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Record numbers of sexually transmitted diseases reported in Minn., again

State health officials hope that aggressive testing and treatment efforts will eventually result in a sustained decline in sexually transmitted diseases.

Years of abuse allegations gathered on Oregon parents who drove over ocean cliff with kids

FILE - This March 20, 2016, file photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. Oregon child welfare offici

Six incidents were alleged against Jennifer and Sarah Hart when they lived in Minnesota with their 6 adopted children.

DFLer Maye Quade stages House floor sit-in, wants stronger gun laws

Erin Maye Quade of Apple Valley holds a 24-hour sit-in on the House floor for stronger gun laws. Other DFL reps are joining her. She is here with Raym

She was joined in her demonstration Tuesday by other DFLers and one Republican lawmaker.

Evine Live's shares jump after report Amazon may want to buy it

Evine Live, the Eden Prairie-based home shopping network, did a segment on Swagway, or self-balancing scooters, on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, in Eden

Analysts say Evine's boomer audience makes it attractive to Amazon and others.

Charges: Machete-wielding drunk man led police on 80 mph chase before killing barber

Shawn M. Konder

Shawn Konder faces third-degree murder and other charges.



The bodies of Gloria and Willie Scheel were found in their Toyota Prius in Kandiyohi County, officials said.

Paynesville grandson charged with first-degree murder in killing of grandparents

Teamsters oppose Metro Mobility contract
Caregiver who stole from prominent St. Paul philanthropist gets two years in prison
North St. Paul firefighter makes lifesaving grab of infant

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The Vikings could go in many different directions when selecting players for the 2018 NFL draft. Frank Ragnow, Billy Price and Troy Fumagalli are all

Vikings Mock Draft: Projecting every Vikings pick in all seven rounds

GAMEVIEW: Follow Twins-Yankees from the Bronx here
More changes possible but Wild's Boudreau insists 'it's not a rebuild'
Lack of energy? It was a lack of poise that really doomed Timberwolves

Scores, schedules, and stats
3M headquarters in Maplewood

3M sees strong bump in sales across all units

Polaris sales rebound in first quarter
P&G ends its YouTube advertising boycott, but with a catch
Supervalu reports small gains in profit, same-store sales, and sells some property

The red-blue, rural-urban dichotomy has solidified into a basic fact of American politics. The truth is that the nation’s regions are interdependent

Two nations, indivisible: How red and blue America depend on each other

After boy's tragic death from abuse, improve child protection training
Starbucks incident: It wasn't implicit bias. It was racism.
Great expectations could sink diplomacy with North Korea


Sack cartoon: The Mueller investigation
The Mueller investigation

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Elisabeth Moss in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

Elisabeth Moss shares stories behind brutal second season of 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Talent agency for Twin Cities pets puts puppies, kitties, even bees in the spotlight
Gretchen Carlson to host TV series built around #MeToo movement
MPR News wins prestigious Peabody award for Philando Castile coverage

Scoggins: Leipold should let new GM make big changes as needed
Chip Scoggins

The Wild isn't on the cusp of hoisting the Stanley Cup, so why prevent a general manager from making necessary changes, even if they are grand in scope?

Hartman: Wolves show ability to adjust in NBA playoffs
Sid Hartman

Saturday's Game 3 win displayed new resilience, especially by some of the team's youngest stars.

Souhan: Wolves making Rockets look like less than NBA's best team
Jim Souhan

The series is far more even than expected because the Wolves have hinted at what they could become and the Rockets haven't yet won a championship.




In screen grabs from One Nation and Restoration PAC, advertisements targeting Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., which have been airing in Wisconsin since ea

The fight for Wisconsin is on as outside money pours into Senate race

DFLer Maye Quade stages House floor sit-in, wants stronger gun laws
VA nominee accused of hostile workplace, overprescribing drugs
The Latest: Pacific admiral considered for South Korea post

FILE - This March 20, 2016, file photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. Oregon child welfare offici

Years of abuse allegations gathered on Oregon parents who drove over ocean cliff with kids

Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints
Jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating on Wednesday
In Ohio, the fight against opioid abuse starts in kindergarten

Farzad Salehi consoles his wife, Mehrsa Marjani, who was at a nearby cafe and witnessed the aftermath when a van plowed down a crowded sidewalk, killi

Online post suggests rampage suspect may have resented women

Britain unveils 1st statue of a woman in Parliament Square
Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah
Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns watched the final minutes of Monday’s loss.

One loss from elimination, Wolves face daunting task vs. Rockets

50 – a number that will live in Timberwolves playoff infamy
Lack of energy? It was a lack of poise that really doomed Timberwolves
Souhan: Wolves learn the hard way, you do not poke 'The Beard'

Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ � cgonzalez@startribune.com � March 25, 2018, St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center, NHL, H

More changes possible but Wild's Boudreau insists 'it's not a rebuild'

Scoggins: Leipold should let new GM make big changes as needed
Amid Wild changes, Zucker and Dumba say they want to return
After firing Fletcher, Wild owner seeks revisions rather than rebuild

Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton (25) connected with the ball for a double in the second inning.

Buxton bothered by swollen foot; Berrios tries to snap Twins' skid

Postgame: Odorizzi tries to stay optimistic after failing to stop skid
Twins' LaMarre, back from demotion, tries pitching in blowout
Royals send Perez, Gordon from DL to starting lineup

Gretchen Carlson, a former Fox News anchor, will host a new documentary series on Lifetime.

Gretchen Carlson to host TV series built around #MeToo movement

'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough dies at 94
Foy: 'Crown' pay gap issue 'definitely opened my eyes'
Macaulay Culkin tells Ellen he avoids watching 'Home Alone'