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Minnesota State Mankato canceled Saturday night's men's hockey game vs. Princeton in Mankato after the school said several Mankato players came down with the flu.
The two men escaped with cash after locking two bank employees in the vault.
A quick-moving storm dropped 2 to 5 inches of snow on the Twin Cities area early Saturday morning.
The third book of Rick Atkinson’s World War II trilogy tells the stories of the generals and the GIs in the Allied armies’ final sweep across Western Europe.
An account of the heroics of the War of 1812, in which the White House burned and nobody really won.
Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs is fascinating and thorough, but he provides few insights.
A new look portrays Washington as indispensable for Revolutionary America.
Rush hour just got a lot more complicated for commuters in the southwest metro, as flooding closed two key roads over the Minnesota River. The closures are indefinite.
A look at the reasons behind the credit crunch, with pithy anecdotes and stories.
The recession's toll on the metro area's economy puts the region about in the middle of the pack among large U.S. cities, a report out today says -- except for a lackluster housing market.
Kate Kelly falls short on analysis, but her account of Bear Stearns' collapse paints rich and revealing profiles of the people behind the company.
This comprehensive look at Sherman's march to the sea is based on the letters of those who were there.
With the State Fair underway, it seems a fair gastronomic question: Is Minnesota hungry for loose-meat sandwiches?
The St. Louis Park money-transfer specialist, pursued by a hostile suitor, also disclosed a paper loss of $860 million on mortgage-backed securities.
Despite a settlement in the UnitedHealth Group Inc. stock-option case this month, a federal judge in Minneapolis ruled Wednesday that about $800 million worth of former CEO William McGuire's options will remain frozen for now.
A patchwork of small, personal stories stitches together Minnesota's social history.