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Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

MNsure top seller, PreferredOne, won't be back for next year

PreferredOne, the top-selling insurance company last year on the state’s MNsure exchange, has decided not to sell products through the online marketplace in the upcoming open enrollment period.





Minnesota Marine Art Museum expands building and collection

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona has added a 5,000 sq. ft. gallery and eight new loaned paintings to its already impressive collection of water-themed art.

Wolves will open camp with midnight madness in Mankato

Wolves borrow a college-basketball tradition to open camp with their new-look team

U of M's endowment posts 20 percent return

The university's $2.5 billion portfolio did very well in the last fiscal year.





Alexander: Fixing a PC despite a blank screen

Q: The screen has turned black on my wife’s all-in-one PC, a desktop model on which the screen and computer are single unit. Only the cursor arrow is visible …

Souhan: Vikings shred their code of conduct with Peterson audible

If the Vikings care only about winning games, they can do more than merely welcome back Adrian Peterson. Why not sign Ray Rice? The former Ravens running back could win …

C.J.: No cell phones were confiscated at Matheson 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 …


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.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

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

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.