Budget tensions rise with fiery remarks by Walz, GOP senators

The contrasting scenes with Minnesota senators approving a stopgap bill and Gov. Tim Walz addressing teachers reflected the strains after a week of closed-door budget talks.
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Following LGBT bans, Minnesota Methodists ask, 'What's next?'

Stephen and DeeDee Tillitt said their son Max had just become a new father when he died by overdose in 2015.
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Minnesota family's loss shows stakes in health plan fight

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In shifting boundaries, Minneapolis schools' strategic plan stirs angst

Agent Rick Defiel, left, talked with Daniel, a former inmate on supervised release, during a surprise evening visit.
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Agent Rick Defiel, left, talked with Daniel, a former inmate on supervised release, during a surprise evening visit.

Agents who monitor ex-cons rely on caution and compassion

Minnesota has 5,000 more felons under supervision today than in 2014. But the number of agents who check on the highest-risk offenders has remained stagnant.
Minnesota Twins' Jonathan Schoop celebrates with Eddie Rosario (20) after hitting a two-run home run off Seattle Mariners' Ryan Garton during the sixt
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Bash away all: Twins flex their muscles against overmatched Mariners

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Cher performed at sold-out Xcel Energy Center on Saturday night in St. Paul.
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Cher triumphs with the ultimate Cher drag show in St. Paul

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Beyond the grid: Minn. drivers start journey toward zero carbon

Transportation is now the leading source of carbon emissions in the state, and mile by mile, Minnesotans who worry about climate change are focusing on it as the way to cut greenhouse gases.
Eagles Nest in Nisswa, Minn. The mom-and-pop resort on Lower Cullen Lake has 15 charming clapboard cabins and a 40-foot beach.
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5 budget resorts in Minnesota where we really want to spend a week

On this city-owned parking lot, United Properties plans to build a 37-story tower with a Four Seasons hotel along with residential and office space.
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Construction on Minneapolis' new Gateway skyscraper expected to begin soon