Email: U student imprisoned in China for tweets is released

Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Tina Smith had called on the Chinese government to release Luo Daiqing.

Members of Minnesota's congressional delegation and free-speech advocates voiced support for a University of Minnesota student sentenced in China for tweets he made while studying in the United States.

Man in car shot, critically wounded in St. Paul

A man was shot several times during an apparent attempted robbery Thursday night near Como and Van Buren avenues in St. Paul.

Victim was shot in his car by two armed suspects, according to scanner audio.

Edina High student boarding school bus hurt in hit-and-run crash

Surveillance video from the Edina school bus captured an image identifying the vehicle involved. Police believe the vehicle is a Chevrolet Malibu or C

The student has been released from the hospital and is resting at home, the school district said.

MyPillow inventor open to speculation about 2022 bid for Minnesota governor

My Pillow founder Michael Lindell spoke at a Trump rally in Rochester in October 2018.

Mike Lindell has been one of Trump's loudest boosters in Minnesota.

Child dies of flu in Minn. as season hits schools, young people hard

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Pediatric influenza-related death reflects the continued spread of flu viruses across the state.



Attorney William Pentelovitch, shown earlier in the week,offered aggressive questioning Thursday.

Leaked e-mail comes under scrutiny at PolyMet hearing

After objecting to reporters, Minneapolis advisory committee will be educated on Open Meeting Law
St. Paul Winter Carnival brings drag bingo, craft beer and Olympians
St. Paul police identify man who collapsed, died after trying to rob Church of Scientology employee

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Minnesota's Marcus Carr hits the game-winning 3-pointer over Ohio State's C.J. Walker during the final seconds.

Carr's three-pointer gives Gophers a rare, 'special' win at Ohio State

Twins' homegrown offense gets even stronger by adding Donaldson
Kubiak to face big decisions in new role as Vikings offensive coordinator
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John Stumpf, the chief executive of Wells Fargo, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee investigating Wells Fargo's opening of millio

Former Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf fined $17.5M for sales scandal

Greenhouse gas readout for dairy expansion near Winona heightens scrutiny of methane
Unemployment holds steady in Minnesota, and job growth slows to a near-stop
M&Ms 'experiential' store to open in American Girl space at Mall of America

Jared Mollenkof has his photo taken after voting at the Minneapolis Early Voting Center, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Minneapolis.

If you're ashamed of being a party member, stay out of our primary

A glimmer of positive news on the achievement gap
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Readers Write: Gun legislation, Trump supporters, farming, climate change


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Colin Farrell and Charlie Hunnam check out the contents of a trunk in “The Gentlemen.” Spoiler alert: It’s a person.

Guy Ritchie's new gangster movie 'Gentlemen' doesn't feel all that new

Nur-D embraces comics, video games and insecurity to be Minnesota hip-hop's new superhero
Andrew Zimmern announces new MSNBC show on food and politics
Legacy of Gordon Parks lives on, in a photo show at St. Paul museum

Reusse: U greats Willie Burton, Clem Haskins unified for all time

On Sunday, Willie Burton's No. 34 jersey will be retired at Williams Arena, a tribute being embraced in incredible fashion by his teammates, coaches and others at the U.

Souhan: New Lynx assistant Smith tasked with keeping Reeve calm

Cheryl Reeve said she used to be a buffer between the head coach and players, including Katie Smith, when she was a WNBA assistant. That'll be part of Smith's role with the Lynx.

Scoggins: Being suspicious about baseball is no way to watch it

Electronic sign stealing will become MLB's new steroids nightmare if what happened in Houston wasn't an isolated instance involving a rogue organization. Baseball's integrity is at stake.




Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addressed supporters at an event to open his first campaign office in the state.

Michael Bloomberg opens Minneapolis campaign office with an eye on November

MyPillow inventor open to speculation about 2022 bid for Minnesota governor
Rep. Ilhan Omar launches re-election campaign
Early voting means 2020 primary is already here for millions

Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez speaks during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in Philadelphia. Perez was

Cleveland bishop named Philadelphia's next archbishop

Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting
California's monarch butterflies critically low for 2nd year
Puerto Ricans protest in anger over unused emergency aid

Rural Fire Service large air tanker 134, operated by Coulson Aviation in Oregon, dropped fire retardant on a wildfire burning close to homes at Penros

Australia works to recover bodies of 3 from air tanker crash

China confirms 1st death outside epicenter of viral outbreak
US general says troop surge in Middle East may not end soon
Report: U student sentenced to prison in China for tweets made in U.S.

Gary Kubiak during the Vikings’ season finale at U.S. Bank Stadium on Dec. 29.

Kubiak to face big decisions in new role as Vikings offensive coordinator

Hartman: Super Bowl stories for Mahomes, Shanahan started in Twin Cities
Grading the Vikings: Cousins has best season. Was it worth $100 million?
NFL player Antonio Brown turns himself in at Florida jail

Eric Staal celebrated after scoring a goal vs. Edmonton earlier this season.

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Wild's Parise aims for more scoring consistency
Boudreau: Wild 'going to put a push on' after returning from break
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Minnesota's Marcus Carr hits the game-winning 3-pointer over Ohio State's C.J. Walker during the final seconds.

Carr's three-pointer gives Gophers a rare, 'special' win at Ohio State

Gophers sophomore forward Ranta developing into a force
Cornerback Howard no longer in transfer portal, will stay with Gophers
Reusse: Another hallway hire at St. John's has basketball program rolling

Raising the Midsommar pole at the American Swedish Institute

Is Minnesota actually more German than Scandinavian?

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Historic Old Central High School is now for sale.

For sale: Century-old iconic school in downtown Duluth

Hermantown seeks sales tax increase to raise $28 million for hockey arena
Duluth's 'Can of Worms' interchange is $100M over budget before work begins
PolyMet foes accuse Minn. regulators of destroying evidence

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) on the sidelines,during the first half at an

NFL player Antonio Brown turns himself in at Florida jail

'Sopranos' actress says Weinstein raped her in the mid-1990s
Lawyers: Kodak Black moved to federal prison in Kentucky
R. Kelly girlfriend can return to Kelly home for belongings

The Nest at Faribault High School.

Free student store at this Minnesota high school addresses a growing need

Intergenerational musical brings together actors age 11 to 87 in Hopkins
Minn. restorative justice leader sees this method as best opportunity to heal trauma
Their love affair began at a Subway sandwich shop. Eighteen years later, they bought it.