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Minnesota's COVID-19 case growth now standing out

Tony Jaros River Garden owner Dan Jaros poured a "Greeney," the establishment's signature drink, Wednesday night. ] aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Min

Minnesota and other northern states are reporting more growth in cases over the past two weeks than hard-hit Southern and Western states.

Man is shot to death in Minneapolis for the city's 42nd homicide of the year

Minneapolis police said they responded about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to a report of shots fired and a man down in the area of 19th Street and S. Elliot Aven

The man, believed to be in his 30s, did not have a pulse so officers began CPR. He later died at HCMC.

Minnesota DFL hits Antone Melton-Meaux with campaign finance complaint

Antone Melton-Meaux, shown in April. a spokesman for Melton-Meaux’s campaign, called the FEC filing baseless and an attempt to distract from Rep. Il

An FEC complaint alleges Melton-Meaux's campaign violated federal election law by "conspiring to intentionally obscure" the identity of political consultants listed as limited liability corporations.

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

Firefighters doused a blaze at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut on August 4, 2020.

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.

Voter suit aims to block mask mandate at Minnesota polling places

Election judge Chris Yang placed a voting sign in the parking lot at the Arlington Hills Community Center in St. Paul in November 2019.

The lawsuit, backed by GOP legislators, is the 11th legal challenge to Gov. Tim Walz's COVID-19 restrictions.



St. Paul firefighters battled a fire at a construction site across from Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday.

Fire heavily damages $69M project in downtown St. Paul

RiversEdge redevelopment project moves forward in downtown St. Paul, despite COVID
Satanic Temple lawsuit against Belle Plaine will move forward, despite court dismissal of most of its claims
University of Minnesota, Morris becomes carbon neutral in electricity use

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Hutchinson High School football players Tristan Hoppe, Ty Glaser and Jordan Titus, all seniors, showed disappointment in the disrupted football season

High school football, volleyball move to new spring season

Souhan: Bateman made wisest choice for his health and future
Wild goes for 2-0 series lead. Get game stats and more on Gameview
Dangerfield is next UConn player to step up for Lynx

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With the coronavirus surging across most of the country, real estate developers and brokers said the pandemic was expected to affect their industry fo

Commercial real estate deals show July improvement, but recovery seen more than a year away

C.H. Robinson takes aim at fast-growing ranks of newbie shippers
Bumper Minnesota corn crop on tap as prices founder
After scrambling to fill demand, distilleries backing away from sanitizer production

It should be up to the voters of Minneapolis to decide how their city is policed. Above, an attendee of a June meeting the City Council held regarding

Charter commission delay on public safety amendment would be unnecessary, undemocratic

'Utter disaster.' Allowing Sturgis rally to go on puts nation at risk
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Readers Write: Minneapolis charter amendment proposal, Fifth Congressional District primary, 'camp in a box'


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Minnesotans named Karen say they’re OK with the name, despite the mean meme.

Minnesotans named Karen say they're OK, despite the meme

Put the gloom behind you by breaking out of the doomscrolling
Highly anticipated Hmong restaurant coming to northeast Minneapolis
St. Paul group joins the push to broaden the face of bird-watching

Scoggins: Can the NFL really get through season without a bubble?

This is how the NFL intends/hopes/prays to make pandemic football succeed, in the absence of a bubble: The honor system and self-policing. How realistic is that?

Souhan: Twins bullpen transformed from a liability to a strength

Last summer, when the Twins' bullpen was getting knocked around, the team started a flurry of moves that has paid off very well.

Reusse: Regional networks get their night baseball, defy pandemic

If this 60-game schedule is to be completed, the Twins will occupy nine out-of-town hotels and move in and out 11 visiting clubhouses. Why so much moving around and no bubble? Money.




Antone Melton-Meaux, shown in April. a spokesman for Melton-Meaux’s campaign, called the FEC filing baseless and an attempt to distract from Rep. Il

Minnesota DFL hits Antone Melton-Meaux with campaign finance complaint

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach
Trump's demand for US cut of a TikTok deal is unprecedented
Inslee advances in Washington gubernatorial primary

Undersea Rescue Command deploys the Sibitzky Remotely Operated Vehicle in the Pacific Ocean on August 3, 2020, from the deck of the Military Sealift C

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California

Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6
Los Angeles deputy says colleagues are part of violent gang
After scrambling to fill demand, distilleries backing away from sanitizer production

Firefighters doused a blaze at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut on August 4, 2020.

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

3 men rescued from Pacific island after writing SOS in sand
Urgency to bear witness grows for last Hiroshima victims
Malaysia police raid Al Jazeera's office, seize computers

A flock of wild turkey roamed the streets Tuesday in Northeast Minneapolis. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com A flock of wild turk

Why do wild turkeys seem to thrive in the Twin Cities metro?

After Lake Calhoun, what about other Minn. place names with racist roots?
What's the story behind Pilot Knob Road, other odd street names?
Why is Minnesota the last state with 3.2 beer?

Incumbent state Sen. Erik Simonson is facing DFL-endorsed Jen McEwen in the DFL primary for the Senate District 7 seat that represents most of Duluth.

'Don't Forget Labor': Duluth's DFL Senate primary shows battle for party

Citing budget shortfalls, DOC to close two Minnesota prisons
Iron Range cold case cracked with genealogy databases; Chisholm man charged with murder
Unlikely food source may be behind moose success at Voyageurs Park

Joanna and Chip Gaines.

Chip, Joanna Gaines return to 'Fixer Upper' for new network

Roc Nation partners with Brooklyn's LIU to launch new school
Kanye West withdraws petition to get on NJ's 2020 ballot
Oprah picks Isabel Wilkerson's 'Caste' for her book club

U.S. officials are forecasting a near-record corn crop this year, but prices are below break-even.

Bumper Minnesota corn crop on tap as prices founder

As acid rain is curtailed, wheat gets less sulfur needed for tasty bread
China bought a record amount of corn the other day, but it's unlikely to hit trade-deal target
Sen. Tina Smith attacks Jason Lewis over past crop subsidy comments

Black Eyed Susan flowers bloom in Crow Hassan Regional Park, which is home to a remarkably diverse and thriving prairie that's been built and managed

Crow-Hassan's prairie is a mosaic of wild things and built to last

To help save Postal Service, two Midwest artists design pandemic-themed greeting cards
Head of Mpls. Domestic Abuse Project builds on rich history of helping in new COVID reality
Owner reopens oxygen factory in Kabul, provides COVID patients free refills