Park Board dumps on Graco proposal, keeps it alive for at least two weeks

Park Board dumps on Graco proposal, keeps it alive for at least two weeks

Rent, parking, amenities all at issue as board finds fault with proposal

Duck bonanza? Federal estimates are at all-time high

46 minutes ago
Spring continental survey shows 49.5 million ducks

Minnesota teacher Mark Westpfahl brings lucky students to Obama event

12:03pm
Mark Westpfahl, a teacher at St. Paul's Capitol Hill Gifted and Talented Magnet School, wasn't expecting to get a phone call two days ago from the White House.
Sports
3 minutes ago
Miguel Sano

In Chattanooga, Miguel Sano says, 'I've worked on everything'

Former Twins first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz, who manages the Class AA Lookouts, talked about the difference between Sano and Byron Buxton.
Sports
12 minutes ago

Has the WNBA's Western Conference race been altered?

The loss of Tulsa star Skylar Diggins to a season-ending knee injury could change the dynamics of the young season
Sports
11:49am

Former U center Mbakwe signs with top Israeli basketball team

Trevor Mbakwe's signing was reported on the Maccabi web site and other international media -- and the club released a video, which is heavy on his highlights while playing at Minnesota.
Variety
11:39am

Duck stamp -- read this one first

It's a simple memory issue
Vikings
11:34am
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, right, runs from outsi...

Greenway thinks Adrian Peterson can still win NFL MVP award

Peterson won the league’s MVP honors in 2012 in his return from a torn ACL the previous season to rush for 2,097 yards.
Sports
11:31am

RandBall's Hot Five: Sano, World Cup, Wolves, MLS, Wild

A quick check-in because there are more interesting stories than usual right now on the summer sports scene in the Twin Cities.
11:30am

President Barack Obama will tout economic agenda in LaCrosse, Wisc.

While the nation's attention turns to the 2016 presidential race and the ever-growing field of candidates, President Barack Obama will try to drive a message he's been repeating since his first campaign: economic fairness.
Local
11:24am

Reduced transit service on Friday might catch commuters off guard

With many people taking Friday off and turning Independence Day into a long holiday weekend, Metro Transit and suburban transit providers are expecting fewer riders and are adjusting service to reflect decreased demand. That could catch some commuters off guard as the official holiday is not until Saturday.
Sports
10:52am

Reports: Former St. John's center Obekpa to visit Minnesota

Chris Obekpa, the Red Storm's all-time leading shot-blocker, was suspended from the team during St. John's one-game NCAA tournament appearance after testing positive for marijuana.
Blogs
10:51am

Blu Dot will open its first outlet store July 18 in Minneapolis

Blu Dot will open its first outlet store July 18 in Minneapolis
Blogs
10:36am

UnitedHealth latest to register under Delaware's corporate law

UnitedHealth now 7th of Minnesota's 10 largest public companies to change its state of incorporation to Delaware.
Local
10:19am

Two Minneapolis teachers receive prestigious award

Leif Carlson, of Jefferson Community School, and Peter Bohacek, of Henry Sibley High School, were among 108 teachers that will each receive $10,000 from the National Science Foundation and will meet with members of the president's administration.
Variety
8:59am

Want to talk gardening?

No work is getting done anyway, let's talk.
Sports
8:37am

Will Sacramento benefit from the local soccer stadium situation?

The California city may benefit from the problems that Minnesota United is having in securing government help for its proposed soccer stadium.
Variety
July 1

Dave Matthews Band's two-part Xcel Center set list

The band took 80 minutes to strum its way through 10 songs in the opening acoustic segment.
Blogs
July 1

A/C Optional - While Much of Northern Hemisphere Sizzles in Record Heat

We should be counting our blessings, atmospheric and otherwise. The same bloated heat-pump high pressure ridge responsible for drought, fire and hundreds of weather records out west is keeping our winds blowing from the west to northwest, a wind flow that makes it impossible for the hottest, steamiest air of summer to reach Minnesota anytime soon, at least looking out into the 3rd week of July. I'm starting to think we'll escape the worst of the heat this summer - that's the trend.
Variety
July 1

Extra duck-stamp cost is for wetlands and grasslands

The stamp is always a good conservation investment
Local
July 1

Proposal at Park Board may authorize park development by Graco

Proposal would have park staff try for a deal without seeking proposals from other developers
Sports
July 1
WIld GM Chuck Fletcher, right, and owner Craig Leipold at the 2011 draft.

Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on plenty of subjects

The Wild re-signed a whole host of players today
Sports
July 1

Rand: Sano will add to the fun and probably to the struggle

If it wasn’t official already, the news that broke Wednesday of the Twins calling up slugger Miguel Sano makes it so: this is the summer…