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I-35 bridge collapse survivor becomes 11th Twin Cities man charged with supporting ISIL

Survivor of I-35W collapse believed to be alive in Syria.

St. Anthony police officer who shot Philando Castile placed back on leave

St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez fired the shots that killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop.

St. Anthony officials drew widespread protests over his recent reinstatement.

26-year-old cleared for unconditional release from Minnesota sex offender treatment program

Man, 26, who abused as a child, is set to get program's first unconditional discharge.

Minnesota surpassed for best average ACT score

FILE - In this May 6, 2015 file photo, a computer-based practice ACT English test is displayed on a computer monitor in Washington. Nearly two-thirds of this year�s high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Yet Minnesota still tops the list of states where nearly all grads took test.

4-H skills, traditions remain a Minnesota State Fair mainstay

An inquisitive goat arrived at the State Fair on Wednesday, looking ready for excitement — along with proud 4-H’ers.

Fair stalwart 4-H has a long history of promoting the state's agricultural practices while educating city slickers on where their food comes from. Around 5,600 4-H kids from sixth grade through college freshmen will travel to the fair, having earned the spot from their performance at county competitions, to exhibit livestock and showcase fine arts projects.


Metro Transit bus

Minn. Supreme Court divided on access to Metro Transit recordings

Drive-throughs aim to shorten DMV lines in Twin Cities
2016 Princess Kay of the Milky Way is from Goodhue County
Man shot dead in southern Minnesota state park

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Minnesota Twins' Byung Ho Park, of South Korea, watches teammates during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Park's sour 'learning experience' season with Twins ends early

This week's Barclays a lesson in Ryder Cup pressure
State legislator proposes tax cut for Minnesota Olympic medalists
Hope Solo suspended from US soccer team for 6 months

Scores, schedules and stats
Stratasys announced it will work with Boeing, Ford and Siemens on lightweight auto and aerospace parts manufacturing.

Stratasys partners with Boeing, Siemens and Ford on new 3-D printing technologies

Target CFO gives Best Buy props on a good quarter
Apple receives designation to become wholesale seller of electricity
Schafer: Two years in, Target CEO's job isn't getting easier

Wednesday’s groundbreaking for a new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on the Leech Lake Reservation in Bena, Minn, means that students will no longer attend classes in this converted pole shed.

New Indian school in Leech Lake is a lesson in leadership

Sack cartoon: The EpiPen episode
Readers Write (Aug. 25): Water use, Southwest light rail, downtown Minneapolis safety, child welfare and American Indians, video games and violence, athletes and ads, the Clinton Foundation's finances
Your brain on drugs, revisited and revised

The EpiPen episode

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Nitro Ice Cream: T.J. Paskach and Will Schroeder at the Minnesota State Fair Food building.

Stick with these Minnesota State Fair classic foods

Leslie Jones’ website hacked; nude photos, personal info exposed
Shopping at the fair? Where to find deals on Minnesota-made goods
Minn. State Fair keeps getting bigger and better, even as other states struggle


Reusse: Town ball hangs on in Murray County with the Buttermakers
Patrick Reusse

There is only one amateur team remaining in Murray County: the Hadley Buttermakers, representatives of the town of 60 people. They have reached back-to-back Class C state championships.

Hartman: Zimmer pleased with Bridgewater's progress
Sid Hartman

''He feels good,'' Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said about Teddy Bridgewater's health entering Sunday's game.

Rosenblum: Family ties are the key to long life
Gail Rosenblum

Turns out the people most likely to keep us alive well into our 80s and beyond are our complicated, annoying and ultimately endearing families.

Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker battle it out at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015, in New York City.

Brock Lesnar suspended by UFC after failing 2 drug tests

Amy Schumer hospitalized in Hawaii while shooting movie
Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm
Demi Lovato sued by indie rock band for alleged song theft

Why has Hector Santiago struggled so badly with the Twins?

Wednesday's Twins-Detroit game recap
Poll: The Twins must win 14 of their final 37 games to avoid 100 losses. Will they lose 100 or more?
Park: Staying positive despite tough season

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Philadelphia. More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money, either personally or through companies or groups, to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

Klobuchar, others call for FTC to investigate increases in EpiPen prices
A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel group
AP EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decades

In this undated photo provided by Carol M. Highsmith, Carol Highsmith poses with her camera. The accomplished Maryland photographer, who has donated thousands of pictures of America to the Library of Congress, is suing Getty Images for over $1 billion, saying the company is selling them without permission. (Carol M. Highsmith America Collection/Library of Congress via AP)

Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agency

Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation
Social Security pays homeless woman $100,000 it owed her
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles welcomed home to Texas

A woman is carried away on a stretcher after being rescued from the rubble of an earthquake in Amatrice, Italy.

Death toll from Italian earthquake rises to 120 people

World's largest aircraft – over 300 feet long – is damaged on 2nd test flight
Private lives are exposed as WikiLeaks spills its secrets
Old buildings, shallow fault contributed to broad damage

Pronto Pups

Miles of footlongs, tons of manure and other State Fair yardsticks

Take The Great Minnesota Quiz-Together
In Minnesota, 'We can all use a little State Fair right now'
FairCam: Live from the Minnesota State Fair

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Looking for an apartment in the Twin Cities? It feels a lot like online dating

Minnesota summer camp: A love story starring my two children

A rendering of the Vikings longhouse next to U.S. Bank Stadium.

Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium

Vikings pay tribute to legendary columnist Sid Hartman at new stadium
Upscale Mpls. hotel offering $12,000 Vikings tailgating package
Metallica turns it up to 11 in sold-out U.S. Bank Stadium show