Mayor's working group rolls out proposals to reform MPD

Mayor Jacob Frey and co-chair Nekima Levy Armstrong wrapped things up at the Minneapolis Urban League on Monday. In the background were working group

Proposed reforms include improved training, creating a new community safety liaison to help oversee police, expanding the city's mental health and response programs and giving more money to violence interrupters and outreach workers helping to fight rising gun crime.

State's largest school district may boost staff, dip into reserve fund

Anoka-Hennepin Superintendent David Law presented his final proposed budget to the school board on June 27. He was hired away by Minnetonka Public Sch

Minnesota's largest district will spend nearly $30 million more than it did this year.

Jan. 6 panel calls surprise hearing to present new evidence

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing on June 21.

The House Jan. 6 panel is calling a surprise hearing this week to present evidence it says it recently obtained, raising expectations of new bombshells in the sweeping investigation into the Capitol insurrection.

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

Joe Kennedy, a former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Wash., poses for a photo March 9, 2022, at the school’s footba

The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to "much more coercive prayer" in public schools.

Man shot and killed after argument in south Minneapolis



Protesters stood across from officers at the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct on May 26, 2020.

Protester sues Mpls., officer over projectile injuries during Floyd protests

Jury selection in fatal Hwy. 169 drive-by shooting underway
Man shot and killed after argument in south Minneapolis
Mayor's working group rolls out proposals to reform MPD

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Hollis Cavner greeted Matthew Wolff after Wolff won the 3M Open in 2019.  There will be no reunion this year after Wolff joined the LIV tour.

3M Open a month away and LIV Golf defection list keeps growing

U freshman Payne wows coach Johnson with physical readiness
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Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

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Medtronic, with operational headquarters is in Fridley, was the first company in Minnesota to publicly engage in the debate on abortion benefits in th

As states ban abortion, Minnesota's employers weigh medical travel benefits

Restaurants' improvised patio space in pandemic becomes permanent in some Minn. cities
Leadership program alumni tackling diversity issues facing Minnesota
Driven by pandemic, Minneapolis tech company creates performing arts streaming platform

Pro-life activists celebrate outside U.S. Supreme Court as it overturns Roe v. Wade, ending right to abortion upheld for decades in Washington on June

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Trump's central role in election lies
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In 1976, After three consecutive nights at a Ted Nugent concert, the rock star gifted music critic Jon Bream a set of earplugs.

Why our music critic wears hearing protection at shows — and why you should, too

Berry season is here (and short): Plan your adventures now at these u-pick farms
Target Field to host first postgame concert Aug. 4 with countryman Cole Swindell
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Leadership program alumni tackling diversity issues facing Minnesota

The Minnesota Young American Leaders Program has helped tackle business and education leadership diversity, among other topics.

Neal: Aurora is winning games, representing fans, taking a stand

The undefeated women's soccer team is finding ways to please its fans, who have showed up in good numbers in Eagan.

Neal: Polanco will be back punching the clock soon enough

Jorge Polanco, the longest-tenured Twin, is also the most durable Twin, despite his current status on the injured list.


The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing on June 21.

Jan. 6 panel calls surprise hearing to present new evidence

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games
Supreme Court's abortion ruling sets off new court fights
Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine


FILE - Spectators watch as fireworks explode overhead during the Fourth of July celebration at Pioneer Park, on July 4, 2013, in Prescott, Ariz.

Some cities nix July 4 fireworks for shortages, fire dangers

Andrew Giuliani invokes famous dad in bid for NY governor
As states ban abortion, demand for birth control, abortion pills is rising
Temp worker held on $5M bond in Illinois warehouse shooting

In this image made from video provided by Ukrainian State Emergency Service, firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a shopping center burned after

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia
Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment
UN urges Libya's rivals to agree on elections this week

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This shot shows Birch Lake near the site of the planned Twin Metals copper mine. A federal study released Thursday found hardrock mining in the Superi

Long-awaited federal study finds threat to Boundary Waters from hardrock mining

Duluth sees surge in gun-related incidents — including one Wednesday night
New Split Rock Lighthouse campground shines on the North Shore
Water Is Life Festival returning Sept. 4 to Duluth with Indigo Girls, Ani DiFranco, Low

Paul McCartney, from left, Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen perform at Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England, Saturday, June 25, 2022

Paul McCartney wows Glastonbury with Dave Grohl and The Boss

Prince Charles denies any wrongdoing over bags-of-cash claim
Vonn urges athletes use platform for good
Sean 'Diddy' Combs receives lifetime honor at BET Awards

The Norwood Young America bandshell is back in its original location in the city’s Legion Park.

Norwood Young America's bandshell back home after nearly a century in private hands

University of Minnesota medical students create program pairing mentors with challenged youth
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