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Met Council chairman calls for more collaboration with cities, counties

Adam Duininck's State of the Region address was a nod to tensions with some suburbs.

Wanted Bosnian war criminal will be deported from Minn.

A Forest Lake taxi business owner and Bosnian war criminal will be deported Tuesday.

The lost White Castle

Lileks @ Lunch

Bygone Mpls.

3 hurt in ambulance rollover crash

The Drive

An Allina ambulance landed on its side in Minneapolis Wednesday night when it was struck by a passenger car, which caused it to roll, police said.

One man shot, wounded in gunfire near north Minneapolis park

One man was wounded Thursday night in a volley of gunfire near a north Minneapolis park. Officers were called to the area near Glen Gale…


Fargo officer shot at domestic dispute dies hours later + Photo Gallery + Video

Jason Moszer was the first Fargo police officer to be killed on duty in 134 years. His suspected killer was found dead inside a home.


Older generation of blacks recalls lasting sting of racial discrimination

There were signs outside the Mankato house saying there was a room for rent, but when the Mankato State College student knocked on the door…


U law dean says school's deep financial troubles may be ending

David Wippman tells regents that enrollment slide, financial troubles may be coming to an end.


Head of Twin Cities mental health agency ordered to cease serving clients

The president of CSS was ordered to cease practicing until an inquiry is finished.


Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa caucuses winner Hillary Clinton.


Stillwater school board votes to delay school closing plan

Superintendent wants a delayed vote. Opposing parents say she's stalling and want the plan voted down.


School bus company was unaware of driver's record, attorney says

The driver's violations weren't serious enough to terminate his bus driving privileges.


Twin Cities man admits to plotting to travel to Syria, join ISIL

Abdirizak Warsame faces up to 15 years in jail.


Study: Minn. unlawfully charging sexual assault victims for exams

A new report found troubling inconsistencies in how medical practitioners treat victims.


Review: Ongoing problems with research in U's Psychiatry Dept.

An assessment of psychiatric research at the University of Minnesota found continued problems with underqualified staff interacting with clinical research subjects, and a psychiatrist cutting corners on obtaining patient consent.


Man shot dead by police after K-9 is stabbed during Roseville call

Responding to complaints, police forcefully entered an apartment, where a man stabbed the police dog.


Fallen Minnesota skier gets help from rival coach, whose team misses state

An Armstrong High School assistant coach didn't hesitate when he saw a skier on another team fall and break a pole.


Fight over trash collection moves to the Legislature

Ban on organized trash collection proposed.


Bloomington task force recommends keeping Hyland Greens golf course open

Task force calls for finding ways to fix its finances. The City Council will make the final call.