Neighbors band together to save North Side homes

Jon Tevlin

They think their experiment could be a pattern for future rehabilitation of the North Side, if only the bureaucrats would get out of the way.

Who needs streets? We've got skyways

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more. Today, skyways.

Sources: Twins hire Neil Allen as pitching coach

Allen has helped shepherd the pitchers who form the nucleus of one of the American League’s best pitching staffs to Tampa Bay.

White Bear Lake High student dies after campus accident

A White Bear Lake High School student died Friday after being injured in an accident last week. Sawyer Moeller was a freshman at the high school’s North Campus, according to …

US warns citizens to avoid resort of Acapulco

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests.


Momentum builds for a lid over I-35W in downtown Minneapolis

Planners are exploring putting a lid over a portion of I-35W in downtown Minneapolis, adding green space – and tax base.


Official: S.D. man kills 4, including self, near Minn. border

A 22-year-old man apparently shot and killed three people and wounded a fourth at a home on a South Dakota Indian reservation before he killed himself early Saturday, authorities …


Hawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonus

Pilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus — that is, until the airline wanted the money back.


Kohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat

Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.


National Adoption Day marks new beginnings for Mpls. family + Video

At a teary court hearing, one Mpls. couple welcomed four new family members on National Adoption Day.


Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said.


Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.


Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow + Video

Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers.


Weekend traffic: Another Hwy. 100 closure, Prep Bowl, Vikings

It's the week before Thanksgiving and hard to believe that we are still talking road construction, but we are. This weekend brings another closure of Hwy. 100 through Golden …


Global warming may increase lightning strikes

Researchers have produced a better estimate of the likely change if warming continues unchecked through this century. The forecast: an increase on the order of 50 percent.


"Blaze Orange” finds right view of Wisconsin hunters

A “diarist-photographer,’’ Travis Dewitz tells stories with his camera, recording places, people and events that are of deep interest to him.


Joint venture unites pot investors, start-ups

Hundreds of businesspeople, seeking to get in on the so-called green rush, get pitches from pot entrepreneurs.


Doctor at Bloomington impotency clinic is suspended

Patients complained of pain, suffering and ER visits.


'Spitters' apples make ideal hard cider, growers find

Bitter, sharp-tasting apples make the best cider, finds a new breed of growers cropping up in the Twin Cities.