Record crowd on hand as St. Paul Saints play Purple Game to remember Prince

Record crowd on hand as St. Paul Saints play Purple Game to remember Prince

The St. Paul Saints gave Prince a final farewell — complete with a lot of purple, and some red Corvettes.

Police search Coon Rapids Dam Park for missing man

May 30

Woman struck on St. Paul street dies five days later

May 30
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Landscaper lays the groundwork at new Vikings stadium

While everybody else was looking up at the 270-foot high prow rising on the new U.S. Bank Stadium, Tadd Kreun was looking down. Kreun, of…
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Man sentenced in armed robbery can leave jail for Minnesota Guard duty

Judge decided that the defendant can be furloughed whenever military obligations require. The prosecution objected to the sentence.
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GOP legislative hopefuls file en masse for office

House, Senate GOP leaders touted their lineup of legislative candidates as they enter a fall election where all 201 legislative seats are up for grabs.

Prosecution alleges 'wholehearted' conspiracy by Mpls. ISIL defendants

Federal prosecutors began their closing arguments at the federal courthouse Tuesday morning.

Allina, nurses deadlocked in contract talks

Allina wants nurses to shift to its modern health plans that will save $10 million, but the Minnesota Nurses Association believes those savings will ultimately come at the nurses' expense.

Hospitals have new tool to help paralyzed patients: robotics

Exoskeletons are new tool for spinal and stroke patients.

Year in jail for Mpls. hotel worker who sexually assaulted sleeping guest

A prison term of nearly 5 years was stayed by the judge.
Data Drop

Which jobs will be big in Minnesota? Health care's a gold mine, for one

OK, you've just graduated from high school and you're headed to college. Now what? What should you major in? Here's a look at what types of work will be available in five years.
North Metro

2 from Twin Cities on motorcycle die in western Wis. collision

The motorcycle hit an SUV that was turning, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office.

Gallery: Soundset hip-hop festival, 2016

The ninth annual Soundset hip-hop festival took place in its new location at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Falcon Heights.
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.

Gallery: Opening day at Historic Fort Snelling

Opening day at Fort Snelling
West Metro

Plan would shift racial balance at Chanhassen, Chaska high schools

New district boundaries would shift 800 students.
West Metro
Dr. David Ketroser, who uses a wheelchair due to M.S., prepared to leave a Minneapolis coffee shop. Nearly 100 businesses in the west metro have faced his lawsuits.

Wheelchair-using doctor files disability lawsuits by the bundle

David Ketroser's one-man crusade offers a window into society's ongoing struggle to integrate disabled people into everyday life.

Skid Row walking tours through the old Minneapolis Gateway District: Sold out

Star Tribune editor and columnist James Eli Shiffer will lead downtown Minneapolis walking tours in June.
West Metro

Driver dies in fiery crash on sharp turn in Dayton

The motorist was making a sharp turn and lost control of his vehicle, according to police.

Calling all colleges: Please come to Red Wing

The push to attract a four-year school was launched when local business leaders complained they were having trouble filling technology positions, particularly those in cyber security, digital forensics and gamification.
East Metro
May 31

Stillwater schools head into year of uncertainty with lawsuits, distrust

Parents have built a strong alliance to battle the district's decision to close three elementary schools.
May 30

Privatizing airport security? MAC doesn't see much benefit

When checkpoint wait times at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport stretched to an hour or more during spring break, the agency that runs the airport decided…
May 30

Minneapolis music and movies in the parks

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation's annual Music and Movies in the Parks held a kickoff event with two concerts Monday night, May 30, 2016 at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. All the Islands got things started and they were to be followed by Socaholix. There is live music at the bandshell every night of the summer and often in other city parks, as well.