Thousands of tips pour in as search for Jayme Closs enters sixth day

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On Day 6 of the search for Jayme Closs, Barron County sheriff's deputies said they have had sifted through more than 800 of the thousands of tips that have come in since the 13-year-old vanished.

Lake Superior's waves take $18M toll on Duluth shoreline

Shelley Buck, president of the Prairie Island Indian Community, led scores of area residents up Barn Bluff, which the Mdewakanton Dakota people call H

Red Wing residents, tribal members find common ground on bluff overlooking Lake Pepin


Senate control may be at stake in North Dakota's battle over who can vote

A load of sand was transported from the pile at the rear to the Jordan Sands processing plant near Mankato.
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A load of sand was transported from the pile at the rear to the Jordan Sands processing plant near Mankato.

Oil industry changes move buyers from Midwest frac sand

As oil production has soared, the U.S. frac sand mining industry has boomed over the past 18 months. But cutbacks in operations in Minnesota and Wisconsin may be part of a fundamental shift in U.S. frac sand production away from the Midwest.
Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler takes the court to a mixture of cheers and boos prior to action against the Cavaliers

Jimmy Butler to sit out tonight's Wolves game for 'precautionary rest'

Nebraska defensive back Lamar Jackson stopped Minnesota receiver Rashod Bateman from making a grab during the second quarter

Gophers trounced 53-28 by previously winless Nebraska

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Sloss Furnaces, a National Historic Landmark, began turning out iron from its blast furnaces in 1882, firing up Birmingham’s economy.

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