No change. Still hot, sticky and a little thundery through the weekend

No change. Still hot, sticky and a little thundery through the weekend

Our sweaty September weather continues through the weekend with feels like temperatures in the low to mid 90s. Dewpoints near 70 degrees will have you glistening even after a fresh shower. Enjoy it while you can (if you like this stuff) because fall-like weather is on the way next week! Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson

Kill not sure when Campion, Plsek and Gentry will return

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Kill not sure when Campion, Plsek and Gentry will return
Gophers coach Jerry Kill spoke Friday about the importance of getting the offensive line healthy.

Minneapolis native leading use of new greenway in New Orleans

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Harris grew up on lake paths of her native Minneapolis
Blogs
2 minutes ago

Instacart is pretty definitely rolling out in Twin Cities in a few weeks

The grocery delivery firm has emailed folks in the Twin Cities saying they will launch here in a couple weeks.
Vikings
13 minutes ago
Minnesota Vikings Shaun Prater (27).

Vikings begin final roster cuts today, Prater is the first to go

Shaun Prater played in 18 games for the Vikings over the past two seasons and made three starts. He recorded 11 tackles and picked off one past.
Local
1:30pm

VIDEO: Mayor Hodges talks budget, stadia, transit at the State Fair

Mayor Betsy Hodges joined me at the Star Tribune's State Fair booth on Thursday, to discuss a wide range of issues facing the city.
Sports
1:08pm

Reusse: Boykin and Leidner both disappoint in their own ways

Boykin didn't play like a Heisman contender for TCU. Leidner didn't play like a starter for the Gophers.
Vikings
12:25pm

Walsh misses again, and four other takeaways from Thursday's loss

Kicker Blair Walsh finished the preseason going 3 of 9 on field goal attempts. It's not time to panic, but it's something to start when the regular season opens.
Local
12:22pm

State Fair Challenge: Difficulty Level "Insane"

Good Luck.
Local
12:05pm

Weekend traffic: Low Labor Day gas prices, but a bevy of road construction projects

There is great news for motorists who will take advantage of the Labor Day weekend to head to the cabin or lake as gas prices have dropped to their lowest level for the holiday weekend since 2004, according to AAA.
11:56am

David Gerson jumps on Rep. John Kline announcement that he's not running

David Gerson, a Tea Party favorite who has twice challenged Rep. John Kline for the Republican nomination in the Second Congressional District, wasted no time getting his campaign rolling the day after Kline announced he will not seek reelection.
Variety
10:15am

Has fall arrived early, or are trees just stressed out?

If leaves are already turning color, your tree is trying to tell you something
Vikings
8:42am

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Heinicke makes his case in loss to the Titans, 'Blair is our kicker' and more

The Vikings are off after last night’s loss, but it will probably be a busy day for the coaches as they ponder which 53 players to keep.
Variety
4:18am

Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks State Fair grandstand like it's 1977

The Southern rock standard bearers sounded forceful even though singer Johnny Van Zant was nonchalant.
Twins
September 4

Souhan blog: Gophers find running back, may need to look for quarterback

Takeaways from the Gophers' 23-17 loss to TCU on Thursday night at TCF Bank Stadium.
Vikings
September 4
Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Gerald Hodges (50) runs up field...

Hodges: 'Pretty confident' that he will be a Vikings starter

The Vikings still haven’t named a starting middle linebacker, but one of the leading candidates is confident that he will be the guy.
Vikings
September 3

Heinicke impresses Zimmer, makes a case for a roster spot

If Taylor Heinicke didn’t show the Vikings enough tonight to earn a roster spot, surely one of the NFL’s other 31 teams took notice.
Sports
September 3

Halftime: Minnesota funbles twice, TCU leads Gophers 10-3

Minnesota is hanging in there, despite two big turnovers.
Sports
September 3

Pregame blog: Campion injured and won't play for Gophers

A roundup of pregame news from TCF Bank Stadium as the Gophers prepare to take on No. 2 TCU in the season opener Thursday night.
Twins
September 3

Postgame: Thoughts after a getaway day loss at Target Field

The Twins complete a 6-4 homestand and now head to Houston to play the first place Astros
Vikings
September 3

Vikings will showcase QB Heinicke in preseason finale

Rookie quarterback Tyler Heinicke out of Old Dominion is expected to start against the Titans and play the entirety of the Vikings final preseason game.
September 3

Political parties traffic in State Fair stunts

Both the DFL and Republican parties are trafficking in attention-getting partisan stunts at the Minnesota State Fair this year.
Blogs
September 3

Tech firms drive North Loop rent rates up 20 percent in two years

The tech industry has driven rental rates in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis up more than 20 percent in two years, putting it in the top-10 fastest growing tech submarkets in the U.S, a study published Monday found.