Should we get used to 2 million? Or was the 2019 Great Minnesota Get-Together a particularly good year? Three observations show how we got there this time.
Minnesota's labor force growth is projected to slow the next decade, adding to those outside the workforce.
Babies named Thea and Rhett are trending up in Minnesota, but how popular have they been over the last century?
The Star Tribune collected the names and stories of everyone who died after a physical confrontation with law enforcement in Minnesota since January 2000, and continues to update this database as new incidents occur.
Hundreds of Minnesota schools and child care centers face an increased risk of measles outbreaks because not enough of their students have been vaccinated.
Yes, Minnesotans, February was as snowy as you thought. In fact, when it comes to snowfall last month, we had more in common with Jackson, Wyo. than we did with our typical winter brethren in Chicago and Milwaukee.
Data show an overall decrease in Minneapolis crime, but also reveal recent upticks in rates for various violent crimes.
Minnesota ranks high on a 2018 ranking of states where young voters' participation could have the greatest significance, despite traditionally low youth turnout.
Do areas with more crime see more fatal police encounters? Not necessarily.
Whether you favor perennial favorites or trendier names, see how popular they've been in 2017 -- and in all the years going back to 1910.
More than 400 tornadoes have been recorded since 2010, including one that hit north Minneapolis seven years ago this week.
It was an eye-opening experience examining the mass of data Google had collected.
Minnesota's hospitals have publicly reported preventable errors since 2005. Look up how many have happened by hospital, year or the type of error.
For the second year, the Star Tribune compared home sale data in the Twin Cities to determine which cities had the hottest markets in 2017. How did your city fare?
However, the flu seems to be taking an even harder toll on other parts of the U.S.
Black motorists also were almost three times as likely to be frisked or searched.
Minnesota's warmth was notable for how long it lasted rather than how hot it was.
A Star Tribune analysis shows the Vikings do unexpectedly lose a significant number of postseason games, but aren't necessarily the worst.
Try your hand as demographer and draw where you think the trend lines go.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau estimates how much students influence poverty rates.