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Stillwater school controversy heads into year of uncertainty with lawsuits, distrust

Parents have built a strong alliance to battle the district's decision to close three elementary schools.

Hundreds of dead fish wash ashore in west metro lake

An estimated 500 to 1,000 dead crappies were reported at the boat access on Lake Independence in Maple Plain over the long weekend.

An estimated 500 to 1,000 dead crappies were reported at the boat access on Lake Independence in Maple Plain over the long Memorial Day weekend.


Prince

Record crowd on hand as St. Paul Saints play Purple Game to remember Prince

Police search Coon Rapids Dam Park for missing man
Woman struck on St. Paul street dies five days later
Privatizing airport security? MAC doesn't see much benefit
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Bryan Rust, center, celebrated his first-period goal with Penguins teammates Justin Schultz and Evgeni Malkin.

Penguins open Cup Final with victory on late goal

Lynx's Reeve, former colleague Laimbeer mirror each other's intensity
Twins move struggling Hughes to long-relief role
Curry, record-setting Warriors headed back to finals
Scores, schedules and stats

Nonprofit Senior Community Services embraces new business model

For Amazon exec Stephenie Landry, the future is Now
Synthetic diamonds gaining acceptance, but industry wary
Anselmo was judge, mental health advocate


Patrick+
Reusse blog: Things look different with Dundas Dukes on field and in grandstand

There was a Duke thrown out trying to go from first to third. Honest to Lew Olson, it happened.

Twins Insider
Hughes headed to bullpen when Gibson returns

Twins will solve six-starters problem this week by keeping Dean in rotation, demoting veteran.

Russo's Rants
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight: Penguins vs. Sharks; Expansion chatter

Tonight will be Game 1 of the Final, and the Star Tribune will be along for the ride.


Wes Bausmith/Los Angeles Times/TNC

Minnesota's criminal justice system: Wrongly imprisoned, but finally compensated

There are hidden costs to delaying Zika funding
Hillary Clinton's e-mail controversy: If impropriety here, anticipate it elsewhere

The 2016 Legislature

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Dr. Henry Heimlich

You can save a life: How to perform the Heimlich maneuver

Summer serial: A young Mpls. teacher is pulled to small town Minnesota
Pal's marriage in trouble? U prof knows how you can help
State Fair Midway hosts 'best Soundset yet'
Horoscopes

James Lileks
James Lileks: Answers to some of your burning questions about grilling

Fellow Americans! You will be grilling foodstuffs today, right? Right. Perhaps you’ve read articles with tips and tricks — rub kosher salt into the pork…

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Stanley Cup finalist Phil Kessel's production belies perception

There is a hockey player with local ties who has proved himself during the Stanley Cup playoffs to be durable and clutch, productive and adaptable, and if it surprises you that the player's name is Phil Kessel, you probably care more about reputations and memes than goals.

Visceral 'Scapegoat' premieres in Minneapolis

Christina Ham's new play about race and violence puts pretty words to ugly truths.


Actors Amber Heard and Johnny Depp attend a gala in January in Culver City, Calif.

Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp

Harvard grad's spoken-word speech inspires millions
C.J.: Child actor in chilling Abbey's Hope spot is an old soul
C.J.: Attorney Ron Rosenbaum, an invaluable source to media, dies

Hit and miss analysis:  The truth about Joe Mauer’s hitting? It depends on when you’re asking. The Twins first baseman has gone through extremes this season.

Judging Joe Mauer's highs and lows

Postgame: Nunez sacrificed on his own, and it nearly paid off
Gallery: Oakland 3, Twins 2
Monday's Twins-Oakland game recap

Jesse Ventura

Jesse Ventura says 'unequivocally' he will not run for president

State mental health gets $48M, defying national trend
Libertarians see opening: 'We have been given gift of Trump and Clinton'
Hillary Clinton marches in hometown Memorial Day parade

An author remembers his disgraceful morning as a Star Tribune paperboy

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

Lifeguards shut down Corona del Mar State Beach on Sunday after a swimmer was pulled injured from the water from a possible shark attack.

Suspected shark attack halts swimming at California beach

Obama is pressed to speed effort to add migrants
1 of FBI's most-wanted fugitives caught on Mexican border
Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

Filmon Selomon, right, Mabtom Tekle and Awad Weldemariam are Eritrean survivors of a deadly smuggling shipwreck.

Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids

German rhetoric on Afghan migrants doesn't match reality
Premier says return to Fort McMurray delayed for some
Police raid drug-infested 'Bronx' in Colombia's capital

What deserves the biggest blame for the poor start by the Twins?

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