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Former Sen. Norm Coleman says cancer's return has 'shaken my soul'

Norm Coleman outside his Washington, D.C. office in 2015. The former Republican U.S. senator is backing state Sen. Karin Housley in the special electi

Coleman was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. He survived an earlier bout with neck and throat cancer in 2015.

Father of Chanhassen teen killed by police requests city investigation

The scene of an officer involved shooting in Chanhassen, Minn., on July 13, 2018.

"Our kids cannot be killed by those who are here to protect and serve," Don Amorosi said.

New storm shelter in Fridley models safety for mobile homes

Natividad Seefeld climbs down into her neighborhood's current, cramped storm shelter as the mobile home park awaits its new shelter's groundbreaking t

Project comes at a time of growing awareness around Minnesota's storm shelter standards.

EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

FILE - In this June 19, 2015, file photo, traffic heads eastbound on Rt 50 in Bowie, Md. Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency p

The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the proposal would actually increase U.S. highway deaths.

Dad charged with inflicting grave injuries on 13-day-old boy in Apple Valley home

Michael Herkal

The infant is not expected to survive, according to the charges.



Natividad Seefeld climbs down into her neighborhood's current, cramped storm shelter as the mobile home park awaits its new shelter's groundbreaking t

New storm shelter in Fridley models safety for mobile homes

MVTA eyes service cuts, route changes in south suburbs
Police say southern Minnesota resident points gun at 2 kids, says stay off his lawn
Scuba diver who was struggling in lake near Stillwater is found dead

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he won’t tolerate his players fighting with the Jaguars during their joint-venture practices.

Zimmer taking steps to keep Vikings' joint practice with Jaguars clean

New-look Sano backs up Odorizzi's strong pitching in Twins victory
Lynx's home woes deepen with loss to Chicago
Anderson: Benefits of having a son as a guide

Scores, schedules, and stats
Robert Sheie, who started Menswear Market online in 2011, believes his new brick-and-mortar store will help make him more efficient.

Minneapolis men's upscale clothing reseller goes from clicks to bricks

Sun Country adds Nashville routes, another step in building presence beyond MSP
Hate to call customer service? Try texting instead
CEO Pay Watch: General Mills' Jeff Harmening made $4.1 million in fiscal 2018

Minnesota attorney general candidate Keith Ellison greeted supporters as he stopped by DFL gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz’s primary night party on

A dramatic finish to a turbulent campaign

Critical, close-to-home challenge for new Mayo CEO: Rebuilding trust among those served by regional network
Planning for 2040: We must come together; our future depends on it
Readers Write: Renaissance Festival, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Carol Becker, Peter Strzok, Minnesota Twins



Sam Smith encouraged the Xcel Energy Center crowd to sing on Tuesday night in St. Paul.

Pop star Sam Smith's stage steals the show in St. Paul

Food & Wine names Spoon and Stable to list of 40 most important restaurants of last 40 years
Injury report: Minnesota musicians Charlie Parr, the Bad Man sidelined by broken body parts
Wednesday's Rod Stewart concert in St. Paul is postponed until Oct. 14

Souhan: We may never see the likes of Lindsay Whalen again
Jim Souhan

Will there ever be another basketball player, or any athlete, from Minnesota who so ideally combines greatness and so many other attributes?

Souhan: Lynx starters take the floor, and Whalen stays behind
Jim Souhan

When Sunday's game started, Lindsay Whalen took a seat on the bench for the first time since the first game of her WNBA career..

Schafer: Commuting cost can drive home-buying decisions
Lee Schafer

Home buyers have long known about this trade-off between cheaper houses and longer commutes, sometimes called the drive-until-you-qualify strategy. Buying cheaply enough to get approved for a mortgage loan means looking in neighborhoods that are probably much farther out from the city center. But commuting with a car isn't cheap.




Live: 2018 Minnesota primary election results

Live: 2018 Minnesota primary election results

Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker
Steil, 'Iron Stache' to face off for Ryan seat in November
How US Fed is unintentionally squeezing developing economies

FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, speaks while outlining the schedule for Pope Francis' Septe

Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children

Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl
Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case
Puerto Rico's last homes finally get power back

A view of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an indus

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive
Minnesota singers join voices with South African choir: 'It's magic all the way'
As Taliban fight for Ghazni, nearby Afghan districts fall

Miguel Sano, left, celebrates his two-run home run with Jorge Polanco, center, and Max Kepler in the eighth inning Tuesday.

New-look Sano backs up Odorizzi's strong pitching in Twins victory

Souhan: Praise Twins front office for new approach
Hip injury bothered Twins' Morrison for months
Upton homers, drives in 3 to lift Angels past Padres 7-3

Minnesota United goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped a shot from LA Galaxy forward Ola Kamara during the first half of a 2-2 draw Saturday in Carson

Minnesota United FC eases road woes just in time

Castillo, Jackson score 2nd-half goals, Rapids tie Galaxy
FIFA defends bans for 'false' info, tarnishing reputations
Loons outside back Jerome Thiesson nearing full strength

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore, from left, Sylvia Fowles, Tanisha Wright, and Seimone Augustus showed their frustration during the fourth quarter a

Lynx's home woes deepen with loss to Chicago

Souhan: We may never see the likes of Lindsay Whalen again
'A great 15 years.' Whalen's moving on
Jones scores 27, Sun hand Wings 9th straight loss

Andrea Siegel is a Minneapolis activist and mom who is trying to get kids and adults to stop one environmentally destructive habit: using straws. She

Minneapolis activist wants us to say 'no thanks' to plastic straws

This Minneapolis business owner and mechanic knows her way around a tire
New Minn. theater program gives the stage to children with special needs
At 55, he went on a 14,000-mile hike to figure out what to do with his life

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, Liev Schreiber attends a news conference for the movie "Isle of Dogs" in Berlin, Germany. Schreiber on Tuesd

Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing
Report: Demi Lovato likely overdosed on fentanyl-laced drugs
Prince to receive honorary degree from University of Minnesota