Huge demand for Lilly Pulitzer collection overwhelms Target.com

Point of Sale

The heavy traffic in the early morning hours on Target.com from customers trying to buy Lilly Pulitzer collection led to website snafus. “The demand has been extreme," a Target …

Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing

About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later.

Prison for 21-year-old who fatally choked W. Minn. man, 64, during sex act

The defendant will be eligible for supervised release after serving slightly more than three years in prison.

Minnesota's youth exodus spells trouble ahead for labor force

Every year since 2002, Minnesota has been losing residents to other states. What’s worse: Young adults are leaving in the greatest numbers.

'Revolutionary' specialty drugs: Huge promise, prices

The problem has big implications for both private and government insurers as more promising drugs come down the pipeline.


Barway Collins' father had family, financial, fraud woes

Well before he was charged last week in the death of his 10-year-old son, Pierre Collins was in a world of trouble.


Zucker, Fontaine expected to play Game 3 as Wild hopes for home-ice edge

The Wild, the 19th-best team at home this past season, hopes to make Xcel Energy Center a magical place this week


Preschool funding fight shows teachers union's political muscle

Education Minnesota's top issues this year are seniority, pre-K funding.


Lake Minnetonka cities face parking crunch

Wayzata and Excelsior are facing the same trouble from the droves of lake tourists, especially as it warms up.


Marlon James, Joyce Sidman pick up 2nd Minnesota Book Awards; Lori Sturdevant picks up 3rd

Novelist Marlon James and poet Joyce Sidman each picked up their second Minnesota Book Award on Saturday night, and previous nominees Julie Klassen and Margi Preus also were among …


DFL convention underway to endorse four for St. Paul school board

Thirteen vying for party nod in heavily-DFL city


Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He …


Fire claims 4,000-plus acres in state forest near Warroad

The blaze began Wednesday and drew more than 120 fire personnel at one point last week.


Teen rolls SUV in southern Minn.; passenger is killed

The SUV was heading west on Hwy. 14, when it ran off the road and rolled over.


Hundreds of migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Sea

Only a few dozen people were saved Sunday after a fishing boat smuggling hundreds of migrants from Libya to Europe overturned in what could become one of the Mediterranean's deadliest mass drownings.


Mpls. man can't get ride to car at bar, is fatally run over walking on dark road

A Minneapolis man was struck and killed by a motorist while walking on a dark country road in Fish Lake Township on Friday night. Kenneth E. Austin, 43, was heading …


Globe U whistleblower collects as school battles Minnesota AG, falling enrollment

It was, experts say, one of the first whistleblower cases in the country to result in a jury award against a for-profit college. But the case has lingered on appeal, until now.


Rep. Tom Emmer's eyes opened on congressional African trip

GOP Rep. Tom Emmer is the first to acknowledge how much he is learning in his first 100 days of his first term in Congress.


Around the world in photos + Photo Gallery

The Star Tribune photo staff chooses the best photos from around the nation and the world each day. For a full-screen display, please select the first image. Tap the screen …