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Permit for Minn. dairy farm failed to consider climate change

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ordered the state's pollution regulators to reconsider a permit they approved for a mega-dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota.

Authorities seek person who put explosive in Albertville Outlet mall trash can

The explosion occurred Friday night outside the Nike Outlet store

Hunter Biden denies doing anything wrong in Ukraine, China

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012, file photo, Hunter Biden waits for the start of the his father's, Vice President Joe Biden's, debate at Centre College i

Hunter Biden, acknowledging that his family name created business opportunities, rejected assertions by President Donald Trump that he did anything wrong by engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China.

Fort Worth officer released on bond after murder charge

The Rev. Kyev Tatum hugs Amedria Hogg near the home of Atatiana Jefferson in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 14, 2019. The former Fort Worth police officer wh

A white former Fort Worth police officer charged with murder after shooting a black woman through a window of her home has been released on bond, and the department told a grieving community that investigators would ensure "no stone is left unturned" in the search for answers.

Man pleads guilty to shooting 2 South St. Paul officers during eviction

Gunfire severely damaged this South St. Paul squad car in July 2018. Credit: South St. Paul Police Department

The gunman has a history of mental illness, was angry over being evicted.



A photo of Jayme Closs posted last January to Facebook by her aunt Jennifer Smith.

Jayme Closs, who freed herself from her captor, feels 'stronger every day'

Suspect arrested in shooting in Blaine Walmart parking lot
Man pleads guilty to shooting 2 South St. Paul officers during eviction
Authorities seek person who put explosive in Albertville Outlet mall trash can

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Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski had his best game Sunday in confounding the Eagles defense.

Scoggins: Vikings' Stefanski makes his mark with masterful game plan

Position of strength: Fleck has nice problem on Gophers offensive line
Criticism of NFL referees reaches new levels after Packers steal win
Wild doesn't care that first victory of season wasn't a pretty one

Scores, schedules, and stats
A portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka

UnitedHealth Group shares jump more than 5% on strong earnings, guidance

Twin Cities wholesaler offers rare sale on Cambria, flooring, cabinets
Wells Fargo 3Q profit falls 23%, revenue rises slightly
St. Paul-based DEED requests proposals for office space for 600 workers

This March 7, 2016, file photo shows the Trump National Doral clubhouse in Doral, Fla. A graphically violent parody video, shown at a meeting of Presi

Violent parody video is a new low in today's political environment

Trump parody video: Yeah, and the movie …
Paul Gazelka: I'd like to expand on my thanks to the president
Counterpoint: Enbridge's Line 3 is necessary



Brandi Carlile sold out the Minnesota State Fair grandstand in August.

Brandi Carlile to open Fillmore Minneapolis with three-night February run

Will Patton to narrate Dylan's cult publication 'Tarantula'
Minneapolis theater stages two-part Shakespeare play in a two-part venue
Graphic norovirus graphic from city of Minneapolis causes a stir

Scoggins: Vikings' Stefanski makes his mark with masterful game plan

Vikings players deserve credit for feasting on an Eagles defense that had vulnerable areas, but offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski's plan was a winner by being both creative and aggressive.

Former Eden Prairie fire chief sparks a new conversation about the safety of his peers

Among their often-unspoken dangers: high rates of cancer and heart disease, as well as mental health challenges

Scoggins: Gophers take big leap forward

The Gophers stood up and stood tall in delivering a mature performance that felt like a fork in the road. Big game, important moment and they pounced like a tiger stalking prey.




FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2018 photo, Florida Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis, center, greets supporters after being declared the winner of the Florida gubernator

Photos show Rudy Giuliani's fixers with Florida governor

Hunter Biden denies doing anything wrong in Ukraine, China
Rep. Ilhan Omar raises $1.1 million for re-election bid
GOP starts push to curb governor's veto powers

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2017 photo, Tarana Burke, founder, #MeToo Campaign, appears at the Women's Convention in Detroit. Burke is using the second an

#MeToo leader launches new hashtag to mobilize voters

Fuel in fatal B-17 crash wasn't contaminated, report says
Fort Worth officer released on bond after murder charge
Columbus statues vandalized on US holiday named for him

Turkish soldiers prepare to enter Syria with an armoured personnel carrier at the border with Syria in Karkamis, Gaziantep province, southeastern Turk

Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

More victims, more damage found in Japan typhoon aftermath
Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 'in weeks'
Wildfires spread through parts of Lebanon, Syria

If Twins ever play deep into October, get ready for some frosty opinions

If Twins ever play deep into October, get ready for some frosty opinions

Strasburg Ks 12, Nats top Cards 8-1; 1 win from World Series
Cole trying to join list of great postseasons on mound
Yankees, Astros plan all relievers in ALCS Game 4 vs. Astros

Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski had his best game Sunday in confounding the Eagles defense.

Scoggins: Vikings' Stefanski makes his mark with masterful game plan

Watch what you say, how you play: Brown released after loss to Vikings
Pro Bowl pace? More games like Sunday's could get Kendricks that honor
How did aggressive play calling ignite the Vikings offense Sunday?

Right guard Curtis Dunlap Jr. (51) cleared a path for Gophers running back Rodney Smith, taking a handoff from quarterback Tanner Morgan against Nebra

Position of strength: Fleck has nice problem on Gophers offensive line

Fathers and sons: Young Mashburn also chooses to play for a Pitino
Sign of the times: Unbeaten Gophers 28.5-point favorites vs. Rutgers
Under fire: Some coaches need a strong finish to keep their jobs

IN THIS PHOTO: Minneapolis,MN., Tuesday, 6/5/2001. (far lower left) The old Washburn A mill, on the river in downtown Minneapolis, the proposed site o

Why do so many Fortune 500 companies call Minnesota home?

Is Minnesota part of the Midwest? Should it be?
Why are Honeycrisp apples still so expensive?
Playing favorites: What's the story behind the Twins' game jersey picks?

Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole at the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N

Tiger Woods to write a memoir on ups and downs of his career

Julie Andrews reflects on her Hollywood years
Shepard Smith abruptly signs off, leaves Fox News Channel
Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' dies at 78

Car 1267 being loaded at the Snelling Shops on its way to Maine in 1953. Pictured from left to right are Twin Cities Rapid Transit (TCRT) General Mana

Rare streetcar restoration united three generations of Minnesotans

Former Eden Prairie fire chief sparks a new conversation about the safety of his peers
80-year-old Minnesotan 'lives his faith' — from early civil rights to comforting the sick today
Nurse says battling Ebola outbreak is 'best job in the world'