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Pat Pheifer covers the Twin Cities metro area.


Protesters "take a knee" before start of Vikings game

The "Take a Knee" protesters were at U.S. Bank Stadium again Sunday before the start of the Vikings-Rams game, carrying signs and making impassioned speeches.


Super Bowl will limit light-rail use to ticket holders on game day

Only ticket holders for the game can board on game day; all others must ride buses.


'Interrupted theft' led to stabbings at Macy's in MOA

Police arrested a man they believe stabbed two other men who tried to stop him from stealing. He was held by other shoppers after the assault, police said.


Search continues for two fishermen on Lower Red Lake

No progress was made Thursday in the search for two fishermen who have been missing since Monday on Lower Red Lake in northern Minnesota. Ground…


At police-community forum, Philando Castile's mother says nightmare hasn't ended

Talk on police-community relations that includes the top Twin Cities prosecutors focused on loss of trust in police and courts.


WCCO Radio legend Roger Erickson made mornings, snow days a joy

For generations of Minnesotans, Roger Erickson was the first voice they heard in the morning.The WCCO-AM radio legend, along with his co-host Charlie Boone, were…


St. Paul school cafeteria workers OK two-year contract

Pact in St. Paul increases wages 2 percent each year.


Ready, set, snow: Slush likely to slow morning commute

The metro area and much more of Minnesota should see 1 to 4 inches, according to the National Weather Service.


Falcon Heights OKs policing deal with Ramsey Co. sheriff

Deputies will start to patrol suburb starting Jan. 1 in a vote 16 months after the shooting death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights at the hands of a St. Anthony officer.


Princeton man's body found in plane pulled from river

Crash killed the pilot and his wife, who were sightseeing.