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Organizers cancel Grand Old Day festival, St. Paul's unofficial summer kickoff

St. Paul's Grand Avenue looking west from Saint Albans St. was clogged with pedestrians enjoying Grand Old Day in 2018.

The June festival is still planned for 2020, but organizers say they couldn't raise enough money this year.

Family of Mall of America victim will not confirm pastor's comments on child's injuries

Lawyer Stephen Tillitt spoke to reporters and read a statement on behalf of the family whose 5-year-old son was tossed over a third floor balcony insi

Pastor said 5-year-old Landen shows "zero evidence" of brain damage

Noor trial: BCA agent is pressed on his probe into sounds before Damond was shot

Justine Ruszczyk Damond

Justine Damond was shot after she called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home.

Justices seem ready to OK census question on citizenship

New York State Attorney General Letitia James, center, flanked by Dale Ho, left, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, and New York City

The Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration's plan to inquire about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census in a case that could affect American elections for the next decade.

Hockey legend Neal Broten cited a 3rd time for drunken driving

Neal Broten

Authorities say he failed to obey a stop sign before his arrest in western Wisconsin, where he lives.



Get ready for another shutdown of Interstate 35W south of downtown Minneapolis because of weekend construction.

Orange cone alert on I-35W, closed this weekend from I-94 to Crosstown

Study of Minnesota moms links mercury risk to skin-lighteners, fish consumption
Top officers and a civilian honored by the St. Paul Police Department
Organizers cancel Grand Old Day festival, St. Paul's unofficial summer kickoff

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Will defining season for Zimmer, Spielman and Cousins influence Vikings' draft?

Will defining season for Zimmer, Spielman and Cousins influence Vikings' draft?

Scott Studwell says he's retiring after 42 years with Vikings
Thibodeau: Butler 'brought the best out in people' in Minnesota
Home-course advantage? Minnesotans Lehman, Herron, Merritt will play 3M Open

Scores, schedules, and stats
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes traded above their all-time closing high Tuesday. File photo of Tommy Kalikas working with fellow traders on the floor

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs as earnings roll in

Northern Oil and Gas scoops up more North Dakota oil properties
Medicare marketing prompts $50,000 penalty
Linked to deaths, surgical staplers get closer look from FDA

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., spoke during a town hall meeting on April 16 in Fort Dodge, Iowa

View from Iowa: Pete Buttigieg has made an impressive start, but it's time to get more granular

After attacks, Sri Lanka shut down social media. Good, I thought. And I'm a tech journalist.
Surprise! Social Security has gotten healthier
Attack on Sri Lanka is attack on us all


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Editorial cartoon: Walt Handelsman on the Mueller report

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Mariyah Gerber, who skates on national skate shows, lets it fly on the ice.

Black culture takes the ice with Twin Cities skating troupe Brownbody

Identical twin actors star in separate Guthrie Theater shows at the same time
How Dungeons and Dragons somehow became more popular than ever
Tips for Minnesota drivers on new 'hands-free' cellphone law

Broadway vet Betty Buckley shines in 'Hello, Dolly!' revival at Orpheum

Review: The surprisingly fun Broadway revival stops at the Orpheum.

Reusse: For Boudreau and Wild, it's torture on the outside looking in
Patrick Reusse

On Monday, Boudreau was starting his third week of digesting the fact that the 2018-19 Wild was only his second team in a dozen NHL seasons to miss the playoffs.

Scoggins: Ticket price cuts a start for Coyle. Are more alcohol sales next?
Chip Scoggins

U athletic director Mark Coyle acknowledged that he's had discussions with school leaders about expanding alcohol sales in Williams Arena and 3M Arena at Mariucci beyond suites and club rooms.




FILE - In this April 2, 2019, file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cum

Dems weigh contempt vote after White House defies subpoena

Walz names chief inclusion officer to diversify state workforce
Justices seem ready to OK census question on citizenship
The Latest: Mnuchin seeks more time on Trump tax request

Tracy Godfrey leads a computer class through the WAFCS at Brooklyn United Methodist Church.

Americans getting more sedentary, computers partly to blame

Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation
Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls
North Carolina museum cares for a litter of endangered red wolf pups born on Earth Day

A mourner places flowers on a grave during a funeral of Easter Sunday suicide bomb blast victim at Methodist cemetery in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday,

Sri Lanka, like world, again sees scourge of suicide attacks

All not in favor of Trump's Buckingham Palace dinner date
Workers install tarps to protect gutted Notre Dame from rain
New photos mark first birthday of Britain's Prince Louis

If Wolves want to keep Saunders, will that impact basketball boss search?

If Wolves want to keep Saunders, will that impact basketball boss search?

Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit
Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit
Ex-Wolves Billups, Booth among 4 candidates for team's basketball boss

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau is pacing the room watching the NHL playoffs this spring. “I can’t stand the idea we’re not in.”

Reusse: For Boudreau and Wild, it's torture on the outside looking in

Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance
Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7
Hockey legend Neal Broten cited a 3rd time for drunken driving

Linebacker Blake Cashman, shown at Gophers pro day in March, had a breakout season as a senior.

Former Gophers linebacker Cashman climbs the NFL draft board

Gophers add 6-9 German prospect Ihnen to 2019 class
Gophers complete softball sweep at Nebraska
Scoggins: Ticket price cuts a start for Coyle. Are more alcohol sales next?

This photo released by Kensington Palace on Monday April 22, 2019, and taken by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, shows Prince Louis at their home in Norfol

New photos mark first birthday of Britain's Prince Louis

Luke Perry's final 'Riverdale' episode will air this week
C.J.: Prince protégée Ashley Támar Davis performed with pre-Destiny Beyoncé
Henry Winkler has 3-book deal for new middle-grade series