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Rucki sisters headed to family program after shunning dad

The runaway Lakeville sisters who had been missing for two and a half years will be sent to an intensive out-of-state reunification program after refusing to live with their father.

600 Minn. nursing assistants must retake test after 'potential improprieties'

An investigation found anomalies in test results through the Inver Hills Community College program, raising concerns that as many as 569 nursing assistants might be unqualified for their jobs.

Lileks @ Lunch
The Horrible Screaming Skyscraper

Turn it down, mate

Access Vikings
Vikings name all-state prep football team

Gary Sloan of Grand Meadow was named coach of the year and J.D. Spielman of Eden Prairie the player of the year today when the…

Russo's Rants
Mike Modano, Chris Chelios head roster for outdoor game at TCF

Alumni from the Blackhawks will play against ex-Wild/North Stars on Feb. 20 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Tom Horgen
Jeans: In the Raw

Why are some guys wearing the same pair of $200 jeans for six months? The answer lies in the story of raw denim.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: Restore former prisoners' vote and restore dignity

Gina Evans, community outreach director for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, has a "pretty long history of low-level criminal activity," beginning at 16, including check…

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Vikings' Anthony Barr is already a star

Sunday, in the Vikings' 20-10 victory at Atlanta, Barr made plays deep in Atlanta's backfield, far downfield, in the flat and far down the sideline.

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.

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.

The Home Inspector
Repairing a window with fogged glass

I recently had several windows with fogged glass repaired, and I took photos of the process to share with anyone who's curious.