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Race relations same or worse since Obama

Just 6 percent in a Star Tribune Minnesota Poll say race relations are better since Obama’s election, while 29 percent say they are worse, and 64 percent say they are the same.

More Boss than Bocephus, Eric Church rocks Target Center

Review: Church may be country’s most compelling live act of the moment — at least until the newly un-retired Garth Brooks rolls into town





Freeport artist Storm wins state duck stamp contest again

Scot Storm has won the 2015 Minnesota migratory waterfowl stamp contest, painting a harlequin duck, the third time Storm has won the annual competition

Postgame: "It's going to get better in a hurry"

Gardenhire sees positive signs in the way Twins keep fighting for each other; Vargas having fun; Perkins' health a worry

St. Paul schools considering 1 percent levy increase

District's tax proposal is last piece of property-tax puzzle.





U professor working to save state's pheasants and ducks

U of M professor Don Wyse is trying to develop crops to aid wildlife and farms. What if the answer to Minnesota’s dwindling pheasant and duck populations — and the …

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 …

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 …


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.