New data from the U.S. Census Bureau estimates how much students influence poverty rates.
Minnesota's suicide rates have increased steadily in recent years.
A statistical analysis reveals high-poverty schools that did better than would be expected on standardized tests.
Think you have a hard time finding a specific food truck in the summertime? Try being an inspector -- in the off-season.
This year's increases have broken the free fall in Twin Cities voter turnout in municipal elections, which crashed about 20 points between 1993 and 2009.
In decades to come, the VA will be helping more women -- and more veterans with chronic conditions.
Open enrollment won't feature the big changes that could have come with the repeal of the federal Affordable Care Act.
Star Tribune analysis shows which candidates are favored in different St. Paul neighborhoods and what communities outside St. Paul — and outside Minnesota — are financially fueling the race.
Regional parks are no longer acquiring land as aggressively, but the Twin Cities has now passed 200,000 acres of park and recreation land.
The region is increasingly reliant on mines in the southeast metro to make our concrete and asphalt, a resource that's a lot cheaper if it's local.
Met Council data illustrates how the region has evolved after the recession. Find where you live, and see before-and-after satellite views.
More than 900 acres of golf courses have been redeveloped across the metro.
Three suburbs and two central cities led the metro area in the most acres changed to a new land use between 2010 and 2016. Here's which ones, and why.
Many of the newer wetlands are manmade, and, unsurprisingly, nature usually makes them better than humans.
This shift toward digital devices makes the turn of the 21st century — back when only half of households had internet access and smartphones didn't exist yet — look dramatically different from today's ultra-connected world.
While about 80 percent of Minnesotans have home high-speed internet access, there are still disparities among demographic groups.
Black, Hispanic and American Indian households in Minnesota made modest economic gains last year, but remain far behind whites and Asians, according to new census data.
Race, socioeconomic status still make a difference in which high school graduates register for college, although the state average has held steady. Find out how your high school measures up.
Schools on the north side of the city are getting more money per student for building maintenance and upgrades.
Do areas with more crime see more fatal police encounters? Not necessarily.