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Sheriff says shooting of hunter in central Minnesota is a homicide

Terrence "Terry" Brisk

Authorities say they are looking for the victim's rifle.

Man shot by guard at Eagan warehouse died of multiple gunshot wounds

Investigators are still looking into the early Monday shooting.

On day of Nobel ceremony, Dayton visits Hibbing to declare Bob Dylan Day

Hibbing High School expressed its pride in one of its graduates.

No, don't expect Dylan to be at either event on Saturday.

St. Cloud couple who don't want to film gay weddings sue

They want to advertise at wedding expos and on websites, but Minnesota's current law, they say, would force them into producing videos "promoting a conception of marriage that directly contradicts their religious beliefs."

Dozens rally against plans to create joint Hennepin/Ramsey juvenile facility

About 100 people disrupted a meeting in Richfield, holding signs with slogans such as "No Cages for Kids." The meeting ended with several people yelling.

Minnesota clergy vow to give immigrants sanctuary

Congregations commit to sheltering immigrants or providing other support.

Matt Bostrom resigning as Ramsey County sheriff

Bostrom is taking a post as project leader for a study at the University of Oxford in England.

African Immigrant Services supports Osseo racial equity policy
Class Act

Parent group backs Osseo Area Public Schools' equity policy.

Tevlin: Councilman's Facebook post exposes postelection rancor in Ely
Jon Tevlin

Ely is the kind of place where people normally escape the rancor and contentiousness of everyday life. They go for the lakes and loons and…

Longtime downtown elevator operator, friend to all, dies

For 63 years, Mildred "Millie" DeZiel operated elevators in downtown Minneapolis. With her red hair elegantly coifed, wearing white gloves and an immaculately tailored suit, DeZiel was a familiar figure to generations.

Minnesota law school expands online option to weekend students

Starting next fall, students in the weekend law-degree program at Mitchell Hamline School of Law will be able to spend a lot more weekends at…

Minn. high school band performing at Pearl Harbor ceremony in Hawaii

More than 80 students from Kerkhoven Murdock Sunburg High School will represent the state.

Stadium officials clear to name suite guests, says data privacy expert

"They're hiding behind the complexity of the language," said Don Gemberling, the former top data privacy official in Minnesota.

Unlicensed North St. Paul day care provider charged in accidental death

Amy Jo Englebretson had 10 children in her home when one became entangled in her car seat.

Driver killed after hitting skid steer loader southeast of Hudson

Authorities said it appears that the victim did not have on his seat belt.

Mayor's plan to add Minneapolis cops faces community pushback

Neighborhood organizers say it's not the answer; Mpls. council is ready to vote today.

Minnesota athletes help kick off new interactive exhibit

Athletes including Lindsay Whalen and Joe Mauer helped prepare an interactive sports feature at the new Sportsology exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul

Minnesota United to celebrate stadium groundbreaking Monday

Officials with the team, Major League Soccer and the city of St. Paul will attend the afternoon event.

Minneapolis day care hanging case raises safety fears

Abuse in licensed child care rare, but 89 cases of licenses lost or suspended this year.