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Wetterlings to hold community meeting Monday in Paynesville

Jacob's parents say they hope the event will be cathartic and helpful for the community.

Holidazzle opens at Loring Park with new offerings

The revamped Minneapolis tradition opened Friday with live music and fireworks.

Russo's Rants
Postgame: Yeo sounds the alarm as Wild falls to 1-4-1 in its past six

The Wild put forth an awful effort Friday during a 3-1 loss to Winnipeg

Gold in the Barn
Gophers postgame: Ugly wins are still wins

From the Gophers’ perspective, any game they can gut out or steal is a big victory.

St. Paul police union criticizes AFSCME for support of Jamar Clark protesters

The St. Paul Police Federation on Friday criticized one of the state’s largest labor unions for its declaration of support of protests that began after the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police, calling it “so biased and ignorant - it is useless to even debate.”

Chip Scoggins
Scoggins: Winning the Axe would salvage something in Gophers' screwball season

The festive mood of the Gophers' season opener three months ago feels like three years ago after all the ups and downs. Win Saturday and a major disappointment is avoided.

Patrick Reusse
The committee has spoken: Reusse’s 2015 Turkey of the Year is ...

From a healthy pool of candidates, one honoree emerged for the annual Turkey of the Year.

Don Lindich
Sound Advice: Price comparisons are impressive, but headphones' sound is more so

Q: I purchased the $79 Grado SR60e headphones you recommended and am very pleased. Unfortunately, the open-back design leaks too much sound to be usable…

A lesbian mom feels pressure to be perfect

As much progress as we have made in our fight for equality, we still sometimes feel the pressure to be the perfect lesbian family.

Confessions of a Packers fan who married into a Vikings family

"I grew up with the Green Bay Packers, in suburban Milwaukee, the way you grow up with gravity," writes 10,000 Takes contributor Tim Gihring. Then he married into a family of Vikings fans.

Why I love buying vintage from my fashionable Minnesota forebears

Ever since I moved to Minneapolis in 2006 from a teeny-tiny farm town Up North, I’ve been collecting vintage clothing. I like a history lesson that lives in my closet.