Good local sales to hit in the month of June

Good local sales to hit in the month of June

Good local sales to hit in the month of June

Red Sox broadcast shows bogus footage of Metrodome implosion

50 minutes ago
Red Sox broadcast shows bogus footage of Metrodome implosion
During the Twins-Red Sox broadcast on Boston’s NESN feed, footage of the Metrodome’s implosion was shown. That’s cool, except: 1) The Metrodome was never imploded…

Vikings rookie evaluations: DE Danielle Hunter

1:42pm
Vikings rookie evaluations: DE Danielle Hunter
Part 1: Trae Waynes Part 2: Eric Kendricks Moving right along as we get a better understanding of this year’s Vikings draft class, we come…
Blogs
25 minutes ago

Steady as she goes for housing construction in the Twin Cities this month

The number of new housing units coming to market this month matched last year
Sports
1:29pm

Reusse: More on Escobar, fear of cats and belief in a smile

Eduardo's teammates brought him a cat in a buggy. He's bringing message of hope to Minneapolis kids.
1:15pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders to visit Minneapolis Sunday

Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his insurgent presidential campaign to Minneapolis Sunday, where he will host a town hall meeting at the American Indian Center in Minneapolis at 10.
Local
1:03pm

Centerpoint Energy requesting flaggers to help with 3rd Avenue gridlock

Traffic heading north on 3rd Avenue during evening rush hours has been horrendous all week largely due to a Centerpoint Energy project between Washington Avenue and 2nd Street.
Twins
12:39pm
Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks (32), from left, Minnesota...

You didn't think the Twins would do this well, either

We can still debate Twins issues. But their record and current place in the standings mean the discussions shouldn't be grumpy ones.
Local
12:27pm

That was my dad, he said paternally

Hardy, Swift, et al.
Sports
12:16pm

Rayno: A few wings still on Minnesota's radar for 2016

The Gophers' future is stocked at that position but the coaching staff is still looking at several players, including Amir Coffey of Hopkins.
12:00pm
Gavin Vang, 5 wanted to give Kurt Daudt a hug before he left New Hori...

House Speaker Kurt Daudt, Art Rolnick tout preschool scholarships

As negotiations continue over how Minnesota will deliver preschool instruction, House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, and early-learning expert Art Rolnick visit private preschool to tout scholarships.
Blogs
11:47am

Memorial Day sales--How good are they?

Memorial Day sales--How good are they?
Sports
11:32am

One key to Twins' success: Leading early and often

If you’re still scratching your head trying to figure out how the Twins are 28-18 after a 1-6 start and four consecutive 92-loss seasons, here…
Local
11:26am

Texting: New transportation bill increases fines for repeat offenders

In case you missed it, a provision in the omnibus transportation finance bill signed into law last week by Gov. Mark Dayton increases the fines for drivers who are caught texting for the second time.
Sports
11:05am

SoccerCentric: The worst day ever for the NASL

Wednesday began with the NASL chairman being indicted for corruption. It ended with a historic day of losses for the league.
Local
10:53am

ACLU: Blacks 9 times more likely to be arrested for minor crimes in Mpls.

A study released Thursday of more than 96,000 arrests made by Minneapolis police officers shows that black people were 8.7 times more likely than white people to be arrested for a low-level offense.
Variety
10:25am

Mpls. photo curator David Little goes to Amherst

Minneapolis Institute of Arts photo curator David Little will become the director of the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College starting Aug. 31.
Variety
10:06am

Rhymesayers hip-hop events to take over fairgrounds, Target Center

In addition to the Soundset festival's relocation to the fairgrounds, the Minneapolis record label will stage a 20th anniversary arena party Dec. 4.
Vikings
10:03am
Minnesota Vikings injured tight end Kyle Rudolph sat in the bench area...

Bridgewater excited about 'addition' of healthy tight end Kyle Rudolph

Teddy Bridgewater made it halfway through an answer about the new guy, Mike Wallace, before interrupting himself to offer praise to Kyle Rudolph. “I’ll tell…
Variety
8:50am

Invasion of the leaf-snatchers hits Twin Cities trees

Discussions of gypsy moth.
Blogs
8:14am

Sticky Sun - Hints of June Heatwave - Climate Connection for Texas Floods?

After a nagging drought it's good to be getting rain again - have you noticed how green it is out there? Better than yellow, or mud-brown, which is what much of Texas is waking up to as flood waters begin to recede. Today's blog includes a few stories about a possible climate connection, and El Nino may be a factor as well, helping to energize the southern branch of the jet stream. Enjoy 80s today; a surge of Canadian air cools us off over the weekend but long-range guidance is hinting at real heat within 2-3 weeks. We're probably due.
Vikings
May 27

Peterson tells ESPN he doesn't want to be traded from Vikings

Adrian Peterson has spoken. Well, technically the disgruntled Vikings running back released a statement to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. But hey, at least it is something.…
May 27
Incoming Legislative leaders and Governor Dayton talked about the upco...

Dayton, Daudt finding common ground after two hours of talks

The governor and House speaker ended about two hours of talks with a joint news conference, saying negotiations on a final agreement before a planned special legislative session are progressing.