Loss of walleye gives rise to old animosities on Lake Mille Lacs

Tensions reignite between anglers and Indians who have treaty rights, even as state scientists say tribal netting cannot be blamed for the lake’s vanishing walleye population.

Judge bans media, public from meeting on sex offender program

Ruling draws harsh criticism from lawmakers and open government advocates.

Canoes, kayaks and sailboats stage 'boat ballet' Friday

The free hourlong performance on the Mississippi in north Minneapolis is part of the third annual Riverfront Fest, designed to help revitalize an underused portion of the Mississippi corridor.

Brooklyn Park pays $2.8 million to settle police brutality lawsuit

A probationary officer illegally used deadly force on a 23-year-old man, then covered up aspects of his role in the shooting, the lawsuit alleged.

Part of Quetico near BWCA closed in search for 'extreme survivalist'

A man described as an “extreme survivalist” is somewhere in a massive Canadian park bordering Minnesota and authorities have closed off several lakes to the public during the search for him, officials said Thursday.


MLS commissioner: Expanding league intrigued by a St. Paul soccer stadium

Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too.


Early home runs help Twins top Seattle, end four-game losing streak + Photo Gallery + Video

Clouts by Dozier, Hicks and Rosario provided a building lead, with Rosario nearly hitting for the cycle.


For folk star Brandi Carlile, Minnesota might as well be a second home

The singer-songwriter credits her Up North uncle for her love of music and Minnesota.


Glen Perkins' wife writes about Twitter hate the Twins' closer has experienced

The post is part of a larger effort by Alisha Perkins to teach their kids that it’s OK not to be perfect and that we all fall down.


Vikings tackle Matt Kalil believes fewer aches will mean improved play + Video

The left tackle has added weight, is working hard on technique.


First person: I nearly became a bear's Fig Newton

How a boyhood obsession almost turned fatal during an adult camping trip.


Mpls. police Sgt. Jesse Garcia, suffering from stomach cancer, dies

Garcia had been suffering from stage four-stomach cancer and was on leave from the department.


No Twins trades yet; Sano starts at third

Miguel Sano playing third base in place of Trevor Plouffe, whose wife gave birth to their first child Wednesday night.


Man describes find that could solve MH370 plane mystery

Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he says he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand.


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No slowing down for Tom Cruise in new 'Mission: Impossible' movie

REVIEW: "Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation" is immersive, unpredictable and crammed with more sharp plot hooks than a fishing basket. It’s one of the best wide-release movies of the summer.


South Dakota Indian tribe set to be first to sell recreational marijuana

Hundreds of other eligible tribes hesitant to follow.


Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade + Photo Gallery

Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading the march and stabbed six people, Israeli police and witnesses said.


Car fatally hits woman crossing in middle of busy Brooklyn Blvd.

The Minneapolis woman, 21, died several hours later at the hospital.