Families of Minnesotans slain by police plead at Capitol for changes

From left, Katie Wright, whose son Daunte Wright was shot and killed by Brooklyn Center police, spoke to Amity Dimock and John Garcia, the mother and

House Democrats offer 12 police reforms to Senate GOP.

Armed man takes St. Cloud bank employees hostage during robbery

The scene as police in St. Cloud responded to a bank robbery on Thursday. People were asked to avoid the area, officials said.

"This incident is active and ongoing," read a police statement. "Please avoid the area."

Minnesota Republicans try to steer clear of Cheney fallout

Rep. Liz Cheney was one of only 10 House GOP members who voted to impeach Trump after the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Rep. Liz Cheney has challenged Trump's lies about the 2020 election.

Minneapolis explores carbon credits to help reforest the city

Minnesota Parks and Recreation Board forestry workers cutting down 39 more ash trees in Tower Hill Park after discovering they’d been infested by th

A property tax levy to replace the city's dead and dying trees will expire at the end of this year.

Sheriff: Girl shoots 3 at Idaho school; teacher disarms her

People embrace after a school shooting at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Authorities say a shooting at the eastern Idah

A sixth-grade girl brought a gun to her Idaho middle school, shot and wounded two students and a custodian and then was disarmed by a teacher Thursday, authorities said.



Juanita Kyle, a public defender of 30 years, held a sign calling for an end to pretextual traffic stops at Friday’s rally outside the Hennepin Count

Some on Minneapolis City Council want to create unarmed traffic safety division

Reward for information on 2 bald eagles shot to death along northern Minnesota river
Minneapolis explores carbon credits to help reforest the city
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Nick Gordon of the Twins stole second base in the second inning Thursday. Gordon had a hit, a walk, a run and two stolen bases in his major league deb

Twins fall to 0-7 in extra inning games with loss to Texas

Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards just wants to 'win and have fun'
Proposed Minnesota state tournament for girls' wrestling set for key vote Tuesday
Would Gersson Rosas still make Wiggins (plus pick) for Russell swap?

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Cara Dalton prepared early Mother’s Day orders at Flowers by Miss Bertha, which her parents have owned since 1990.

Mother's Day bouquet prices rise as demand outstrips supply at Minnesota florists

Developer plans massive Shakopee distribution center to built on spec
Rosemount plant must install new equipment to address pollution
HealthPartners saw income grow amid COVID-19 in 2020

After a year of mostly grim gubernatorial updates about COVID-19, Gov. Tim Walz expressed relief on Thursday: “We’re here, we’re here, we’re h

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Left to right: Busy Philipps as Summer, Renée Elise Goldsberry as Wickie, Sara Bareilles as Dawn, Paula Pell as Gloria.

New sitcom 'Girls5Eva,' a parody of girl groups, is what you really, really want

Jason Statham drama 'Wrath of Man' is long on violence, short on comic relief (and women)
SPCO adapts to pandemic with a series of small-scale works by composers of color
5 patios to kick off Duluth's outdoor dining season

Souhan: Big-picture adjustments needed for Twins to rise up

After watching the Twins struggle through the first month of the season — and show signs of life this weekend — here's a list of things to consider.

Medcalf: Compliance during Minnesota police encounters is only strictly required if you're Black

Reform, in the future, will be tested in a place now known for police killings,

Reusse: A salute to toughness, Denise and Mark Rosen

As a Twin Cities sports media mainstay since 1969, Mark Rosen can tell you all about the toughest athletes he's covered over the years. He also knows the toughest non-athlete: his wife, Denise.



Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz spoke to the media after announcing a timetable for ending COVID restrictions including the statewide mask mandate and limits

GOP leaders at Capitol pan Gov. Tim Walz's reopening plans

Klobuchar's big test: Shepherding election reform
Florida gov signs GOP voting law critics call 'un-American'
Minnesota Republicans try to steer clear of Cheney fallout

People embrace after a school shooting at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Authorities say a shooting at the eastern Idah

Sheriff: Girl shoots 3 at Idaho school; teacher disarms her

Chicago suburb set to pay reparations, but not all on board
Broadway readies imminent ticket sales for a fall reopening
Rapper G Herbo charged with lying to federal investigators

In this photo taken on May 5, 2021, Finnegan Lee Elder and his co-defendant Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, right, listen as the verdict is read, in the trial

Family upset that 2 Americans got Italy's harshest sentence

India's gov't eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps
In major move, South Africa to end captive lion industry
UN releases $65 million to aid Ethiopia, most for Tigray

Howard O. Kelly of Minneapolis’ Civilian Defense Council inspects the 5,500-pound siren atop the Northwestern National Bank in 1943. This siren prec

Why does Minnesota test tornado sirens on the first Wednesday of the month?

Listen: Was Minnesota home to nuclear missiles during the Cold War?
Is Minnesota's power grid ready for widespread electric cars?
Was Minnesota once home to U.S. government-sponsored hemp farms?

Merge Urban Development A rendering shows the proposed apartment building that would replace the Esmond in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

New plan for Duluth's former Seaway Hotel: Tear it down, replace with housing

Reward for information on 2 bald eagles shot to death along northern Minnesota river
Duluth's Haunted Ship returns this fall after years on hiatus
State pulling leases for long-stalled Mesabi Metallics taconite mine

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R&B singer Aaron Neville, 80, retires from touring

Josh Duggar released as he awaits trial on child pornography
Jessica Alba's Honest Co. soars 44% in stock market debut
Rapper G Herbo charged with lying to federal investigators

Kristin Doherty sat among textiles, clothing, jewelry and more made by women in Ghana through her nonprofit Global Mamas in Minneapolis.

Twin Cities World Jubilee fair trade sale May 1 will honor partnerships with women across the globe

St. Paul native and longest-known serving paramedic in U.S. says goodbye to EMS
Seeking submissions from high school seniors: Who helped get you through this year?
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