Target will cut several thousand jobs, primarily at headquarters

In unprecedented move, retailer to cut thousands from HQ to save $2B, pay for new strategy.

Minneapolis preservation fight looks more like reality television

Jon Tevlin

Who could have imagined the surreal conflagration pitting the mayor of Minneapolis and a new City Council member against a cable television star, and cause rabid preservationists to defy stereotype by threatening people and using vulgar language?

Man, grandson hospitalized after 4-wheeler sinks in icy W. Minn. lake

The two were taken by air ambulance to hospitals in the Twin Cities.

Lone wolf chasing snowmobilers in Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park officials took the action.

State Patrol ID's driver killed in crash near Hasty

Authorities have identified the 44-year-old driver who died in a multivehicle crash caused by icy road conditions on Interstate 94 in central Minnesota.


High court takes up major fight over Obama health law subsidies

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people.


The next step: Zimmer to meet with Peterson in Texas

Now that the Vikings can officially meet with Adrian Peterson, they intend to do just that. A source confirmed Peterson will meet with Vikings officials Wednesday in Houston. USA Today …


Alabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses

The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the …


Police: Officer shot and killed in 'ambush' outside Atlanta

Authorities say a police officer has been shot and killed in an ambush outside Atlanta.


Four activists push bird safety at Vikings stadium to forefront

Casual birders and nature lovers, they are waging fight over glass for new Vikings stadium.


Bloomington prosecutor replies to faith leaders

Sandra Johnson praises their goals but refuses their demands to drop charges against 11 protesters.


Laws governing Iron Range loans are 'sketchy,' watchdog says

A state agency’s support of a company devoted to Democratic fundraising and campaigns is generating criticism, but it might not run afoul of state law.


City of Hastings checks if it was victim of document forgery scheme, halts riverfront project

The city has stopped work on a construction project after discovering that it may have received fake bonds.


Calif. paraglider falls 1,000 feet to his death, teen daughter survives

Authorities say a California man fell 1,000 feet to his death in a paragliding accident while his teenage daughter, who was flying in tandem with him, survived.


Five St. Paul residents charged in multistate sex-trafficking ring

Authorities believe there are more victims than those listed in the charges.


Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path + Video

In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign such a deal and Netanyahu was offering no useful alternative.


Minnesota United owner talks of 'higher professional level' of soccer at supporter group event

Those who like to read between the lines can find some very interesting fodder from a Twin Cities soccer event that took place Monday. Members of the Dark Clouds — …


2015 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide

It's not too early to get camp plans in place. To avoid waiting lists and last-minute scrambles, check out the numerous ideas in our annual Summer Camp Guide. Kids can learn how to program robots, play chess, speak Chinese or dance hip-hop style, among other enrichment options.


Look up your school's unvaccinated kindergartner rate + Video

Search for your school or district to see what percent of last year's kindergartners were not vaccinated due to a legal exemption.