Military cemetery in Preston, Minn., serves veterans across state lines

Military cemetery in Preston, Minn., serves veterans across state lines

For many veterans, a military burial is the first and final thing they ask for in return for their service.

Levy-Pounds delivers healthy daughter while on campaign trail

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Levy-Pounds delivers healthy daughter while on campaign trail
In a statement to supporters, she declared Assata Joy Armstrong "a future freedom fighter."

Archive specialist rescues Minnesota history, page by yellowed page

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Archive specialist rescues Minnesota history, page by yellowed page
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Hennepin Co. considers requiring curbside organics recycling

The plan would divert food waste away from landfills and garbage burners.
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Mpls. driver in 'horrific, surreal' St. Paul crash is ID'd, arrested

Police on Saturday identified the 26-year-old Minneapolis driver who smashed into a Metro Transit bus Friday evening in St. Paul, slicing through it and leaving one bus rider dead.
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Signs alerted travelers to longer-than-usual wait times for TSA screening Monday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

At MSP Airport, the day after the Super Bowl will be a super test

On Monday, Feb. 5, an estimated 70,000 commercial air travelers will arrive at MSP to fly out.
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Duluth's oldest university closing after 126 years

Duluth Business University will close in June amid uncertainty about its future accreditation.
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Menagha man dies in Wadena County crash

The driver of a second car was hospitalized with serious injuries.
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David Shepard was pivotal in transforming Minnesota from frontier to 'mighty aggregation of power'

As a kid growing up in New York in the 1830s, David Shepard daydreamed about a far-off land that would become Minnesota. As a railroad…
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Minnesota briefs: Big Stone, Stevens counties get state disaster relief

WESTERN MINNESOTA Two counties to get state disaster relief after storms Gov. Mark Dayton last week authorized almost $25,000 in relief for Big Stone County…
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Corrections for July 22, 2017

A graphic on A12 Sunday should have said that the new St. Croix River bridge contained 1,969 miles of all nonvisible cable strand, the distance…

After the bridge: 10 years, six stories

Survivors of the 35W bridge collapse talk about how their lives were changed in a moment and how they cope with the memory.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau, lelft, with Mayor Betsy Hodges in March. The two met on Wednesday.

Tevlin: Police chief's absence spelled the end

Janee Harteau certainly doesn't own all the crises that have tarnished the police force the past few years, but political expediency made her departure inevitable.
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.

Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities

More are on order; mail-in applications are an option.
The Interstate 35W bridge after it collapsed on Aug. 1, 2007.

10 years after bridge collapse, survivors find renewed purpose

Many still struggle with the pain and guilt from that horrific day. But some have found new fulfillment in their lives -- not just in spite of the disaster, but because of it.

Minnesota girl has surgery after being bitten severely in lake

An 11-year-old Minnesota girl is recovering from bone-deep lacerations to her foot after being bitten, apparently by a large fish, on Island Lake north of…
Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer last Saturday after she called 911 to report a possible rape near her house.

Damond witness steps forward; part of incident said to be filmed

A witness who was nearby when Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has been located and is cooperating, officials say. A source with direct knowledge of the investigation said the witness filmed part of the encounter.
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges struggles to explain her decision at a City Hall news conference disrupted by protesters on Friday.

Minneapolis police chief resigns; protesters shout down mayor

Protesters interrupted Mayor Betsy Hodges' news conference at City Hall. Earlier, Hodges said she would name Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo to replace JaneƩ Harteau, who resigned.
East Metro

League of Women voters pushing for affordable housing in metro suburbs

Roseville got a pitch last week as it ramps up toward a new long-range plan.
StarTribune file photoThe luxury suites at the U.S. Bank Stadium.

In new dispute, Vikings say stadium agency can't sell seats

The team says the suites were "gifted" by the team to the MSFA for the agency's use only. The MSFA disagrees.
St. Paul

Bus rider dead, others hurt in 'horrific, surreal' St. Paul crash

A passenger on a Metro Transit bus died and at least one other bus rider was injured Friday night when a car sped through a stop sign, went airborne and sliced through the bus in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood.
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The signed beam is moved into position.

Where Minneapolis Public Schools is spending its building improvement funds

Schools on the north side of the city are getting more money per student for building maintenance and upgrades.
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Police Chief Janee Harteau was out of town during and after the high-profile fatal police shooting of Justine Damond.

Janee Harteau resigns: A timeline

Former Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau tendered her resignation Friday, six days after the fatal shooting of Justine Damond. Below is a timeline of her…