$10 device could save Black lives, says Philando Castile's mom

Valerie Castile, right, is teaming up with St. Paul community activist Miki Lewis-Frost to lobby for funding allowing the wide distribution of "Not Re

A carrying pouch inspired by Philando Castile is designed to protect Black drivers.

Trump, state GOP candidates seek to segregate late-arriving mail ballots

Voters line up to cast their ballot in Minneapolis' Lyn-Lake neighborhood.

Petition is part of ongoing Republican challenge to extended deadlines for absentee ballots.

In video, 4 Minnesota governors call for 'civility' around election

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty took part in a public service announcement urging Minnesotans to vote.

Gov. Tim Walz and three predecessors shoot ad asking for "decency," patience after election.

More Minnesota community colleges ditch pricey textbooks in favor of free online readings

Students at six Minnesota community colleges can now complete a two-year degree without buying a textbook under the expanded “Z-degree” program.

Free online readings will save students money.

City Pages is closing, ending era of Twin Cities alt-weeklies

City Pages is closing after 41 years of covering arts, culture, politics and business in the Twin Cities. The alternative weekly, distributed free at

Four decades of alt-weekly journalism ends in Twin Cities.



One of the designs proposed for the outdoor performance venue at the Upper Harbor Terminal site in north Minneapolis.

Concert venue on Minneapolis' North Side riverfront gets boost with $12.5 million from state

More Minnesota community colleges ditch pricey textbooks in favor of free online readings
$10 device could save Black lives, says Philando Castile's mom
Feds in Minnesota charge 60 in $335M magazine fraud scheme that targeted seniors

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The Vikings’ Kirk Cousins used the bye week to analyze his mistakes, including 10 interceptions in the team’s six games.

Cousins reviews miscues during bye week, readjusts to face rival Packers

'We got away with one': Late own goal by Colorado gives Loons a win
Whalen's work to 'close borders' in state recruiting starts paying off
Lessons were learned in loss to Michigan, Gophers offensive coordinator Sanford says

Scores, schedules, and stats
The RBC Gateway tower is on track, with 17 floors of the eventual 37 already built.

Downtown Minneapolis tower RBC Gateway already has 17 of 37 stories built

Children's Minnesota eliminating 150 jobs in midst of COVID-19
City Pages is closing, ending era of Twin Cities alt-weeklies
St. Paul tees up tax incentives for development around Allianz Field

People watch election results at Times Square in New York, Nov. 9, 2016.

The much-denigrated Electoral College does its job

Foreign policy is on the ballot, too
Editorial cartoon: Bill Bramhall on the election
Readers Write: Pandemic responsibility, Minnesota Supreme Court, Hennepin County Board, Joe Biden


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Joan Siegel in 1984 in Loring Park after a “leisurely lunch” at the 510.

The highs and lows of early Twin Cities dining scene detailed by influential critic Joan Siegel

7 movie remakes that are better than the originals
'Flores Oscuras' Halloween show explores real-life terrors people of color face
6 latest Twin Cities restaurant closings, plus a few 'hibernations' and last call for Surly

Arctic Wolf will move its headquarters to Eden Prairie from Silicon Valley

With the move, the cybersecurity firm expects to grow from 200 to 350 workers in Eden Prairie next year.

Scoggins: Things may get weird, but it's good to have college football back

Every scout team member is a potential starter. The No. 3 quarterback might be running onto the field at some point. It's not ideal, but this is what we wanted.

Reusse: An appreciation for Gladden, creator of blast and bloop bookends

While he waits for baseball's return, Dan Gladden recalls triumphs from World Series past: the slam, the double and some good baseball stories three decades later.




President Trump danced down the catwalk to the YMCA as his supporters cheered him on after his speech on Friday. ]ALEX KORMANN • alex.kormann@startr

President Trump to campaign in Rochester on Friday

Former DHS official says he wrote 'Anonymous' Trump critique
As virus surges in Wisconsin, GOP leader open to more aid
Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US under Biden

A section of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska that has patches of bare land where clear-cutting has occurred, 1990.

Road, logging restrictions to end in Alaska's Tongass National Forest

Police: 7 taken to hospitals after Trump Omaha airport rally
Change of plea scheduled in Rudy Giuliani-related case
Kavanaugh's opinion in Wisconsin voting raises alarms among Democrats

Empty chairs and seats stand on the Opera square in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. To avoid the further outspreads of the Coronavirus r

Europe and U.S. facing new round of shutdowns as virus surges

Arrest made in 2008 kidnapping of journalists in Afghanistan
Turkey threatens new military operation into Syria
France, Germany impose new lockdowns to curb virus spread

May 1990 Holman Filed St. Paul Airport June 1990 Duane Braley, Minneapolis Star Tribune

How many WPA projects were built in Minn. as part of FDR's New Deal?

Why do so many Twin Cities mall names end in 'dale'?
Do the Twin Cities really get their drinking water from the Mississippi River?
If Duluth is such a great outdoors city, where are all the bike lanes?

Vice President Mike Pence pointed to an attendee at the conclusion of his speech at Range Regional Airport in Hibbing, Minn. on Monday afternoon.

Pence appeals to Iron Rangers with focus on jobs, economy

Will there be pent-up demand for Duluth's troubled Spirit Mountain?
Despite spotlight, Iron Range town still waiting for economic spark
Trump campaign broke agreement to follow virus guidelines at Duluth rally

Khloe Kardashian, seen at a 2019 game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Los Angeles, says she had tested positive for the

Khloe Kardashian confirms she had coronavirus in video

Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81
Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area
Gang member who says he beat up R. Kelly sentenced in deaths

According to 2019 data, lettuce heads are doing slightly better against lettuce leaves than in 2017 and 2018. Meanwhile, cabbage consumption is up dur

Americans turn over a new leaf, in the produce aisle

Iowa reaches settlement on ethanol plant closure
Tariffs create mixed bag for U.S. farmers, builders
Some snow is no big deal because Minnesota farmers were far ahead on this year's harvest

Chris Montana, was riding high as the owner of DuNord, the first black-owned craft distillery in the country. When the pandemic hit, he pitoved his op

These Minnesotans' ordinary acts of kindness have made life a little easier during COVID

Facing hardship during COVID, these Minnesotans find comfort in levity
Meet Minnesota's front-line scientists, researchers working behind the scenes to fight COVID
On the front lines of COVID, Minnesota's first responders leap in despite unknown