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Virus found on Minn. deer farm inflicting quick, suspicious deaths

A white-tailed deer doe crosses a meadow in the fall

There are no known health risks to humans from the finding in a captive herd, the state Board of Animal Health said.

Keith Ellison divorce file shows no abuse allegation against him

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a candidate for Minnesota attorney general, addresses campaign volunteers and suppo

The Democratic candidate for attorney general, ex-wife both opposed effort to unseal divorce records.

Sheriff: Wisconsin parents shot to death while teenage daughter was in the home

Law enforcement personnel bring in a search dog, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at the house where a couple found were found dead in Barron, Wis. A Wisconsin

The Barron County sheriff said 13-year-old Jayme Closs was in the home when her parents were shot and killed. She has been missing ever since.

Minneapolis may yank license of Aqua nightclub after shootings

Security checked IDs at the front door of Aqua nightclub in 2014. After three were shot inside the club early Monday, Minneapolis is considering revok

City inspectors had warned the club about its security precautions, council member says.

Housing market continues possible shift to buyer's market

The Twin Cities housing market continues to show signs of a shift to a buyer’s market.

September housing numbers show more homes on the market than a year ago, continuing a slow shift.



St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter took a selfie with supporters of a citywide $15 minimum wage outside City Hall on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

Mayor Melvin Carter joins rally for $15 minimum wage in St. Paul

MEA weekend draws crowds to Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport
Minneapolis may yank license of Aqua nightclub after shootings
Minnesota's ACT scores remain steady, among best in the U.S.

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Jimmy Butler

Butler: 'I have no worries in the world' ahead of tonight's opener

Souhan: Get rid of Butler and let Towns take control on the floor
Joseph sidelined in Vikings practice, Cook a full go
Hartman: Taylor says Wolves working to trade Butler, Thibodeau's job safe

Scores, schedules, and stats
The Twin Cities housing market continues to show signs of a shift to a buyer’s market.

Housing market continues possible shift to buyer's market

With profit rising, U.S. Bank passes a milepost in digital banking
Former U.S. Bank chief Richard Davis to lead Make-A-Wish
Heart devices help Abbott Labs meet earnings expectations

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh on Tuesday. Pompeo's message, officials said,

U.S. must mount a strong response in Khashoggi case

2018 election: Paulsen strikes at more than his opponent with outrageous ad
Sears had three great acts, but missed a fourth
Editorial counterpoint: Open up Medicare? First, try to understand how Medicare works



Bagels on a pan at Mevyn in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis.

From bagels to burgers, Uptown's Meyvn is first-rate

After cancer diagnosis, Little Free Library founder feels like 'most successful person I know'
Maplewood's new North Woods-themed Vietnamese pho restaurant is a taxidermy wonderland
The baking mysteries of the incredible, edible egg ... explained

Hartman: Taylor says Wolves working to trade Butler, Thibodeau's job safe
Sid Hartman

Wolves owner Glen Taylor, in a wide-ranging interview, confirmed the team is working to trade Jimmy Butler even as he prepares to start the season with Minnesota.

Brooks: Karin Housley blew a chance when Facebook hot take re-emerged

We're three weeks from Election Day and Minnesota is running on outrage.

Scoggins: Butler's missing photo setting tone for new Wolves season
Chip Scoggins

The skyway connecting Marquette Avenue and 6th Street in downtown Minneapolis has five pillars decorated in a Timberwolves promotion. Only four of them feature members of the team.




President Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office on Tuesday.

Trump starts leaving postal union in latest anti-China move

Keith Ellison divorce file shows no abuse allegation against him
Did the Eighth District really swing by almost 20 points?
Trump administration won't brand China currency manipulator

Christina Amanda, right, and Connie Huff, wait for an insurance adjuster as they look for their possessions at the site of their destroyed home in the

Tears flow as Mexico Beach residents come home after Michael

Obituary for woman with opioid addiction inspires donations
Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest
3 things to know before you go to Canada for some legal weed

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. The disappearance of Kh

Audio contains gruesome details of Khashoggi killing, official says

Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada
Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea
3 things to know before you go to Canada for some legal weed

Zimmer: Griffen to remain away from Vikings this week

Zimmer: Griffen to remain away from Vikings this week

Joseph sidelined in Vikings practice, Cook a full go
Sackmaster: Hunter shows how to take down QBs the right way
Chasing Charlie: Thielen has one game left to catch a legend

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne blocked a shot by Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter on Monday.

Niederreiter's goal: score that first goal

Wild 'getting closer' to its identity after comeback win
Wild recalls Read from Iowa to replace injured Hendricks
Shorthanded Wild beats Arizona (and the odds) behind Staal

Jimmy Butler

Hartman: Taylor says Wolves working to trade Butler, Thibodeau's job safe

Butler: 'I have no worries in the world' ahead of tonight's opener
Souhan: Get rid of Butler and let Towns take control on the floor
Interesting Taylor nugget: Layden is handling Jimmy Butler trade now

Shannon Brooks, recovering from a knee injury, was on track to play Saturday.

Brooks back with Gophers, but Fleck says player's status 'evolving'

Lindsay Whalen likes what she sees from Gophers so far
Big Ten office admits measurement needed before Ohio State awarded key first down
Everything you need for Saturday's Gophers-Nebraska game

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. New York prosecutors say the former lead police dete

Prosecutors disclose more misconduct by Weinstein detective

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson end engagement
Lady Gaga getting married? She thanks 'fiance' during speech

Above, Aboubacar Bangoura, 2, played the drums during a demonstration by Duniya Drum and Dance. Cat toys made from plastic Easter eggs, pasta shells a

Festival of Giving helps grow Twin Cities children's hearts and minds

Minnesota volleyball star achieving her dreams on and off the court
Ethnic studies teacher Nate Beulah creates a no-judgment classroom
Minn. police officers kick door open, revive newborn, help deliver twin