Renting rooms for homeless got too expensive, so Hennepin County bought hotels

Brionna Mosley turned on a morning meditation in her room at Stevens Square Residence, where’s she’s lived for about six months.

More than $25 million was spent to buy five motels and hotels and another property.

State Senate narrowly backs right to abortion in state law

Protesters on both sides of the abortion debate faced off outside the Minnesota House chamber before a floor vote Jan. 19.

Gov. Tim Walz has vowed to sign the measure, which DFLers moved quickly upon taking full control of state government.

Cargill's ex-CEO 'DMac' reflects: 'The next 10 years will be far more volatile'

Dave MacLennan, CEO of Cargill and one of Minnesota’s most globally influential/high profile leaders, gave his final interview in his office before

Dave MacLennan led the agribusiness behemoth through some of its most dynamic years of change, with the last three among the wildest in the company's recent memory.

Minnesota's Emmer, still a crypto booster, says Congress needs to step up oversight of regulators

Majority Whip Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., accompanied by other House GOP leaders, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, J

The influential industry — and the collapse of FTX — present Congress with a conundrum.

Minnesota activists renew call for reform after Memphis police killing

Nekima Levy Armstrong, Johnathon McClellan and others gathered Saturday, Jan. 28, to demand action on police reform.

Advocates demanded action at a Minneapolis news conference, calling Tyre Nichols' death a reminder that little has changed since George Floyd's murder.



Mike Bakk, U.S. Steel’s Minnesota-based director of operational readiness, posed by a hydraulic shovel in Keewatin, Minn., in 2022. These machines a

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From suitcases to medicinal herbs: How one small business survived COVID
Normal refugee channels slowed dramatically, frustrating local immigrants with family in peril
Unlikely pair forged bond beyond race in 19th-century Red Wing

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Gophers coach Ben Johnson says he’s trying to build a program that can be a sustained winner in the Big Ten — but that build won’t happen overni

Reusse: Johnson playing it slow and steady amid dismal Gophers season

Souhan: How Falvey, Twins kept the door open for Carlos Correa
From the very start, White Bear flavor drives Hockey Day Minnesota
Anderson: Time is long past to stop jumping carp from invading more Minnesota rivers

The role of immigrants and immigration in Minnesota’s economy touches a nerve with some readers.

Ramstad: You had a lot to say about my first columns, especially on immigration. Here's my response

Minnesota's Emmer, still a crypto booster, says Congress needs to step up oversight of regulators
New Cargill CEO on role in global food chain: 'Food can't be weaponized'
Cargill's ex-CEO 'DMac' reflects: 'The next 10 years will be far more volatile'

The site of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine hugs the shoreline of Birch Lake, which drains into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

A historic step to protect the BWCA

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On Social Security, thanks ... and no thanks
Readers Write: Loss of religion and despair, winter parking, Social Security tax



The Blood Orange Matcha at Backstory Coffee, located in the lobby of the Duffey Lofts in Minneapolis.

These 7 next wave Minneapolis coffee shops are stylish sanctuaries

Is the reign of the skyscraper over in the Twin Cities?
Review: SPCO performs invigorating Spanish and Latin American classical music concert
Yuen: Meet the neighbors who said, 'Yes, in my backyard'

Souhan: How Falvey, Twins kept the door open for Carlos Correa

The Twins' aggression and deal-making with Correa will improve the roster and the club's reputation.

Brooks: The Dakotas are a drag

Lawmakers in both Dakotas are working hard to turn their states into that dreary town from the movie "Footloose."

Neal: Bombas long gone, Twins will rely on defense and pitching to win

Rocco Baldelli's remade Twins have a chance to do some damage in the American League this summer — if they can stay healthy.


Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) appears outside the House chamber as the vote for Speaker of the House continues for a fourth day, at the Capitol in Wa

Biden, McCarthy to discuss debt limit in talks on Wednesday

State Senate narrowly backs right to abortion in state law
Concerns over prayer breakfast lead Congress to take it over
Minnesota's Emmer, still a crypto booster, says Congress needs to step up oversight of regulators


A police crime camera on a light pole, that documented the beating of True Nichols, is seen above a makeshift memorial where Tyre Nichols was beaten b

Memphis police disband unit that fatally beat Tyre Nichols

Experts urge better opioid rescue drug access to save lives
'Don't be numb to this': Battling despair over gun deaths
Protesters: 'Cop City' activist's killing doesn't make sense

Suffering from cancer, Gennadiy Shaposhnikov, 83, rests in his partially destroyed home which was hit by Russian shelling last fall in Kalynivske, Ukr

Russians gone from Ukraine village, fear and hardship remain

Israel to 'strengthen' settlements after shooting attacks
Pope clarifies homosexuality and sin comments in note
Retired Czech army general Pavel wins presidential election

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Did a famed parks leader import gray squirrels to Minneapolis — and have the red ones killed?

Gregory Allen Howard, who wrote 'Remember the Titans,' dies

T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach depart ABC News following relationship scandal
Guitarist Tom Verlaine, co-founder of Television, dies at 73
'A Thousand and One' wins Sundance grand jury prize

Dr. Yakov “Jacob” Gradinar, watched as Ukrainian soldier Roman Hrhorian, took steps on his new prosthetic leg at the Protez Foundation Jan. 19 in

Minnesota prosthetics project for Ukrainian soldiers seeks to be 'lights in this world'

St. Paul teacher honored for work with Hmong language
Minneapolis entrepreneur commemorates slain son in expanding salon
Wisconsin town rallies to help art center, music shop damaged in fire