Minnesota's days of cheaper electricity seem numbered

Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant in Welch, Minn., is run by Xcel, which has invested $2 billion in its Minnesota nuclear plants. The utility, Minnes

Utility rate increases are poised to push Minnesota past the national average.

Man shot, killed outside Mpls. apartments near Stone Arch Bridge

Man shot, killed outside Mpls. apartments near Stone Arch Bridge

It happened in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood, where already have met with police after crimes.

Duluth's Park Point may be gradually crumbling away

One of the narrower parts of Duluth’s Park Point, as seen from the air last month.

The future is important to the more than 300 residential structures, hotels and other businesses that call it home, as well as the bustling shipping industry

Gov. Tim Walz builds on diversity in the state courts

Lola Velazquez-Aguilu leads the Judicial Selection Commission, which guides Gov. Tim Walz.

More than a third of his judicial picks have been people of color, more than half women.

No cash or spare change for the Salvation Army's red kettles? No problem

Douglas Schindler rang the bell Friday at a Cub Foods in Roseville. “People don’t carry cash. So we have to adapt,” said the Salvation Army’s

The Salvation Army adds mobile-pay technology in hopes of boosting donations in cashless society.



St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, top, listened in on small groups of community listening circles earlier this month.

Residents say connections, honest conversations can help St. Paul curb violence

Transportation plan for Ford site encourages walking, biking, transit
Brooks: Bakers, American Legion team up to spread holiday cheer to troops
Community meal eases isolation for East African elders in rural Minnesota

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Iowa defensive back Riley Moss celebrated after he broke up a pass intended for Gophers wide receiver Chris Autman-Bell.

Iowa retains Floyd of Rosedale, ends Gophers' bid at perfection with 23-19 victory

Dalvin Cook has been a model back, model teammate for Vikings
Souhan: Vikings come down hard on Browns' Garrett for his outburst
James Harden's 49 points send Rockets to rout of Wolves

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Vintage market: Minneapolis Vintage Market is a monthly pop-up that has been having to find bigger venues as the interest in its events has grown.

Popularity of resale market in Minnesota spills over into holiday shopping

Go big or get out? Some in farming say the opposite is the future
Mastercard to offer cards aimed at transgender and nonbinary people
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity builds corps of young professionals

This artists rendering provided by NASA shows the Voyager spacecraft.

Getting back to fundamentalism

Impeachment hearings are both proper and painful
Sack cartoon: Keeping birds away from U.S. Bank Stadium
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Sack cartoon: Keeping birds away from U.S. Bank Stadium
Keeping birds away from U.S. Bank Stadium

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Maren Morris performed “Girl” at the 53rd annual CMA Awards in Nashville on Wednesday. Saturday's concert in Minneapolis was Morris' first since p

There's nothing middling about Maren Morris in concert

Lakeville backyard garden is a lush, living tapestry
Former poet laureate Tracy K. Smith rediscovered poetry's power while crisscrossing rural America
Time-capsule home from 1800s is older than Minnesota's statehood

Souhan: Vikings come down hard on Browns' Garrett for his outburst

Thursday night's brawl on national TV gives the NFL a black eye.

Scoggins: Gophers' frustration runs high following a blown opportunity at Iowa

It was failure at the worst possible moments at Kinnick Stadium, and the U did not look like a team that started off 9-0.

Brooks: Bakers, American Legion team up to spread holiday cheer to troops

Together, they hope to send a sweet reminder that someone in Minnesota is thinking of them.




Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg delivers a Veterans Day address at a campaign event Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in

Pete Buttigieg jumps out as 2020 Democratic front-runner in new Iowa poll

Gov. Tim Walz builds on diversity in the state courts
How an alarmed CIA analyst triggered impeachment inquiry
Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards arrives to address supporters at his election night watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

Democrats hold on to Louisiana governor's seat despite Trump

Indiana judges suspended after drunken brawl in White Castle parking lot
Which ads will be deemed 'political' under new Twitter ban?
Alleged gunman, victim among 6 charged after game shooting

Pro-democracy protesters gather at the barricades on a road obstructed with bricks set by them outside the campus of the Hong Kong Baptist University

Chinese troops join Hong Kong cleanup as protesters retreat

'Absolutely no mercy': Leaked files show China's mass detentions in officials' own words
India, choking on toxic air, tries something new: An oxygen bar
Bolivian interim leader meets UN envoy amid violence fears

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said of Dalvin Cook: “He’s been a tremendous leader, done everything we’ve asked him to do.”

Dalvin Cook has been a model back, model teammate for Vikings

Souhan: Vikings come down hard on Browns' Garrett for his outburst
Timing of workout for Colin Kaepernick smells stinky
Anderson: Study on bird carnage at stadium is waste of unnatural resources

Carolina's Andrei Svechnikov held up his stick in celebration after scoring the winning goal against Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk.

Wild gets a point but falls to Hurricanes 4-3 in overtime

Wild's rally falls short in overtime loss to Hurricanes
'Blue-collar' Wild does not identify with NBA's load management
Coyotes G Kuemper fights Tkachuk, shuts out Flames

Iowa defensive back Riley Moss celebrated after he broke up a pass intended for Gophers wide receiver Chris Autman-Bell.

Iowa retains Floyd of Rosedale, ends Gophers' bid at perfection with 23-19 victory

Scoggins: Gophers' frustration runs high following a blown opportunity at Iowa
Hartman: Gophers beat themselves in first loss of the season
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck unapologetic for coming to receiver Tyler Johnson's defense after late hit

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) warmed up on the field prior to Thursday night's game. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribun

Who are all those people hanging out on sidelines during Vikings games?

Why isn't it a crime to punch someone if you're playing pro hockey?
Why does the Stone Arch Bridge cross the Mississippi at such an odd angle?
How did Minnesota become the Gopher State?

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Ariana Grande tells fans she's struggling with an illness

Prince Andrew denies claims of Epstein accuser in interview
Rapper Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates
Pierce Brosnan's sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

Chris Pangle, left, helped resort chef Brian Chaffee load food and supplies into Chaffee’s van at Loaves & Fishes in Minneapolis before a 360-mile r

Twin Cities nonprofits boost deliveries of free food to people in need in greater Minn.

Minnesota artist's portraits salute four-legged lifesavers for vets
Minneapolis' Eastside Food Co-op makes food access 'FARE'
A breast cancer support campaign shows the power of handwritten letters