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Sioux community claims e-pulltabs breach compact.
The stadium's reserve fund is projected to balloon to nearly $250 million by 2023, enabling the state to possibly pay off the stadium 10 years early. But there's concern lawmakers may choose to tap the fund this session for other purposes.
Opat cited achievements including Target Field, planned Bottineau Light-rail line and social services.
Illegal drugs spotted by law enforcement officers during an emergency "good Samaritan" call to prevent a fatal overdose can be used as probable cause to…
Officials wouldn't say what the problem is, but zinc panels, moisture have been previous issues at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Case has been tried twice, but new report raises questions over evidence, informants.
St. Cloud State University must pay $1.2 million in legal fees to attorneys representing former female student-athletes who won a Title IX case against the…
Minneapolis' health commissioner said the decision to end the 35-year arrangement grew from a desire to streamline the work and do it better.
As deputy to Minnesota Secretary of State Joan Growe, she helped build the state's reputation.
The standout heavyweight wrestled in front of Brock Lesnar in his first home appearance following a suspension.
Gophers heavyweight Gable Steveson, reinstated after suspicion of sexual assault resulted in no charges being filed, says he's "ready to do good for the university."
Vikings' live/work/play campus is taking shaping with a hotel, offices and soon apartments.
College Bound program deposits $50 into every St. Paul newborn's savings account. The $1 million annual program is funded with $500,000 from the state and additional money and support from private foundations and the city.
Indefinitely committed inmate claimed religious beliefs in seeking name change.
One couple share their struggles after escaping the Christmas fire at the Drake Hotel with their baby.
While donated food and clothes overwhelmed relief organizations, officials warned that it will be difficult to find alternative shelter when local homeless shelters are already full.
An exterior inspection of the building determined that the eastern portion cannot be salvaged.
At least two were hospitalized in the Christmas morning blaze in downtown Minneapolis at the aging apartment building that serves mostly as temporary housing for homeless people.
Karasov rescinds exit plan after condition improves.
Mary Moriarty, who in 2014 became the first woman to hold the job, said she received the startling news from the state chief public defender in an e-mail when she was at work early in the day.
Court of Appeals says law unconstitutional because it criminalizes free speech.
Star wrestler Gable Steveson competed and won Friday night as Minnesota beat South Dakota State.
Money from half-cent sales tax is adding up as two LRT lines face delays.
Money goes into the concessions capital reserve fund for future needs.
John Borger was drawn to journalism early on, starting with his high school newspaper in Parkersburg, W.Va. He stayed with it on the campus paper…
Still Christmas shopping? Perhaps you can find that special something among the U.S. Bank Stadium castoffs, which go up for sale in an online auction Tuesday.
Officials cited mounting financial pressures to deal with homelessness, drug addiction and an array of costly services for the neediest residents.
Both schools cited budget concerns, with St. Cloud State responding to a Title IX ruling. Crookston has a 2-64 record over its last six seasons. Both were in the Division II Northern Sun Conference.
Prosecutors say officer used excessive force.
State appeals court struck down man's conviction for angry calls to local officials.
The aim of the netting is to protect fans from balls batted or thrown into the seating area.
Paul Bunyan's Axe is headed back to Madison, but Minnesota fans are still pumped over a turnaround season that brought meaningful football to campus.
This year's Border Battle between Minnesota and Wisconsin promises a good game for a change, and carries with it unusually high stakes.
The Super Bowl Host Committee reported raising $54 million in overall revenue, which covered the cost of the 2018 Minneapolis event, according to financial disclosure forms filed with the state.
Gable Steveson qualified for the trials by winning his weight class at a meet in New York City last weekend. He remains under investigation by Hennepin County on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct.
Replacement of three panes is awaiting bids.
ASM Global, which operates the stadium, announced that tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday through ticketmaster.com.
Hennepin County judge has been on medical leave since September.
Estimates for treating the stadium glass range from $40,000 to $570,000 for materials alone.
Accounting for the full perimeter of the field during a Vikings' home game, there are roughly 300 people with their feet on the turf. But who are they all?
The U.S. Bank Stadium reserve account is expected to grow to nearly $200 million by 2023, meriting more legislative oversight, a financial audit suggested.
Stadium authority will meet for first time since $300K study released.
The stadium and three unidentified high-rises were involved in 74% of bird collisions and 68% of bird fatalities at downtown buildings.
The law was central to Faricy's life, but his daughters say his true love was juvenile court, especially when finalizing adoptions.
Police say the shooting does not appear to be random.
All batteries now must go to either the Brooklyn Park or Bloomington drop-off locations.
The $8 million Parkside Professional Center is eyed for Hennepin Healthcare.
Ramsey County started outfitting for cameras last month, and many police officers already wear them
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan shares insights, anecdotes at U.
Team's owner has long resisted calls to change nickname that some groups consider to be offensive.
The public can no longer hear the Sheriff's Office emergency dispatches in real time.
Morris campus GOP head says his group had no part of poster bearing its name.
Brainerd's elimination of union positions is an "unfair labor practice," under the law
Monday's game against the Yankees is only the third postseason home game ever to be played at Target Field; the first two, in the ballpark's inaugural 2010 season, were consecutive losses to the Yankees.
Mexican ambassador welcomes Minnesotans.
Karasov was a county prosecutor before he was appointed to the Hennepin bench in 2008.
Cyclists, swimmers and track athletes will seek team spots for Tokyo.
The man told officers he hates "the Somalis," police say.
Michael Vekich's pay will rise to $95,000 to reflect workload, members say.
Viewing parties slated, then Minnesota gets a rare home playoff game Oct. 7.
The jump in homicidal violence is reverberating from residential neighborhoods to City Hall.
"Get away from me! Drop the knife!" the video shows the rookie officer saying shortly before he shot the 31-year-old man, who charged with a knife after he rammed a squad vehicle.
Mike Sherels, a football captain who later became an assistant coach, reached a $1 million settlement with the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview for treatment in 2016 that left him in a coma.
The wrestling season is set to begin Nov. 1, with the Gophers starting practice Oct. 10, but Gable Steveson and Dylan Martinez remain off the team.
The White Bear Lake man said a fuel pump failed, causing the severe-injury crash in 2010.
Patrick Talty has booked venue's events since 2015.
Team banking on new attractions inside stadium.
The former Woodbury girls' basketball coach claimed that parents had defamed him. The high court ruling reinstates his lawsuit.
The final score was beside the point for fans who showed their love for the team with their exuberant red, white and blue attire.
For years, Dede Hard has ordered the food, organized the crew and overseen preparations. The 4-H kitchen gets the biggest food delivery at the State Fair.
Minnesota traffic fatalities were up 6 percent in 2018 even though state totals continue to trend down over a five-year period.
Getting a beer buzz is fine; repeatedly spilling beer on a neighbor is not. Rooting for your team is good; yelling obscenities is not.
U.S. Bank Stadium operators also need workers to work upcoming games.
Nancy Slaughter loved a game of bridge, Minnesota Gophers football, fine scotch and sharing her life with friends, family and just about anyone she encountered…
The stadium received a platinum LEED rating for environmental operations, but that recognition doesn't evaluate the building's wildlife conservation issues.