Poll: Klobuchar, Sanders top Minnesota pack

In July, Amy Klobuchar greeted Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren before a Democratic presidential debate in Detroit. A new Star Tri
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar leads Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in a new Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll as the state's March 3 presidential primary nears, with both well ahead of their nearest Democratic rivals.

Moderates hustle to blunt Sanders' momentum after Nevada win

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Bernie Sanders' commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worried that the nomination of a self-avowed democratic socialist could cost the party the White House.
Nathaniel Hurse, a social worker, worries that his grandson, Cartier, could be removed from his care.

Minn. families, advocates fight to drop barriers to foster care

Agwa Nywesh celebrated in the student section after making a last-second basket to win Monday night's game against Mayo. He scored 30 points while wea
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Austin High's Agwa Nywesh celebrated in the student section after making a last-second basket to beat Mayo.

A changed Austin unites around its high school's red-and-white

Immigrants from six continents now call Austin home. The schools have more minority students enrolled than white students, with 48 languages spoken in its classrooms. Through all of the changes, two colors have united the town: The red and white of the Austin Packers.
Katie Corwin was harassed by a staff member at Normandale, the school found; he was suspended for five days.

MeToo era slow to arrive at Minnesota State campuses

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Andover takes down three-time champ Edina to win first 2A title

Under Minnesota law, drivers are not allowed to have a cellphone or other electronic device in their hand while at the wheel. Drivers can touch their

Tickets for violating Minnesota hands-free cellphone law seldom get tossed out

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