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Investigation into Prince's death now is a criminal probe

The Carver County Sheriff's Office cited an exception to Minnesota public records laws allowing the suppression of information relating to preparing a case "for the commission of a crime."

Major closures of I-94, I-35W could snarl roads this weekend

The Drive

Motorists in the metro may have the most difficulty getting around this weekend as portions of two freeways will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning.


Inspiration to St. Paul Latino officers, community calling it a career

Alcohol may have played role in Eagan crash that killed 2
DNR's plan to make all park campsites reservable set to begin
Carver County scrapbook helps Wis. society reclaim missing WWII trophy
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New name emerges for Wild coaching search after Boudreau fired by Anaheim

Give credit to Spielman for going off-script by being predictable
Souhan: Quarterback stability gives Vikings chance to fill other needs
Sano impressive at third base for Twins
Scores, schedules and stats

Abbott's $30 billion deal for St. Jude Medical not seen as job killer

Advocate wants to help Minnesota's senior renters to 'age artfully'
A mid season executive compensation report
U.S. economy struggles at start of election year


Michael Brodkorb
Former DFL lawmaker running to be Trump delegate to Republican National Convention

Former DFL legislator Steve Wenzel is running to delegate to the Republican National Convention from Minnesota as a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Class Act
Eagan student wins JFK Profile in Courage essay award

Zhen Tu, a junior at Eagan High School, won $10,000 for an essay on a congressman who gave up his career for bipartisanship.

Table Talk
Burger Friday: Goat, in all of its glory, and on wheels

At the Curious Goat, chef/owner Ian Gray is an expert on Minnesota-raised goat, and he's got the burger (and the cheese curds) to prove it.


Obama's economic legacy: Crisis overcome; malaise worse than ever

'American Roulette': The role of gun laws in domestic violence
Sack cartoon: 'Lucifer in the flesh'
Readers Write (April 29): Shakespeare and today's politics, Metropolitan Council, transgender accommodations, 'fools and fast cars,' Minneapolis roads and parks and taxes, music education

Prince and First Avenue: a history of the club's ties to its brightest star

Punches and peas: North Minneapolis gym teaches kids boxing — and nutrition
Review: With a neo-Nazi Patrick Stewart, 'Green Room' is diabolically good
Three Minneapolis gallery shows celebrate Earth and its troubled beauty
Horoscopes

Chris Riemenschneider
More Prince parties this weekend: From concerts to 'Purple Rain' screenings

More options to celebrate his legacy in his hometown, including a literally old-school party at Sabathani Community Center.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: Minneapolis artist turns barbed wire from Holocaust camp into 'eternal light'

When a St. Louis Park woman finally summoned the inner strength to return to Poland, a place of devastating loss for her family in World War II, she found the seeds of Jewish life in the most unexpected of places.

Don Lindich
Sound Advice: Many ways to crank up headphone volume

Q: Is there a way to increase the maximum volume on my headphones? I need it to be louder when watching a movie on my…


Reagan's daughter blasts Will Ferrell over Alzheimer's comedy about her dad

Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith join Obama youth initiative
Lance Armstrong asking judge to end government lawsuit
Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s bathroom at Donald Trump building

Twins' rookie slugger Park adapts to high heat

Twins minor leaguer Reynaldo Rodriguez suspended for steroid use
The pitch from Alisha Perkins? Be kind to yourself
Series preview: Detroit at Twins

Violence follows California Trump rally, about 20 arrested

Tensions are rising as Minn. legislative session winds down
Minneapolis Council Member Warsame backs Mohamud Noor in race vs. Rep. Kahn
Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plan

Prom gone wrong: How a Prior Lake teen's dream night turned into a disaster

Right job, wrong building: Confessions of a U of M tour guide

University of N.H.: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

CDC: Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist
Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman
The Latest: Woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

Spanish park workers discover huge trove of Roman coins

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany
North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria's largest city