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University of St. Thomas professor accused of abusing girl resigns

The Rev. Michael Keating said he was resigning in light of ‘employment options and long-standing goals.’

First case of child enterovirus is confirmed in Minnesota

State lab tests confirmed one child was infected with enterovirus D68, which has caused severe respiratory problems for children across the Midwest.





MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

Michelle MacDonald's trial for suspicion of drunk driving and resisting arrest has begun.

Adrian Peterson's mother to Houston Chronicle: 'He is trying hard to be a good parent'

Speaking publicly for the first time since Adrian Peterson was indicted in a child abuse case in Texas, his mother told the Houston Chronicle on Wednesday her son is …

LCD panel class action claimants, you may get your check by Nov.

LCD panel class action claimants, you may get your check by Nov.





C.J.: No cellphones were confiscated at Jason Matheson's wedding — selfies were encouraged

Guests at Collin Haas’ intimate Saturday wedding to Jason Matheson were asked to be in the moment by tweeting pictures. The officiant was Colleen Lindstrom, Twitter’s @mytalkcolleen, an on-air colleague …

Tevlin: Peterson case is forcing NFL to confront tough issues

In April 2012, Adrian Peterson and two other Vikings showed up at the State Capitol to show support for the new stadium and “created a ruckus” from gawkers and …

Scoggins: Vikings deserve scorn despite latest Peterson reversal

The Vikings don’t deserve blind praise for correcting a wrong. Ultimately, they got it right, but the course they took to reach this point never made sense. Let’s not forget …


Is the yellow-bellied sapsucker destined to be our new state bird?

There stands a chance that Minnesota will find itself in the market for a new state bird if evolving changes in the climate continue at the current pace.

Happy National Stepfamily Day!

I've been learning how to be a stepmom, a mom to someone else's children, for 10 years and counting now.

The (Northern) Minnesota Poll conundrum

The Star Tribune's Minnesota Poll shows a double-digit lead for Al Franken in the Senate race, but weakness in Northern Minnesota. Why polls are only one way to understand …