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Autopsy results pending after Savage police find unresponsive 3-month-old in home

CPR efforts by a family member and then emergency responders fail to save girl's life.

Motorcyclist killed in crash is ID'd as Washington County man

The crash occurred midafternoon Saturday, authorities said.

Honor guard formed for Twin Cities airport duty for dive team member killed during search

Lori Pohanka-Kalama

The North Dakota native's casket and grieving family will be watched over at the airport until the flight home is ready to leave.

Authorities ID man killed in Moorhead house fire

Son tells Forum of Fargo that his father was an avid clock collector.

Target Field honored as greenest ballpark in America

The facility is the first sports site in the nation to win gold LEED certification.

Tevlin: Neurosurgeon and her teen patient are put to a marathon test

The accomplished and dauntless Dr. Uzma Samadani with her plucky patient, Lupe Galeno-Rodriguez.

Affordable housing crisis is hitting Eden Prairie families hard

In increasingly diverse Eden Prairie, Section 8 housing is in short supply.


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Tevlin: Neurosurgeon and her teen patient are put to a marathon test
Jon Tevlin

  When the 15-year-old ninth-grader first met Dr. Uzma Samadani, her back pain was so severe she couldn’t participate in gym class at Richfield High…

Public left on the street after White House visitor logs go dark

Last week, the Secret Service banished pedestrians from the south side of the White House after too many unauthorized visitors managed to leap…


Chris Anderson, left, sang “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” alongside, from left, his brother Tracy Anderson, mother Cathy Anderson and longtime friend Mike Siebenaler, during the seventh inning stretch at a recent Twins game.

In fight for MS cure, Shakopee man leads the way in national fundraising

South metro briefs: Belle Plaine returns controversial cross to Veterans Park
South metro police blotter, April 23
Autopsy results pending after Savage police find unresponsive 3-month-old in home

Saynab Egal, who moved to Chaska for more affordable ­housing, drives her sons and daughter to Eden Prairie schools.

Affordable housing crisis is hitting Eden Prairie families hard

Methodist Hospital joins watershed district to build flood wall in St. Louis Park
West metro briefs: St. Louis Park looking to discontinue primary election
West metro police blotter, April 23

Phillip Leron Miller

Investigators in Columbia Heights slaying now have a real name, photo of suspect

Fridley police searching for suspect who shot and killed dog
Man killed in motorcycle crash in Chisago County
Motorcyclist killed in crash is ID'd as Washington County man

A damaged drill got repairs at a recent fix-it clinic in Ramsey County. One will be held April 29 in Roseville.

Fix-it clinics help Ramsey County residents make repairs themselves

Woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA pageant
North/East metro briefs: Molly O'Rourke gets high marks for leadership of Washington County
North/East metro police blotter, April 23

Jeremiah Ellison won the DFL endorsement in the Fifth Ward Minneapolis City Council seat.

Mpls. City Council incumbents face challenges, defeat at DFL ward conventions

For principals, job now is full of flux and growing demands
Target Field honored as greenest ballpark in America
Recalling a miller's fateful decision to work late at the Washburn A Mill

People head Saturday to the Capitol in St. Paul as part of the international March for Science.

At least 10K gather at Capitol for Minnesota's March for Science

Carter pulls ahead on first day of St. Paul DFL caucuses for mayor
Fix-it clinics help Ramsey County residents make repairs themselves
St. Paul community leaders, officials call for end to gun violence

Methodist Hospital joins watershed district to build flood wall in St. Louis Park

Methodist Hospital so far surviving April rains thanks to 370-foot concrete structure.


North Minneapolis team trades the court for the rink

Breaking the Ice: A (Skating) Show of Optimism," held April 15, was designed to show people can come together and demonstrate optimism on an ice rink.


Star Tribune wins eight National Headliner Awards

The Star Tribune has won eight awards in the 83rd annual National Headliner Awards, including two first-place honors. The stories, projects, photos and digital content…


At least 10K gather at Capitol for Minnesota's March for Science

At least 10,000 people walked to the Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday to champion the role of science in American life. While organizers billed the event as nonpartisan, it pressed for scientific research in the face of Trump administration rhetoric and cutbacks.


Woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA pageant

When Mikayla Holmgren takes the stage later this year, it will be a first for the Minnesota contest and, as far as pageant officials know, the country.


Minn. hospital finds success in opioid fight with focus on mothers

The successful Sanford Bemidji Medical Center program soothing both mother and infant also offers a blueprint for others in the state.


Carter pulls ahead on first day of St. Paul DFL caucuses for mayor

The turnout Saturday was down from 2015 caucuses.


Appetite grows for local food, fueling land rush in Twin Cities

New farmers get creative to find arable land in city.


Mpls. City Council incumbents face challenges, defeat at DFL ward conventions

Two conventions with longtime incumbents adjourned without an endorsement.


Miss Minnesota USA's first pageant contestant with Down syndrome

Mikayla Holmgren demonstrates some dance moves for the camera at Bethel University.