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Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

Patrick Caddell, the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency and later distanced himself from Democrats, has died, a colleague said Saturday night. He was 68.

Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday.


Maria Iraheta Martinez cared for her daughter Sarai after a recent emergency visit to HCMC.

Minnesota provides medical safety net for asylum-seekers in need of care

Snowmobiler hits tree, dies in northeastern Minnesota; 'speed and alcohol' factors
Brooks: Fighting for health care in a system that doesn't care
BCA identifies victims, suspect in deadly Nevis shooting

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Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.1 points and 12.0 rebounds at the All-Star break.

'True to who I was': All-Star selection validates Towns' resoluteness

New Twins pitching coach is cut from a different cloth
Blowout win over Indiana shows Gophers' fight is back on
'We feel the pressure' Latest defeat another blow to Wild's psyche

The American bison, or buffalo, was once prolific across the western U.S. before the years immediately following the Civil War, when they were killed

American Indians haven't recovered from costs of buffalo slaughter, study says

UnitedHealthcare will stop sharing data with research group
Schafer: In light of 2017 law, Minn. needs to take a look at its income tax
MOA's water park plan a deep dive into creative accounting

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Counterpoint: Why fees are a necessary part of housing development

Capitalism with Scandinavian characteristics
Weigh all the options to curb health care costs in Minnesota
Sack cartoon: Debt dangers

Sack cartoon: Debt dangers
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Engaged St. Paul couple Jenny Ries and Craig Hirschey contacted Hershey Co., maker of Reese’s Pieces and Hershey’s bars, about the coincidences in

With these sweet names, Minnesota couple are 'Hershey PR team's dream come true'

Clarkson's voice, personality dazzle, but St. Paul concert could have been stronger
Inspired by Bob Dylan, Kenyan folk-rocker journeyed to Minnesota to tour the world
What do you wonder about our state and the people who live here?

Reusse: Whether 'Pretty Boy' or 'The Axe,' Larry Hennig was an original
Patrick Reusse

Before making a name for himself on the pro wrestling circuits, Larry Hennig was a Minnesota state wrestling champion at Robbinsdale High School in 1954. He died this week at age 82.

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art
Dennis Anderson

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.


Joined by her daughter Abigail and husband John, Sen. Amy Klobuchar made her first campaign appearance as a presidential candidate Saturday in Eau Cla

Klobuchar points to importance of Midwest in campaign stops in Wisconsin, Iowa

For presidential candidates, Midwest is the proving ground
Trump's emergency move puts GOP lawmakers in tough spot
Minnesota Capitol sees change in addressing opioid crisis

Employees of the Henry Pratt Company file out out of the building near where there was a mass shooting in Aurora, Ill. Feb. 15, 2019. Five people were

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'
Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its footprint in U.S.
Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Vice President Mike Pence, right, talked with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Pence gave a speech at the conference.

Pence defends 'America First' to anxious U.S. allies

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse
US military planes land near Venezuela border with aid
Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg

Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.1 points and 12.0 rebounds at the All-Star break.

'True to who I was': All-Star selection validates Towns' resoluteness

Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday
Game-changers: Big things expected from major move to young coaches
Souhan: Thrilling win over Houston offers glimpse into Wolves future

Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk after he gave up the game tying goal to Flyers center Sean Couturier on Tuesday.

'We feel the pressure' Latest defeat another blow to Wild's psyche

Stuck in neutral, what should Wild do at trading deadline?
Kunin, Eriksson Ek quietly form 1-2 punch for Wild
Wild mulling who to start in goal after latest collapse to Devils

Minnesota's Amir Coffey celebrates with Daniel Oturo after Coffey drained a 3-point shot against Indiana on Saturday

Blowout win over Indiana shows Gophers' fight is back on

Whalen revises her tactics with Gophers players
Gophers stave off No. 2 Buckeyes to complete weekend hockey sweep
Scoggins: Murphy belongs with Gophers basketball greats

Country star Miranda Lambert performed at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul in March 2017.

Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

'Melrose Place' actress to serve more time for fatal crash
Feds tell Alfonso Ribeiro he can't copyright 'Carlton' moves
Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

Former Army Secretary John Marsh laid to rest in Virginia

Former Secretary of the Army John Marsh Jr. was laid to rest Friday at a Civil War battlefield in Virginia where he developed a love for history and the military.


Betty Ballantine, half of publishing duo who changed Americans' reading habits, dies at 99

Betty Ballantine, who with her husband helped transform reading habits in the pre-internet age by introducing inexpensive paperback books to Americans, died Tuesday in Bearsville,…


Celebrated Minnesota architect James Dayton dies unexpectedly at 53

Frank Gehry protégé designed the MacPhail Center for Music.


Producer of 'Silent Scream' anti-abortion film dies

Donald S. Smith, who produced the controversial anti-abortion film "The Silent Scream" and, with help from Ronald Reagan's White House, distributed copies to every member of Congress and the Supreme Court, has died at 94.


Perennial presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche dead at 96

Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has died. He was 96.