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Mid-90s? It's weather whiplash for holiday weekend

Memorial Day weekend is going to be the hottest in more than a decade, with temperatures in the 90s for much of it.

No charges in fatal St. Paul crash between bus, bicyclist

According to St. Paul Police the school bus belonging to First Student was transporting students from St. Paul Ramsey Middle School when it struck and

Two witnesses told investigators that the bus driver had the right of way when the collision occurred, a St. Paul police spokesman said.

Two dogs, three adults, one state park add up to 100 ticks in less than 24 hours

Two dogs, three adults, one state park add up to 100 ticks in less than 24 hours

"We could see them everywhere."

Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter

Law enforcement officers walk outside Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., after a shooting on Friday, May 25, 2018. A male student op

A male student armed with two handguns opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.

Best Buy to close Mall of America store in August

Best Buy will close its store in the Mall of America on Aug. 4. File photo shows Creisha Martin, a college student at the time, shopping at the store

The electronics retailer, which has been at the giant mall since 2008, will close the store Aug. 4.



Council member Phillipe Cunningham, who started smoking his teens, said that he was voting to pass the smoking ordinance for his younger self. Friday

Minneapolis votes to raise tobacco-buying age to 21

No charges in fatal St. Paul crash between bus, bicyclist
Runner mistakenly runs full Fargo marathon after planning for a half
Beware: In Minnesota, ticks are lying in wait for you

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Vikings will need to adjust to key changes in NFL kickoff rules

Vikings will need to adjust to key changes in NFL kickoff rules

Fleck couldn't land the big one, but Gophers 2019 class is filling up
Reusse: Minnesota's NBA hex dates back to plane crash in a cornfield
Can transfers lead an instant turnaround for Pitino's Gophers?

Scores, schedules, and stats
Best Buy will close its store in the Mall of America on Aug. 4. File photo shows Creisha Martin, a college student at the time, shopping at the store

Best Buy to close Mall of America store in August

North Loop plan flips to affordable rentals
What are the best deals for Memorial Day weekend?
Fastenal plans new office park to bring 400 jobs to downtown Winona

Swastika carved into green at Lakeville golf course. Mowers at the Crystal Lake public golf course found an unwelcome symbol on one of their greens ea

Fascism is back. Blame the internet.

Minnesota Legislature shortchanges kids and school safety
Sack cartoon: Change of plans
Readers Write: The NFL and the national anthem, freedom vs. limits, Edina schools and 'social justice'


Sack cartoon: Change of plans
Change of plans

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The 14th season of "The Bachelorette" premieres Monday on KSTP.

Minnesota's Becca Kufrin gets another shot at love on 'The Bachelorette'

A top Twin Cities chef debuts a gotta-eat new burger at Monello
Minnesota is the main course in new season of Travel Channel's 'Man v. Food'
5 reasons Downtown East works (hint: it's not because the buildings look cool)

Souhan: Cowardly NFL goes backward with anthem decision
Jim Souhan

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and his known associates are hiding their greed and cowardice behind faux patriotism.

Souhan: Fenton seeks elusive formula of roster moves, puck luck
Jim Souhan

New Wild GM Paul Fenton is going to have to be creative and probably ruthless in remaking the roster of a team that has advanced to the conference finals just once.

Souhan: Coach Whalen reminds us she remains an outstanding player
Jim Souhan

She protected the ball, led a Lynx comeback and showed her feisty side when she drew a technical foul during a shoving match.




State Sen. Michelle Fischbach is sworn in as lieutenant governor of Minnesota on Friday, May 25, 2018.

Fischbach resigns Senate seat, takes lieutenant governor oath

At Harvard, Clinton warns of threats to American democracy
Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to them now'
Sen. Tina Smith touts Planned Parenthood past in taking on Trump plan

A police officer puts up police tape at a scene where pedestrians were hit by a motorist in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 25, 2018. Police say three wom

Hit-and-run driver strikes pedestrians in downtown Portland

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
U.S. housing costs reflected in shift away from the coasts
Charlottesville officials opt not to rehire city manager

In this image made from CCTV footage released by Peel Regional Police, two suspects enter a glass doorway of the Bombay Bhel Indian restaurant, late T

Explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada wounds 15 people

Brazil president says striking truckers could be removed
N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch
After taking on Atlantic, swimmer heads to Pacific

Royce Lewis met one of his many young fans at a recent Cedar Rapids Kernels game.

Twins' top pick Lewis is charming Cedar Rapids – but for how much longer?

Dozier trying to find his game in season that's run hot and cold
Hartman: Rodney never lost faith in his ability
Epstein: No trade talks for Cubs despite Machado speculation

Loons to face USL's Cincinnati team in U.S. Cup - but not at home

Loons to face USL's Cincinnati team in U.S. Cup - but not at home

Young players try to replace Spain's old guard at World Cup
Germany's 'golden generation' primed for World Cup defense
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles shoots against Dallas Wings center Elizabeth Cambage during the first half Wednesday.

Fowles meets huge challenge with huge game in Lynx win

Gameday preview: Lynx hit the road for the first time
The Jordan Brand, Minneapolis in discussion for permanent Maya Moore "Wings'' billboard
Maya was just like Mike, even if it was only for a day

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2015, file photo, actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie 'Spectr

Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
Michael Jackson estate slams ABC TV special on his last days
Minnesota's Becca Kufrin gets another shot at love on 'The Bachelorette'

Kera LaSure played with her daughter Thalia Mims, 2, in their Maplewood split-level, which LaSure was able to buy through Habitat for Humanity’s ope

Habitat for Humanity's new Open Market buying program gives families more choice

Music is Wisconsin singer/songwriter's key to coping
Decades after being bullied, sisters forgive former school tormentor
In Ms. Bell's North High classroom, sociology is a way to break stereotypes