Twin Cities Salvation Army says it needs more help

Saying it has raised about $500,000 less than it had by this time last year, the Twin Cities Salvation Army has called for more donations…

Winona's varied arts scene proves to be a tourist draw

The small city’s Marine Art Museum and Shakespeare festival spark a creative boom

Nov. 28, 1956: Frank Lloyd Wright at Southdale

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After a tour of Twin Cities landmarks, the 87-year-old champion of American modernist architecture addressed the annual meeting of the Citizens League of Minneapolis and Hennepin County.

St. Paul police union criticizes AFSCME for support of Jamar Clark protesters


The St. Paul Police Federation on Friday criticized one of the state’s largest labor unions for its declaration of support of protests that began after the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police, calling it “so biased and ignorant - it is useless to even debate.”

U.S. Rep. Ellison emerges as key political leader amid Jamar Clark protests

Stakes are high as Keith Ellison negotiates between local black community, state and local leaders.

Man found dead in north Minneapolis shooting; arrest made

Minneapolis police arrested one man in an apparent homicide in north Minneapolis late Saturday. Officers responding to a call about shots fired just before 8…

After legal threat, Wis. school nixes reading of book on transgender girl

A southern Wisconsin elementary school cancelled a planned reading of a children's book about a transgender girl after a group threatened to sue.

Opioid overuse kills more Minnesotans than homicide

The runaway use and abuse of prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone has emerged as a public health threat in Minnesota.

On boom-or-bust Iron Range, this downturn feels different + Photo Gallery

With 2,000 miners facing layoffs as rest of state rebounds, the Range is slumping again.

Black lawyer in Bemidji made his mark a century ago

Charles Scrutchin walked into a barber shop in the rough-and-tumble northern Minnesota lumber town of Blackduck on a cold January day in 1901, asking for…

Plans to upgrade MOA transit station fall short financially

One Met Council member asked last month whether the Mall of America’s owner could pitch in financially. MOA officials disagreed.

New Hope police chief reveals new details of terrifying night at City Hall + Video

Shooting that injured two officers at January awards ceremony left area around City Council chambers looking like a war zone, Chief Tim Fournier said.

In southwest metro, growth means more congestion along Minnesota River

The new County Road 101 bridge should loosen one bottleneck — for a while.

East African immigrants rally at Minneapolis protest site

“We’re not a separate entity,” said one supporter. “We’re black. And this is our struggle.”

Up to 10 inches of snow possible in Twin Cities on Monday, Tuesday

Monday and Tuesday commutes likely affected.

Minneapolis superintendent finalists cite varied experience in quest for top job

The three diverse candidates would bring different skills to the job. A finalist will be chosen Dec. 7.

Rashad Turner to challenge 3-term rep for Minn. House seat

Rashad Turner, the lead organizer for Black Lives Matter St. Paul, plans to challenge the only black member of the Minnesota House for her seat in next year’s election.

Pine River man killed in Cass County crash

A Pine River man was killed in a rollover crash in Cass County early Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Michael D. Kelly, 42,…

Tevlin: No easy solutions in north Minneapolis

As hundreds of protesters streamed into downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday night, a defiant show of disgust after a white man allegedly shot five black protesters…