State economic forecast shows $641M budget surplus for '20-21

The Minnesota Legislature met in special session Monday, July 13, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn.

A $1.3 billion shortfall is forecast for the next budget cycle.

'Staggering' surge in violent carjackings continues across Minneapolis

A neighbor’s surveillance camera captured the sound of shots fired as a pair of suspects attempted to carjack a woman in south Minneapolis on Nov. 2

Such attacks were up 537% compared with last November, worrying residents.

In 'swift, decisive and serious' action, St. Paul police chief fires officer who shot, wounded man

St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell, Mayor Melvin Carter and other officers stood at the podium as body camera footage played at a news conference Tuesd

Body camera footage of the shooting was released later Tuesday.

Rochester superintendent apologizes after plagiarizing Thanksgiving message to staff

Michael Muñoz

Michael Muñoz lifted passages from several sources in letter to staff.

Trump has discussed with advisers pardons for his 3 eldest children, Giuliani

From left, Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Tiffany Trump applaud as President Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech f

Trump has told others that he is concerned that a Biden Justice Department might seek retribution against the president by targeting the oldest three of his five children.



Instead of sitting out the pandemic winter, Stillwater — reflected Tuesday in the St. Croix River — has decided to decorate and plan low-key outdo

With rink, ice maze, ice-cream social, Stillwater hopes to light up pandemic winter

Rochester superintendent apologizes after plagiarizing Thanksgiving message to staff
Construction on Enbridge pipeline begins as new lawsuit filed to delay $2.6B project
In 'swift, decisive and serious' action, St. Paul police chief fires officer who shot, wounded man

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Power-hitting Eddie Rosario might have played his final game for the Twins.

Twins could be ready to move on from Rosario

Souhan: College basketball bosses, stop playing games and delay season
Transfer Sissoko finally ready to show off her talent for Gophers
Returning to Wolves, Rubio says he's entering 'prime of my career'

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Andrew Witty helped WHO on vaccine development and distribution.

UnitedHealth executive returns after COVID-19 vaccine work

Cargill argues in front of Supreme Court in child labor case
Construction on Enbridge pipeline begins as new lawsuit filed to delay $2.6B project
Minnesota considers new lease on defaulted mining project in Nashwauk

Mayor Jacob Frey spoke at a press conference at City Hall in Minneapolis about how he did not agree with a proposal by several city council members to

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Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on COVID-19 vaccines
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Stephanie Rerych moved to Minneapolis last winter. She was hoping to explore the Twin Cities just as the pandemic hit. Now she’s struggling to meet

The pandemic makes it harder for newcomers to make friends in clannish Minnesota

A Minneapolis mindfulness expert's tips for helping kids find calm
Pohlad-owned Go radio stations sold to Christian music nonprofit
7 more restaurants close in the Twin Cities, some temporary and some permanent

Souhan: College basketball bosses, stop playing games and delay season

This isn't working. Seven (seven!) healthy Gophers women's players? That's not a plan. A better plan: practice safely now, get back to playing games after this COVID spike.

Reusse: The tale of Shorty, Fast Eddie and putting for quarters — lots of them

The old time 'WPA' characters of Theodore Wirth golf course refined their short games in calculating ways.

Scoggins: Kicking in glass ceilings made for a November to remember

Girls all over this country were inspired when kicker Sarah Fuller took the field for Vanderbilt to open the second half of Saturday's game with another piece of sports history.




The Minnesota Legislature met in special session Monday, July 13, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn.

State economic forecast shows $641M budget surplus for '20-21

Trump has discussed with advisers pardons for his 3 eldest children, Giuliani
Minnesota restaurants push to-go cocktails for COVID relief
Australia bounces out of recession as economy grows 3.3%

FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2020 file photo, Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine

US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

Tribes eye program to address missing Native Americans
California boat captain indicted in fire that killed 34
18 indicted, including rapper, in gang-related activity

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks at the parliament on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Wellington. New Zealand joined more than 30 other co

New Zealand symbolically declares climate emergency

5 dead, many injured after German man drives car into crowd
UN: Food has run out for nearly 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia
Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

BRIAN PETERSON ¥Êbrian.peterson@startribune.com Isle Royale National Park, 9/16/2009 ] Isle Royale is also home to the worldÕs longest conti

Why is Minnesota the only mainland state with an abundance of wolves?

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A sold sticker covered a for sale sign from Real Living Messina & Associates on Cliff Ave. in Duluth on Tuesday. Housing prices and closed sales have

Duluth home prices hit new record as market stays hot

Veteran Duluth judge to step down to lead community foundation
Construction on Enbridge pipeline begins as new lawsuit filed to delay $2.6B project
What to drink this week at Twin Ports breweries

FILE - Elliot Page arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Umbrella Academy" on Feb. 12, 2019. Page, the Oscar-nominated actor of “Juno”, “I

'All my love, Elliot': Actor Page comes out as transgender

Cosby's sex assault conviction goes before high-level court
Dave Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader, dies at 85
George Clooney's secret to cutting his hair, as seen on TV

A harvested field in Winslow, Neb. Soybean prices rose to a four-year high this fall.

At last, a year when farmers don't have to store soybeans

Food producers complain about China's virus tests on commodity imports
Farmers see record $40B in aid, but many uneasy accepting help
Key departures signal agriculture shakeup for Capitol Hill

Volunteer Chloe Swanson, an Edina High School swimmer, coached Abby Hirsch, 26, an original Clownfish member and Special Olympics gold medalist. Above

Minnesota kids, young adults with disabilities find confidence and kinship at swim club

Community advocate praises North Loop's tiny shelter model as first step in combatting homelessness
Mendota Heights doctor finds renewed purpose in virtual medicine
A desk of their own eases remote learning for kids in need