The Minnesota Department of Health releases weekly data on COVID-19 cases by ZIP code each Thursday. See where new cases are appearing in the state, and which areas have been hardest hit over the pandemic.
Track the popularity of any first name in Minnesota over the past century.
After years of declining victory margins, one of the few remaining "Blue Dog Democrats" couldn't stave off political changes in his district this time.
Met Council's latest population forecast predicts slowdown in growth, but surging diversity.
It was warmer and drier than average, but not without extraordinary events.
The Star Tribune collected the names and stories of everyone who died after a physical confrontation with law enforcement in Minnesota since January 2000, and continues to update this database as new incidents occur.
Despite several visits from President Donald Trump hoping to win Minnesota, the electorate favored former vice president Joe Biden, delivering him the win in a handful of counties that evaded Hillary Clinton in 2016. Where Trump prevailed, his win margin was tighter in regional population centers, while it grew in some of the most rural parts of the North Star State.
With nearly 2 million absentee votes already accepted, Minnesotans are trending well ahead of previous election early voting.
Absentee balloting has shattered records and crossed regions during this pandemic election year.
Higher rates of mail-in ballots were returned by Minnesota voters during the state primary, while relatively fewer were rejected.
Minneapolis police activity fell dramatically compared to last year as the department faced multiple challenges.
Minnesotans are out and about this summer after COVID-19 lockdowns have eased, but daily life remains altered in some ways.
Police reports spiked, then dipped surrounding the unrest triggered by George Floyd's death.
After a decade of falling, the share of Minneapolis police incidents involving some form of force has increased in the past three years.
We asked parents to fill out a survey about how K-12 online learning is going as a result of the pandemic. Comments ranged from intense enthusiasm and gratitude for what teachers have done to immense frustration.
How can scientists looking at the same data come up with such different estimates? And who's right?
As of Monday, 143 Minnesotans had died from COVID-19, with more than half of those fatalities occurring since April 14. The virus has now claimed more lives in the U.S. than anywhere in the world.
Labs across the U.S. have processed more than 2.8 million tests for coronavirus. Minnesota has one of the lowest positive test rates in the country.
New population estimates data from the U.S. Census Bureau shed light on what's driving the state's population growth, and where it's occurring.
Explore a detailed map of each precinct's result showing where Joe Biden bested his rivals across Minnesota.