Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks at her election night party, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/

How Amy Klobuchar's surge in New Hampshire might've helped Bernie, too

Some have wondered whether Klobuchar peeled votes away from Buttigieg and benefited Sanders, whose win was slimmer than in 2016.
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A precinct-by-precinct look at Klobuchar's Iowa caucus performance

February 10
After months of campaigning and visiting all 99 Iowa counties, Klobuchar was mostly washed out except for some suburban and sparsely-populated areas.
Data Drop

Minnesota's veteran suicides continue taking a steady toll

November 11, 2019
Recent state death records show a downturn in Minnesota veteran suicide rate – though 100 or more former service members still die by suicide annually throughout the state.
Perched safely on his grandpa Kevin Hoeschen’s shoulders, 2-year-old Eddie Hoeschen of Duluth peered out at maybe more people than he’s ever seen.
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We hit 2 million at State Fair again. Here's what made the difference this year.

September 6, 2019
Should we get used to 2 million? Or was the 2019 Great Minnesota Get-Together a particularly good year? Three observations show how we got there this time.
Minnesota faces a labor growth slowdown. This helps explain why.
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Minnesota faces a labor growth slowdown. This helps explain why.

September 2, 2019
Minnesota's labor force growth is projected to slow the next decade, adding to those outside the workforce.
FILE - This Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a governmen
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How popular is your name in Minnesota?

May 21, 2019
Babies named Thea and Rhett are trending up in Minnesota, but how popular have they been over the last century?
Yellow law enforcement line with police car and lights in the background.
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Fatal police encounters since 2000

October 22, 2019
The Star Tribune collected the names and stories of everyone who died after a physical confrontation with law enforcement in Minnesota since January 2000, and continues to update this database as new incidents occur.
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Look up vaccination rates at more than 2,900 Minnesota schools and day cares

March 25, 2019
Hundreds of Minnesota schools and child care centers face an increased risk of measles outbreaks because not enough of their students have been vaccinated.
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Not many places in U.S. got more snow than the Twin Cities did in February

March 5, 2019
Yes, Minnesotans, February was as snowy as you thought. In fact, when it comes to snowfall last month, we had more in common with Jackson, Wyo. than we did with our typical winter brethren in Chicago and Milwaukee.