Lopsided grants on Iron Range spark questions of favoritism

The program intended to foster economic growth on the Iron Range has given more money per capita in the past five years for projects in influential state Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk's district than any other — by about one-third, according to a review of public records.
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Immigrant detentions, requests for relief rise in Minnesota

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At the downtown Minneapolis Target store, lines slowly inched forward Saturday after the retailer reported problems with its cash registers.
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Target checkout systems back up after hourslong outage Saturday

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Children's Hospitals, nurses reach 3-year agreement

Conservation Corps volunteer Sarah Curran planted and marked trees in southeast Minnesota.
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Conservation Corps volunteer Sarah Curran planted and marked trees in southeast Minnesota.
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Invasive grasses choke birds' habitat as climate changes

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Fluctuating levels on Mississippi, ushered in by warming climate, doom floodplain forests.
Twins right fielder Marwin Gonzalez celebrated his two-run homer in the fifth inning Saturday night.
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Twins' comeback against Royals makes Odorizzi a 10-game winner

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Twins star Joe Mauer fought back tears as he spoke during the Twins' pregame ceremony to retire his No. 7 Saturday.
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Scoggins: With number retired, Mauer is no match for this moment

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Grant Wilson prepared to install a toilet in a house for Minnetonka’s Senior Community Services.
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Funding for nonprofits serving elders shrinks as population grows

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In this May 6, 2019 file photo, Duat Mai stands atop a dead whale at Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales

At least one Washington state waterfront landowner has said yes to a request to allow dead gray whales to decompose on their property.