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On boom-or-bust Iron Range, this downturn feels different

With 2,000 miners facing layoffs as rest of state rebounds, the Range is slumping again.

Opioid overuse kills more Minnesotans than homicide

The runaway use and abuse of prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone has emerged as a public health threat in Minnesota.

Access Vikings
Vikings-Falcons: Five Bold Predictions

The Falcons need to get back on track today and the Vikings … well the Vikings need to get back on track as well. So…

Russo's Rants
Postgame: Yeo says, 'Same story. Here we are again'

A staple of a Mike Yeo-coached team has been winter collapses, and the Wild coach hinted that's happening again.

Twins Insider
Park: No problem with being Twins' DH

Korean says he hopes for "positive result" on contract as he heads to U.S., but deal won't be as rich as projected

Jon Tevlin
Tevlin: No easy solutions in north Minneapolis

As hundreds of protesters streamed into downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday night, a defiant show of disgust after a white man allegedly shot five black protesters…

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: With postpartum depression, empathy, not judgment, is needed

“This morning, I killed my own child.” The statement is unfathomable to us — the lucky ones who never have experienced postpartum depression. While Shwe…

Chip Scoggins
Scoggins: What rivalry? Badgers could have left Axe in Madison

The best rivalries swing back-and-forth like tennis matches. Gophers-Badgers in football has become terribly one-sided.

A lesbian mom feels pressure to be perfect

As much progress as we have made in our fight for equality, we still sometimes feel the pressure to be the perfect lesbian family.

Confessions of a Packers fan who married into a Vikings family

"I grew up with the Green Bay Packers, in suburban Milwaukee, the way you grow up with gravity," writes 10,000 Takes contributor Tim Gihring. Then he married into a family of Vikings fans.

Minnesota on Tap
Republic and GYST both set to host sour beer events on December 12th

Sour beer lovers will be glad to know that there are two great events coming up on December 12th.