Mpls. council OKs plan to seek help for Derek Chauvin trial

Izai Dominguez with Hansen Bros. Fence added barbed wire to the chain-link fence, concrete barriers and concertina wire public buildings in downtown M

The Minneapolis City Council approved plans to seek assistance from both community groups and other police departments during the upcoming trial in George Floyd's death.

At conservative gathering, just one litmus test: Loyalty to Trump

Former President Donald Trump plans to use Sunday, the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, for his first public speech since le

Donald Trump is "raring to go" at this weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference.

Gunman kills police K-9 in Duluth in standoff that stretches into afternoon

St. Louis County sheriffs were armed with rifles and grenade launchers as they maintained a perimeter and attempted to force the gunman out of his hou

The dog was rushed to a clinic and died there, according to police.

Dems near relief bill OK by House, ponder wage plan rescue

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

A $1.9 trillion package aimed at helping the country rebuild from the pandemic seemed headed toward House passage Friday, even as Democrats searched for a way to revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.

Golden Valley startup selling fishing tackle, gear hooks $2.1M in investments

Omnia Fishing co-founders CEO Matt Johnson, Dan Wick and Chris Morgal in the company's 10,000-square-foot warehouse in Golden Valley. (Provided by

Omnia not only sells the gear, it helps consumers pick out what they need for specific lakes.



Minneapolis police officers investigated a fatal stabbing on the city’s south side on Thursday afternoon.

2 die in stabbing, triple shooting in south Minneapolis

Charge: Driver in fatal St. Paul hit-and-run fled state for weeks, came back and surrendered
Teen dies in head-on highway crash with street sweeper near Crookston
Longtime criminal jailed, accused of fatally shooting man outside St. Paul bar

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The Hill-Murray girls’ hockey team, ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, has shut down its program until March 8 after three players tested positive for COVID-

Hill-Murray pauses girls' hockey, others affected after 3 with COVID symptoms kept playing

Fists of fury: Meek North Stars started historic brawl in Boston 40 years ago today
Vikings mailbag: Expectations for free agency? Potential cuts? Safety options?
The Timberwolves want to play fast. Here's the question: Why?

Scores, schedules, and stats
Juan Salinas powder-coated decorative heat vents last week at JIT Powder Coating in Farmington. JIT used a $550,000 PPP loan to pay 60 employees for 1

Minnesota lawmakers consider matching tax forgiveness on pandemic aid

Golden Valley startup selling fishing tackle, gear hooks $2.1M in investments
Zillow to make cash offers for houses in Twin Cities based on its 'Zestimates'
Stocks wobble between gains and losses as bond yields ease

Democratic members of the U.S. House held LGBTQ and transgender pride flags outside the Capitol after the passage of the Equality Act on Thursday, Feb

A historic bill for LGBTQ rights, but will the pendulum swing again?

Biden's Cabinet picks face new standards in divided Senate
Citizen Parton: The modesty of a country music and good-cause icon
With trial at hand, grieving Black community must focus on justice, community care


Sack cartoon: The climate change family tree
The climate change family tree

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30 essential Black musicians who defined Minnesota's sound

Green Choice list names vehicles that are least harmful to the planet
Pandemic prompts Minnesotans to make room for grandparents
Guy Fieri the latest celebrity to bring a virtual restaurant to Minnesota

Reusse: NBA stacked against 'always building' teams like the Wolves

It's cold and depressing as a lowly member of the ABA — the Always Building Association — but it seems to be the Timberwolves' destiny in the most-unforgiving of pro sports leagues.

Souhan: Whether star-crossed Woods golfs again is unimportant

If he never plays again, Tiger Woods will remain the most compelling American athlete of the past 20 years for making golf history while bouncing between heroism and villainy.

Scoggins: With Saunders gone, Wolves mess now belongs to Rosas

There is no one but Gersson Rosas to blame if the team doesn't soon show significant improvement. The firing of Ryan Saunders means the team's punching bag has been removed.



House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Dems near relief bill OK by House, ponder wage plan rescue

Minnesota bill targets Apple and Google's smartphone app fees
Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies
Minnesota's projected budget shortfall flips to $1.6B surplus

President Joe Biden fist bumps Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner upon arrival at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

Biden surveys weather harm, encourages virus shots in Texas

Members who broke with polygamous sect buy former compound in South Dakota
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US
United will pay $49 million to settle air mail fraud case

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

US implicates Saudi crown prince in killing of journalist

Congress split on US strikes in Syria on Iran-backed militia
Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction
Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension

Because of Minnesota’s harsh climate, MSP is one of the busiest airports in the country for de-icing operations.

What happens to all of the de-icing fluid sprayed on planes at MSP airport?

What does it take to become a police officer in Minnesota?
Listen: How Ford made millions of windows from St. Paul sand
Why does I-35E through St. Paul have a 45-mph speed limit?

A 15-story, 200-unit apartment complex planned on East Superior Street and Fourth Avenue East in downtown Duluth is moving forward again, with plans t

Oft-delayed residential high-rise in downtown Duluth is back on again

Duluth residents should be spared natural gas bill spike
Minn. Supreme Court sends PolyMet air permit for copper mine back to the Court of Appeals
Duluth woman debunks conspiracies, promotes facts on viral Instagram account, CNN, the 'Daily Show'

A wax statue of actor John Hamm stands by the bar with a drink at Peter Luger Steakhouse on Friday, Feb, 26, 2021, in New York. The statue, on loan fr

NYC steakhouse stunt: A wax Don Draper hanging at the bar

Prince Harry talks to James Corden about 'stepping back' from royal life
Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA
David Foster and Katharine McPhee welcome a baby boy

Hennepin History Museum curator Alyssa Thiede researched and organized the “Local Heroes” exhibit that showcases health care pioneers who shaped m

New Hennepin History Museum exhibit honors health care workers of another era

In Brooklyn Center, a rare hospice center for children brings families together for kinship and compassion
Estonians erect statue and give home to beloved stray dog
Lost in Antarctica, a wallet is returned 53 years later (memories included)