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2 months after officer shoots dogs, Mpls. trains police recruits on dangerous dogs

August 21
"Rottweilers are huge babies. They look ferocious, but ... they are just teddy bears."
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Dayton joins chorus of concern over Mayo Clinic cuts

August 21
Gov. Mark Dayton is joining state and local officials expressing concern about Mayo Clinic's plan to cut services at its Albert Lea hospital.
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44 minutes ago

Remains found in Mo. burn pit are Minnesota teen's; birth mother jailed

The girl went to live with her biological mother and had been missing for many weeks.
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47 minutes ago

Former Target and Uber exec Jeff Jones named CEO of H&R Block

H&R Block cited Jones' ethical compass as among the reasons for selecting him to be its next leader.
Local
6:48am

MSP down to 1 TSA checkpoint for next 3 weeks

Passengers flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport may need extra time to pass through security as all the general lanes at the south security checkpoint in Terminal 1 will be closed for the next three weeks.
Local
6:27am

PIckup passenger killed in crash with semi near Sleepy Eye

Roads were wet at the time of the crash on Hwy. 4 Monday afternoon
Local
5:56am

Rosemount woman studying in Omaha killed in eclipse traffic

The 19-year-old woman was about to start her sophomore year at Creighton University.
Local
5:43am
Attention and enthusiasm were directed skyward on Monday at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.

Cloudy skies aside, Minnesotans fully dazzled by partial eclipse

Across most of Minnesota, overcast skies granted only glimpses of the much-anticipated solar eclipse, but throngs of people went out to get a look anyway.
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5:38am

Expert tips to make the most of your Minnesota State Fair adventures

Overwhelmed yet? Don't be. We've got the inside scoop. We asked experienced fairgoers for their tips on getting the most out of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Minneapolis
August 21

Sensing danger, Minnehaha school worker tried to sound alarm, says NTSB

A preliminary report about the explosion says a maintenance worker smelled natural gas and used a radio to tell others to evacuate just a minute before the blast.
Local
August 21

Hamline University to build center for 'racial healing,' with help of $30K grant

With help from a $30K grant, school will build a center to dispel biases and tension.
Local
August 21

Mpls. eye surgery company will pay $12M to settle kickbacks case

A whistleblower had sued Sightpath Medical over allegations that Sightpath took prospective clients on luxury skiing vacations and high-end fishing, golfing and hunting trips.
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
August 21

Controversial Minn. State Capitol painting will go on view at James J. Hill House

"Attack on New Ulm" artwork, removed from renovated Capitol, will get a new home.
Local
August 21

Second Minnesota lake infested in 2017 by starry stonewort

Starry Stonewort ID'd by state DNR in second lake in the past week.
Local
August 21
Gov. Mark Dayton arrived at the services Friday.

Mayo dispute with Albert Lea draws 'concern' from Dayton

Gov. Mark Dayton's administration expressed "serious concerns" Monday over Mayo Clinic's plan to remove key inpatient and obstetrics services from its hospital in Albert Lea,…
North Metro
August 21

Guilty plea by driver of Mich. firetruck that crashed on 35W, killing 2 firefighters

Driver, who said he was sleep-deprived, lost control on 35W, killing two of his peers.
Local
August 21

Judge orders prison for Twin Cities exec who stole product plans from medical-device maker Lutonix

Christopher Barry, convicted of taking secrets from Lutonix to a start-up firm, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and ordered to pay $533,842.
Local
August 21

When being a doctor was not an option, she became a nurse

In 1944, when Vija Vilks was 15, she and her family left her native Latvia to escape Russian occupation. They started to leave by land,…
Local
August 21

Once snubbed, Parkettes finally land cheerleading gig at Vikings game

The rift between team officials and alums of the Parkettes, which served as the Vikings cheerleading squad from 1964 to 1983, surfaced last summer.
Minneapolis
August 21

Woman shot, injured in north Minneapolis at block party

Police say injuries are non-life threatening.
Local
August 21

Solar eclipse peaks through clouds over Minneapolis

Though clouds quickly moved to cover the peak of the eclipse, lucky Minnesota sky-watchers were able to glimpse the solar phenomena.
Local
August 21

DNR: Boy, 9, was illegally operating utility vehicle when killed

A 9-year-old boy operating a recreational utility vehicle crashed it on western Minnesota farmland and was killed, authorities said. The rollover late Thursday afternoon in…