Thousands of high school students march to the state Capitol in St. Paul after they walked out of their schools on March 7 to protest gun violence and

What to expect for Saturday's Minnesota March for Our Lives

St. Paul protest is one of 13 Minnesota marches against gun violence planned for Saturday.

Ben Shapiro barred from St. Olaf College during protest anniversary

Conservative writer, speaker and activist Ben Shapiro is known for targeting liberal politics. His appearance at the University of Minnesota in Februa
College leaders say protest anniversary is bad timing for the divisive figure.

Jane Freeman, mother of Mike Freeman and a founding force of the DFL Party, dies at 96

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Jane Freeman, shown in 2013, was a founder of the DFL Party in Minnesota with her husband, future Gov. Orville Freeman. She has died at the age of 96.
The former first lady of Minnesota forged new roles for women.
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Minneapolis City Attorney Susan Segal, shown in 2016.

Minneapolis City Attorney Susan Segal wins reappointment

Though some groups opposed Susan Segal, her supporters spoke up at two public hearings.
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Philip Malkerson is fighting Minneapolis City Hall in an effort to keep a hockey rink he built for his children.

Fight over front-yard hockey rink goes to Minneapolis City Hall

Some neighbors say it's a great place for kids. Another calls it an eyesore.
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The bodies of Gloria and Willie Scheel were found in their Toyota Prius in Kandiyohi County, officials said. The Paynesville, Minn., couple were repor

Murder charges filed in deaths of couple called 'Paynesville royalty'

The bodies of Wilbert and Gloria Scheel were found Thursday in their car on a rural road. Their grandson is in custody.
St. Paul
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Midway Peace Park gets closer to becoming a real St. Paul park

A longed-for oasis of green in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood, it could open within the next year.
South Metro
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Andy Heil grabbed some dessert at "Breaking Bread,'' an alternative religious service at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

At Apple Valley worship service, faith and ravioli make a nice pairing

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church offers potluck smack in the middle of the service.
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After making groundbreaking discoveries about the ways in which chimpanzees interact with one another and the world around them, Dr. Jane Goodall has

Conservationist Jane Goodall brings message of hope to University of Minnesota

"Living legend" urges all to be stewards of nature.
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Contractors who did not wish to be identified stripped the Inver Grove Heights home of Tiffany Meyers, who died in a house fire in late February.

Winter was one of the deadliest for house fires in Minnesota

With 28 fire winter deaths, state officials renew an emphasis on safety.
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Minnesota Legislative Auditor James Nobles, shown in 2017.

Minn. board that oversees protection for vulnerable kids criticized in audit

Report stated that guardian ad litem program has struggled to meet increased demand for services.
South Metro
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Burnsville police use Taser on student

Mother of student says her son was not aggressive, but police say he was.
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Cass Lake-Bena High School players hold up the #44 jersey of their missing teammate Jeremy Jourdain after winning over Rushford-Peterson High School i

Cass Lake-Bena honors teammate who went missing two years ago

Jeremy Jourdain, known to his friends as "Big Worm," disappeared two years ago, and is on the minds of his teammates at the Class 1A boys' basketball tournament.
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
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Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care homes. Their cases are seldom investigated, leaving families in the dark.
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Heavy snow for southern Minn., but false alarm for most of metro

The Twin Cities area is only expected to get a dusting or up to 2 inches of snowfall overnight.

Readers react: Police officer Mohamed Noor is charged in the death of Justine Damond

We asked for your comments on the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor in the July killing of Justine Damond after she had…
John Knoblauch won a lawsuit against Hubbard County, ending a 40-year lakeshore battle that his late father started in the 1970s.

Bad smells are part of cabin life, rural Minn. garbage business says

Hubbard County business owners appeal fines, citing "sensibilities of vacationers."
South Metro
Rampage, a toy gun that shoots foam darts, made by Nerf, in an undated handout photo. In light of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, foam-

Prior Lake-Savage school official calls for an end to Nerf Wars

"This game has become dangerous," Principal John Bezek said.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey stood for the National Anthem at his January inauguration with a public swearing-in ceremony in the City Hall rotunda.

You asked, we answered: Minneapolis proposes citywide four-plexes

After Minneapolis proposed a controversial plan to allow four-plexes citywide, upending current rules that limit large swaths of the city to single family homes,…
West Metro

Light-rail supporters relieved to see transit funding in federal spending plan

Southwest, Bottineau LRT will be applying for $1.7 billion in the next year.
Dennis Porter on a mountain bike trail along the Minnesota River Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. ] JEFF WHEELER • T
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Elisa Cousins got up and close with the goats during the opening day of the Minnesota Zoo's "Farm Babies" attraction, Friday, March 23, 2018 in Apple

Meet the farm babies at the Minnesota Zoo

Newborn goats, ducklings, piglets and calves are now accepting visitors at the Minnesota Zoo.
St. Paul

Permit-to-carry holder shoots, wounds alleged robber in St. Paul

Police said the suspect pulled a gun on the victim and robbed him of $500 before the victim fired at him.
Parents said goodbye to students who gathered at the Northside Achievement Zone and board a bus for Washington on Wednesday to attend the March for Ou

Minn. students head off to D.C. march to make voices heard on guns

More than 100 students from several Minnesota schools will be in Washington to join a national protest calling for gun control.
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Mohamed Noor, with his attorney, Thomas Plunkett, after posting bail Wednesday night.

You asked, we answered: The charges against officer Mohamed Noor

We answer questions such as why the delay in bringing charges and whether the city of Minneapolis is responsible for "fast-tracking" the young officer.