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Wide geographic variation exists in the diagnosis of major depression among people in each state.

Minnesota has one of the highest rates of depression in U.S., study says

Women living in Minnesota tied with women in Maine for having the highest depression diagnosis rate in the country, and Minnesota's millennials have the second highest rate in the nation.
Dan Rather posted photos on his Twitter account from his visit to Minneapolis' Hi-Lo Diner on Wednesday.

Dan Rather indulges at Hi-Lo Diner (again), calls it 'one of my favorite diners'

The former CBS news anchor posted photos of himself eating at the Minneapolis restaurant on Wednesday.
A mother bear waiting for her cub trapped inside a home in Duluth, Minn.

Bear cub sneaks into Duluth family's basement; police reunite it with its mother

"I will have to say, there is never a dull moment in this line of work," police said.
Photos: Breathtaking sunset lit up Minnesota's sky last night

Photos: Breathtaking sunset lit up Minnesota's sky last night

Cotton candy clouds, vibrant orange and pink hues... here are just some of the photos sent to us on social media from Thursday night's incredible sunset in Minnesota.
Officers respond to a goat and dog taking a stroll on a Twin Cities highway

Officers respond to a goat and dog taking a stroll on a Twin Cities highway

"Luckily, their owner reclaimed them," the Animal Humane Society said.
Meteorologist Paul Douglas.

Paul Douglas talks conservative vaues, climate change in PBS' 'Nova' special

The popular meteorologist reveals his inner struggle in new documentary.
Allison Kaplan

Style editor and 'Ali Shops' blogger Allison Kaplan takes reins at Twin Cities Business

Former style editor at Mpls. St. Paul is first woman to serve as the publication's editor-in-chief.
The sign during better times.

Candlelight vigil for Uptown Arby's sign attracts thousands of RSVPs

Minnesotans are having a hard time letting go of the iconic Arby’s hat sign that was removed in Uptown after the decades-old fast-food joint
Fallon wants to come to your Minnesota house for a home-cooked meal

Fallon wants to come to your Minnesota house for a home-cooked meal

Do you live in Minnesota? Do you love Jimmy Fallon (or just feeding celebrities)? Well, you’re in luck! "The Tonight Show" host wants to try…
A GoFundMe page for Ja’Mason Moffett posted this image of the Shakopee student.

Shakopee High student killed, 2 others critically injured in crash

A student at Shakopee High School was killed and two others were critically injured after a vehicle carrying five people overturned Thursday afternoon in Jackson Township, Minn.
Sen. Lindsay Graham, R- S.C., was one of the first prominent Republicans to react publicly to Donald Trump's tweets.

Top Republican lawmakers blast Trump's attack on MSNBC hosts

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"My mom used to sing me Prince songs," said Katie Starks as she visited the Prince star Friday at First Avenue to remember him on the first anniversar

Minnesota honors Prince, his legacy on anniversary of death

A year ago today, the music world — and his home state — lost a legend. We will provide updates all day on how he's being remembered on the anniversary of his death.
The Wyoming, Minn., police department tweeted on Thursday, "Undercover #420 operations are in place. Discreet traps have been set up throughout the ci

Minnesota police dept. wins Twitter again with hilarious 4/20 tweet

The Wyoming, Minn., Police Department is at it again with its comical tweets. In just a few hours, the quick-witted officers received thousands of retweets…
Photos: So many colors! Minnesota woke up to an incredible spring sunrise

Photos: So many colors! Minnesota woke up to an incredible spring sunrise

Start your day off right with these beautiful sunrise photos taken all over Minnesota on Wednesday morning.
Masked suspect in Lakeville home invasion turns out to be hungry 20-pound raccoon

Masked suspect in Lakeville home invasion turns out to be hungry 20-pound raccoon

Lakeville police officers responded to a reported home invasion this week. The suspect? A hungry 20-pound raccoon.  Police said the homeowner awoke in the night…
Author/blogger Nora McInerny was photographed for the upcoming book, "The Wild Morning," which documents local women's morning routines.

Ordinary is extraordinary: How messy mornings are uniting women in Minnesota

Women in the Twin Cities are showing the power of opening themselves up during a vulnerable time of day.
Take a look inside 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' house for sale in Mpls.

Take a look inside 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' house for sale in Mpls.

Remodeled and expanded, the 9,500-square-foot home includes seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
Photo of cribs outside Jewish community center following bomb threat goes viral

Photo of cribs outside Jewish community center following bomb threat goes viral

A phoned-in bomb threat closed a Jewish community center in St. Louis Park on Wednesday where an early childhood center operates. Following the threat,…
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. laughs as he asks questions of and jokes with Energy Secretary-designate

Franken, Perry share awkward 'Saturday Night Live soundbite' moment

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is known for making verbal gaffes, and he lived up to that reputation when questioned by Sen. Al Franken during his confirmation hearing.
A 2-year-old Utah boy saved his twin brother pinned under a fallen dresser. The father posted surveillance video of it on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

2-year-old Utah boy saves twin brother pinned under fallen dresser [with video]

A video of a 2-year-old boy saving his twin brother pinned under a fallen dresser is going viral after the father posted home surveillance video of it Sunday.
Glam Doll donuts mac n cheese interior.

