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A negative-decibel chamber, the 'quietest place on Earth,' is in south Minneapolis

Steve Orfield, owner of Orfield Laboratories, is interested in how the anechoic chamber, at left, could help people with PTSD or autism.

A lab dubbed the "quietest place on Earth" finds a purpose beyond testing products: healing humans.

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has embraced Minnesota — and his flock

Archbishop Bernard Hebda is known for being an accessible bishop. Here, he chats with Simon Strand, 11, after the Rural Life Mass at the Dahlheimer farm in Center City, Minn. Gabe Pratt, 3, is at right.

Archbishop Bernard Hebda never expected to land in the Twin Cities, but he embraced Minnesota life.


Second-grader Jude Kresl reacted to the spice level in the kimchi.

Kimchi for kids? Minneapolis schools say, you bet

Proposed Mpls. budget includes little money to enforce new labor rules
Music Under Glass concert series returns to Como Park
Woman alleges Franken grabbed her at State Fair picture-taking

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New Jersey’s John Moore shot the game-winner past Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk.

Fluke goals costly to Wild in overtime loss

Scoggins: Vikings' rejuvenation begins with revamped offensive line
Lions hold recent edge, but table set for Vikings in Thanksgiving matchup
Wolves stung by Hornets for second consecutive loss

The Nebraska Public Service Commission's vote on the long-delayed project could still be challenged in court.

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal
Loggers and truckers sue Xcel Energy over proposed shutdowns of plants
CommonBond Communities and Habitat for Humanity receive $1 million loans

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When it comes to sexual harassment, the doors to the courthouse are shut

Seek balance on polling place speech
The Al Franken decades at 'SNL': sexist jokes, frat-boy bluster
Even the Democratic-Media Complex can't save Franken

St. Paul Ballet’s “Clara’s Dream.”

What 'Nutcracker' are you? Breaking down 5 classics and 3 funky ones

New vegan ice cream and crepe shop opens today in northeast Minneapolis
$1.4M townhouse offers 'suburban living' in Minneapolis' North Loop
'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis

How Trump looks on Franken

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Immigrant rights activists chanted and held signs at the start of the Minneapolis City Council meeting to draw attention to a 13-point "Sanctuary Platform" Wednesday morning.

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

Trump golf course reimbursed President Trump's charity amid probe of the foundation
Gov. Mark Dayton's chief of staff to serve as St. Paul deputy mayor
Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

The Nebraska Public Service Commission's vote on the long-delayed project could still be challenged in court.

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

Body of worker recovered after cosmetics factory blast, fire
Mars theory gets dusted: Streaks may be sand, not water
36 women who worked with Sen. Franken on SNL offer support

In this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington.

US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; sanctions expected

Former hostage says captivity 'intolerable' for her children
Models, politicians remember late designer Alaia in Tunisia
Ecuador president: Manafort pitched deal for China investors

Vikings QB Case Keenum has been put in position to succeed, thanks to the play of the revamped offensive line. A former weak point is now a team strength.

Scoggins: Vikings' rejuvenation begins with revamped offensive line

Lions hold recent edge, but table set for Vikings in Thanksgiving matchup
Keenum the latest in a long line of unexpected Vikings quarterbacks
Vikings offense suddenly red-hot in the red zone

The Hornets’ Dwight Howard (12) and the Wolves’ Andrew Wiggins (22) battled for a rebound during the first half Monday night.

Wolves stung by Hornets for second consecutive loss

Towns is NBA Western Conference player of the week
Did Pistons player mess up Butler's tying free throw?
Wolves fall to Hornets for second consecutive loss

New Jersey’s John Moore shot the game-winner past Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk.

Fluke goals costly to Wild in overtime loss

Postgame: Wild looking to discover urgency earlier in games
Coyle returns to Wild lineup after recovering from broken leg
New Jersey 4, Wild 3 (OT)

Della Reese

Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' has died at 86

Barack Obama wishes Joe Biden happy birthday with his own Joe/Barack bromance meme
'SNL Weekend Update' tears into alum Franken over sexual misconduct incidents
Spokeswoman: David Cassidy in hospital with multiple organ failure

Freeform floral design

The new centerpiece: Freeform floral design. Photographed in the Star Tribune studio on Thursday, August 17, 2017


Tile as art for all

Mercedes Austin's Mercury Mosaics does handmade work for homeowners.


Minneapolis park system is best in nation

For 5 years running, Minneapolis park system has been rated #1 in the Nation by The Trust For Public Land. St. Paul was #2 this year.


From Goodwill to Home Depot: Where the Guthrie Theater gets its props

This is the time of the year when Rebecca Jo Malmstrom starts shopping for Christmas dinner.


Find your perfect escape this fall and winter with 7 great travel destinations

Fall’s an easy sell. Once it rolls out those showy colors, people think nothing of traveling miles to watch it unfold. Winter, though, is a…