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St. Louis Park reinstates Pledge of Allegiance

More than 100 people packed the St. Louis Park council chambers Monday night to protest a decision to do away with the Pledge of Allegiance at most me

The council received criticism from across the country for its initial decision on June 17 to nix the pledge. Even President Donald Trump weighed in on the city's decision — twice.

Flash flooding on the heels of heavy rains in Twin Cities and surrounding areas

In Minneapolis, closure of Thor Cos. leaves one big hole in the ground

The site at Park and Franklin avenues has sat untouched for more than two months. Co-developer McGlynn Partners hasn’t said when construction might

Partner Thor Construction abruptly shut down during work on apartment complex

Minnesota DHS head Lourey resigns abruptly in shake-up

Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Tony Lourey resigned from his post Monday after just six months on the job.

State's Human Services head quits after 2 top deputies resigned.

City of Minneapolis cites Crave for violations after shooting

Two people were shot on Crave’s rooftop patio in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis cited the owner with two code violations, wants stricter security.



Preservationists want to save the former St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Como Park, built in 1927. The Twin Cities German Immersion School says it h

Demolition of former Como Park church on hold, but there's a catch

Congestion worsens on Twin Cities metro area highways
Minnesotans inspired by Somali-Canadian journalist killed in terrorist attack
Five months in workhouse for drunken driver who fatally struck pedestrian

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Twins righthander Michael Pineda, coming back from Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, has improved as the season has gone on.

Twins won't hesitate to ride Michael Pineda, if he keeps pitching well

Australia's national women's softball team finds a summer home — in Mankato
Sims and Fowles selected as WNBA All-Star reserves
Wolves fall short of Vegas jackpot, lose to Memphis in NBA Summer League final

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Geronimo's Pegasus Solar Project in Brooten, Minn.

Edina's Geronimo Energy sold to British utility for $100M

Hospital trade group wants Minn. to investigate Blue Cross Blue Shield
3M highlights U.S.-made products at White House event
Cargill and Ecolab announce new Farm to Fork Techstars class

President Donald Trump spoke Monday during his “Made in America” event at the White House. At the event, he increased his attacks on four first-te

Trump taps the tool kit of racism once again

How a St. Paul backer through and through soured on that city
Sack cartoon: Where Trump could go back to
Readers Write: Trump's racism, Ilhan Omar, Pledge of Allegiance, Epstein's donations


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The rise of the only child: 'We're happily a family of three'

2 fun new places to try Minnesota wines: A vineyard and a wine bar
From Tang to 'Toy Story': 10 ways the moon race shaped pop culture
Post Malone to party like a 'Rockstar' at Xcel Center Sept. 26

Souhan: What rebuilding? Sims leads overhauled Lynx into contention
Jim Souhan

If you haven't noticed, the Lynx are 10-7 without four star players who were with them last season: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Rebekkah Brunson and Seimone Augustus.

Revenue at century-old Minnesota chocolatier tops $20M under leadership of former Army medic
Neal St. Anthony

She transformed Maud Borup from a small retailer to a wholesale business that employs 120.

Hartman: Twins owner Pohlad fired up - and fearful - about push for playoffs
Sid Hartman

Even with the great start, owner Jim Pohlad is no different from many Twins fans. He is concerned that the club went 9-11 over its final 20 games before the All-Star break.




Attorney General Keith Ellison, Department of Labor and Industry Commissioner Nancy Leppink and Gov. Tim Walz after the bill signing ceremony.

Minnesota lawmakers, officials hail new wage-theft law as nation's strongest

Rep. Ilhan Omar reports raising $600,000 more for re-election bid
Heating up: Hotter Earth drives dollars to sustainable funds
House Democrats who tangled with leader not backing down

Demonstrators gather to block a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, to protest the constructio

Protests flare over construction of telescope in Hawaii

'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis
Rep. Ilhan Omar, 3 allies decry Trump attacks as racist, divisive
Pipe spills oilfield wastewater in Missouri River tributary in N.D.

Munira Mohmed, center, and Habiba Mohamed, right, listened at the Safari restaurant in Minneapolis as speakers shared memories of activist and journal

Minnesotans inspired by Somali-Canadian journalist killed in terrorist attack

Quake damages buildings on Bali, other Indonesian islands
Some Iranian women take off hijabs as hard-liners push back
Cuban singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement on island

Twins righthander Michael Pineda, coming back from Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, has improved as the season has gone on.

Twins won't hesitate to ride Michael Pineda, if he keeps pitching well

Scoggins: Season this strong deserves a bold boost from Twins front office
Twins will play host to both New York teams and A's
The Twins' homestand is a sweet July treat

Small number of Vikings single-game tickets to go on sale next week

Small number of Vikings single-game tickets to go on sale next week

Big 12 opposites: OU at top, KU's Miles returns with ring
Big 12 is a 10: Bowlsby says no talk of expanding league
Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds leg brace 8 months after injury

Flecks sponsor Camp Ronald McDonald: 'We're not here just to coach football'

Flecks sponsor Camp Ronald McDonald: 'We're not here just to coach football'

Hopkins guard Kerwin Walton sees interest soar after big AAU weekend
Scoggins: U president Gabel knows big-picture importance of Gophers sports
Minnesota strong: U works to benefit from very deep 2020 prep class

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Why is 'southeast' Mpls. actually northeast of downtown?

Sorry, but why do Minnesotans say 'ope' all the time?
Is Duluth the most inland seaport in North America?
How did the Twin Cities become a hub for Somali immigrants?

Attorney Michael Avenatti, who says he represents three victims of singer R. Kelly, three whisleblowers who have information about the case and three

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence girl he assaulted

Australian model sentenced in L.A. for airline flight disturbance
Remains found in Oregon believed to be actor Charles Levin
Oprah Winfrey visits Maui Humane Society following wildfire

Nawal Noor was named one of 24 Bush Foundation fellows this year. She plans to expand her business and pursue national leadership opportunities.

Somali American is trailblazer in a construction field with few women, people of color

New nonprofit Let Grow urges parents to land those helicopters and let kids be kids
Twin Cities' theater brings magical, free, puppet shows to backyards and parks
Diner patrons treat WWII veteran to hearty breakfast every day