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Times Square advertisers asked not to run Hindu temple ad

A coalition of advocacy organizations — including Muslim, human rights, anti-fascist and secular groups — has asked advertisers in Times Square not to display images from a Hindu group that is celebrating the building of a temple on disputed grounds in northern India.

Evers: No plan to close schools, will let locals decide

Gov. Tony Evers pushed back Tuesday against Republican claims that he's secretly planning to shut down Wisconsin schools this fall, saying he's content to let local officials decide whether to offer in-person or online instruction as the coronavirus continues to spread across the state.

St. Paul firefighters battled a fire at a construction site across from Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday.

Fire heavily damages $69M project in downtown St. Paul

RiversEdge redevelopment project moves forward in downtown St. Paul, despite COVID
Satanic Temple lawsuit against Belle Plaine will move forward, despite court dismissal of most of its claims
University of Minnesota, Morris becomes carbon neutral in electricity use

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Hutchinson High School football players Tristan Hoppe, Ty Glaser and Jordan Titus, all seniors, showed disappointment in the disrupted football season

High school football, volleyball move to new spring season

Souhan: Bateman made wisest choice for his health and future
Wild goes for 2-0 series lead. Get game stats and more on Gameview
Dangerfield is next UConn player to step up for Lynx

With the coronavirus surging across most of the country, real estate developers and brokers said the pandemic was expected to affect their industry fo

Commercial real estate deals show July improvement, but recovery seen more than a year away

C.H. Robinson takes aim at fast-growing ranks of newbie shippers
Bumper Minnesota corn crop on tap as prices founder
After scrambling to fill demand, distilleries backing away from sanitizer production

It should be up to the voters of Minneapolis to decide how their city is policed. Above, an attendee of a June meeting the City Council held regarding

Charter commission delay on public safety amendment would be unnecessary, undemocratic

'Utter disaster.' Allowing Sturgis rally to go on puts nation at risk
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Readers Write: Minneapolis charter amendment proposal, Fifth Congressional District primary, 'camp in a box'

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Minnesotans named Karen say they’re OK with the name, despite the mean meme.

Minnesotans named Karen say they're OK, despite the meme

Put the gloom behind you by breaking out of the doomscrolling
Highly anticipated Hmong restaurant coming to northeast Minneapolis
St. Paul group joins the push to broaden the face of bird-watching

Reusse: Whether 'Pretty Boy' or 'The Axe,' Larry Hennig was an original

Before making a name for himself on the pro wrestling circuits, Larry Hennig was a Minnesota state wrestling champion at Robbinsdale High School in 1954. He died this week at age 82.

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.

Antone Melton-Meaux, shown in April. a spokesman for Melton-Meaux’s campaign, called the FEC filing baseless and an attempt to distract from Rep. Il

Minnesota DFL hits Antone Melton-Meaux with campaign finance complaint

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach
Trump's demand for US cut of a TikTok deal is unprecedented
California virus cases underreported, health official says

Undersea Rescue Command deploys the Sibitzky Remotely Operated Vehicle in the Pacific Ocean on August 3, 2020, from the deck of the Military Sealift C

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California

Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6
Los Angeles deputy says colleagues are part of violent gang
After scrambling to fill demand, distilleries backing away from sanitizer production

Firefighters doused a blaze at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut on August 4, 2020.

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

3 men rescued from Pacific island after writing SOS in sand
Urgency to bear witness grows for last Hiroshima victims
Malaysia police raid Al Jazeera's office, seize computers

A flock of wild turkey roamed the streets Tuesday in Northeast Minneapolis. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • A flock of wild turk

Why do wild turkeys seem to thrive in the Twin Cities metro?

After Lake Calhoun, what about other Minn. place names with racist roots?
What's the story behind Pilot Knob Road, other odd street names?
Why is Minnesota the last state with 3.2 beer?

Incumbent state Sen. Erik Simonson is facing DFL-endorsed Jen McEwen in the DFL primary for the Senate District 7 seat that represents most of Duluth.

'Don't Forget Labor': Duluth's DFL Senate primary shows battle for party

Citing budget shortfalls, DOC to close two Minnesota prisons
Iron Range cold case cracked with genealogy databases; Chisholm man charged with murder
Unlikely food source may be behind moose success at Voyageurs Park

Joanna and Chip Gaines.

Chip, Joanna Gaines return to 'Fixer Upper' for new network

Roc Nation partners with Brooklyn's LIU to launch new school
Kanye West withdraws petition to get on NJ's 2020 ballot
Oprah picks Isabel Wilkerson's 'Caste' for her book club

U.S. officials are forecasting a near-record corn crop this year, but prices are below break-even.

Bumper Minnesota corn crop on tap as prices founder

As acid rain is curtailed, wheat gets less sulfur needed for tasty bread
China bought a record amount of corn the other day, but it's unlikely to hit trade-deal target
Sen. Tina Smith attacks Jason Lewis over past crop subsidy comments

Black Eyed Susan flowers bloom in Crow Hassan Regional Park, which is home to a remarkably diverse and thriving prairie that's been built and managed

Crow-Hassan's prairie is a mosaic of wild things and built to last

To help save Postal Service, two Midwest artists design pandemic-themed greeting cards
Head of Mpls. Domestic Abuse Project builds on rich history of helping in new COVID reality
Owner reopens oxygen factory in Kabul, provides COVID patients free refills

Obituaries: Minnesotans who have died from COVID-19

County pledges probe into health worker's coronavirus death

Officials in a Maryland county say they "will spare no time or expense" investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a veteran public health worker…

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Longtime Roseville wrestling coach dies of COVID-19 complications at 97

Kenneth Bergstedt started the wrestling program at Roseville's Alexander Ramsey High School in 1953 — the school's first year — and taught at the school for 32 years.

Michigan Legislature cancels session after senator's test

The Michigan Legislature on Monday canceled this week's session and hearings because a Lansing-area state senator tested positive for the coronavirus through screening required by his service in the Michigan Army National Guard.