Zimbabwe wants quick extradition of Twin Cities lion hunter

Zimbabwe wants quick extradition of Twin Cities lion hunter

On Monday, Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer said that "everything is just fine,” but he refused to disclose his whereabouts.
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Pierre Collins gets 40 years after guilty plea in son's death

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Pierre Collins gets 40 years after guilty plea in son's death
"I hope he goes to prison for the rest of his life," Pierre Collins' ex-wife told Barway's birth mother Louise Karluah, who traveled from Liberia after his death.
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Police: St. Paul robbery victim had permit to carry when he killed armed suspect

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Police: St. Paul robbery victim had permit to carry when he killed armed suspect
The mother, Leeann Broadbent, said she has spoken with one of three other teens who was with her son at the time he was shot. She begged for them to tell police what happened.
West Metro
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Minneapolis police investigating suspicious death

Minneapolis police are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found near the 1600 block of West River Parkway shortly after noon…
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Family members react to Pierre Collins’ guilty plea

The guilty plea came after months of Collins denying he had any role in his 10-year-old son Barway’s disappearance and death.
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1:32pm
A walleye is netted, caught on the Twin Pines Resort boat at sunset last Wednesday during an evening excursion on Lake Mille Lacs.

DNR shutting down walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs today

In historic first, walleye fishing on Mille Lacs is ending midseason as limits are surpassed.
Local
1:17pm

Life after death row: Damon Thibodeaux's resurrection

After spending 15 years on death row for a murder he did not commit, will Damon Thibodeaux be able to find his place in a world that raced ahead without him?
12:50pm

Dayton appoints Tony Sertich to sports facilities commission

Benson quit after complaining about the role held by Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen
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11:49am

'Extreme survivalist' found alive in Canadian park bordering BWCA

Several lakes inside an area roughly 6 miles square in Quetico Provincial Park had been blocked from public access since Wednesday as authorities hunted for the man.
Minneapolis
11:32am

Minnesota school districts use buyouts to shed bad apples

Districts say buyouts are cheapest way to deal with troublesome employees.
Video
10:18am

Freeing a client from death row

The attorney who helped prove a death row inmate’s innocence talks about Damon Thibodeaux’s case.
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9:39am
Neil Krenz, of Lino Lakes and a retired U.S. Army National Guard member, was treated by chiropractor Sheldon Osvold last week.

Mobile charity steps in to offer relief to veterans who are hurting

Group rolls into church parking lots and shopping malls with state-of-the-art technology offering free treatments, such as muscle and nerve therapy and spinal balancing.
Local
8:16am

In Minn. timber country, no love lost between logger and giant paper mill

A nearly two-year-old fight between a local businessman and the multinational corporate owner of an International Falls paper mill is distorting wood prices in northern Minnesota, upsetting other loggers and causing anxiety in the city as the mill’s workforce shrinks.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
7:51am

Charges: Extremely drunk mom drives off as pleading daughter clings to pickup

Girl escapes serious injury, calls mom a liar for denying drinking, charges say. Woman's BAC was .30%.
Local
August 2

St. Paul triathlete is first Minnesotan to qualify for 2016 Olympics

Victory on the course for the 2016 Games earns a second berth for St. Paul triathlete Gwen Jorgensen.
West Metro
August 2
This image of Cecil the lion strolling in Hwange National Park was taken from a November 2012 video.

Twin Cities dentist says he wants to cooperate with hunting inquiry

U.S. wildlife officials say a representative for Walter Palmer contacted the agency late Thursday, before wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe called for his extradition to their country.
West Metro
August 2

Teardown trend gets supersized around Lake Minnetonka

“A lot of people don’t want to see those beautiful, old houses come down,” Wayzata Mayor Ken Willcox said.
Local
August 2

I-394 work, delays flipping to other side

Starting today, traffic will be delayed between Hwy. 100 and downtown Minneapolis.
Local
August 2

Gallery: Woody Allen and jazz band

Woody Allen played clarinet with his jazz band at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on Sunday.
Local
August 2

Gallery: Top Photos Aug. 2

Pictures of the day.
East Metro
August 2

Man's body recovered from lake in Little Canada

The man had been missing since shortly after 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Lake Gervais.
Local
August 2

The Drive: Along with complaints, how about some love for MnDOT?

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is no stranger to criticism, and this summer the agency charged with maintaining our roads has received its share.Construction has…
West Metro
August 2
Jim Derhaag, a former race car driver, poses in his Shakopee office with a lion and a black wildebeest he shot while on African safaris.

Big-game hunters find themselves in crosshairs after Cecil's killing

In the wake of the lion's killing by a Minnesotan in Zimbabwe, hunters defend their sport.