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Target lays off 235 in Twin Cities tech ops, 40 in India

Technology units had been spared in earlier layoffs while a new executive assessed the structure.

Minnesota state trooper's attorney challenges prosecution's conduct

The lawyer for the trooper indicted on a count of manslaughter is accusing the Winona County attorney’s office of using a confidential and coerced statement.





Souhan on Sports
Souhan blog: Twins play clean, win games

The Twins won on Tuesday for many reasons, but the biggest contrast between them and the White Sox was the cleanliness of play.

Twins Insider
Three Twins postgame thoughts from LEN3: Sano, White Sox defense, Berrios

The Twins keep the heat on Texas in the wild card race while winning for the eighth time in their last 10 games

Gridiron Gold
Poock listed as starting middle linebacker for Gophers' opener

Cody Poock won the starting middle linebacker battle over Everett Williams, at least according to the Gophers' newly released depth chart.





Jim Souhan
Souhan: Twins should roll the dice and call up Berrios

Young top pitching prospect needs to get used to big time.

Chris Riemenschneider
5 reasons to care about Saturday's Totally Gross National Product party

There's plenty to chew on for Totally Gross National Product's latest mini-fest at Icehouse.

Patrick Reusse
Reusse: It's a watered-down world and I'm willing to live in it

Pennant Race. There was nobility to that term when Minnesota joined the American League in 1961. Ten teams, one pennant winner, and it qualified for the World Series. If a baseball …


The Home Inspector
How to find a great home inspector in your area

One of the most common questions that I get from out-of-town readers is "How can I find a great home inspector in my area?"

Minnesota on Tap
Five Minnesota beers to sample at the State Fair

If you're going to the fair, you may feel overwhelmed with all of the beer choices this year. Fear not, here are five to seek out as you fight …

Why this Minnesota transplant loves the State Fair

Despite the public gluttony, despite the slow-moving crowds — here's why the Minnesota State Fair means so much to a native New Jerseyan who grew up without one.