Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to halt walleye netting in 2016

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A spokesman for Melanie Benjamin, chief executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, said tribal leaders would halt the netting of walleye next year.

Police respond to robbery reports, find suspect shot dead in St. Paul

What started with reports of robberies Friday night in St. Paul near Summit Avenue and the Mississippi River ended with a man considered a robbery suspect shot to death, police said early Saturday.

Saudi official says Bin Ladens killed in England private-jet crash

Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead.

Maplewood funeral home reopens after state probe over decomposing bodies

Maple Oaks was closed after a state inspection.


Pro wrestler ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper dies at age 61

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61. The WWE confirmed the death. The wrestling organization …


Dave's Popcorn, beloved Mpls. shop, will keep poppin'

All week, customers have lined up outside the shop to buy popcorn and to celebrate the shop’s continued stay on E. 38th Street.


Walker tosses one-hitter as Seattle thumps Twins + Photo Gallery + Video

The Twins demoted shortstops Danny Santana and Jorge Polanco after the game.


AIA MN Home of the Month: Art drove the design of this Lake Superior retreat + Photo Gallery

The art-savvy owners of a meticulously crafted retreat in Bayfield, Wis., had one goal in mind: “We built the house for our paintings.” And, of course, for the sweeping views of nature’s ultimate work of art — Lake Superior.


Plymouth swimmer abandons English Channel crossing

Karen Zemlin was more than three-quarters of the way across when she gave up her attempt, according to an online tracker.


From Minneapolis to Northfield, here are our most beautiful gardens + Photo Gallery

This year's winning gardens in our annual Beautiful Gardens contest run the gamut, from a haven for wildlife to an oasis for grandkids.


Minneapolis waterworks using mussels to sniff out river contaminants

The 3-inch bivalves could serve as early warning detectors, alerting the city to river contaminants.


Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs with $422,000 in cash

Snoop Dogg has had another run-in with European authorities.


North Side auction experiment puts families in vacant homes

The event — which drew about 40 people — was a county effort to give prospective homeowners a better chance to pick up the vacant homes that fall into government hands after owners stop paying taxes.


5 Seconds of Summer tries new direction for boy bands + Photo Gallery

Review: The former 1D tour mates filled the X.


The Drive: Get the latest on the Twin Cities morning traffic


Streetscapes: Dinkytown manages to stay weird, despite change + Photo Gallery + Video

Dinkytown always seems to be facing ruinous change. Somehow it hangs onto its ragged charm.


Germany won't continue Nazi probe involving Minneapolis man, 96 + Video

Michael Karkoc’s family has consistently said that the 96-year-man is innocent.


As cyberattacks mount, Pentagon looks for ways to retaliate

Plans for “cyber deterrence” aim to develop an ability for retaliation so overwhelming that it would prevent an adversary from attempting to breach federal computer networks.