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Second snowy wallop strikes Twin Cities during commute

Monday morning commuters took a beating; metro area poised to get up to 5 more inches of snow Monday evening.

Hodges, Ellison call for end to vigil; BLM protesters push back

Meanwhile, felony charges were filed against four men suspected of being involved in the wounding of five activists with gunfire.

Hot Dish Politics
Dayton, other Minn. leaders request meeting with Obama on foreign steel dumping

Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday said he and members of Minnesota's congressional delegation have requested a meeting with President Obama to urge him to combat foreign steel dumping.

Jerome Foundation gives fellowships to five Minnesota artists

The Jerome Foundation has given $12,000 fellowships to five Minnesota artists.

Yesterday's News
Jan. 5, 1933: It's time to expand our rotten vocabularies

The newspaper career of Wisconsin native Winifred Bonfils spanned five decades, beginning in 1890 at the San Francisco Examiner. Her syndicated pieces for Hearst ran under the byline "Winifred Black," but Examiner readers knew her as Annie Laurie. The Minneapolis Star carried her syndicated column in the early 1930s, including this swell musing published a few years before her death.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: Restore former prisoners' vote and restore dignity

Gina Evans, community outreach director for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, has a "pretty long history of low-level criminal activity," beginning at 16, including check…

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Vikings' Anthony Barr is already a star

Sunday, in the Vikings' 20-10 victory at Atlanta, Barr made plays deep in Atlanta's backfield, far downfield, in the flat and far down the sideline.

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Vikings' Peterson gets his wish, lots of carries at Atlanta

The Vikings kept going to their star running back, and he responded with a big game vs. the Falcons.

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.

Why I love buying vintage from my fashionable Minnesota forebears

Ever since I moved to Minneapolis in 2006 from a teeny-tiny farm town Up North, I've been collecting vintage clothing. I like a history lesson that lives in my closet.