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Ohio boy, 2, who got early Christmas dies of brain cancer

A 2-year-old boy with brain cancer who had an early Christmas celebration planned for him by his friends and family has died.

Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

Already sick with strep throat and asthma, Aleeah Racette got sicker when she cleaned out a soggy, moldy home after Hurricane Michael, so she sought help at the hospital where she began life. She was stunned by what she saw there.


Jayme Closs, 13, has been missing since her parents were found dead in their Barron, Wisconsin, home.

Thousands of tips pour in as search for Jayme Closs enters sixth day

Red Wing residents, tribal members find common ground on bluff overlooking Lake Pepin
Lake Superior's waves take $18M toll on Duluth shoreline
Minneapolis Park Board wants to hear your vision for Hiawatha golf course property

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Minnesota's quarterback Zack Annexstad warmed up before Minnesota took on Nebraska at Memorial Stadium, Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Lincoln, NE. ] E

Live: Nebraska up 28-15 over Gophers in 3rd quarter

Jimmy Butler to sit out tonight's Wolves game for 'precautionary rest'
Powerhouse Gophers volleyball team not talking about Final Four at home yet
Redshirt freshmen Ibrahim, Andries power Gophers ground game

Theories on the optimal retirement age are all over the map. You have to find your own magic number — and plan.

When exactly is a reasonable age for retiring?

As yogurts options multiply, General Mills, rivals strive to innovate
Oil industry changes move buyers from Midwest frac sand
Schafer: U economist has seen that investment in kids yields real economic returns

Students on the bus at the end of the school day in Lakeville in 2015. A case before the Minnesota Supreme Court — Cruz-Guzman vs. State of Minnesot

Counterpoint: Racial rebalancing — from a real-life perspective

Blocking VA documents release protects 'shadow rulers' — not vets
Wedding videographers: State shouldn't decide what stories we must tell
"Nikki Haley for president" has a nice ring to it

Sack cartoon: The Saudi situation
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Top row: Sarah Super, Nicole Matthews, Teri Walker McLaughlin. Bottom row: Katie Eichele, Alex West Steinman, Saanii Hernandez.

Local women sound off on future of #MeToo: 'Get past Minnesota Nice'

GrandPad's Minnesota customer service reps are helping 'super seniors' get online
8 Minnesota music lovers reveal favorite movie soundtracks
Twin Cities keyboardist 'having a ball' touring with Fleetwood Mac

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.

Al Farmes' gone, but his legacy lives
Dennis Anderson

Al Farmes died Wednesday at 93, but the 'Save the Wetlands' program he helped create saved many prized habitats for posterity.


Outside groups have spent $9.1 million in the Third District race between Democrat Dean Phillips, left, and Rep. Erik Paulsen, one of several Minnesot

Outside groups flood Minn. with $29M in four key House races

Lewis, Paulsen face off with Craig, Phillips, in TV debates
In 2020, Democrats expect a female front-runner. Or three.
Georgia governor's race has turned into tense battle over voters' rights

A Mega Millions billboard in Omaha, Neb., adjacent to a Sears store, shows 999 million, the maximum number it can show, ahead of the lottery draw, Fri

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Bering Sea village will be first counted in 2020 US Census
Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zone
Girl dies after court allows more time on life support

Security guards stand outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looki

Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's death at consulate

Mexico slowly processes caravan migrants at Guatemala border
70 years later, Norway apologizes to women who had relationships with German soldiers
Assange presses Ecuador to grant basic rights under asylum

Minnesota Vikings Harrison Smith.

Smith's safety sidekicks have come and gone with Vikings

Cook ruled out for Vikings vs. Jets, will miss fourth game of the season
Nearly two years later, Mike Zimmer has learned to live with eye issues
An old trend: Will Washington win NFC East sans Kirk Cousins?

Dallas Stars wing Jamie Benn, right, is unable to shoot the puck past Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk during the first period

Suter's goal makes Dubnyk's effort stand up in victory over Dallas

Suter returns to Dallas for first time since gruesome ankle injury
Mind games: Dubnyk checks mental catalog to prepare for foes
Wild vying for back-to-back sweep vs. Lightning

The Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler dunks in the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday

Boo who? Butler's 33 points lead Wolves to victory over Cavaliers

Reusse: Butler's second-quarter spurt shows Thibodeau's stubbornness merited
Wolves rookies Okogie, Bates-Diop still waiting their turn to play
Jimmy Butler to sit out tonight's Wolves game for 'precautionary rest'

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24) was named Big Ten freshman of the week after he had 157 rushing yards and two TDs at Ohio State.

Redshirt freshmen Ibrahim, Andries power Gophers ground game

Four-star recruit Jackson switches commitment from Gophers to Mizzou
Powerhouse Gophers volleyball team not talking about Final Four at home yet
Freshman Gabe Kalscheur leads Gophers in scrimmage win at Creighton

Dessa Doomtree: “Yes. I mean [Lin-Manuel Miranda] called me and ... that’s an amazing call to receive.”

C.J.: Dessa felt better after getting scientific assistance to mend her broken heart

Prosecutors: Bill Cosby's bid for new trial is 'meritless'
In campaign ad, Samuel L. Jackson scoops 'kitty treasure' for Angie Craig
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

Since 1961, thousands of children have soaked up German language and culture at Waldsee village, now located on Turtle River Lake near Bemidji.

Concordia Language Villages confronts an ugly truth head-on as a step toward healing

Sixth-grade hero assures safe crossing for fellow students
Problem Solvers: Susan Strauss helps companies create a workplace that works for everyone
Small sports shoe company davi stepping up to take on giants

Teen found dead at Northern State died of heart defect

The mother of a Minnesota teen found dead in his dorm room at Northern State University in South Dakota says her son died of an undetected heart defect.


Todd Bol, creator of the Little Free Library movement, dies at 62

Todd Bol hammered together the first Little Free Library. Then he built a movement around it. Bol believed the now-ubiquitous little boxes of books —…


Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

The Wisconsin man who founded Little Free Library, a project that now sets up boxes for sharing books around the world, has died. Todd Bol was 62.


Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

The Wisconsin man who founded Little Free Library, a project that now sets up boxes for sharing books around the world, has died. Todd Bol was 62.


Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

The Wisconsin man who founded Little Free Library, a project that now sets up boxes for sharing books around the world, has died. Todd Bol was 62.