Flood watch issued for much of Minnesota as heavy rain expected

Some areas of the state could receive more than 6 inches of rain by the weekend, the Weather Service says.

Searchers struggle to remove vehicle submerged in Minnesota River in Bloomington

Bystanders saw the vehicle enter the Minnesota River on Sunday evening in Bloomington, and searchers know where it is, but a strong current is challenging efforts to pull it from the water.

Minnesota summer jobs still ripe for the taking

Employers are looking for hundreds of young workers around the state.

Minnesota emergency dispatcher drowns while whitewater rafting on fast-moving river in Canada

Linda Lee Day worked in law enforcement in Morrison County since 2008.

5-year-old pulled from Edina apartment pool has died

The boy survived for six days at Children's Minnesota hospital before he died.




Small ponds in Minnesota prairies may save species

Somali parents ramp up efforts to prevent tragedies following 4-year-old boy's drowning
Something fishy in the air as corpse flower blooms at Gustavus Adolphus College
Minnesota's urban core has boomed. But now momentum is shifting back to the suburbs.

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Lynx top Wings 90-78 as Hiedeman brings needed spark

Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks
Twins finally find out what a healthy 'Big Three' brings to lineup
U returnees Garcia, Fox and Mitchell provide needed stability

Guest workers torn between holding family together and making a living

Ramstad: Minnesota needs to work on its slow growth future now. Just ask South Korea
Minnesota cattle company sued over scheme to 'disguise' operations to hide from creditors
Minneapolis plant-based food company Wicked Kitchen acquired as industry consolidates and slows


State Sen. Kari Dziedzic: My cancer journey — an enlightened perspective

Tighten state oversight to prevent fraud
Counterpoint: A nuanced view of what will reduce educational inequities
Readers Write: Foreign guest workers, food safety, sports betting, Israel


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Karin Larsson: The new focus of the American Swedish Institute's exhibition
Berry season is here: Where to pick your own berries
Tricked-out townhouse near Lake Riley in Chanhassen lists for $1.19 million

Souhan: Predicting which young Minnesota sports star will shine brightest

Royce Lewis is doing things we haven't seen before, but Anthony Edwards might top them all.

Ramstad: Minnesota needs to work on its slow growth future now. Just ask South Korea

On a trip to Asia, our columnist meets people who wish they'd acted sooner on the demographic slowdown.

Souhan: Lewis a full success with only a half-season's worth of games

The former No. 1 overall draft pick is exceeding great expectations despite having only played in 82 career games.

Lileks: Minneapolis is happy to be the happiest

But, we admit, we're not sure how we earned the honor.



Bipartisan group takes credit for spiking sports betting in 2024 Minnesota Legislature

What could third-party candidates mean for Minnesota's 2024 presidential election?
The resistance to a new Trump administration has already started
One-time EMS funding for rural Minnesota not a fix for ongoing costs

Tobacco-like warning label for social media sought by US surgeon general who asks Congress to act

US Supreme Court refuses to take up challenge to Florida's online sports betting compact
Sheriff says 2 of 9 people wounded in Michigan shooting at splash pad remain in critical condition
AI could help spread false and misleading information on Holocaust, UNESCO report warns

Russia's Putin to visit North Korea amid international concerns over their military cooperation

Netanyahu dissolves influential war Cabinet after key partner bolted from government
Pakistani Taliban announce a 3-day cease-fire with security forces on Eid al-Adha holiday
Thailand's Senate overwhelmingly approves a landmark bill to legalize marriage equality

Why did Minneapolis bury Bassett Creek?

Why did Minnesota erase much of its German culture?
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'A total unicorn': How Pine City, Minn., became a pioneer in rural Pride

Scooter Braun says he's no longer a music manager, will focus on Hybe duties and his children

'The Outsiders' wins best musical and 'Stereophonic' best play as women make strides at Tony Awards
Charles Barkley says next season will be his last on TV, no matter what happens with NBA media deals
Actor Ian McKellen, 85, is in 'good spirits' and expected to recover from fall off stage in London

A Minnesota man dreamed of being published. After his suicide at age 20, his parents made his dream come true.

For Minneapolis assisted-living chaplain, residents' stories are 'a gift'
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Black golfer once denied access to Theodore Wirth Park's golf clubhouse now has his name on the building