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Dayton may call special session to address walleye season crisis

Hot Dish Politics

Mille Lacs resorts and other area businesses could face tough times if the walleye season is cut short, as seems likely.

Clergy abuse victims to ask court to extend Aug. 3 claims deadline

Victims in Twin Cities Archdiocese say publicity about Aug. 3 deadline to file cases was delayed.




On Books
Marlon James' "Brief History of Seven Killings" long-listed for Man Booker Prize

This is the second year that American writers have been eligible for the prestigious award.

Access Vikings
What you missed at Vikings training camp on Tuesday, July 28

SETTING THE SCENE: After heavy rain pounded Mankato overnight, the rain went away but the clouds remained, making this the coolest day of camp with temperatures in the high-70s. …

Twins Insider
Postgame: Plouffe goes on paternity leave, bullpen help and hot Hicks

The Twins are now 3-7 since the All-Star break after losing 8-7 to Pittsburgh on Tuesday. They are 13-14 in one-run games.





Jon Tevlin
Tevlin: Data 'nerd' sues Bloomington to keep it transparent

Tony Webster has been called a nuisance, a harasser and “an apparent agent of Black Lives Matter,” among other things. He says he’s just a policy wonk with a …

Graydon Royce
Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning — just for practice. Royce taught …

Paul Brand
Brand: Will tire with low pressure place stress on drivetrain?

Q: You’ve spent a lot of ink on tire diameter differences caused by unusual tire wear. How about describing the impact of one low-air-pressure tire on the AWD system? …


Looking up: How farming changed my views on rain

Locally Laid co-founder Lucie B. Amundsen charts her progression from sun-worshiping urbanite to the kind of person who “yearns for fortune to fall from the sky.”

The Home Inspector
Home Inspector: Is metal roofing worth the extra cost?

Asphalt roofing shingles dominate our market, yet another kind of roof has been slowly gaining steam over the past several years - metal.

Michael Brodkorb
Michelle MacDonald not recommended for opening on Supreme Court

Michelle MacDonald was not one of the three candidates recommended for an opening on the Minnesota Supreme Court.