No Dozier? Really?

No Dozier? Really?

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Minneapolis police ask for shooting witnesses to come forward

5:53pm
Minneapolis police are investigating a string of early morning Sunday shootings.

Aug. 21, 1860: Mississippi slave wins her freedom in Minnesota

5:48pm
Eliza Winston, 30, arrived as chattel and, thanks to a Minneapolis judge, left as a free woman.
Twins
4:54pm

Twins-Orioles: Twins place Pressly on DL with lat strain

Twins open a three-game series against Baltimore tonight, part of a seven-game homestand that takes them into the All-Star break
Variety
4:27pm

New signs that Garrison Keillor may retire next season

Comments from "Prairie Home" host and just released schedule add to speculation that he may indeed be retiring after all.
Local
4:14pm

The Ubiquitous Granny-Square Afghan

I remember it well.
Variety
3:39pm

An increase in earth temperature will chase birds north

Our periodic report on CO2 in the atmosphere
Variety
2:35pm

Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires Fest unveils its full inaugural schedule

Vernon's hometown party will be topped off Friday by Spoon and the National, while his own Bon Iver headlines Saturday.
Sports
2:26pm
Mike Hastings

MSU Mankato gives hockey coach Hastings eight-year contract

The Mavericks have the best record in Division I men's hockey over the past three seasons.
Vikings
1:19pm
Josh Robinson

Vikings deep at cornerback despite Robinson injury

Fortunately for the Vikings, they stocked up on cornerbacks this offseason with the additions of veteran Terence Newman and rookie Trae Waynes.
Local
1:02pm

SouthWest Transit debuts dial-a-ride service for area residents

SouthWest Transit's new dial-a-ride service is up an running and this week residents of Eden Prairie can try it out for free.
12:57pm

Sen. Branden Petersen not running for re-election to MN Senate

Sen. Branden Petersen, R-Andover, announced on Twitter today that he is not running for re-election.
Sports
12:28pm
Former Gopher Sam Warning

Wild announces Development Camp roster, scrimmages at the X

The Wild announced 46 players, including roster hopeful Mike Reilly to the July 9-14 camp. Two open scrimmages are scheduled at the X.
Local
12:11pm

Walker, Wisconsin lawmakers retreat from public records overhaul

A near universal outcry against the secrecy move prompted the reversal.
Local
11:47am

Mudslide repairs begin on West River Parkway

The work is expected to wrap up in late October.
Sports
10:52am
Karl-Anthony Towns

Wolves roster set for Las Vegas summer league

Wiggins, Muhammad, Dieng will practice but not play games with Wolves' Vegas team
10:33am

Morning Newsletter

Speaker Kurt Daudt's candid comments; Greek tragedy
Blogs
July 6

Monday Becomes the Wettest Day of 2015; Slow PM Clearing

Through 8AM, the Minneapolis airport tallied 2.70" of rain today alone making it the wettest day of 2015 so far. We have also set a new daily rainfall record beating the previous 2.32" set in 1883. Slow PM clearing is expected with cooler, drier and less muggy conditions by Tuesday. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Local
July 5

Nicollet Mall redo puts Metro Transit routes on detour

Commuting patterns for thousands of Metro Transit riders will change Monday morning when a massive project to remake Nicollet Mall gets underway.
Twins
July 5

Postgame: Twins hope Royals realize they're competitive

Base-stealing remains a problem for Minnesota; Molitor has All-Star ambitions -- someday
Sports
July 5

Haula files for arbitration; Columbus player fires Twitter darts at Reilly

The Wild's unsigned center ensured he will settle on a new contract soon or an arbitrator will award him one.
Twins
July 5

Ervin Santana's first start as Twin is here

Steroids suspension over, the Twins get their first look today at their major free-agent acquisition.
Blogs
July 5

Sticky Sunshine Sunday; Strong Storms & Heavy Rain Overnight

The good news is that skies should appear a little more clear Sunday as upper level winds have become more westerly. Winds at the surface will favor a more southerly direction, which will keep the warm and muggy air streaming northward ahead of a storm system that will plow through Sunday night with scattered storms and heavy rain. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson