Soccer stadium could land in St. Paul, MLS executive says

Two sites reportedly in the mix are near Snelling and University avenues, where a former Metro Transit bus barn stood, and near the State Capitol where a Sears store now sits.

Gov. Dayton gives big raises to commissioners; GOP cries foul

Gov. Mark Dayton gave big raises to his cabinet Wednesday, prompting a swift attack from Republicans as he boosted the salaries of some agency commissioners overnight by 30 percent …

West St. Paul considers redeveloping city-owned golf course

West St. Paul is looking at other options for its golf course as it tries to revitalize Robert Street.

Demolition expected for fire-damaged W. Broadway buildings

Community leaders hope the stretch of W. Broadway won’t stay vacant for long.

Southwest light-rail advisory board lays out cuts to save line

Members of a Southwest light-rail line advisory board voted Wednesday to recommend ending the transit project at Southwest station in Eden Prairie, cutting about $250 million from the project’s bottom line.


Thieves hit luxury Edina store, caught after high-speed chase in Woodbury

A spokeswoman said police suspect the men “are part of a larger theft ring that is targeting high-end stores.”


Bringing up the big bat: Sano to join Twins in K.C. + Video

Light-hitting Twins set to summon power prospect Miguel Sano from Class AA Chattanooga.


Dave Matthews doubles up in marathon Xcel show

Review: The ’90s hippie-rock favorite opened for himself and powered on for a 3 ½-hour marathon.


Give peas a chance? Not in my guacamole, says Obama

President Barack Obama dipped into the great New York Times guacamole debate Wednesday. So did Jeb Bush. So did much of the Internet.


Who wants beer? Here are 2 Twin Cities brewery crawls to get you started

With 25 taprooms inside the I-494/694 loop, putting together a brewery crawl is easy. Two burgeoning brewery districts, one in northeast Minneapolis and the other along the Green Line, let you leave the car behind to take in multiple taps by foot, bike or train.


Own goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup

England defender Laura Bassett's error in stoppage time sent Japan into the final against the United States.


Actor Josh Hartnett's Minneapolis house sells for $2.3M

The house on Lake of the Isles in south Minneapolis was listed for $2.395 million


US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.


Pizza farms offer reverse twist in farm-to-table movement + Photo Gallery

As the farm-to-table movement connects more consumers with local farmers, some farms have shortened the distance between the plow and the plate. They're inviting customers over for pizza.


‘Dukes of Hazzard’ pulled from TV Land over Confederate flag controversy

The Duke Boys have not only been in trouble with the law since the day they was born, but they’re now feeling the wrath of Confederate flag protesters. TheWrap has …


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Aquatennial gets a rebranding and a move to downtown Minneapolis

Organizers revealed new logos for the newly revamped celebration that incorporate familiar city landmarks.


Wild signs Mikael Granlund, Ryan Carter, Nate Prosser

The Wild has re-signed restricted free agent and No. 1 center Mikael Granlund to a two-year, $6 million "bridge deal" this morning.


Mpls. Marriott worker charged with sexually assaulting vulnerable guest

The victim was “mentally impaired, mentally incapacitated or physically helpless” at the time of the alleged attack, according to the complaint.