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Investigation into Prince's death now is a criminal probe

The Carver County Sheriff's Office cited an exception to Minnesota public records laws allowing the suppression of information relating to preparing a case "for the commission of a crime."

Violence follows California Trump rally, about 20 arrested

Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump violently confronted each other in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries.


Carver County scrapbook helps Wis. society reclaim missing WWII trophy

St. Anthony mobile home park to close and land will be redeveloped
Willmar sailor's remains return home 72 years after his D-Day death
Weekend Traffic: Closures on I-94, I-35W on list of metro area road work
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Vikings select wide receiver Treadwell with 23rd pick

Souhan: Quarterback stability gives Vikings chance to fill other needs
Fletcher says Torchetti a serious coaching candidate, chemistry 'overblown'
Twins' rookie slugger Park adapts to high heat
Scores, schedules and stats

Abbott's $30 billion deal for St. Jude Medical not seen as job killer

Advocate wants to help Minnesota's senior renters to 'age artfully'
A mid season executive compensation report
U.S. economy struggles at start of election year


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Minneapolis approves $800M plan to upgrade roads, parks

A momentous, $800 million deal to breath new life into Minneapolis' crumbling roads and parks received enthusiastic approval Friday by the City Council.

On Books
St. Paul poet Chris Santiago wins the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize

The annual prize includes $10,000 and publication with Milkweed Editions.

Table Talk
Burger Friday: Goat, in all of its glory, and on wheels

At the Curious Goat, chef/owner Ian Gray is an expert on Minnesota-raised goat, and he's got the burger (and the cheese curds) to prove it.


The etiquette of mourning celebrities in the social-media age

'American Roulette': The role of gun laws in domestic violence
Sack cartoon: 'Lucifer in the flesh'
Readers Write (April 29): Shakespeare and today's politics, Metropolitan Council, transgender accommodations, 'fools and fast cars,' Minneapolis roads and parks and taxes, music education

Prince and First Avenue: a history of the club's ties to its brightest star

Punches and peas: North Minneapolis gym teaches kids boxing — and nutrition
Review: With a neo-Nazi Patrick Stewart, 'Green Room' is diabolically good
Three Minneapolis gallery shows celebrate Earth and its troubled beauty
Horoscopes

Don Lindich
Sound Advice: Many ways to crank up headphone volume

Q: Is there a way to increase the maximum volume on my headphones? I need it to be louder when watching a movie on my…

Kerri Westenberg
At MSP, another ride option takes off

Due to a recent change at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, you can turn to Uber, that fleet of free-range individuals offering rides in their personal vehicles.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: Minneapolis artist turns barbed wire from Holocaust camp into 'eternal light'

When Ruth Elias of St. Louis Park finally summoned the inner strength to return three years ago to Poland, a place of devastating loss for…


Reagan's daughter blasts Will Ferrell over Alzheimer's comedy about her dad

Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith join Obama youth initiative
Lance Armstrong asking judge to end government lawsuit
Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s bathroom at Donald Trump building

Sano impressive at third base for Twins

Twins minor leaguer Reynaldo Rodriguez suspended for steroid use
The pitch from Alisha Perkins? Be kind to yourself
Series preview: Detroit at Twins

Tensions are rising as Minn. legislative session winds down

Minneapolis Council Member Warsame backs Mohamud Noor in race vs. Rep. Kahn
Senate confirms first female officer for warfighting command
Federal investigators fault VA review of Texas wait times

Prom gone wrong: How a Prior Lake teen's dream night turned into a disaster

Right job, wrong building: Confessions of a U of M tour guide

Brother, others related to San Bernardino shooters arrested

CDC: Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist
Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year
North Carolina lawmaker defends law, acknowledges fallout

Spanish park workers discover huge trove of Roman coins

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany
North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria's largest city