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Public weighs in on eve of Minneapolis superintendent vote

Ed Graff, the outgoing superintendent of Anchorage schools, left, and Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, right, joined for a meet and greet with the community at the Walker Hennepin County Library, Monday, May 16, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.

Minneapolis school board is to select either state's education commissioner or educator from Alaska to be new superintendent.

WWII soldier's remains ID'd, to be buried in Eveleth on Memorial Day weekend

John P. Sersha, who remains have been positively identified more than 70 years after being killed in action in World War II.

Army private's remains will be buried in Eveleth with honors.

Vikings stadium photo-bombing tussle not subsiding

Opening of U.S. Bank Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo filed another set of opposing motions in the photo-bombing lawsuit about signs on two buildings.

North Side greenway proposal at last gets a road test on Irving Avenue

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Three versions of proposed design will be tested on Irving Avenue N.

Suspect wanted in rash of home burglaries, sexual assault in north metro

Authorities believe a girl in one of the homes was the assault victim.


ID'd: Fisherman who went in river in St. Paul, surfaced near Hastings

The angler had been missing for more than 2 weeks; body found with one leg missing.


Rogers horse farm owner badly burned trying to save animals from fire

The blaze struck Grace Farms late Monday afternoon. Three horses did not survive.


Body found outside Lakeville liquor store

There were no signs of trauma and it doesn't appear traffic related.


Fourth fatality of the day closes lanes on I-94 in Minneapolis

The fatal accidents in the Twin Cities area included a head-on crash in St. Paul, a rollover on the Mendota Bridge and a pedetrian trying to cross I-94 in Minneapolis.


Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Zimmern for food at U.S. Bank Stadium

Aramark announces local food partners for new Vikings Stadium


Key Walker supporter serving on Trump committee

Two of Gov. Scott Walker's major supporters are serving on a committee created to support Donald Trump.


With fierce performance, Beyoncé reigns on a stormy night at TCF + Photo Gallery

Not only was Bey the first woman to headline a Twin Cities stadium concert — Madonna tried in 1987 but ticket sales dictated that the show be moved to an arena — but she did it with aplomb, pizazz and an unrelenting attitude.


2 killed in early morning crash on Snelling Ave. near fairgrounds

A driver attempting to pass another vehicle near the State Fairgrounds on Snelling Avenue in the early morning darkness Tuesday crossed the centerline and collided…


Two Prince estate claimants object to undergoing genetic testing

Two people claiming to be heirs of Prince's estate are objecting to having to take blood and genetic tests to prove their relationship to the musician.


Creditors: Minnesota archdiocese sitting on $1.7 billion

Creditors and an attorney for victims of clergy abuse are accusing a Minnesota archdiocese of vastly understating its assets in bankruptcy.


First-grader receiving kidney from teacher

An 8-year-old girl is receiving a life-changing gift from a special donor at a Milwaukee area hospital.


Carjacked baby left curbside in Milwaukee

A Milwaukee mother whose car was stolen with her infant strapped in the back seat says she held onto the vehicle for as long as she could as the carjackers drove away.


Attorney argues redistricting plan clearly hurts Democrats

A GOP plan that reworked the Wisconsin Assembly's district lines was one of the worst examples of partisan gerrymandering in American history, an attorney challenging the new boundaries argued Tuesday.


Star government witness in ISIL trial grilled by defense

Abdirahman Bashiir faced intense defense scrutiny about $119,000 in FBI payments, his change of heart in the third week of the federal terror recruitment trial.