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Minnesota Poll: Walz, Johnson lead the field in governor's race

The Minnesota State Capitol in the evening sun

But many Minnesota voters remain undecided as the crowded race gets started.

Police: Ex-boyfriend killed Edina woman in Minnesota, burned body in New Orleans

Cristina Prodan

Felony charge reveals chronic violence against the woman, and marriage of the suspect to another man.

Border wall models thwart U.S. commandos in tests

This Oct. 26, 2017 file photo shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego. Rigorous testing of prototypes of President Donald.

Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press.

KKK group from North Carolina is recruiting members on Iron Range

Recruiting effort met by outrage in three cities.

Why no march here? Some Twin Cities women want to take movement to the streets again

A young girl stood front and center at the front of the procession from St. Paul College to the State Capitol for the noon rally. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com Women’s activists and supporters gathered at St. Paul College then marched to the State Capitol for a noon rally Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 for a local version of the big national D.C. women’s march. ORG XMIT: MIN1701211543353332

Indoor activism disappoints some. Women's March organizers say 2018 calls for new tactics.



A young girl stood front and center at the front of the procession from St. Paul College to the State Capitol for the noon rally. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com Women’s activists and supporters gathered at St. Paul College then marched to the State Capitol for a noon rally Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 for a local version of the big national D.C. women’s march. ORG XMIT: MIN1701211543353332

Why no march here? Some Twin Cities women want to take movement to the streets again

Police: Ex-boyfriend killed Edina woman in Minnesota, burned body in New Orleans
Donations rocket past $200K for Saints punter's charity and Children's Minnesota
St. Paul's Rondo community gets a glimpse of I-94 land bridge designs

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Nick Foles, left, and Case Keenum

Good friends Keenum and Foles traveled a winding path to NFC title game

Craig: Eagles believe their defense on par with Vikings' - and they're not wrong
Mailbag: How will the Vikings pressure Eagles quarterback Foles?
Second-half surge sends Maryland by Gophers 77-66

Scores, schedules, and stats
The Twin Cities did not make the first cut in Amazon.com Inc.'s list of regions where it might locate a second headquarters. File photo of Amazon’s headquarters building in Seattle.

Why did Twin Cities miss out on first cut for 2nd Amazon HQ?

With major venues booked up for Super Bowl events, planners got creative
With rapid bus line on drawing board, developer shifts plans for site in Oakdale
Dick's Sporting Goods to extend hours and open early for Viking fans

In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump spoke to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

Stop this name-calling and debate the issues

As federal shutdown looms, ponder a better way to govern
Sack cartoon: Jeff Sessions' approach to drugs
Readers Write: Star Tribune Minnesota Poll, Super Bowl preparations, immigration debate


Jeff Sessions' approach to drugs

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Lady Lark performed in First Avenue’s Best New Bands showcase earlier this month.

Two weeks after igniting an old-school dance party, Lady Lark returns to First Ave

Minnesota legend Mike Lynch: A portrait of the artist as blue-collar hero
New musical in Bloomington is one of the hottest tickets in town, with good reason
'12 Strong' action-packed but superficial

C.J. and Philly columnist Stu Bykofsky trade trash talk
C.J.

The Philly columnist kicked things off with: "Like almost all Americans, I've never been to Minnesota. What am I missing, other than frostbite...?"

Craig: Eagles believe their defense on par with Vikings' - and they're not wrong
Mark Craig

"We always have the mind-set every week that we are the best," Philadelphia defensive end and sacks leader Brandon Graham said.

Two weeks after igniting an old-school dance party, Lady Lark returns to First Ave
Chris Riemenschneider

A year after her first singing gig, the '80s-flavored R&B groover is already playing her second First Ave show.




Chairwoman of the Minnesota Republican Party, Jennifer Carnahan.

Minnesota GOP board grants party chairwoman request for commission

For Minnesota, a shutdown could have major implications
Minn Poll: Mixed views of tax changes include majority seeing rich gaining most
The Latest: Judge: Washington lawmaker records are public

Louise Anna Turpin, far left, with attorney Jeff Moore, second from left, and her husband David Allen Turpin, listen to attorney, David Macher, as they appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family's Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments.

California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture

Clues sought in copter crash that killed Zimbabwean leader
Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold
At least 10 deaths from snow, ice and record cold in South

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

Gaza family kills relative after Hamas says he aided Israel
El Salvador tells citizens to renew soon-to-end TPS status
Prague's 600-year-old clock has been stopped for repairs

Nick Foles, left, and Case Keenum

Good friends Keenum and Foles traveled a winding path to NFC title game

Craig: Eagles believe their defense on par with Vikings' - and they're not wrong
Souhan: From the UP to 13 years in the NFL, Berger's built quite a career
Hartman: Joseph's vision for success with Vikings becomes reality

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) passes the ball as Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and guard Jimmy Butler defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Wolves can't handle Houston's outside game in 18-point loss

Afflalo suspended two games after scuffle with Wolves' Bjelica
LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams
Wolves lose 116-98 to Rockets

Devan Dubnyk has to make plenty of saves, but the Wild helps its goalie by forcing opponents to take more low-quality shots.

How is Wild in playoff hunt despite being last in this statistic?

Hornqvist gets 2 goals, Penguins beat slumping LA Kings 3-1
Sizzling Avs win 8th straight by holding off Sharks 5-3
Wild has tough stretch of games after both breaks

Britain's Prince William chats to guests at a reception after delivering a speech to celebrate the national rollout of the 'Step into Health' programme, at Chandos House in London, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The initiative is supported by the Royal Foundation to help ex-service people, their spouses and dependants find employment in the National Health Service. The event was hosted by NHS Employers. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)

Royal close shave: Prince William opts for dramatic buzz cut

In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault
Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations
C.J. and Philly columnist Stu Bykofsky trade trash talk