Twin Cities, Duluth nurses authorize potentially historic strike

Nurse Caitlin Moran from Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park discussed staffing and retention concerns on Tuesday that prompted her to vote to author

Hospitals call nurse wage demands economically crippling, but nurses call them necessary to stem staffing crisis.

State board revokes Twin Cities plastic surgeon's license after string of molestation accusations

Christopher Kovanda last ran his medical practice from this Minneapolis office complex.

The board concluded that he sexually abused two women.

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott surprises Minnesota nonprofit with $1.9M

MacKenzie Scott has given millions to Minnesota nonprofits.

The St. Paul organization is one of 26 Junior Achievement operations across the U.S. to receive a surprise donation from Scott.

Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

Kim M. Smith, leader of the Utah Deaf Hospital Rights movement and president of the Utah Association of the Deaf.

Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday.

Prosecutors struggle to catch up to a tidal wave of pandemic fraud

Millions of Americans sought unemployment benefits during the height of the pandemic.

Trillions of dollars flowed into federal relief programs, with few strings and minimal oversight, resulting in one of the largest frauds in U.S. history.



Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott is sworn into office in front of city clerk Barb Suciu in 2019.

Brooklyn Center group fails to get full-time mayor question on November ballot

Minnesota board makes primary, special election results official
Nowthen hires first city administrator in its 14-year history
Twin Cities, Duluth nurses authorize potentially historic strike

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Cesar Tovar made history with the Twins in 1968 as the second player in Major League Baseball to play all nine positions in one game.

Reusse: The search for the lost tapes of Cesar Tovar's grand Sunday

Five Vikings position battles to watch as 49ers come to town
In heated pennant race, Sonny Gray and Twins face Royals
Five things we learned from Gophers football's final public practice

Cargill Inc. headquarters in Minnetonka, Minn.

Cargill posts annual revenue of $165B, its most ever

Wells Fargo looks at shrinking mortgage unit, which has big presence here
UnitedHealth Group buys Medicare insurer in Texas
Hot dogs vs deli meat; rising costs shape choices at Walmart

IRS headquarters in Washington. While “middle-class American wage-earners have a 95% reliability rate for paying their fair share of taxes,” write

Stop scapegoating the IRS

How fighting over grammar can help fix a divided America
The twilight of expertise
Who's in charge? Not Gen X.



If you’re sad while waiting for your stump to be removed, you can do something about it.

Lost a tree? Here's how to beautify the stump

Expect glorious music and a bug or two at 'Magic Flute' in gardens and parks
Some orioles are being dyed a brilliant red by the food they eat
$450,000 Bryn Mawr home includes 'food forest' and Utepils membership

Reusse: The search for the lost tapes of Cesar Tovar's grand Sunday

Tovar was only the second player in MLB history to play all nine positions in one game when he did it for the Twins in 1968 — the radio broadcast of that legendary game seemed lost forever.

Souhan: Twins' Kepler breaks his slump, but he needs to do more

Another mediocre season from right fielder Max Kepler, when the team desperately needs production from a lefthanded hitter, is part of the reason the Twins are struggling.

Hennepin County set to invest $10M in businesses, especially in riot-damaged areas

The Hennepin County Board on Tuesday is expected to approve the economic-recovery funds that are mostly for the corridors vandalized during the riots following the 2020 police killing of George Floyd.


President Joe Biden signed the climate change and health care bill Tuesday with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y

Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

DHS watchdog rebuffs lawmakers on Secret Service testimony
Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska
Minnesota board makes primary, special election results official


Millions of Americans sought unemployment benefits during the height of the pandemic.

Prosecutors struggle to catch up to a tidal wave of pandemic fraud

Trump's angry words spur warnings of real violence
Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms
US West hit with water cuts but rebuffs call for deeper ones

Smoke rises over the site of explosion at an ammunition storage of the Russian army near the village of Mayskoye, Crimea, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.

Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

Germany: Driver who killed 5 in car rampage jailed for life
New Scottish law makes period products free for all
Putin blasts US 'hegemony,' predicts end to 'unipolar' world

Cars drove into the Apple Valley Transit Station parking ramp in 2010.

Why do Minnesotans call them 'parking ramps' instead of 'garages'?

Listen: Why has the Park Board allowed the 'birthplace of Minneapolis' to deteriorate?
Ask a question now: What are you curious about, Minnesota?
How did Minnesota become a window manufacturing hub?

The city of Bovey, Minn., sits just south of the Canisteo Mine Pit, which could overflow in the next few years without regular pumping or a permanent

Mine-pit lake nearing overflow on Iron Range to get temporary fix

Twin Cities, Duluth nurses authorize potentially historic strike
Two Harbors officials begin process of finding a new mayor
Longtime Iron Range Sen. David Tomassoni, who battled ALS, dies at 69

Darius Campbell Danesh, who shot to fame in 2001 on the British reality-talent show “Pop Idol” and topped British music charts the following year

'Pop Idol' and stage star Darius Campbell Danesh dies at 41 in Minnesota

Bob Odenkirk opens up about that 'Better Call Saul' finale: 'I'm a little shattered'
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott surprises Minnesota nonprofit with $1.9M
Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

Old friends Tom Edelstein and Larry Bans took a seat at St. Paul’s Highland Park Junior High where they met in 1964.

Inspired by a Simon & Garfunkel song, two old friends travel the world to sit on a bench together

Author-coach encourages us to broaden our definition of happiness
People with autism speak through poetry
'Stray' cat video game brings some benefits to real cats