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Lake Calhoun name change prompts much debate, little movement

Despite grass-roots support for the change, no public hearing has been held.

Syrians' plight spurs flood of donations to state's refugee agencies

As rhetoric heats up, phones ring off hook at groups that can assist Syrian refugees.

Louis Villaume
Villaume: Thankful for Vikings

This Thanksgiving is one where Minnesotans could be thankful.

Reusse blog: Mike Dass family puts Chairman at peace with Turkey of the Year selection

The winner -- "Death'' -- was such a departure that there was actually consultation with a (two-person) committee in Year 38 of the Turkey Banquet.

Police ask for public's help in solving double slaying

A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said that they needed the East African community’s help in finding the gunman.

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.

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Kill reflects on accomplishments with Gophers' football program

The Gophers turned around, on the field and off, because of ex-coach Jerry Kill's influence.

C.J.: Brooklyn Center mom whose daughter was a distracted driving casualty reminds motorists to stay focused

Brenda Van Asch’s encounter with me ended better than it started. We were both at Donny Osmond’s autograph session Saturday at Southern Lights, the…

Strong families are built on strong relationships

Making time for our relationship makes us better partners to each other and when we are better partners, we are better parents.

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.