Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll

Minnesota Poll: Tim Walz holds narrow lead over Jeff Johnson for governor

Governor's race tightens but still has sharp divides in gender, age and party.
Politics

Recent poll, fund-raising retreat show shift in 8th District race

Shelden Moe of Como Park mows the grass of a neighboring business in exchange for using its dumpster. He’d like to keep it that way.
Local

Zero wasters, bin sharers, self-haulers are part of St. Paul trash uprising

Local

Metro school districts go to voters to right fiscal ships

DENIED JUSTICE • SPECIAL REPORT
Bradley Traaseth asked authorities multiple times to file charges against the men suspected of raping his daughter, Hannah. He was unsuccessful.
Renee Jones Schneider, Star Tribune
Bradley Traaseth asked authorities multiple times to file charges against the men suspected of raping his daughter, Hannah. He was unsuccessful.

Minnesota rape cases: Rejected by the prosecution

In Minnesota, half of sex assault cases police send to prosecutors never result in charges. Prosecutors reject cases that include DNA evidence, witnesses, and sometimes even confessions, records show.
The Wild's Mikael Granlund skates with the puck against the Lightning's Anton Stralman in the third period
Sports

Granlund's OT goal gives Wild a home victory over Tampa Bay

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