Minn. firm faces questions amid Boeing 737 Max investigations

A little known Minnesota company is attracting the attention of investigators looking into the October crash of Lion Air Flight 610, the first of two fatal accidents that led to last week's grounding of Boeing's 737 Max jet.

DHS inspector general placed on leave after state audit finds fraud in Minnesota's child care program

Coffey Hall on the Saint Paul campus of the University of Minnesota is among the namesakes that were targeted by U President Eric Kaler and Provost Ka

University of Minn. leaders break out into war of words over possible renaming of buildings

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The Elkhorn River in Nebraska spilled over its banks, a scenario that has caused growing concern to officials in states to the north.
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The Elkhorn River in Nebraska spilled over its banks, a scenario that has caused growing concern to officials in states to the north.

Flooding threat in the Midwest grows as snowpack recedes

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With epic floods swamping much of the Great Plains and warmer weather likely to start melting the snowpack across Minnesota and North Dakota, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney declared a state of emergency for his city in anticipation of spring flooding and is seeking 200 volunteers to begin stuffing 1 million sandbags next week in case the Red River of the North, still largely frozen, crests at 40.3 feet — just below the historic 2009 flood.
Allianz Field opened Monday with songs and hoisted scarves of fans in St. Paul. United FC will play its first home game April 13.

Minnesota United's Allianz Field opens, set for first match next month

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Hands-free bill expected to clear Minnesota House; Senate vote expected soon

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Defenseman Jared Spurgeon has blossomed from a sixth-round draft pick into a crucial player for the Wild.

Career of Wild defenseman Spurgeon has proved doubters wrong

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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar: Apply universal values to all nations to achieve peace

With respect to Israel and Palestine, I believe in a two-state solution, and my goal in speaking out has been to move both sides toward that.