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Obituary: David Zwick, a "Nader Raider" and clean water pioneer, dies

David Zwick was a student at Harvard Law School in the early 1970s when he joined a group of promising attorneys working with consumer activist Ralph Nader. He wound up heading a groundbreaking study of the nation's water pollution and launching the first grass-roots clean water movement.

Leader of movement to remember Holocaust victims dies at 93

Holocaust survivor Sam Bloch, who dedicated his life to preserving the memory of the victims of Nazi atrocities, has died at age 93.

Marcus Allen Wayne Hallmark

Suspect in Minnetonka park-and-ride killing found guilty

Deer-carcass hauler prevails in his $420K legal battle with Anoka County
Minneapolis Mayor Frey hires new chief of staff
3M settles contentious lawsuit with state for $850 million

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Minnesota native Lindsey Vonn celebrates winning the bronze medal in women's downhill at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in South Korea on Wednesday during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Out with a bronze: Vonn nabs podium finish in final Olympics downhill

Gophers women's basketball ends home schedule with loss to Indiana
Gonsalves could be the Twins' big fish on the mound - someday
Through adversity, Mason put a stamp on his Gophers legacy

A Sun Country plane parked at a gate at Humphrey Terminal during a winter storm in late December last year.

Sun Country will cut 350 workers at MSP, taps Canadian firm to manage

3M settles contentious lawsuit with state for $850 million
American Public Media to open shared workspace, startup incubator in St. Paul
Get off your duff, America: Even Silicon Valley is facing a tough challenge from China

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, arrived at a meeting with his supporters in Moscow last month.

Meanwhile, in foreign affairs: Why Russia meddled

The Russian threat isn't going away despite indictments
Sack cartoon: Trump-Russia fishing expedition
Readers Write: Florida school shooting, Russian meddling

Trump-Russia fishing expedition

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Penthouse condo is 5,100 square feet over two-levels, now listed for $1.8 million in downtown St. Paul.

Penthouse with rooftop terrace in downtown St. Paul hits market for $1.8M

Twins third-base coach has his own great American pastime: birding
Tonya Harding opera is 'tangled and complicated' for this Minnesota skater-turned-singer
Hi-Lo Diner wants you to vote in its Girl Scout cookie competition

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.

Three minutes after the noon call of the chair, Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach waited for the DFL Senate members to come into the Senate chamber on Tuesday.

Legislature opens with short sessions and a dose of drama

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks
3M settles contentious lawsuit with state for $850 million
Associate of ex-Trump adviser pleads guilty to making false statements in Russia investigation

A bill introduced by Republicans in South Carolina this month would define any same-sex union as a “parody marriage.”

South Carolina bill targets same-sex marriage

Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns
Dallas official asks NRA to move May convention elsewhere
Health care billing process is costly and inefficient, study concludes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, poses with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, during a reception to mark the opening of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2018.

US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

Britain astir over accusation that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was 'paid asset' during Cold War
Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard
North Korea appears ready to launch large-scale cyberattack

Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler said he hasn’t talked to coach/president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau about whether free agent Derrick Rose (pictured) can help their team win.

Wolves' Butler says he's leaving Rose decision up to coach

Wolves' Towns proves he belongs in first NBA All-Star Game
Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback
'I got to rest.' Butler chooses not to play in All-Star Game

Ryan Suter

Wild defenseman Suter still eating up the minutes

Wild's Eriksson Ek ends 50-game goal-scoring drought
Wild holds off Islanders to open road trip with victory
Zucker scores twice as Wild skates past Islanders 5-3

Twins pitcher Stephen Gonsalves

Gonsalves could be the Twins' big fish on the mound - someday

Twins move May to 60-day disabled list to open roster spot for Sanchez
Will a faster ballgame attract more fans? Attendance figures say otherwise
Twins day at camp: Sanchez sees his opportunity

Russian athletes celebrate after scoring a goal against the U.S. team in a preliminary men's hockey match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the Gangneung Hockey Centre in Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 17, 2018.

Rock band O.A.R. enjoying renewed attention from Pyeongchang's OAR

Serena Williams champions issues on -- and off -- tennis court
'SNL' alum Quinn recovering from heart attack with humor
Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback

Former Jayhawks and Cows drummer Norm Rogers dies of cancer

The Minnesota music-scene vet was also a fixture behind the bar at Brit's Pub for two decades.

Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104.

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73.

Sam Bloch, WWII resistance fighter and guardian of Holocaust survivors' memories, dies at 93

He devoted his career to preserving the memory of Jewish Holocaust survivors, including the establishment of museums and museums around the world.

Roger French, assistant football coach with Gophers, BYU and more, dies at 87

A longtime Maple Grove resident, French had a career that spanned six decades, capped by his key role on Brigham Young University's only national championship team.