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Spirits of Oktoberfest: Go beyond the beer

Skip the beers and go for such German booze as apple schnapps and honey liqueur.

Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson

The Vikings announced they’ve released wide receiver Jerome Simpson after the organization became aware of a July 7 citation on Thursday. Simpson missed the first two games of the season, …

Johnson hits Gov. Dayton on health care

Jeff Johnson, the Republican nominee for governor, expanded his attack on Gov. Mark Dayton's record on health insurance and management of MNSure, the state's troubled health insurance exchange.

Cookie Cart debuts bakery upgrade

The teen-powered north Minneapolis business has new equipment and cafe space.

Blazing-fast Internet comes to Bemidji

A local communications co-op is rolling out one of the nation's largest rural gigabit fiber network across a 5,000-square-mile swath of Northern Minnesota.

Lileks: If I only had some BRAAAIINS

The State Lottery has to come up with new games to keep the public from getting bored. I mean, you can only lose at Burstin’ Balloons 40 times before …

Hartman: Peterson still might return to Vikings this season

Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, who held a news conference Wednesday placing star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, taking him off the team but …

Local music notes: Radio K turns 21

Radio K can booze it up all it wants now. The University of Minnesota’s intoxicating radio station (770 AM, 100.7 or 104.5 FM) will hit the streets to celebrate …

Let's Talk About the Facts of Enterovirus D68

With the first confirmed case of Enterovirus D68, many parents are scared and unsure what to look for.

Twitter recap of Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial

Read all of my tweets sent during Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

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