Agape Movement aims to change hearts in south Minneapolis

Steve Floyd, co-founder of the Agape Movement, at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis.

Steve Floyd has been a street outreach worker in Minneapolis since the 1980s. With the Agape Movement, Floyd has embarked on one of his most ambitious missions yet: To use their African heritage to help ex-gang members fully realize their identity in America.

Riot-damaged businesses on St. Paul's University Avenue recovering — finally

Co-owner Mary Lau served the lunchtime crowd at her restaurant, the Peking Garden in St. Paul, which had to relocate after the riots in May 2020. She

The corridor, heavily damaged in the unrest that followed George Floyd's murder, is now starting to see renovated buildings and funds to help with more.

Tax deal reached in final weekend of session at State Capitol

The tax conference committee, seen here two years ago, is meeting to finalize a tax deal.

The fate of the $4 billion package is tied to other fights over spending on classrooms, health care and public safety.

Father was trying to reclaim custody of boy found slain in trunk in Mound

Tory Hart, right, and his fiancé Josie Josephson, left, with Hart’s son in the middle. The boy’s mother is now under arrest on suspicion of murde

Family says court battle may have precipitated killing.

Attorney General Keith Ellison easily wins DFL endorsement for second term

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison ran towards the stage after being endorsed during the DFL state convention.

Delegates also endorsed Secretary of State Steve Simon, who is seeking a third term.

The summer Minnesota's wells dried up

The water tower in Warren, Minn.

The extreme drought of 2021 brought a record drawdown in private wells — often exacerbated by agricultural irrigators — pitting neighbors against one another in rural pockets of the state's western edge.



The US Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Twin Cities Squadron, prepared to present the colors before the commissioning ceremony for the USS Minneapolis-St. Paul

USS Minneapolis-St. Paul commissioned for duty in ceremony at Duluth Port

Celebrities, digital token enthusiasts gather in Minneapolis for first NFT convention
Innovation at wastewater plant propels St. Cloud to renewable energy leader
How many kinds of pho can you find in Minneapolis? Ask Ka Vang

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Luis Arraez scored three runs for the Twins on Saturday night, the last of which came when he slid in safely on a wild pitch in the eighth inning at K

Arraez gobbles up Rod Carew's advice as Twins wallop Royals 9-2

How the Gophers rewire the nation's top volleyball recruits
Denver's Connelly closing in on deal with Wolves; will meet with Taylor
Anderson: Walleyes are tasty — but crappies and sunnies are more fun

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With $287.6B in revenue, UnitedHealth again tops list of Minnesota public companies

With $287.6B in revenue, UnitedHealth again tops list of Minnesota public companies

The summer Minnesota's wells dried up
Ecolab's Doug Baker has already started his next chapter
General Mills focuses on 'moments that matter' for in-person work

Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm and Gov. Tim Walz during a news conference in November 2021 to discuss the state’s efforts to expand hospi

Scoring Minnesota on COVID management

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Editorial cartoon: John Darkow on the UFO hearings
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The second floor of the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa contains a wide-ranging interactive display of material from the center’s vast archive.

How does it feel to visit the new Bob Dylan Center? In a word: terrific

Review: Minneapolis' Petite León redefines the local neighborhood eatery
Yuen: Why boys' volleyball 'feels like home' for a new generation of Minnesota players
Go, Gophers! University of Minnesota alumni travel revs back up

Neal: PitchCom gives pitchers peace of mind signs aren't being stolen

Back in the day if someone stepped out of line, he was getting buzzed or hit with a pickoff throw. But new technology alleviates on-field issues.

Scoggins: Fisher-Saban feud shows wackiness in new era of college sports

Transfer portal and name, image and likeness deals have set college sports landscape ablaze.

Reusse: First place doesn't mean flawless for Falvey-Levine Twins

Baseball boss Derek Falvey and General Manager Thad Levine have made some odd choices since taking over in November 2016.


The tax conference committee, seen here two years ago, is meeting to finalize a tax deal.

Tax deal reached in final weekend of session at State Capitol

Attorney General Keith Ellison easily wins DFL endorsement for second term
Gov. Tim Walz expected to end first term with zero vetoes
Bill to align state fentanyl penalties with heroin unlikely to survive


A woman received her second Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot at a county health facility in San Jose, Calif., May 19, 2022.

CDC urges adults 50 and older to get a second COVID-19 booster

Runner collapses, dies after Brooklyn half-marathon
2 dead; northern Michigan town cleans up from rare tornado
Breach exposed data of half-million Chicago students, staff

Ukrainian servicemen sit in a bus after they left the besieged Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant, near a penal colony in Olyonivka, in territory under

Russia's claim of Mariupol's capture fuels concern for POWs

Australia's next prime minister came from humble beginnings
Zimbabwe's women-only rangers fight poachers and poverty
Palestinian teen shot in Israeli raid in occupied West Bank

The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis celebrated the lifting of the majstang (maypole) in 2009. Minnesota has more residents of Swedish and No

Why did Scandinavian immigrants choose Minnesota?

Listen: How an inside joke led to St. Cloud getting its name
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How the heck did Minnesota end up with a state muffin?

The US Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Twin Cities Squadron, prepared to present the colors before the commissioning ceremony for the USS Minneapolis-St. Paul

USS Minneapolis-St. Paul commissioned for duty in ceremony at Duluth Port

Tension brews over vacation rentals in Duluth
'We can't keep up': Walz sends National Guard to NE. Minnesota for flood support
St. Louis County Depot upends tenant base; will Duluth Art Institute, historical society get kicked out?

Ethan Coen, left, and Tricia Cooke at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis doc and filmmaking return

Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Aimee escapes Hollywood studio fire
Power Rangers actor charged with paycheck protection fraud
Ex-'American Idol' star charged in crash granted bond

Freddy Tirado jumped in line to get ice cream as he visited Hennepin Healthcare’s new mobile pediatric van outside the hospital in Minneapolis.

In Minneapolis, a mobile van rolls out with health care outreach to kids

From the Twin Cities to Africa: A better world for women, 'By Us'
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