Cult leader Barnard was with long-time follower when caught

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The young woman had been a member of Victor Barnard's River Road Fellowship since her teens.

After nearly two months, snow inches back into the forecast

Snow is ex­pect­ed to re­turn to the Twin Cities area Mon­day night. If that in­spires you to en­gage in some tra­di­tion­al out­door fun, your op­por­tuni­ties are fad­ing fast. Skating rinks are closing, and fish houses must be taken off the ice in parts of the state.

Souhan: Guardado's classy call leads to reunion with Twins

Eddie Guardado departed from the Twins more than a decade ago unhappy with GM Terry Ryan.

$4 million in gold stolen from truck traveling on I-95 in North Carolina

Armed robbers stole $4 million in gold on Sunday from a truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday.

Two MnSCU college presidents under fire for alleged plagiarism

MnSCU calls plagiarism allegations “reckless’’; experts say blog posts merit investigation.

Minnesotans had record 185K active permits to carry handgun in 2014

Number of permits issued in the state last year was 41,493, nearly a third below the number issued in 2013, but far above the three years before that.

Kirsten Lindquist, former anchor for KARE, KSTP, dies at age 60

Lindquist, put to the test behind the anchor desk as a tornado ripped through Fridley in 1986, died from pancreatic cancer. She was 60 years old.

Spielman says Vikings have spoken with Peterson

General Manager Rick Spielman said this morning at the University of Minnesota’s pro day that the Vikings have spoken to running back Adrian Peterson since last Thursday and that …

Small Iowa town lands Mumford & Sons pop-up fest

Waverly, Iowa, will play host to the British band’s Gentlemen of the Road event June 19-20 with My Morning Jacket and the Flaming Lips.

Como Zoo welcomes baby gorilla Arlene + Video

The first gorilla born at the zoo died shortly after birth last fall.

Costco strikes credit card deal with Citi, Visa in place of American Express

Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network.

Madonna returning Oct. 8 to Xcel Center

The 56-year-old pop queen went 25 years between Twin Cities performances before her 2012 gigs at the X.

Republican consulting firm demands Minn. GOP repay overdue bills

A Republican direct mail firm is demanding that the Minnesota Republican Party repay $200,000 in overdue bills for election-related work.

Transit advocacy groups challenging legislators to take public transportation

A group of 24 legislators representing Democrats and Republicans this week are learning first-hand what it's like to get around by using public transportation to get to work, meetings …

Ex-Roseville coach settles defamation suit against team parent

Defendant in 2013 lawsuit was ordered to retract statements alleging Jeff Pauletti abused Roseville hockey players.

Rep. Tom Emmer lashes out at fellow Republicans

Emmer issued a statement calling out Republican House colleagues who don't support fully funding the Department of Homeland Security because of President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

Nebraska police find pot inside container labeled 'Not Weed'

A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "Not Weed."

Lindsey Vonn criticizes ski officials after racing in fog in Bulgaria

Lindsey Vonn criticized the International Ski Federation Monday for allowing skiers to race in foggy conditions in Bulgaria.

2015 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide

It's not too early to get camp plans in place. To avoid waiting lists and last-minute scrambles, check out the numerous ideas in our annual Summer Camp Guide. Kids can learn how to program robots, play chess, speak Chinese or dance hip-hop style, among other enrichment options.

Look up your school's unvaccinated kindergartner rate + Video

Search for your school or district to see what percent of last year's kindergartners were not vaccinated due to a legal exemption.