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Court: Bloomington trash hauling plan can be put to vote

The city started its organized garbage collection on Oct. 3, 2016, and not all residents are happy.

The Minnesota Supreme Court's ruling is a victory for Hands Off Our Cans, a residents' group opposed to Bloomington's organized trash collection system.

Trump's commerce secretary shorted stock in firm after learning of negative story

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company.

At Cedar Lake's Hidden Beach, it's not all fun in the sun

Friends Rosie Mudrey and Bruce Hawks smoked cigars while hanging out after work at Hidden Beach. “It’s always had a reputation of being a laid bac

Neighbors in the affluent Kenwood neighborhood say they're turning the beach's reputation around with family-friendly events and money to pay for extra police patrols. But it's an ongoing battle, with police incident reports doubling last year.

Minnesota GOP, once resistant to Trump, rallies behind him

Donald Trump is shown speaking at a Minnesota rally two days before the 2016 election. He is scheduled to make his first Minnesota appearance since th

As the president visits Duluth on Wednesday, the state's Republicans are banking on him to boost their prospects in the November election.

Sheriff: Teen admits setting fire to 120-year-old Catholic church in Melrose

Saint Mary’s Church in Melrose, Minn., is shown in this photo from March.

The youth is charged in juvenile court; legal fight persists over fate of the building.



A proposed 118-unit apartment building at Snelling and St. Clair avenues has drawn mixed neighborhood reaction.

St. Clair-Snelling development may be sign of fights to come

Activists demand accountability for ketamine cases
St. Paul School District looks ahead with new strategic plan
Court: Bloomington trash hauling plan can be put to vote

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One year later: Butler deal leaves trail of pros and cons

One year later: Butler deal leaves trail of pros and cons

Escobar plays the hits as Twins rally past Red Sox
Back for hire: Adrian Peterson still looking for a team in 2018
Souhan: Twins need a starting catcher, not a stopgap

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President Donald Trump will be greeted Wednesday, in his first visit to northern Minnesota, with a renewed optimism about the economy, including in Hi

Bust to boom: Iron Range revives just as new tariffs create uncertainty

Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B
State regulators ask critical questions of Enbridge, other players in pipeline case
Tech companies lead US stocks higher as trade fears ease

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Counterpoint: Discussion of ketamine use on suspects is incomplete

Global migration crisis tests the West
Sack cartoon: The family-separation policy, in song
Readers Write: Child separations, Iran and nuclear weapons, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith and mining


Sack cartoon: The family-separation policy, in song
The family-separation policy, in song

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Jackson Browne digs deep and doubles up at the State

$11M Lake Minnetonka castle with nine fireplaces once hosted Dick Cheney
Minnesota State Fair reveals 27 new foods, including tuna poke and Norwegian waffles
Auditions for ABC's 'The Bachelor' coming to the Mall of America

Reusse: NFL and MLB have 62 teams, and they're all cowards
Patrick Reusse

The dramatically different cases of Colin Kaepernick and Luke Heimlich lead us to the same conclusion about those who run pro football and baseball teams.

Scoggins: Young Twins' struggles leave organization at a crossroads
Chip Scoggins

Those who gazed into the Twins future and saw up-and-coming stars have received another blunt reminder that baseball development cannot be scripted or predicted with ironclad certainty.

Souhan: Let's hope Minnesota PGA stop is classier than the U.S. Open
Jim Souhan

In recent years, golf is attracting fans who don't seem to care about the game as much as the opportunity to wander in a beautiful space, screaming inanities while getting drunk.




Donald Trump is shown speaking at a Minnesota rally two days before the 2016 election. He is scheduled to make his first Minnesota appearance since th

Minnesota GOP, once resistant to Trump, rallies behind him

Nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting nears result
Convicted Republican businessman's company targets Democrats
Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

Target CEO Brian Cornell

Target's CEO says retail industry will fight negative impact of tariffs

South Carolina city council OKs slavery apology resolution
Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'
Protesters confront homeland security secretary at Mexican restaurant

This June 18, 2018 photo shows an aerial view of the Amelia neighborhood in the municipality of Catano, east of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Thousands of pe

Many in Puerto Rico still under tarps as storm threat looms

Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes
Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed
UN chief: Highest number of conflicts globally in 30 years

Minnesota Twins Eduardo Escobar reacted after safely sliding into third base in the eighth inning.

Escobar plays the hits as Twins rally past Red Sox

Souhan: Twins need a starting catcher, not a stopgap
Sano's problems at the plate are rooted in the slider
Hildenberger comes through in big spot for Twins

Senegal's Mbaye Niang, right, dances in celebration with his teammates scoring his side's second goalduring the group H match between Poland and Seneg

Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at World Cup
Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1
Sampaoli: Messi 'shouldn't shoulder all the responsibility'

Maya Moore drove to the basket next to the Dallas Wings' Kayla Thornton on Tuesday.

Back on track? Lynx' second win in a row is 200th victory for Reeve

Cheryl Reeve joins WNBA's 200-win club
Sparks win 5th straight, beat Fever 74-55
Charles helps Liberty beat McCoughtry and Dream 79-72

Valerie Castile sat amid the paintings and other works strangers have made for her since the death of her son.

Philando Castile exhibit at Minneapolis Institute of Art embraces beauty and trauma

'All about family': Movement to reform foster care takes root in Minnesota
A Minneapolis salon owner's kindness project honors beauty within
94-year-old woman thanks 'guardian angel' who saved her from sinking car

'Springsteen on Broadway': the Boss goes off script to blast immigrant parent/child separation

'Springsteen on Broadway': the Boss goes off script to blast immigrant parent/child separation

Auditions for ABC's 'The Bachelor' coming to the Mall of America
Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers
Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random