Gov. Tim Walz to Trump on refugees: 'The inn is not full in Minnesota'

Gov. Tim Walz

Governor gives consent to refugee resettlement after new executive order by the president.

Minneapolis says no to reopening two Burger Kings over drive-throughs

The Burger King on Nicollet Avenue S. in Minneapolis first opened its drive-through window in 1964.

Minneapolis buildings deemed abandoned for more than a year cannot be reopened under nonconforming uses, meaning they could not reopen with drive-throughs, senior city planner Andrew Frenz said.

Indian activists reoccupy site of former Mpls. homeless camp

Protesters have erected a teepee at the center of a former homeless encampment in south Minneapolis, seen Saturday morning.

Despite city's efforts, more must be done to help the homeless, leaders say.

Wisconsin students find recording devices in Minnesota hotel

The Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.

A Wisconsin school district has put a staff member on leave after some high school students found recording devices in their hotel rooms during a field trip to Minneapolis.

Minnesota Blue Cross scrambles to boost cyberdefenses

A whistleblower told trustees he believed Blue Cross was failing to take reasonable protective steps with data.

Protecting its 2.8 million users' info is a top priority, the insurer says, and "efforts are ongoing."



The Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.

Wisconsin students find recording devices in Minnesota hotel

Package thief leaves thank-you note behind in St. Paul
Northstar train hits, kills teen pedestrian in Coon Rapids
Minnesota sets state income tax brackets for 2020

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Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, beaten by Denver’s Courtland Sutton for a reception on Nov. 17, has no guaranteed money left beyond this season on

Vikings cornerbacks headed toward turning points

Alex Stalock back in net when Wild wraps up homestand vs. Flyers
Erdmann might be best of all in St. John's exclusive 'quarterback club'
Gophers volleyball reaches Elite Eight with five-set win over Florida

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A whistleblower told trustees he believed Blue Cross was failing to take reasonable protective steps with data.

Minnesota Blue Cross scrambles to boost cyberdefenses

Online shopping is growing, but it isn't creating jobs
New leader of Minnesota employer health group talks drug costs and improving access to mental health care
Falling life spans show U.S. economy failing many

Members of Afghan’s security forces carry a wounded comrade into a U.S. Army medevac helicopter near the village of Tsunek, in Afghanistan’s north

Rash Report: 'Afghanistan Papers' show the power of the press

The Tories' historic U.K. landslide
Chaotic care report ignores broader challenges of integrating the disabled
McConnell indicates he'll let Trump's lawyers dictate Trump's impeachment trial


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Clean lines and a black-and-white palette updated the kitchen.

Restaurant designers give their North Loop loft 'fresh, clean update'

Let the Vikes inspire during U.S. Bank Stadium's Winter Warm-Ups for runners and inline skaters
Art at the airport: 10 great spots to catch a flight of fancy
'Oh, You Turkey' contest winners create award-worthy gobblers

Falling life spans show U.S. economy failing many

Life expectancy stopped increasing in the United States in 2010 and has been decreasing since 2014.

For this award-winning Minnesotan, the climate crisis is personal

Aletta Brady created a web-based platform, called Our Climate Voices, to humanize the climate crisis by gathering and sharing personal stories.

Anderson: Repulsive killing of bear wasn't hunting by a long shot

Sadly, the penalties historically haven't fit poaching crimes like those of which a Brainerd man is accused.




President Donald Trump declared Friday's House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country" and refused to back away from the cha

Trump impeachment goes to full House after panel OKs charges

Gov. Walz hires consultant to study breaking up embattled DHS
Democrats threaten to boycott next debate over labor dispute
Mississippi vows further appeal after loss on abortion ban

Briley Piper is taken to a hearing in this April 17, 2007 file photo in Deadwood, S.D.

S. Dakota upholds sentence of only death row inmate in 2000 killing

Wisconsin school finds threatening note from girl, 9
U.S. troops thwarted Hitler's last gamble 75 years ago at the Battle of the Bulge
Defeated Kentucky governor pardons violent felons

Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Japan local leader Harumi Suzuki holds signs while speaking during an interview with the Associate

Cries of abuse in Catholic Church start to be heard in Japan

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site
Insider attack kills 9 Afghan militia, officials say
Analysis: U.K. election has some lessons for the U.S. in 2020

Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, beaten by Denver’s Courtland Sutton for a reception on Nov. 17, has no guaranteed money left beyond this season on

Vikings cornerbacks headed toward turning points

Thielen ready to play Sunday for Vikings
Vikings-Chargers: Huge for wild-card berth, almost irrelevant in NFC North race
Boston College hires Ohio St assistant Jeff Hafley as coach

Alex Stalock back in net when Wild wraps up homestand vs. Flyers

Alex Stalock back in net when Wild wraps up homestand vs. Flyers

Gameday preview: Wild vs. Philadelphia
Dubnyk will be with Wild on road trip; 'hope' is to play
Postgame: Wild quiets Oilers' McDavid, Draisaitl

Minnesota setter Kylie Miller (14), middle blocker Regan Pittman (21) and opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy (10) celebrated a point during a match agai

Gophers volleyball reaches Elite Eight with five-set win over Florida

Gophers center Oturu bigger, stronger - and so are Big Ten rivals
Claeys reunited with Kill on Virginia Tech football staff
Gophers women's basketball player Staples looking to transfer

Michelle Kennedy grabbed a pack of cigarettes behind the counter for a customer at Vernon BP gas station in Edina.

Minnesota takes in millions each year from tobacco, but where does the money go?

Why doesn't Minnesota's governor pardon the ceremonial turkey?
Why are there so many water towers in Minnesota — and what do they do?
Who are all those people hanging out on sidelines during Vikings games?

Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska in 2015.

Mexico's most famous living author stands by sex abuse claim

'Mad Men' actress Christina Hendricks files for divorce
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
Post offices to be named for Marilyn Monroe, Ritchie Valens

For many Ugandan girls, these colorful outfits made by University of Minnesota design students are the first new pieces of clothing they’ve owned.

Ugandan orphans treasure clothing made just for them by University of Minnesota design students

100th anniversary of women's suffrage reason to celebrate across Minnesota
For this award-winning Minnesotan, the climate crisis is personal
A circus performer and his beloved Chihuahua have become the NBA's 'premier' halftime act