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E. coli surge sends annual milk carton boat races to dry land

6:12am
Instead of paddling Sunday, participants will be on foot racing while carrying their homemade ships on dry land.
World

Iran denies Trump claim that U.S. shot down Iranian drone

32 minutes ago
This illustration appeared in the Minneapolis Star on July 18, 1969.
Moon landing anniversary

Moon germs, Flat Earthers and Russian meddling: Five Apollo 11 storylines

21 minutes ago
Local

Peavey Plaza reopens with a splash on Nicollet Mall

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, right, held a Medicare for All town hall on Thursday night in Minneapolis. From left are State Sen. Melisa Franzen and with Rose
Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, right, held a Medicare for All town hall on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Supporters stand with Omar at airport rally and town hall

47 minutes ago
A crowd of cheering supporters at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was a loud counterpoint to a turbulent week with President Donald Trump.
Eddie Rosario, left, goes through the celebration line with a high-five from coach Tony Diaz after the Twins defeated the Oakland Athletics 6-3
Sports

'That's what he does': Rosario's pinch hit, 3-run homer lifts Twins over A's

45 minutes ago
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Sports

Souhan: After 31 years, Munneke keeps doing his best to sell underwhelming Wolves

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