625 new state COVID-19 cases contribute to weekend surge

Lindsey West who teaches 5th grade at Clara Barton Open School held a sign as she and others protested in person learning this fall outside in Governo

COVID-19 deaths have not increased amid rise in infections, but health officials worry that this trend could emerge next.

Popular Catholic composer accused of sexual misconduct

David Hass, seen performing at St. Catherine's in 2004, has been accused of sexual misconduct toward multiple young women who studied with him over th

David Haas, who worked at Benilde-St. Margaret, St. Paul Seminary and St. Catherine's, has been accused of sexual misconduct toward multiple young women who studied with him over the years.

BLM sign repeatedly vandalized at Gunflint Trail lodge

Andy DeLisi built a Black Lives Matter sign out of plywood after cardboard signs disappeareed from the yard outside his Gunflint Trail resort. Since t

Sign moved, hit by truck, but resort owner says most feedback is positive.

Police body camera video in George Floyd's killing released

Police body camera video in George Floyd's killing released

A coalition of media companies had sought release of footage of George Floyd's killing to the general public.

Suit says St. Paul fire chief let poorly performing recruits graduate

St. Paul firefighters battled a fire at a construction site across from Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul on Aug. 4.

Fire officials could not be reached for comment Monday evening. City spokesman Peter Leggett said the city was not aware of the lawsuit, nor has it received a court filing.

Hassanen Mohamed hosted a meeting of the support group Somali COVID-19 Families from his home in Brooklyn Center on July 18.

Somali group pushes to end state's health care disparities

Spirit Mountain director resigns as Duluth ski hill faces uncertain future
No prison time for man who purposely ran over Edina student about to board bus
Popular Catholic composer accused of sexual misconduct

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Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario celebrated his third-inning grand slam with third base coach Tony Diaz on Monday night in Milwaukee.

Grand slam turns Twins around

Coaches push to play, with Big Ten athletic directors reportedly set to meet again
Scoggins: Football or no football, college leaders are in a no-win situation
'We haven't had success here.' Wild general manager promises changes

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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening.

CEO Pay Watch: General Mills' Jeff Harmening made $8.4 million last fiscal year

Minnesota exports drop 17% because of the coronavirus
Tactile Medical was one of Minnesota's top-performing stocks over the past few years, until coronavirus
Delta's refinery experiment has become an albatross

A voter placed her mail-in ballot in a drop box in West Chester, Pa.

Mail-in ballots: So much potential fraud, so little heed

U.S. must unite to fight foreign attacks on the 2020 election
George Floyd died, and what have we done?
Unemployed Minnesotans need that extra $600 a week in benefits

Sack cartoon: The Great Minnesota drive-thru
The Great Minnesota drive-thru

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The New Scenic Cafe’s soon-to-open food trailer, is a 1969 Airstream.

Duluth's popular New Scenic Cafe now has a food truck

Minnesota woman will take a cross-country motorcycle trip to mark 100 years of women's right to vote
North Minneapolis drummer tops iTunes jazz chart
Free network TV streaming service Locast comes to the Twin Cities

Scoggins: Football or no football, college leaders are in a no-win situation

Not playing will have dire financial consequences for athletic departments; playing potentially exposes students to long-term health effects.

Souhan: New world champ from Minneapolis fights for title and for justice

As he returns to Minneapolis from Los Angeles with an interim World Boxing Association welterweight title, Jamal James is seeking "change as a society and a nation as a whole."

VenueScreen, started by an event planner, is helping businesses navigate the return to work

Lea and Rick Barron, owners of Barron Event Planning & Management, a firm that has worked with many businesses in the Twin Cities, realized in…

Election official John Jovanovich sprays hand sanitizer on walk-up early voters for the State Primary at Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services Friday

After 'tidal wave' of mail-in ballots, Minnesota polls ready

Postal Service emerges as flash point heading into election
Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard's seat
'Poor People's Campaign' eyes low-income voters in 13 states

Chicago police are gathered at Wabash and Grand Avenues after looting occurred in the Gold Coast area of the city early in the morning of Aug. 10, 202

Hundreds ransack downtown Chicago businesses after shooting

Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at U.S. airports
D.C. officials condemn 'horrific' mass shootings at cookout
Liberty University names acting leader with Falwell on leave

Customers at a cafe enjoy lunch in the sunshine in Christchurch, New Zealand, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. New Zealand marked a 100 days of being free from t

New Zealand marks 100 days of virus elimination

Hong Kong newspaper raided, tycoon detained under new law
Masks in class? Many questions as Germans go back to school
Beirut explosion bares pitfalls of sending aid to Lebanon

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?

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz , shown last month, was in Duluth on Friday. He visited a food bank there to highlight the 400,000 free masks being handed out

In Duluth, Gov. Walz says local rise in COVID-19 cases 'still manageable'

New CEO named at Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth
New cocktail lounge brings retro feel and frozen drinks to West Duluth
Duluth school board approves hybrid plan for fall

Rachael Ray in the kitchen of the home she and her husband built near Lake George in upstate New York, April 21, 2018.

Fire engulfs cooking show star Rachael Ray's home

Comedian Andy Dick sues man who punched him in New Orleans
Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboards
MTV VMAS scraps indoor performances, moves to outdoor sets

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
Hail, high water and lockdown: Europe's fruit growers prepare for tough harvest

“I am noticing that I have laughed more since I started this than I laughed in the last 20 years,” Jacquelyn Fletcher Johnson said.

Facing hardship during COVID, these Minnesotans find comfort in levity

Nonprofit auto shop looks to expand to meet growing need after unrest in Minneapolis
AchieveMpls launches student support fund to address trauma of pandemic, George Floyd killing
How a Black cowboy became a disinformation target