environmental, social goals to executive pay
Schafer: 'Conspicuous consumption' theory could explain runaway CEO pay
Median pay among Minnesota's top executives increased 50% last year

The world outside one's bubble

The world outside one's bubble

Sprawling DHS needs more than a leadership change
Sack cartoon: The Klobuchar campaign
Readers Write: The moon landing, quality control, driver testing, Minnesota's political preferences


Sack cartoon: The Klobuchar campaign
The Klobuchar campaign

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Lumhe (Micco) Sampson performed a hoop dance at Mears Park in St. Paul. He and his brother, Samsoche, who goes by Sam, have danced at venues around Mi

Stars of viral hoop dance video are Minneapolis brothers with incredible backstory

This Minnesotan co-wrote the country's hottest book on cocktails
Spirit of South Dakota: Road trip along the Missouri River reveals heart of the state
Twin Cities water garden tour shows off the best of the wet

C.J.: Fox 9 anchor Alix Kendall is about to celebrate her 20th anniversary
C.J.

I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s dancing to celebrate Alix Kendall’s 20th anniversary on Fox 9’s “Buzz” the end of this month. She was…

Twin Cities philanthropist sees our best hope for common ground in Citizens Juries
Gail Rosenblum

For 45 years, Ned Crosby has randomly selected a microcosm of the population to gather and listen to and learn from experts on pressing societal issues before respectfully brainstorming solutions.

Souhan: After 31 years, Munneke keeps doing his best to sell underwhelming Wolves
Jim Souhan

As the vice president of fan experience, Jeff Munneke might have the toughest job in local sports, and he is one of the longest-tenured of Minnesota sports executives.




Gov. Walz’s longtime aide and chief of staff Chris Schmitter got a taste of managing people — and crises — in recent weeks.

For Gov. Tim Walz's chief of staff, a crash course in crisis management

Top deputy at state Corrections Dept. resigns amid probe
In Pam Wheelock, Minnesota Dept. of Human Services gets a seasoned leader
Mueller hearings a make-or-break moment for Democrats?

In this July 20, 1969 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 e

Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11's 'giant leap' on moon

Man deemed too old to be dangerous has killed again
Moon germs, Flat Earthers and Russian meddling: Five Apollo 11 storylines
E-mails reveal drug companies' indifference to opioid epidemic

A British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized by the Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday is photographed in the Iranian port of Bandar A

Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' move

US judge denies bail for ex-Peruvian president Toledo
Thieves stage armed robbery at Mexico's ex-first lady's home
Vatican's search for teen's body unearths thousands of bones

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) connected with the ball in the tenth inning. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com The

For the first time almost 11 months, Miguel Sano is a cleanup hitter again

Hartman: Mauer has no regrets, even as Twins contend
Patrick Plus: A's Hendriks wants status as 100 mph man validated
Bullpen, offense still in stupor as Twins fall to A's

Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas (32)

Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended for three games by NFL

Ohio State, other Big Ten East powers facing uncertainty
The Latest: Millen recovers from heart transplant surgery
Gruden, Fitzgerald, Morgan work to build grass-roots sports

Casey O'Brien spoke during a luncheon at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago.

He beat cancer, now O'Brien aims to play for Gophers

Axe is Fleck's latest motivational tool; Badgers don't see it that way
Wee hours change-of-heart kept U's offensive coordinator from leaving
Young, scrappy, hungry: Fleck, Gophers out to prove 'experts' wrong

How did these 11 Minnesota towns get their unusual names?

How did these 11 Minnesota towns get their unusual names?

Why is 'southeast' Mpls. actually northeast of downtown?
Sorry, but why do Minnesotans say 'ope' all the time?
Is Duluth the most inland seaport in North America?

FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admission

Co-stars say Huffman remorseful for role in college case

Trump says he's trying to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home
Michelle Obama weighs in on Trump feud with 'the squad'
As Pam Grier celebrates 70, she finds peace off the grid

June Fremont proudly saluted in the finely fitting Marine Corps uniform she wore in service more than 70 years ago.

Meet a 97-year-old Woodbury resident who was one of the first female Marines

Sartell High graduate serves elderly by collecting 4,000 tennis balls for their walkers
Twin Cities philanthropist sees our best hope for common ground in Citizens Juries
Magic happens after group delivers baby dolls to Alzheimer's patients