Mpls., St. Paul call off school for Wednesday

Snow is about to come back to the Twin Cities starting Wednesday.
Other closures followed, including Anoka-Hennepin, as the forecast calls for 6 to 9 inches of snow. That would make this month the metro's snowiest February on record.

Walz proposes gas tax hike, more money for schools, roads

The governor's proposed budget includes a 20-cent gas tax increase and an increase in the motor vehicle sales tax and registration tax.
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Ramsey County Attorney John Choi seeks to make punishments fit the crime

Members of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society dove under the ice on Lake Minnetonka to take video of a shipwreck they’ll use to create a
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Shipwreck enthusiast creates a 3-D model of a boat in Lake Minnetonka

Politics

Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

President Donald Trump (left), former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (top right) and special counsel Robert Mueller.
New York TImes (left) and Associated Press photos
President Donald Trump (left), former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (top right) and special counsel Robert Mueller.

Inside Trump's two-year war on the investigations encircling him

An examination by the New York Times reveals the extent of the president's sustained and secret assault on the machinery of federal law enforcement.
Twins pitcher Trevor May worked on fielding line drives with fellow pitchers last week in Fort Myers.
Sports

Twins' closer could come from six candidates as roles evolve

Ducks right wing Corey Perry scored a goal against Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk, giving the Ducks a 2-0 advantage in the third period.
Sports

Boudreau at a loss for words as Wild's scoring drought reaches 156 minutes

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Keller Williams sales agent Nick George (far left) and first-time home buyers, Kate and Matt Shalbrack with Kate’s father, Sheldon Matheson (second
Business

First-time buyers face scramble in Twin Cities housing market

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Mike Opat: Five steps for the future of Hennepin Healthcare and HCMC

The system must compete in the market, and whoever is chosen as its next leader must bring focus. Here's a to-do list.