Sen. Tina Smith opposes Mpls. policing ballot question

U.S. Sen. Tina Smith is the latest Democrat to publicly weigh in on the Minneapolis policing ballot measure. Cheryl Diaz Meyer • Star Tribune

For weeks, Smith was the top Minnesota elected official who had yet to take a public stance. In her statement Tuesday, Smith said she wrestled with her vote on the question.

What's behind the worker shortage slowing the economic rebound

A sign advertises job openings at a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Atlanta on Oct. 13, 2021.

Despite school reopenings and the end of some federal aid, many people are in no rush to land a job.

Dairy Queen goes to court over Blizzard name

Dairy Queen is suing a company for using the Blizzard brand name.

A federal judge will decide whether to stop a Massachusetts company from selling Blizzard spring water.

Sex assault charges refiled against former Renaissance Festival manager

Carr L. Hagerman

The case had been dismissed a year ago because his accuser had COVID-19 concerns.

UND student crashes plane he was piloting and dies

University of North Dakota airplanes in Grand Forks.  Credit: Jackie Lorentz/UND Today, the University of North Dakota’s official news source

The crash occurred about 6 miles from the North Dakota-Minnesota border.



Command Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Erikson

First woman named state command chief of Minnesota Air National Guard

Minnesotans hospitalized for COVID-19 40,000 times
Retired U.N. official ID'd as Twin Cities man who died after being run over by driver in Alexandria
Hells Angels member sentenced to 14 years for selling high-powered meth to cop

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The Vikings offensive line did a better job of pass protection against the Panthers, general manager Rick Spielman said.

Spielman: Vikings offensive line shows promise for the future

Wild looks to build on excellent home opener record; Wheeler won't play for Jets
A week behind the scenes with the state's best prep football team
NFC North reality: Rodgers owns the Bears — and Vikings and Lions, too

Scores, schedules, and stats
“It is slowing, but it’s nowhere near a balanced market,” said Brenda Tushaus, chief executive at Eden Prairie-based Re/Max Results.

Twin Cities home listings, sales go 'from Mach 3 to Mach 1' in September

Dairy Queen goes to court over Blizzard name
Minnesota Power selling leased lots to reservoir residents north of Duluth
USDA rethinks approach to controlling salmonella in poultry

People gathered on Election Day in 2012 in support of amending Minnesota’s Constitution to require photo ID to vote gathered. The majority of the st

Republicans are winning the debate on voter ID

Colin Powell's extraordinary life
Star Tribune endorsements
Climate change policies in Biden's budget bill are in trouble


Sack cartoon: Who are you gonna call?
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Adult screech owl.

Young screech owls make themselves at home in urban backyards, but you might not notice

The Weeknd calls off St. Paul show and his entire arena tour, aiming for stadiums next summer
Minnesota Orchestra gives conductor/broadcast host Sarah Hicks a 3-year contract extension
Suni Lee proves she was born to hand jive on 'Dancing With the Stars'

A week behind the scenes with the state's best prep football team

Football Across Minnesota: Chip Scoggins was granted access to Minnesota's No. 1 high school football team during a week where adversity found them.

Souhan: Make-or-break stretch of games coming up for Vikings defense

They'll face Dak Prescott, Aaron Rodgers, Justin Herbert and Lamar Jackson, and their offenses' array of bells and whistles.

Souhan: It's a losing play for Fleck to tout Gophers' 'culture' over talent

P.J. Fleck's postgame comments Saturday after a win over the Cornhuskers insulted Nebraska's coach and his own Gophers players, plus his recruiting.



President Donald Trump greeted the crowd at the “Stop the Steal” rally on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

Jan. 6 panel plans contempt vote as Trump sues over probe

Wisconsin GOP leader defends keeping election records secret
Biden's climate plan at risk, Democrats race to strike deal
Tim Walz launches campaign for second term as Minnesota governor

A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

US expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots

Facebook paying fine to settle US suit on discrimination
USDA rethinks approach to controlling salmonella in poultry
SC attorney Alex Murdaugh denied bond on $3M theft charges

Haiti’s Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry, center, places a bouquet of flowers at the independence hero Jean Jacques Dessalines memorial in Port-

Haiti gang seeks $1M each for kidnapped US missionaries

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword
UN: 10,000 children killed or maimed during Yemen's long war
UK faces calls for 'Plan B' with virus cases high and rising

Deb Frethem, a tour guide at the caves since April 1998, led a cave tour of the Wabasha Street Caves in St. Paul. ] LEILA NAVIDI • leila.navidi@star

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Suspect in two murders kills himself west of Cloquet

Enbridge fails to meet aquifer cleanup deadline
Minnesota Line 3 critics travel to Washington
Brooks: In the red spaces on the election map, the DFL makes its pitch

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. A federal judge Monday, Oct. 19, 2021, denied motions to

Judge refuses to suppress video evidence in Josh Duggar case

Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
McCain book shares why she left 'toxic' times at 'The View'
New art tribute to Dylan on display outside his Hibbing high school

The Ewing South Post news team, from left: 11-year-old twins Cris and Gabriella Olson, and 9-year-old sister, Lucia.

Three Minneapolis siblings make headlines with their own hyper-local community newspaper

Brooklyn Park father of two shifts focus from golf course to classrooms, encouraging kids to be nice
Northfield's distinguished principal Nancy Antoine works to level the educational playing field
Minneopa State Park newsletter captures 'the cycle and beauty of nature'