Soccer Saturday: Cup Finals highlighted by similar teams, different coaches

Aesthetically pleasing soccer is defined by Arsenal, Barcelona, and Borussia Dortmund. Yet their coaches are in very different spots.

Touch of September - Mild Case of Whiplash - Most of Minnesota Now Drought-Free

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Touch of September - Mild Case of Whiplash - Most of Minnesota Now Drought-Free
It may be a few degrees too cool for the lake, but the sun will be out most of the weekend with a welcome dip in humidity levels. Showers and storms return next week as a warm front edges closer to Minnesota. No debilitating heat in sight for us just yet, although long-range models hint at a heat wave brewing for much of the central and southern USA within a week or two. The big news: the drought is fading fast...

Reusse: Vikings' Bagley has a new nickname in stadium push: Les Got More

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Reusse: Vikings' Bagley has a new nickname in stadium push: Les Got More
We've now discovered the Vikings even convinced their lap dogs at Stadium Authority to prohibit a corporate sponsor for a city park.
Twins
12:19am

Postgame: Some bad luck set up May's big mistake

Trevor May didn’t pitch well enough on Friday, but he had some bad luck, too.
Variety
May 29

Iggy Azalea cancels tour, including at Target Center

The "Fancy" hitmaker apologized to fans via Twitter but did not give a reason.
May 29
Gov. Mark Dayton stood with Lt. Gov. Tina Smith earlier in May.

Budget talks take a step 'backwards,' Dayton says

Budget talks between Gov. Mark Dayton and House GOP leadership hit a roadblock over education funding and policy.
Sports
May 29

Golfer corrects score, disqualifies herself from state tournament

Hope Hasslen of Ortonville realized she'd made a mistake on her scorecard. So she told her coach about it -- and knocked herself out of the state high school golf tournament by doing so.
Twins
May 29

It's May vs. Buehrle after rain delay at Target Field

Mark Buehrle, who has beaten the Twins more than any pitcher in history, is Toronto's scheduled starter vs. Trevor May on a rainy night at Target Field. The game was delayed one hour.
Local
May 29

Minneapolis interim schools chief named in Nashville search

Michael Goar, the interim superintendent at Minneapolis Public Schools, is one of 49 individuals who expressed interest in becoming the next superintendent of Nashville Public Schools.
Variety
May 29

Wood Duck mom keeps her ducklings out of the rain

Wings act as a tent for baby ducks
Local
May 29

Minneapolis police and partners launch SafeZone initiative

There will again be more officers out in downtown Minneapolis to counter crime during the summer.
Blogs
May 29

Former Lehman Brothers CEO still doesn't get it

Former Lehman Brothers CEO Fuld still doesn’t get it. The last CEO of the late, great Lehman Brothers, Richard Fuld Jr., talked publicly at some length this week for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis.
Blogs
May 29

Lehman Brothers Ex-CEO Still Doesn't See What Went Wrong

The former CEO of Lehman Brothers investment firm talked publicly after many years out of the public eye, and defended the risk management practices of the firm.
Twins
May 29

Twins activate Fien, send down Tonkin

The Twins open a three-game series tonight against Toronto. Trevor May on the mound
Twins
May 29
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Casey Fien pumps his fist after the Twi...

Twins activate Casey Fien from the disabled list

The righthander had missed 25 games with a shoulder strain. Reliever Michael Tonkin was sent to Rochester to clear a spot for Fien.
May 29

Republican leaders come and go as talks continue with Gov. Mark Dayton

House Republican leaders have again arrived at the governor's residence to resume talks with Gov. Mark Dayton as they attempt to end an impasse over education, the environment, jobs and energy bills.
Vikings
May 29
Vikings quarterback Brett Favre

Brett Favre stops by Winter Park to say hello

As if the Vikings weren’t already generating enough storylines this week, Brett Favre was back in the building at Winter Park earlier today. Favre?!? At…
Local
May 29

Would you buy a robot dog?

You could program them to respond to DOWN, for one thing
Variety
May 29

Hear Sean Anonymous' 'Big Bang' with Lizzo and P.O.S.

The track hails from his new album "Better Days," which he'll promote July 17-18 at 7th Street Entry.
Vikings
May 29
Rookie T.J. Clemmings practices during Vikings 2015 rookie minicamp at...

Vikings rookie evaluations: OT T.J. Clemmings

Part 1: Trae Waynes Part 2: Eric Kendricks Part 3: Danielle Hunter You could make a case the Vikings drafted three players in this draft…
Blogs
May 29

Innovative project combines senior and low-income rental housing in the Mill District

The groundbreaking on the project was this week
May 29

Negotiations begin between MN Speaker Kurt Daudt and Gov. Mark Dayton

House Republicans leaders arrived mid-morning at the governor's residence to begin Friday's negotiations to settle this year's legislative season and state budget.
Vikings
May 29

Wallace likes what he sees from Bridgewater, Vikings offense

Fair or not, the knock on Mike Wallace as an NFL receiver is that he has been a one-trick pony. Few, if any, wideouts can…