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Enrollment is down by 2% statewide, with bigger drops in kindergarten and the other early grades.
Increases in all causes of mortality in Minnesota in 2020 refute claims that pandemic only killed people who already were going to die.
Despite efforts to be fair, some historically underserved areas of the capital city still came out behind as $12.7 million in emergency funds were given out.
With mortgage rates falling to record lows and a pandemic upending how and where people want to live, sales exceeded new listings throughout much of the metro. Find out how your community fared in our searchable Hot Housing Index for 2020.
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.
Track the popularity of any first name in Minnesota over the past century.
The Minneapolis neighborhood has the city's third highest growth rate in new coronavirus cases, which tracks with the large number of young adults who live there and were more likely to socialize and dine out.
Costs associated with the summer unrest doubled the Minneapolis Police Department's allotted overtime budget for 2020.
The surge in violent crime this summer included more prosperous neighborhoods that typically experience few such incidents while continuing to exact the heaviest toll in the city's poor areas, according to a Star Tribune analysis of police statistics.
The state's Safe Learning Plan relies on many variables.