Top deputy at state Corrections Dept. resigns amid probe

A spokeswoman said the department has received complaints about Sarah Walker, but "the investigation has not been completed."
In a photo from the U.S. Marine Corps, a helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the Boxer, an amphibious assault ship, in the Strait of Hormuz o
World

Iran's seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation

Local

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska to sell 52-acre parcel to private party

A home in Barron, Wis., and the surrounding trees were damaged after a strong afternoon thunderstorm moved through the area Friday.
David Joles, Star Tribune
A home in Barron, Wis., and the surrounding trees were damaged after a strong afternoon thunderstorm moved through the area Friday.

Heavy rain, high wind from storm lash western Wisconsin

The worst damage occurred around Turtle Lake, Wis. No injuries were reported, but trees were downed and roofs were shredded. The St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake complex was evacuated, according to witnesses and the Barron County sheriff.
Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien was congratulated at home by Jurickson Profar after opening Friday night’s game with a home run off Twins righthan
Sports

Bullpen, offense still in stupor as Twins fall to A's

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Twin Cities Summer Jam caters to fans' eclectic tastes with mix of genres

After 15 years Minnesota took back Paul Bunyan’s Axe with a victory at Camp Randall Stadium and gave the division foes’ rivalry a shot in the arm.
Sports

Axe is Fleck's latest motivational tool; Badgers don't see it that way

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How did these 11 Minnesota towns get their unusual names?

How did these 11 Minnesota towns get their unusual names?

From Climax to Nimrod, Embarrass to Nowthen, we get to the root of some of Minnesota's most unusual place names.
Blue Cross officials on Friday rejected the allegation that they established new policies and procedures with the specific intent of denying or delayi
Business

Blue Cross defends new policies that some say restrict needed care

Opinion

Rash Report: Moonshot showed America at its best

Political and social strife was omnipresent 50 years ago, too, but the country did not let it eclipse its mission and achievement.