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North Dakota's largest city prepares for major flooding

North Dakota is expecting the Red River to cause flooding problems for the areas around Fargo and Moorhead.

The mayor of North Dakota's largest city declared an emergency Monday and asked residents to help fill 1 million sandbags in preparation of major Red River flooding.

Woman dies after being struck by hit-and-run motorist in St. Paul

Taressa D. Wilson-Snyder

The crash occurred about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in a residential block, police said.

Penn Cycle sells to Freewheel Bike after 61 years in business

Penn Cycle sponsored a fat tire race at the annual Minneapolis Loppet ski festival.

Family-owned operation launched in 1957, and was under financial strains.

Woman, 2 children victims of homicide on White Earth reservation

The killings have authorities on the scene Monday afternoon in northern Minnesota.

Minneapolis Mayor Frey draws attention to 'desperately needed' mental health services for restaurant servers



I-35W, seen from the E. 26th St. Bridge, in December. What headaches are we seeing early a.m. after 1-3 inches of snow fell overnight?

Pothole repairs in construction zone to reduce I-35W to single lane in Mpls.

Minnesota suicides and other 'preventable deaths' rose again in 2017
Charge: St. Paul gunman killed man who came to defense of shooter's girlfriend
Does 'sustainably sourced' really help the environment? Yes, with a caveat

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The Gophers were one of 68 teams selected for the NCAA tournament Sunday. Play begins this week and reaches its epic conclusion next month at U.S. Ban

Destination Des Moines: Gophers, Pitino draw Louisville

Vikings re-sign Abdullah; Sendejo and Compton headed to new teams
Early NCAA women's tournament reveal shows Gophers left out
Winter-weary Molitor visits Twins: 'I picked a bad year to get fired'

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Penn Cycle sponsored a fat tire race at the annual Minneapolis Loppet ski festival.

Penn Cycle sells to Freewheel Bike after 61 years in business

3M realigns corporate structure, combining safety with industrial businesses
CEO Pay Watch: Ameriprise's James Cracchiolo made $16.5 million last year
Does 'sustainably sourced' really help the environment? Yes, with a caveat

In Jerusalem, a view of the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims. The author calls for an approach to t

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar: Apply universal values to all nations to achieve peace

Outdated approach to terrorism fight must be scrapped after Christchurch
Terrorism is a performance. Don't watch.
College admissions: Worse than 'side door' scandal are the closed doors


Sack cartoon: Air safety
Air safety

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Jane, Brigid, Kate and Rita McDonald, from left, youngest to oldest, are the inspiration for “Sisters of Peace.” The four McDonald sisters have jo

These 4 sisters are actually sisters: Minnesota's 'worker nuns' celebrated in new play

'SNL' and 'Shrill' star Aidy Bryant on size and self-esteem: 'I just got fed up'
Jerome Foundation awards two-year, $40,000 grants to 60 individual artists
Twin Cities team tries to 'fix' Leonard Bernstein's biggest flop

Souhan: Final Four an impossible dream for Gophers? You never know
Jim Souhan

Qualifying for the tournament that will end a couple of miles from campus means we get to see the bracket through the eyes and optimism of the Gophers' hometown players.

Minnesota roof-rake maker grows sales to $2M after long struggle
Neal St. Anthony

Local couple turn roof-rake line into big business with international reach.

Souhan: Twins ace Berrios embraces hard, smart work
Jim Souhan

Since 2010, only three Twins pitchers have produced 200 innings in a season: Carl Pavano, Phil Hughes and Ervin Santana. With his work ethic at the front of the rotation, Jose Berrios should join that group this year.




Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke

Klobuchar, other Dems take off gloves quickly in taking aim at O'Rourke

De Blasio calls Obama's early days in office 'a lost window'
Trump goes after John McCain seven months after he died of brain cancer
Police officer suspended amid white nationalist affiliation

Visitors admire the super bloom, which has turned the hillsides into a sea of orange poppies in Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore, Calif., on March 9, 20

Tens of thousands converge on California 'poppy apocalypse'

Group with consumer-friendly vibe pushes drugmakers' message
Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth
Irregularities found in Methodist vote on gay clergy

In this image taken from video, a body lays next to a tram as emergency services attend the scene of a shooting in Utrecht, Netherlands, Monday March

Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram; mayor fears terrorism

Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation
Raw courage foiled attacker of mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand
88 pounds of plastic found in dead whale in the Philippines

Rockets star James Harden shot as Timberwolves rookie Josh Okogie defended in the first half Sunday.

Another bad memory from Houston as Rockets batter Wolves 117-102

Cameron Reynolds looking like he belongs in Wolves rotation
Josh Okogie a bright spot in Timberwolves loss to Rockets
Wolves-Houston game recap

Islanders center Brock Nelson scored the game-winner on a wrist shot in overtime on Wild goaltender Alex Stalock with center Luke Kunin defending Sund

Brock Nelson's OT goal sends Islanders over Wild

Gophers goalie Robson leaves school to sign deal with Wild
Jared Spurgeon does it all for Wild in 3-2 overtime loss to Islanders
Wild rookie Jordan Greenway experiencing highs and lows of first full season

The Gophers were one of 68 teams selected for the NCAA tournament Sunday. Play begins this week and reaches its epic conclusion next month at U.S. Ban

Destination Des Moines: Gophers, Pitino draw Louisville

Gophers goalie Robson leaves school to sign deal with Wild
Early NCAA women's tournament reveal shows Gophers left out
Have the Gophers overachieved, underachieved or properly achieved?

In this May 27, 2007 file photo, Dick Dale, known as "The King of the Surf Guitar," performs at B.B. King Blues Club in New York. Dale has died at age

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, 'Miserlou' composer, is dead

R. Kelly case spotlights abuse of girls in the era of #MeToo
Indianapolis Children's Museum removes Michael Jackson items
C.J.: Don't even try to stay still during Aretha Franklin tribute concert