Mac 'n' cheese doughnut at Glam Doll's new Mpls. location is internet sensation

Glam Doll's new "food porn" hit — a mac 'n' cheese-filled doughnut — has received thousands of shares on social media.
Rescue personnel transferring the victim by airboat down the Mississippi River, seen from the Franklin Avenue Bridge, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in Minne

Car plunges down Mississippi River embankment; victim rescued

A driver was rescued after his car broke through a retaining fence and plunged down an embankment near the Mississippi River on Tuesday morning. According…
Large ice chunk flies off semi, smashes through car's windshield on I-694

Large ice chunk flies off semi, smashes through car's windshield on I-694

A large ice chunk flew off a semi and smashed through a car’s windshield Monday morning on Interstate 694 in Mahtomedi, the Minnesota State Patrol…
The Arrowhead 135 Ultra Marathon, from International Falls to Tower Minnesota, follows the scenic and rugged Arrowhead State Snowmobile Trail and attr

10 magical places in Minnesota that look like the North Pole

From reindeer to ice castles, there are plenty of enchanted experiences to behold in Minnesota.
With temps below zero, sundogs developed around the sun in Burnsville early Monday, Dec. 12, 2016.

Photos: With temps below zero, sun dogs fill Minnesota's sky

Minnesotans took to social media on Monday morning to share their photos of sun dogs that appeared all over the Twin Cities.
Gerard Langer braved the heavy and blowing snow to shovel in St. Cloud, MN, Friday, November 18, 2016. ] (ELIZABETH FLORES/STAR TRIBUNE) ELIZABETH FLO

Photos: First snow of the season arrives in Minnesota

Minnesotans took to social media Friday to post their first snow pictures. We will update this gallery throughout the day.
Minnesota Zoo, Como Zoo animals compete in adorable 'cute-off'

Minnesota Zoo, Como Zoo animals compete in adorable 'cute-off'

The Minnesota Zoo and Como Zoo tweeted back and forth with animal photos Tuesday for "Give to the Max Day."
Brightest supermoon in 68 years lights up Minnesota's sky

Brightest supermoon in 68 years lights up Minnesota's sky

The moon will be at its brightest this week because it is coming closer to the Earth along its elliptical orbit than at any time since January 1948.
Mary Lou Hill of Minneapolis will be 100 years old on November 15, got assistance from her daughter Sue Hill as she voted at the Bryn Mawr polling pla

Your photos: Minnesotans head to the polls for Election Day

The Star Tribune compiled some of the best Minnesota Election Day photos from social media. #MNvotes
Star Tribune offers free unlimited online access during election

Star Tribune offers free unlimited online access during election

The Star Tribune invites readers to take advantage of free unlimited access to all its online content during the election on Tuesday and Wednesday. Users…
Williams' nephew dressed as Prince at the White House on Monday.

Obama sings 'Purple Rain' to little boy dressed as Prince

A little boy dressed head-to-toe in Prince attire for Halloween can now brag that the President of the United States sang “Purple Rain” to him. …
Early voting hours expanded in Minneapolis

Early voting hours expanded in Minneapolis

Beginning Monday, Oct. 24 through Nov. 7, the city of Minneapolis will expand their early voting hours. Extended hours occur in the final two weeks…
Preemie baby with adorable smile goes viral; 'she was happy to be alive'

Preemie baby with adorable smile goes viral; 'she was happy to be alive'

A photo of a preemie Minnesota baby with a big adorable smile on her face is going viral and inspiring people around the world. The…
Photo captured by Great Lakes Co., tagged with #StribFall on Oct. 17, 2016. Taken at Minnetonka Beach on Lake Minnetonka.

Minnesota's fall colors ... best in the world? It's certainly possible

We asked readers to share their fall photos on social media with the hashtag #StribFall. Minnesota, you're a beaut.

Two teen pedestrians struck by vehicle near Maple Grove HS

Two teen pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk early Monday near Maple Grove High School, according to authorities. Police said a 15-year-old…
University of North Dakota officials deemed racist snapchat photos free speech after an investigation.

UND officials: Racially charged Snapchat photos are 'free speech'

A zero-tolerance policy is "unachievable under the First Amendment," UND President Mark Kennedy said.
A racist Snapchat is being investigated by the University of North Dakota. (The identities of all those involved have been blurred in this image.)

UND investigates second racist Snapchat photo in 48 hours

The latest occurrence involves four people posing in blackface with the caption "Black lives matter."
Ellery Forsythe pushed some kids on an air mattress to get a closer look at the submerged vehicles on a Waseca street, Thursday, September 22, 2016 in

Photos: Massive storms swamp Minnesota

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A racist Snapchat is being investigated by the University of North Dakota. (The identities of all those involved have been blurred in this image.)

UND investigating after 3 students post racist Snapchat photo

The University of North Dakota is investigating after a racist photo was apparently posted on Snapchat by three students in a school dorm. The image…
Star Tribune reporter Eric Roper captured a great shot of Minneapolis after Thursday's rain.

Photos: Glorious sunset, rainbows stop Minnesotans in their tracks

Minnesotans captured photos of a stunning sunset and rainbows that followed a dark and rainy Thursday.
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