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Noor trial reveals deep fracture between Mpls. police, County Attorney's Office

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, middle, is flanked by his attorneys Peter Wold, left, and Thomas Plunkett, right, at the Hennepin Coun

Experienced attorneys say they have never seen such deep conflict between a law enforcement agency and prosecutor revealed in a Minnesota courtroom.

Man accused of yelling racial epithet before pulling out gun at Eden Prairie mall

Eden Prairie Center in 2009.

Eyewitnesses told police that the 55-year-old could have retreated, but instead escalated the encounter by pulling out a gun, the complaint said.

Thousands of invasive goldfish pack chain of Chaska lakes

Goldfish, a carp native to Asia, feed on lake bottoms, stirring up plants and sediment, which can increase algae growth.

Staffers with the Carver County Water Management Organization spotted the flashy fish this week while doing routine monitoring at Big Woods Lake.

Mining firm to pay $500,000 for air pollution on Minnesota's Iron Range

In 2006, a hydraulic shovel scraped up 50 tons at a time of taconite ore chunks and dumped it into a 240-ton dump truck at United Taconite in Eveleth,

Environmental group calls the federal court penalty inadequate.

Man run over, killed by light-rail train in Minneapolis



Logan Webster 10, left, Amani Powel,l 10, and Zach Weiner, 14, worked out at the Youth & Families Determined To Succeed facility in Minneapolis.

Nonprofit opens new wellness facility in north Minneapolis to combat obesity

St. Paul asks residents to weigh in on alley plowing
Minneapolis approves use of tax subsidies for market-rate housing
Man run over, killed by light-rail train in Minneapolis

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Matthew Hurt of Rochester John Marshall, one of the top senior basketball recruits in the nation, tips his Duke hat after announcing his college plans

Hurt chose Duke after Jones decided to stay: 'That was the ice-breaker'

Loons open busy stretch by losing 'disappointing' seesaw battle at Toronto
These Twins players feel right at home as visitors
Big Ten filled with quarterback competitions as spring football ends

Scores, schedules, and stats
Steam rises from an Xcel Energy power plant in St. Paul.

Technology, cost could hamper efforts for 100 percent carbon-free grid in Minnesota by 2050

Schafer: UnitedHealth balks at government health solutions
Why start a company that helps kids track education progress? Its founder explains
Owner of Minnesota glass company launches Facebook alternative

U.S. Air Force planes sprayed Agent Orange over a jungle area in South Vietnam in 1966. The chemical defoliant was used during the Vietnam War and has

Legacies of Vietnam: Let us help the continuing victims of Agent Orange

Brexit extension reflects damaging dysfunction
Sack cartoon: Bernie Sanders
Readers Write: Mueller report, Mohamed Noor trial


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Ex-local darling Lizzo caps big week with release of 'Cuz I Love You'

Ex-local darling Lizzo caps big week with release of 'Cuz I Love You'

Remembering architect James Dayton, creator of iconic Twin Cities buildings
10 ways to get your home decor color on
Twin Cities strummer Katy Vernon breaks out of 30-year funk to write songs of hope

Reusse: MIAC issue is 'about football' and that's nothing new
Patrick Reusse

Long before the budding brouhaha over St. Thomas' giant presence in the MIAC, there was outcry over St. John's and its lopsided scores.

St. Paul's PCs for People readies to expand reach as leveler of digital playing field
Gail Rosenblum

The St. Paul-based nonprofit is celebrating 20 years of getting refurbished computers and low-cost internet into homes across the United States.

Scoggins: Vikings defense shows emotion about sticking together
Chip Scoggins

Normally stoic Harrison Smith choked back tears and Everson Griffen talked about talked about being blessed. "I feel like we just love playing with each other," Eric Kendricks said.




President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walked down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport o

Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week
Sanders goes on offensive defending credibility after report
Oregon county pays $100K for 'Blue Lives Matter' flag

FILE -- Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, attended a court hearing in Riverside, Calif., Feb. 22, 2019.

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

Employees' tight bonds help N.D. firm where 4 were murdered continue on
National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul
Legal dispute between Mueller, Barr drove end of investigation

Graciela Chichilnisky says that one of the dangers of carbon capture is that people might see it as a reason to relax their efforts in the fight to re

Technology rides to the rescue in climate fight

Ukraine looks ready to elect comedian
Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze
Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good Friday

Josh Okogie's development is vital, given team’s tight cap situation

Wolves feel salary-cap pinch as they enter offseason

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108
Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead
Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

Ryan Suter, in 2010.

Wild's Suter to play in World Championships

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1
Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs
Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

Matthew Hurt of Rochester John Marshall, one of the top senior basketball recruits in the nation, tips his Duke hat after announcing his college plans

Hurt chose Duke after Jones decided to stay: 'That was the ice-breaker'

Nichols repeats as NCAA all-around champion; Ramler second
Big Ten filled with quarterback competitions as spring football ends
NCAA: Hockey recruiting can't begin before Jan. 1 of of prospect's sophomore year

In 2017, Adele arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Adele and her husband, Simon Konecki, have separated, th

Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated

Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charges at Canadian border
Despite recusal, prosecutor told deputy Smollett overcharged
C.J.: Meet the Minnesota physical therapists who have become YouTube superstars