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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


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

Tension high as another witness testifies in Minneapolis ISIL recruit trial

When family members of key players clashed, the judge stepped in to warn against confrontations.

Obituary: Jean Dressel, librarian, artist and gardener

Before Google put instant information at everyone’s fingertips, reference librarians like Jean Dressel were human search engines, digging up nuggets of knowledge for library patrons.…

Without state funding, Southwest light rail's future in doubt

So far, $130 million has already been spent on the line linking Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

Ramsey County resumes referrals to juvenile facility

Boys Totem Town enforced several new changes, including the installation of more than 100 security cameras.

Minnesota woman survives 100-foot fall during Arizona hike

A hiker from Minnesota has been rescued after falling 100 feet from a cliff in northwestern Arizona and spending 24 hours stranded with serious injuries.

Minnesota lawmakers OK tax breaks for college savers and debtors

If you were waiting for another reason to start saving for college, you may have one soon. For the first time, Minnesotans would be eligible…

Court puts ruling striking down right-to-work on hold

A Wisconsin appeals court has put on hold a Dane County circuit judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law.

Audit: Nonprofit Move Minneapolis overbilled feds, destroyed documents

The director has been put on leave as city auditors look into the group's spending.

The Latest: Archbishop says archdiocese disclosed all assets

The Latest on attorneys accusing the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis of hiding assets (all times local):

Attorney: Archdiocese engaging in 'massive scheme' to defraud creditors

The St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese has underreported or hidden its assets from bankruptcy court, victims' attorney claims.

Woodbury couple killed in murder-suicide identified by police

Autopsy results show James Miller killed his 85-year-old wife before hanging himself.

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.

Minneapolis school board picks Ed Graff as next superintendent

In a 6-3 vote Tuesday night, Graff was chosen over Brenda Cassellius, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education.

Suspect wanted in north metro home burglary spree, sex assault of 9-year-old girl

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

The Latest: Wisconsin 1st-grader gets kidney from teacher

The Latest on an 8-year-old Wisconsin girl receiving a kidney from her teacher (all times local):