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Without state funds, Southwest light rail line's future is in doubt

A rendering of the Southwest Light Rail train passing through the Kenilworth Lagoon.

So far, $130 million has already been spent on the line linking Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

Allegations surface of drug abuse by U wrestlers, police investigation

Four athletes are under investigation for dealing the prescription drug, Xanax, and 10 others are suspected of using the anti-anxiety medication recreationally.


Bodycam video released on Columbia Heights police killing of Michael Kirvelay

Tension high as another witness testifies in Minneapolis ISIL recruit trial
Gallery: WWII Army Pvt. John P. Sersha comes home
Highway 12 Safety Coalition renews push for funding after bonding bill fails
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University of St. Thomas players Thomas Sjoberg, Grant Shaeffer, Will Dunn, Jodan Burich and G.T. Johnson celebrate after St. Thomas won the NCAA Division III men's college basketball championship game in March. The Tommies also finished second in NCAA D-III football.

In the MIAC, it's St. Thomas at the top by a wide margin

After fastball to the face, Motl, Gophers revel in first place
Reusse: Twins make getting swept part of their stupefying routine
Postgame: Slumping Sano moves into MLB lead in strikeouts
Scores, schedules and stats
Luke Stein applied a clear coat on lacrosse sticks at Epoch Lacrosse in Roseville.

Epoch Lacrosse expansion in Roseville paying off in new products

Goldman Sachs downgrades General Mills to "sell"
Best Buy shares tumble as CFO exits, execs warn of slow summer
Alexander: Helping an iPad find a better Internet connection


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Black-crowned Night-Herons

Photographed at sunset in Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge

Paul Douglas on Weather
More Storms Wednesday - Heavy Rainfall and Unsettled Through The Weekend

More showers & heavy T-storms rumble into Minnesota Wednesday; the drive home another slow-motion slog. After a brief break from puddles Thursday the next stormy swirl pushes more storms into town late Friday into Saturday; another 1-2 inches of rain may trigger minor flooding. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson

Twins Insider
Grossman gets first-ever middle-of-the-lineup start tonight for Twins

Robbie Grossman is batting fifth for the Twins tonight against Kansas City while Byung Ho Park and Brian Dozier get a night off in an effort to break their slumps.


The Northern Warehouse Artists Cooperative in St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood was the first such project developed by Artspace, in 1990.

Race and housing in the Twin Cities: Don't underestimate the value of building spaces for artists

Dayton should veto flawed body-cam bill
Sack cartoon: The TSA
Readers Write (May 25): Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, the 2016 Legislature, airport security, Trump on climate change

The TSA

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At TCF Stadium where Beyonce is scheduled to perform as part of the Formation tour, fan Destiny Brooks of Apple Valley dressed like her idol Beyonce in a Formation video.

With fierce performance, Beyoncé reigns on a stormy night at TCF

The Viking Bar reopens this week with music and food on the new menu
Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Zimmern for food at U.S. Bank Stadium
Sorry, there's nothing magical about eating breakfast
Horoscopes

Jon Tevlin
Tevlin: On Memorial Day weekend, evidence of Legislature's failure will be all around us

This weekend, tens of thousands of Minnesotans will travel to their vacations on scenic, crumbling highways to bike on stunning, pockmarked trails and fish in…

Paul Brand
Brand: Lightly driven Edge just needs some annual care

Q: In 2009, we purchased a new 2008 Ford Edge. My husband followed all required maintenance. He passed away last year and last October I…

Chip Scoggins
Scoggins: Maybe Dozier will get the hint from the bench

In a season of disappointment for almost every Twins player in uniform, Dozier looks lost — defiant is probably more accurate — at the plate as he attempts to yank every pitch down the left-field line.


Candace Payne, right, joined James Corden and a special guest for a Chewbacca fest.

James Corden gets driven to work by Chewbacca mask lady, with special guest

Helen Hunt mistaken for Jodie Foster by barista
Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose, face of new Chanel scent
Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case

Minnesota Twins' Byung Ho Park is congratulated by Oswaldo Arcia after Park hit a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 13, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Twins notes: Adjusting at plate is new to Park

Santana: Slider was not very good vs. Royals
Reusse: Twins of 1981 were unwatchable, but better than these 2016 yahoos
Was it a double-standard to leave Miguel Sano in after taking Eddie Rosario out?

FILE - In this May 8, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally in Piscataway, N.J. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton sought to avoid primary losses in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday, aiming to blunt the momentum of challenger Bernie Sanders ahead of a likely general election matchup against Republican Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'

Madison police say father killed daughter, then himself
The Latest: French drivers hunt for gas amid strikes
White House arts program teams up with Kennedy Center

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An Apple Valley man keeps stealing my identity, and nobody will stop him

Does Art-A-Whirl still matter? This Minneapolis photographer thinks so

FILE - In this June 18, 2015, file photo, Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, N.C.

US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case

Minnesota woman survives 100-foot fall during Arizona hike
Health care CEOs lead the way in 2015 compensation
The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015

FILE - This file still image taken from video posted Saturday, May 21, 2016, on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman shows some personal belongings and other wreckage from EgyptAir flight 804 in Egypt. Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official said on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

Canada's missing women of the Highway of Tears
Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate change
Human-rights activists prevented from meeting President Obama in Vietnam

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