Postgame agony continues: Now to host a Viking-less Super Bowl

Postgame agony continues: Now to host a Viking-less Super Bowl

The agony of suffering yet another NFC championship loss quickly melted into the frustrating realization that the Twin Cities would have to host those same Eagles and their notoriously rowdy fans on Feb. 4 at Super Bowl LII.
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Novice skier dies on 'most difficult' slope after hitting tree in Wabasha

January 22
Novice skier dies on 'most difficult' slope after hitting tree in Wabasha
A Twin Cities woman finishing a run on an advanced ski slope in southeastern Minnesota hit a tree and died, authorities said Monday.
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Blaine's perennial dilemma: What to do about cramped senior center?

January 22
Blaine's perennial dilemma: What to do about cramped senior center?
The highly popular venue is outdated, out of room – and expensive to replace.
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David Maruska, right, gets some help from neighbors getting his wife Mikki's car out of the snow in St. Paul.

More than 12" of snow strands students, flights and commuters

Skies will be sunny Tuesday as Minnesotans dig out from a storm that brought 17 inches to Owatonna and more than a foot to parts of the Twin Cities.
East Metro
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Suspect shot while attempting to rob Maplewood liquor store

Few other details were released about the robbery at Princess Liquors
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5:37am
A car stuck halfway up the hill on Ramsey Street gets a push from a good Samaritan.

Rough sledding: Snow strands students, flights and commuters

The first major snowstorm of 2018 brought the Twin Cities to a halt Monday, stranding students at school and littering streets, alleys and highways with stuck cars.
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Minn. lottery ticket gifted by daughter to dad at Christmas hits for $1M

Family of six – parents and their four grown daughters – are splitting raffle winnings.
Local
January 22

Man found dead in Eden Prairie school parking lot

An adult male was found dead in a vehicle in the parking lot of Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Eden Prairie on Monday night.
Super Bowl LII
January 22

Low unemployment in Mpls. leaves Super Bowl parties looking for help

Super Bowl's event organizers face fierce competition for staffing.
Local
January 22

St. Paul schools close for Tuesday, address stranded students Monday

St. Paul Public Schools issued a statement Monday about students who were stranded while also announcing that schools would be closed Tuesday.
Local
January 22

Suspect sought in Sunday night downtown Minneapolis shooting

Police continued their search Monday for a gunman who opened fire in a downtown Minneapolis alley Sunday night, wounding a 24-year-old man.
Minneapolis
January 22

U student robbed on campus by suspect with a gun; four arrested

A gunman robbed a University of Minnesota student Monday morning outside a campus building, school officials and police said.
Local
January 22

2 south metro women plead guilty to murder for role in fatal drug robbery

The young women avoid life in prison for a drug robbery that went awry.
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
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Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care homes. Their cases are seldom investigated, leaving families in the dark.
Local
January 22

150 pounds of meth stopped en route to Twin Cities; at least 4 arrested

Man said he had made Phoenix to Minnesota run more than 15 times.
Local
January 22

Protesters mark Roe vs. Wade anniversary at Capitol

March for Life at Minnesota Capitol drew more than 1,000 people.
West Metro
January 22

Employee injured during gas station robbery in Hopkins

The Hopkins Police Crime Fund is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects who allegedly held up a gas station and assaulted an employee Sunday night.
Minneapolis
January 22

7 gun charges against U professor, an accused felon, on course to be dismissed

Weapons possession charges against a University of Minnesota professor were suspended Monday, and the man has agreed to pay $500 and sell 14 pistols he bought over a 17-day period last summer.
Local
January 22

Klobuchar, Smith vote to end federal government shutdown

Following a weekend of tense negotiations, Minnesota's Democratic senators voted to end a short-lived government shutdown.
Local
January 22

Minneapolis 311 to extend hours during Super Bowl events

Minneapolis has a one-stop shop for reporting graffiti, fireworks complaints, stray dog problems, streetlight outages, trouble finding police precincts and much more.
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.
St. Paul
January 22

East Siders fight to keep one of St. Paul's busiest fire engines

St. Paul's plan to transfer area's only firetruck draws pushback, claims of bias.
Local
January 22

Super Bowl ticket prices climb after championships

Tickets on StubHub ranged from $4,800 in an upper corner seat to $66,700 for a spot in the Delta Sky360 Club on StubHub at around midday Monday.
Local
January 22

Confusion, varying thresholds keep many Minnesota agencies from reporting hate crime data

Bloomington mosque blast among incidents not counted in 2017 hate crime tally.
East Metro
January 22

Teen released from jail in fatal shooting of 19-year-old in Stillwater; gun recovered

An 18-year-old arrested in the shooting death of a 19-year-old man in Stillwater was released from jail Monday "pending further investigation," said Police Chief John Gannaway.