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Checkpoints around White House may be coming

The U.S. Secret Service is having preliminary discussions about setting up security screening checkpoints near public areas around the White House, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press Sunday.

Blue Line light rail is back running for today's commute

The Blue Line train service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America — suspended as result of an accident Saturday — has been restored for the …





Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Cassel hurt, it's Teddy time, Captain's costly penalty and more

Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Teddy Bridgewater era began in yesterday’s loss to the …

7 a.m. update: Current drive times

It's still a pretty good run out there with a stall on the ramp from northbound 35W to westbound 494 the only incident of note.

U shut out in soccer for first time despite 22 shots

Senior Night did not go so well. Iowa beat the Gophers 1-nil.





Hartman: Referees go extra mile to protect star QBs

Captain Munnerlyn’s penalty for slamming Drew Brees was a critical moment for the Vikings.

Rosenblum: It's never too soon to consider our own legacy

You enter a solemn space where a eulogy is about to be delivered. Turns out that eulogy is for you. What do you hope is said? It’s a daunting question, one …

Scoggins: Gophers offense can't run from the pass forever

A ground-only attack worked Saturday, but that isn’t a recipe for success in the Big Ten.


Why Home Inspectors Should Know Building Codes

Even though home inspectors should be familiar with current building codes, this doesn't mean that home inspectors should report code violations.

An Open Letter to Katherine Kersten

There are real issues in reforming the Metropolitian Council. However, the mud-slinging, or more politely, the constructive-less criticism, harms healthy debate.

2014 Night to Honor Israel

It was a night of extraordinary interfaith partnership.