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Minnesota Poll: Wardlow now leads Ellison for attorney general

Attorney general candidates: Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (left) and Republican Doug Wardlow

Republican gained ground since last month's poll; about one in six Minnesota voters still undecided.

3M shares drop sharply after third-quarter profit misses expectations

3M shares fell after the company's latest results missed expectations and executives lowered their outlook for coming months.

Only two of the manufacturer's five business segments saw profits rise in the July-September period.

Sandra Day O'Connor announces likely Alzheimer's diagnosis

In a Sept. 19, 2007 file photo retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor addresses a meeting of Pennsylvania judges and lawyers in Harris

Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday that she has the beginning stages of dementia, "probably Alzheimer's disease."

Turkish president: Saudis plotted writer's killing for days

People hold signs during a protest at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Washington on Oct. 1

Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey's president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudi Arabia's explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. He demanded that the kingdom reveal the identities of all involved, regardless of rank.

President Trump endorses Rep. Erik Paulsen in late-night tweet

Rep. Erik Paulsen and DFL challenger Dean Phillips squared off at a debate in August.

Paulsen's first ad highlighted how he's breaking with Trump, but now he's being endorsed by the president.



With whimsical mural, artist makes Uptown Transit Station metro's most colorful stop

With whimsical mural, artist makes Uptown Transit Station metro's most colorful stop

Hourcar embraces car-sharing's electric future in the Twin Cities
Wisconsin town holds vigil for Jayme Closs; search set for morning
President Trump endorses Rep. Erik Paulsen in late-night tweet

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Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague, left, and Jimmy Butler, right, break up a drive by Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovic, of Croatia, in the second ha

Wolves settle in to beat Pacers behind Butler, Towns and reserves

Scoggins: Zimmer, Vikings defense in for a rude wake-up call with Brees
Injury could force quarterback switch for Gophers against Indiana
Vikings 'need to adjust quicker' as Thielen, Diggs draw extra attention

Scores, schedules, and stats
3M shares fell after the company's latest results missed expectations and executives lowered their outlook for coming months.

3M shares drop sharply after third-quarter profit misses expectations

McDonald's puts up some supersized 3Q numbers
iPhone XR makes the right trade-offs for a cheaper price
NAWBO recognizes pioneering female business owners

The meeting last week of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman did little to dispel the furor over the

Rash Report: World watches Saudi, U.S. response to Khashoggi crisis

Minneapolis voters should elect Rebecca Gagnon, Kimberly Caprini to the school board
Sack cartoon: Trump's good friends around the world
Readers Write: Earl Bakken (1924-2018), school ballot requests, wedding video lawsuit, nuclear treaty, Mega Millions lottery


Sack cartoon: Trump's good friends around the world
Trump's good friends around the world

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Home in Locust Hills

$5.9M lakeside mansion boasts maximum luxury in exclusive Wayzata neighborhood

Fleetwood Mac soldiers through St. Paul concert without guitarist Lindsey Buckingham
The story behind Taste's Holiday Cookie Contest and new cookbook
Mariah Carey schedules her Twin Cities debut (again) for March 19

Scoggins: Zimmer, Vikings defense in for a rude wake-up call with Brees
Chip Scoggins

The remarkable Drew Brees became the NFL's career leading passer earlier this month when he broke Peyton Manning's record. He is currently at 72,315 yards.

Souhan: Sure as his hands, 'humble dude' Thielen makes NFL history
Jim Souhan

Adam Thielen left MetLife Stadium with another milestone and a cut mouth, courtesy of a shoulder to the chin.

Is this economic recovery starting to fade?
Neal St. Anthony

Nearly a decade into the longest post-WWII economic recovery, there are some concerns about staying power.




Attorney general candidates: Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (left) and Republican Doug Wardlow

Minnesota Poll: Wardlow now leads Ellison for attorney general

National political stars descend on closely fought Minnesota
Governor's race poll: Walz holds narrow lead over Johnson
President Trump endorses Rep. Erik Paulsen in late-night tweet

An elderly woman is escorted to a transport van after being arrested by law enforcement at the Oceti Sakowin camp as part of the final sweep of the Da

Tribe members, priest sue over highway shutdown during N.D. pipeline protest

Fetal remains found at 3rd funeral home in Michigan
14-year-long oil spill in Gulf of Mexico may soon rank with worst U.S. spills
Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years for murder plot

People hold signs during a protest at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Washington on Oct. 1

Turkish president: Saudis plotted writer's killing for days

Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope
Weary migrants still far from reaching US border
Koreas finish removing land mines from border village

Defensive end Danielle Hunter and the rest of the Vikings defense have been improving in shutting down opposing offenses on third down.

Third-down devils: Vikings defense recapturing 2017's sizzle

Scoggins: Zimmer, Vikings defense in for a rude wake-up call with Brees
Zimmer: Saints will have 'chip on their shoulder'
Three takeaways: Elflein, Rudolph and defensive depth make presence felt

Tampa Bay goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy watches as Wild center Charlie Coyle celebrates the game-winning goal by Mikael Granlund on Saturday.

Finishing kick: Wild showing ability to mount third-period charges

Lightning beat Blackhawks 6-3, take 33 shots in 2nd
Gaudreau, Hathaway score twice as Flames top Rangers 4-1
Ovechkin has 2 goals, 2 assists as Caps beat Canucks 5-2

Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague, left, and Jimmy Butler, right, break up a drive by Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovic, of Croatia, in the second ha

Wolves settle in to beat Pacers behind Butler, Towns and reserves

Postgame: Wiggins on his injury: 'This is nothing'
Wolves pushing for all hands to clean up on long rebounds
Wolves-Indiana game recap

Minnesota's quarterback Tanner Morgan ran for a first down during the third quarter as Minnesota took on Nebraska at Memorial Stadium, Saturday, Octob

Injury could force quarterback switch for Gophers against Indiana

Former U softball star Groenewegen: Coming back from a coma
U's Bell, Pitts get preseason Big Ten women's basketball honors
U's Brooks expected to learn this week if he will face assault charges

In a Sept. 19, 2007 file photo retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor addresses a meeting of Pennsylvania judges and lawyers in Harris

Sandra Day O'Connor announces likely Alzheimer's diagnosis

Amy Schumer took long way around to announce she's pregnant
Ryan Murphy donates $10 million to hospital that saved his son's life after cancer diagnosis
Drake breaks the Beatles' record for most Top 10 songs in one year

Since 1961, thousands of children have soaked up German language and culture at Waldsee village, now located on Turtle River Lake near Bemidji.

Concordia Language Villages confronts an ugly truth head-on as a step toward healing

Sixth-grade hero assures safe crossing for fellow students
Problem Solvers: Susan Strauss helps companies create a workplace that works for everyone
Turtle on the move with a custom LEGO wheelchair