Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

A vehicle drives by a tribute to victims of the Naval Air Station Pensacola that was freshly painted on what’s known as Graffiti Bridge in downtown

The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday.

Ex-Gov. Carlson: 'I think we failed' on sprinkler requirements for old high-rises

The burned-out 14th floor of the high-rise at Cedar High apartments, where five people died from smoke inhalation.

Carlson twice vetoed broader sprinkler mandates after the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority and other groups complained that retrofit proposals didn't come with any money.

Grief over 3 Minnesota soldiers lost in copter crash goes worldwide

National Guard soldiers somberly listened as Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen spoke during Saturday's news conference about the helicopter crash.

Hundreds paid tribute Saturday to three Minnesota National Guard members who died when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed this week in a snowy Stearns County farm field.

Facing a bleak outlook, Minnesota bat researchers give up on annual count

White-nose syndrome was discovered in Minnesota in 2015. Since then, the disease is believed to have killed more than 90% of bats in important hiberna

As fungus takes hold, researchers try a new tack: Leaving the bats alone.

Life Time CEO says luxurious new club at Southdale is just the beginning

Life Time is proposing to build an apartment tower at the former Herberger’s department store at Southdale Center.

Company plans expansion into apartments, mall development and hotels.



Capt. Steven Buswell, administrator of the Winona County Jail, chatted with inmates. The Department of Corrections ordered the 41-year-old jail to be

Three Minnesota counties must rebuild old jails, with more to follow

Minnesota takes in millions each year from tobacco, but where does the money go?
Brooks: New year, big changes for struggling Minn. medical marijuana program
Alexandria quilters deliver a hand-stitched 'thank you' to Minnesota vets

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With four games to go this season, coach Mike Zimmer has the Vikings pointed toward a third playoff appearance in the past five seasons.

With six seasons as NFL head coach, Vikings' Zimmer has survival instincts

Going places: Gophers' reward for 10-win season will come Sunday
Wild's 11-game point streak comes to an end with 6-2 loss at Carolina
Twins' pitching 'Plan A' might have to change this offseason

Scores, schedules, and stats
Life Time is proposing to build an apartment tower at the former Herberger’s department store at Southdale Center.

Life Time CEO says luxurious new club at Southdale is just the beginning

Twin Cities apartments add 'entertainment suites' to woo downsizing baby boomers
Schafer: Low interest rates mean recalculating the retirement income formula
Mayo Clinic calls up physician from the farm for 'platform' project

The New York Times' "1619 Project," revisited

The New York Times' "1619 Project," revisited

After a promising start at DHS, Minnesota's largest state agency, there's heavy lifting ahead
Thoughts for the living from one of the dying
When the best words had weight: Great moments in political rhetoric


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The Sugarbush Ski Trail System cuts through the Superior National Forest in the Lutsen-Tofte area.

Where to hit the slopes or trails for a wintry Minnesota getaway

New Standards delight with holiday-show surprises John C. Reilly, Suburbs, Wallets
From blankets to phone cases, this Minnesota designer creates 'Ojibwe contemporary art for all'
Where to find the last old-school Mold-A-Rama souvenir vending machine in Minnesota

Turn the 'getting' season into 'gratitude' season with help from Twin Cities nonprofit

Sarah Aadland has gathered loads of research confirming that altruistic kids are happy kids. And what better time than December to practice?

Anderson: Gunsmithing is ancient trade steeped in modern demands

Larry Ahlman was 21 when his dad, "Cap" Ahlman, died in 1964, leaving his son a small southern Minnesota gunsmithing business saddled with $20,000 in unpaid bills.

Schafer: Cost-sharing pools don't solve the real problem in health care

A short video entitled “How Does Sedera’s Medical Cost Sharing Work?” on the website of Sedera Health leaves at least one big question unanswered —…




In this handout photo provided by Adriii Derkach's press office, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for U.S President Donald Trump, left, meets with Ukrainian

Trump: Giuliani wants to take information to Barr, Congress

Democrat Stacey Abrams to Minnesotans: Watch out for voter suppression in 2020
Ex-Gov. Carlson: 'I think we failed' on sprinkler requirements for old high-rises
What to do with $1.3 billion? A surplus of ideas for Minnesota

A vehicle drives by a tribute to victims of the Naval Air Station Pensacola that was freshly painted on what’s known as Graffiti Bridge in downtown

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor to recall '41 attack: 'I'm one of the last chosen few'
PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
Shooting victim Botham Jean's brother accepts award from Texas police group, urges inclusion and restraint

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 file photo, Hua Qu, the wife of detained Chinese-American Xiyue Wang, poses for a photograph with a portrait of

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference
US opens first round of resurrected peace talks with Taliban
Measles surging worldwide as anti-vax message spreads

With four games to go this season, coach Mike Zimmer has the Vikings pointed toward a third playoff appearance in the past five seasons.

With six seasons as NFL head coach, Vikings' Zimmer has survival instincts

Thielen misses practice again; expected to miss fourth straight game
Rams' offense isn't as scary as last season's Super Bowl run
Hartman: Cousins' season could be a historic one for the Vikings quarterback

Carolina's Sebastian Aho (20) celebrates his goal against the Wild with teammates Nino Niederreiter (21) and Joel Edmundson, right, during the second

Wild's 11-game point streak comes to an end with 6-2 loss at Carolina

Wild GM Guerin gets in actual 'face time' with prospect Kaprizov in Moscow
The Wild in the playoffs? Suddenly, the notion isn't so far-fetched
Wild sticking with same group to close out road trip vs. Hurricanes

After a 10-2 season there is a bowl game yet to play. The Gophers will find out their destination on Sunday.

Going places: Gophers' reward for 10-win season will come Sunday

Gophers volleyball sweeps Fairfield to reach NCAA second round
After all that drama, it's back to Buckeyes vs. Badgers for Big Ten title
Gameday preview: Gophers women's basketball at American

Michelle Kennedy grabbed a pack of cigarettes behind the counter for a customer at Vernon BP gas station in Edina.

Minnesota takes in millions each year from tobacco, but where does the money go?

Why doesn't Minnesota's governor pardon the ceremonial turkey?
Why are there so many water towers in Minnesota — and what do they do?
Who are all those people hanging out on sidelines during Vikings games?

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy., smashes a bottle on the bow of the ship as she christens of the nuclear aircraft carr

Caroline Kennedy christens father's namesake carrier

Cranston among celebrities at New Orleans Orpheus parade
Weinstein accused of misusing ankle monitor; $5M bail sought
Caroline Kennedy to christen carrier named after her father

Remember this ole thing?

Minnesotans have filled old-fashioned phone line with positive messages for 25 years

Minnesota nonprofit, technical college make instruments affordable for young musicians
Turn the 'getting' season into 'gratitude' season with help from Twin Cities nonprofit
Couple finds novel way to downsize after 45 years in the same house