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Zoë Jackson covers young and new voters at the Star Tribune through the Report For America program, supported by the Minneapolis Foundation.

Jackson covers young and new voters at the Star Tribune through the Report For America program, supported by the Minneapolis Foundation.


COVID-19 canceled governor's turkey meet-and-greet

Annual meet-and-greet with governor a victim of virus precautions.


Thanksgiving fliers continue to flock to MSP despite warnings

Traffic at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was occasionally brisk Wednesday morning as travelers hurried to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family.


Minnesota high school students sue for unemployment aid

Many of the students work to support themselves and their families.


Second man charged in Target headquarters arson

Incident occurred amid Mpls. unrest in August after false rumor spread.


Rapper Kanye West racks up his second-highest vote total in Minnesota

Rapper Kanye West’s campaign website says “our future is waiting on us,” but even with a big nudge from voters in Minnesota, it…


Wait, so where in Minnesota did Kanye get all his votes?

Mr. Kardashian pulled in more than 7,000 votes from around our fair state.


How young voters helped Biden win Minnesota

Record youth turnout helped Joe Biden defeat President Trump.


Judy Meisel, Holocaust survivor and activist, dies at 91

Judy Meisel was 15 when she was beaten, tortured and forced to work in the Stutthof concentration camp in 1944.Later that year, she and her…


Minneapolis man sentenced in death of his child's mother

The fatal shooting occurred on Thanksgiving Day 2019 in front of a 2-year-old.


Why young Minnesotans are voting early, and in record numbers

Past predictions of youth voter mobilization have fallen short. But this year young people are voting early in droves.