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Car fatally strikes man, 77, as he was walking dog in Faribault

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Harvey D. Hanson lived less than two blocks from where he was struck.
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Minneapolis teacher put on leave as charge of soliciting prostitution is weighed

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Washburn High School chemistry teacher Sam B. Jayakumar, 39, of Edina, was arrested in Minneapolis.
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Conservationists spot endangered piping plovers in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A conservationist group is encouraging the public to stay away from some areas of Duluth’s Park Point beach, after two endangered…
Minneapolis
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Interim Minneapolis schools superintendent Michael Goar speaks during...

Suspensions rise in Minneapolis schools under new leadership

After months of steady progress in keeping students in schools, the number of suspensions for bad behavior has nearly doubled this semester.
Local
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Eric Olson helped with some civilians as they practiced marching after...

Minnesota Memorial Day weekend 2015 observances

As thousands of Minnesotans hit the roads or planned to gather with family and friends over the Memorial Day weekend, Historic Fort Snelling in St.…
9:44am
Debate of the Omnibus Environment bill on the House floor on the last...

With divided Legislature, what was -- and wasn't -- accomplished in 2015

A big surplus had some thinking this session would be smooth, but the extra money fueled extra debates.
Local
7:19am
Gov Mark Dayton's vetoes on Saturday make for a more complicated special session.

Dayton vetoes two major budget bills - jobs and environment

Legislative special session just got a lot more complicated.
Local
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A series of influential studies by Minnesota researchers suggest that burnout could aggravate the state’s shortage of primary care doctors.

Doctor burnout is a rising problem in Minnesota medicine

The traditional strains of a medical practice — long hours and draining cases — are being compounded by new challenges, such as computerized records and payment reforms that judge doctors by their patients’ health.
Music
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Through the lens: Timeless Cuba meets a new age

For a visual journalist, Cuba is a feast. Its economic stagnation, while impoverishing its people, has preserved elegant colonial structures and classic cars that make the…
Local
May 23

Gallery: Former Viking Randy Moss signs his name to help kids

Former Vikings teammates Randy Moss and Tyrone Carter signed autographs at Ridgedale Mall in Minnetonka on Saturday. Ticket purchases benefit Tyrone Carter’s TC Elite Training School and will allow financially challenged Minnesota athletes the opportunity to attend Carter’s intensive football camps.
East Metro
May 23

Trash costs drive Ramsey, Washington counties to consider Newport plant buyout

Washington and Ramsey counties believe they’re paying $8.4 million more than they need to, every year, just to deal with trash. But county officials admit…
West Metro
May 23

Boating season kicks off with more inspections

Thanks to $10 million from the state, counties are ramping up work to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species like zebra mussels.
Local
May 23

State briefs: Chisholm man gets 8 months for killing girlfriend's dog

Chisholm man gets 8 months for killing girlfriend’s dog HIBBING, Minn. – A Chisholm man has been sentenced to eight months in jail for…
May 23

2015 a win for open government in Minnesota

Howls of outrage and the smack of the House speaker’s gavel brought a dramatic end to the Legislative session last weekend. As usual, though, most…
Local
May 23

Sebeka, Minn., woman dies in high-speed police chase

A 19-year-old Sebeka woman was killed in a rollover crash while fleeing police in Hubbard County on Friday afternoon. Hailey D. Bergstrom was traveling east…
East Metro
May 23

Police patrol St. Paul's East Side to make 'positive contact'

St. Paul, Metro Transit officers partner to walk a busy and sometimes dangerous area.
West Metro
May 23

Nusrat Mosque creates a new space for faith

The first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, held its inauguration event on Saturday, welcoming…
Video
May 23

First and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Minnesota’s only Ahmadiyya Muslim community opened its permanent home at the Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids.
North Metro
May 23

Gallery: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens its mosque doors

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community had its inauguration celebration, Saturday of Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, the first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison gave the keynote address.
Local
May 23

Gallery: Top Photos, May 23, 2015

The best photos submitted May 23, 2015 from here and around the world.
Local
May 23

Lileks: Cemeteries open as well, if that needs saying

Memorial Day is the start of summer, right? Not this year. You cannot have summer in June. You can get a steak out of a…
Local
May 23

State briefs: Fargo-Moorhead appeals judge's Red River order

The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority is appealing a judge’s order to halt construction on part of its $2 billion flood control project until Minnesota completes its…