Pressure builds for new Minn. laws to deal with gun violence

Other states have passed "red flag" and background-check bills, part of a national movement for tougher gun laws now stirring again in Minnesota.

On Minnesota campuses, a push to rethink remedial education

A man tussles with protesters against right-wing demonstrators Saturday in Portland, Ore. Although the main protest remained largely peaceful, some sk

At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest


Minnesota's ancient lake sturgeon could get endangered species protections

Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at the Des Moines Register’s Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair.
Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune
Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at the Des Moines Register’s Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair.

Focused on Iowa, Klobuchar is looking for some room to grow

The state and its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses offer high stakes to a candidate banking on her appeal in the Midwest.
Twins infielders Jorge Polanco (11) and Luis Arraez (2) celebrated after Polanco scored during the eighth inning Saturday night.

Twins top Texas despite Jose Berrios' difficulties

Neither Kirk Cousins, above, nor any other Vikings quarterback was sacked in the preseason opener in New Orleans last week.

Vikings offensive line shows progress, but it's too early to tell

Jeelani Basha Shaik, right, prepared to slaughter a goat as Samir Lekbir and Paul Smith of Geneva Meats assisted.

Demand for halal meats connects Minnesota Muslims, farmers

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The Apostles are among the last truly remote places in the Midwest, precisely because they are so hard to reach.
Louie Anderson

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