Experience helps Gophers hockey top Bemidji State in home opener

The Gophers scored a pair of power-play goals and Adam Wilcox collected 29 saves as the Gophers rolled over Bemidji State 5-2 in Friday night’s home opener at Mariucci Arena.

Review: Black Keys not too 'Blue' to still rock hard

Review: Ohio’s little-band-that-could put on another big Target Center show with fresh-faced opener Jake Bugg.

School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

MCTC culinary arts program is on the chopping block

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Culinary program is on the verge of closing because grads find only low-paid jobs, raising concerns about student loan repayment.

Twin Cities suburbs diversify; City Councils remain white

Leadership in metro cities doesn’t mirror diversity.


Marine's death is 1st in U.S. campaign against IS

The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.


Rochester police plan to target at-risk teens raises concerns

Rochester police are proposing the use of predictive analytics to identify at-risk teens, but community members have worries.


High-tech store displays aim to get consumers to buy

At retail expo, vendors tout high-tech gadgets to enhance the shopping experience.


Four Ebola hospitals selected in Minnesota

New strategy aims to treat patients at facilities that have special capabilities.


Mountain bike bridge safety gets a look around state after Austin doctor's death

Veteran bicyclist died after falling off bridge he helped build.


Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead + Video

All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.


Courtroom escapee sentenced finally in attempted murder trial

Michael David Henderson, who escaped from a courtroom last month after being found guilty of attempted murder, has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison.


‘Honey Boo Boo’ canceled in wake of child molestation scandal

TLC canceled reality series “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” on Friday, a day after news of June “Mama June” Shannon's relationship with a man who was convicted of molesting a young relative of the star surfaced.


Weekend traffic: I-494 reduced to single lane in Plymouth, Maple Grove

It will be an early start as a portion of I-494 in Plymouth and Maple Grove go down to a single lane at 6 p.m. Friday.


Edina housing project for homeless youths won't go forward this year

The 66 West project, approved by the Edina City Council last month, wasn’t included in a record $162 million pot of state funding for affordable housing announced this week.


Chaska motorcyclist dies in Carver County crash

A 27-year-old Chaska woman was killed Friday morning when the motorcycle she was driving collided with a car in Carver County. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about 7:15 …


Timberwolves win final preseason game + Video

The guard’s play in a preseason victory makes the team’s final roster decision a difficult one.


Parachutist's record-breaking fall: 26 miles in 15 minutes

Alan Eustace broke world altitude record set by Felix Baumgartner in 2012.


Woman quarantined in New Jersey develops fever

The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever.