Self-defense claim in Apple River case could hinge on weapon, suspect's fears

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The 52-year-old Prior Lake man told authorities that he acted in self-defense on July 30 when he fatally stabbed a Stillwater teenager and wounded four others during a confrontation between tubers on the Apple River near Somerset.

Twin Cities man facing felony charges for voting twice in 2020 election

An election worker prepared mail-in ballot envelopes in 2020 in Minneapolis. A Minnetonka man faces two felony counts of unlawful voting and registeri

He apologized to the Edina detective and admitted that he understood he could only vote once in an election.

GOP seeking power over elections in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Kim Crockett, the GOP-endorsed candidate for secretary of state, speaks during the first day of the Minnesota State Republican Convention on May 13 in

Wisconsin's secretary of state has no role in elections, but that could change if Republicans are able to flip the seat this year and pass a law that would empower the office with far more responsibilities.

Wright County deputies fatally shoot armed man in mental crisis

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the shooting that happened about 1 a.m. in Otsego.

One in custody in fatal shooting after gun tossed on WCCO rooftop

The incident occurred Sunday evening, leaving one man dead in downtown Minneapolis.



A rider with a bicycle pulls the bike off a rack on a Metro Transit on Lake Street.

Metro Transit retools Route 22 for faster trips, fewer stops

St. Paul schools seek to go electric with buses
Self-defense claim in Apple River case could hinge on weapon, suspect's fears
Juvenile sentence haunts Two Harbors mayor

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Twins catcher Gary Sanchez tagged out the Blue Jays’ Whit Merrifield, trying to score on a sacrifice fly by Cavan Biggio in the tenth inning, but th

Overturned call results in Baldelli's ejection, Twins' 3-2 loss to Blue Jays

Collier — only 10½ weeks after having baby — helps Lynx top Dream
Vikings cornerback Peterson thinks new defense is a good fit
Souhan: In season of missed games, Lynx guards rarely missed Sunday

Adam Lund and Dustin Johnson looked around a precision spraying system at Farmfest on Tuesday, helped by Greeneye Technology’s Kody Paxton. Johnson

Minnesota farmers call outside investments 'a sticky situation'

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St. Anthony: New restaurant is just latest project for north Minneapolis developer
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A 'better path' for helping mentally ill

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Kenny Chesney thanked the Vikings for letting him workout at TCO Performance Center before he rocked their stadium later Saturday.

Review: For hyper Kenny Chesney at U.S. Bank Stadium, it was no shoes, no shirt, big volume

Yuen: Black families have been getting away to this Minnesota lake for nearly 100 years
Northfield writer's daughter wanted more female heroes. So he made a movie.
Louie Anderson gets touching tribute from one of his closest comedy buddies

Souhan: In season of missed games, Lynx guards rarely missed Sunday

The biggest problem for the Lynx this season has been injuries, and the constant reshuffling at point guard is a case in point.

Metro Transit retools Route 22 for faster trips, fewer stops

Some stops will be removed and sections of the route will be eliminated.

Reusse: Twins' draft pick Lee found home away from home playing prairie baseball

A summer spent in Willmar after the pandemic closed down other baseball leagues introduced 2022 first-round draft pick Brooks Lee to Minnesota long before the Twins were in the picture.


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) gave two thumbs up after Democrats passed a climate, tax and health care spending package on Capitol Hil

Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden

Republicans block cap on millions of patients' insulin costs
Dems look ahead to Barnes in fall race against Ron Johnson
Public safety and abortion at issue in race between Omar, Samuels


Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel speaks during a news conference in Detroit on Oct. 14, 2021. Nessel’s office has asked that the Michigan Prose

Report: Michigan AG seeks special prosecutor in 2020 probe

2 men face new trial over scheme to kidnap Michigan governor
Five decades in the making: Why it took Congress so long to act on climate
Albuquerque police seek car in killings of 4 Muslim men

The cargo ship Navi Star, crosses the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. Four more ships carrying agricultural cargo held up

Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

China's Hainan beach resort expands COVID-19 lockdowns
Cease-fire between Palestinians, Israel takes effect in Gaza
Bangladesh seeks China's help to repatriate Rohingya refugees

The Renewal By Andersen replacement windows factory in Cottage Grove is one of Minnesota’s many manufacturers of windows and doors.

How did Minnesota become a window manufacturing hub?

How lumberjacks harnessed an 'ocean of pine' to build Minnesota
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Ask a question now: What are you curious about, Minnesota?

Beginning with Chris Swanson’s first campaign for Two Harbors mayor in 2016, Melissa Giles and Nancy Christenson have spoken out over the sexual abu

Juvenile sentence haunts Two Harbors mayor

Tall ships sail into Two Harbors for Lake Superior festival
Soaring property values shock owners in Minn. lake country
Jury finds for pharmacist who declined to fill birth control prescription

FILE - Miss North Dakota Cara Mund reacts after being named Miss America during the Miss America 2018 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J., Sunday, Sept. 10

Former Miss America Cara Mund plans to run for Congress

Anne Heche hospitalized for burns after she crashes car, setting L.A. home on fire
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson break up after 9 months together
Anne Heche in hospital, 'stable' after fiery car crash

Leo St. Martin, 6, of Inver Grove Heights, catches a ball during a Beautiful Lives Project event that offered people with disabilities an opportunity

Saints players, people with disabilities team up for baseball fun at CHS Field

Plymouth woman uses her art to educate about rare pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis
Tribal pharmacy dispenses free medications for Native Americans in Minneapolis
She's 37. A mom of two. And America's fastest female marathoner.