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Minnesota team leads the nation as it seeks to turn warrior's toxin into revolutionary first.
Instead of tossing old street signs, Golden Valley's Historical Society is selling them.
Leslie Jean Daly, of St. Louis Park, died Jan. 14 at age 71 after battling breast cancer for 18 years.
Talk Cinema shows contemporary films that haven't been released in the Twin Cities, while Secret Cinema shows classics.
The so-called Texas doughnut at Hans' Bakery is the equivalent of five regular doughnuts.
An expert shares tips for improving your sex life as you age.
The Twin Cities were swarming with celebrities. But spotting A-listers wasn't all that easy.
On the eve of a major sporting event, Eric Nelson is already thinking about the next one. The former social studies teacher from Minneapolis has…
Watch three rescue tigers from the Wildcat Sanctuary get in on some Super Bowl action.
An offshoot of the Kitten Bowl, an all-feline alternative to the Super Bowl, has come to Minneapolis.
Google recently rolled out a face scanner that matches users' faces with the works of art they resemble.
Three brothers have been sculpting enormous sea animals out of snow on their front lawn for 7 years.
A Minnesota house flipper answered a Craigslist ad for a free house — but now he has to move it.
Administrators in a northwestern Wisconsin district got some help from A.J. McLean to inform kids about the day off.
One of the rarest maps in American history, which resides at the U of M, just got a lot more famous.
A Minnesota couple are walking away from their 20-year dream to build a fortified castle.
St. Paul tabby and internet star spawns childrens's book, perhaps even a literacy foundation.
In the Twin Cities, sick pets have a new breed of options for holistic care.
An adult male was injured.
Holiday week will bring a big chill, but very little snow. On the other hand, we'll have more sunshine.
More than three months later, Doug Meyer and his Finer Meats & Eats truck are still there.
A Minnesota single mom who donated a kidney to a stranger to save her son ends up on "Ellen."
The cat has become so popular, the college president needed to have a sit-down.
It's "Tinder meets AA" for people trying to conceive.
A lovable orange tabby cat named Max has been banned from a Macalester library. And the internet loves it.
Sebastian Joe's ice cream is slathered between two pizza-sized cookies from T-Rex.
Friends and family freely compared him to just about every 1970s arbiter of male panache.
The son was born with kidney failure and has had more than 70 surgeries.
A post-Hurricane Irma tour of the Gulf Coast reveals beautiful beaches and great fishing along with some unsightly piles of trash.
Ellen tweeted a photo of Portia's hotel bed covered with flower petals.
The over-the-top drink burns blue and comes with a hefty price tag.
Local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts talk about scouting and what the policy change will mean to them.
These Twin Cities businesses are turning profit into community.
After a 2007 accident changing a friend's tire changed his life, Aaron Holm started the nonprofit Wiggle Your Toes to help other folks in need.
South Dakota was the only state without a full-time rabbi. A 27-year-old who moved from Brooklyn with his family is trying to fill that void.
It was "auf wiedersehen" for local designer Samantha Rei.
The Meterbratwurst challenge at Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit is an Oktoberfest favorite.
A committee was launched in response to new exhibit.
Think pink and blue cupcakes are passé? Eric and Aly Nelson, of Minneapolis, took their "gender reveal party" in a different direction: a Juicy Lucy.
Famous names on campus were behind discriminatory practices in the 1930s and 1940s.
The MPLS Dog is the latest contender in a field crowded with Chicagos and Coneys.
At the Minnesota State Fair, the Sweet Martha's operation can now produce up to 3 million cookies on its busiest day.
From a juicy Scotch egg to mashed potatoes, here are some essential State Fair stick foods.
It's the ultimate State Fair showdown — Pronto Pups vs. corn dogs.
It's the year of bacon at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Think e-mail is secure? Just ask the people with common addresses, who get financial records, job offers, even love notes intended for someone else.
Across most of Minnesota, overcast skies granted only glimpses of the much-anticipated solar eclipse, but throngs of people went out to get a look anyway.
Minnesotans who stay home may still see a partial solar eclipse, with the moon covering about 80 percent of the sun, if the weather cooperates.
Dave Williams has never seen a total solar eclipse. With any luck, that’ll change Monday. The former director of the planetarium at St. Cloud State…
The Twin Cities ice cream institution offers a massive sampler platter — and you keep the dish.
"Flyover" will focus on calls from the heartland.
In his eight decades as a professional musician, Haugen left a sonic mark on the Midwestern music scene.
A Minnesota magician made his childhood dream come true by building the ultimate man cave in a two-story treehouse.
The home of an eccentric collector takes guests on an immersive tour of London history.
The comedy star is in town for five intimate shows this week at Icehouse, but he took the time to check out Travail in Robbinsdale, too.
J. Selby's vegan McDonald's knockoff is the restaurant's biggest seller.
Minnesotans are notorious for not saying what they really mean — and now they can wear it proud.
Tech-driven rewards for everyday tasks increasingly foster competition — and influence behavior.
No one knows exactly when or how the trend got started.
Can Can Wonderland serves milkshakes for grown-ups, using ingredients like cereal and cheese powder.
Perhaps there was no greater glory for Spam than the 1960s, when cooks took this spiced processed pork to a whole other level. Here are 10 vintage recipes featuring the Minnesota-made meat at its wackiest.
No injuries were reported.
Freedom has a new job, as an official education bird at the Raptor Center. He just began his training, and is set to make public appearances next year, if all goes well.
Two Minneapolis dive bars claim to have invented the Juicy Lucy, the legendary cheese-stuffed burger.
Citizens pour out grief, frustration at Loring Park gathering before march.
Sona Mehring created the site to help families in medical crises. Her next cause: promoting the Twin Cities as a tech hub.
Facing slumping sales and stiff competition from online retailers and meal delivery kits, supermarkets are ramping up amenities to lure busy shoppers. They're adding clothing departments, high-end cosmetics, full-service restaurants, and now, vegetable butchers.
Watch a competitive eater take on a 10-pound vat of steaming Vietnamese soup.
While Minnesotans cling to the classics, star-studded names — from Beyonce to Garrison — do pop up.
The $100 3-pound rib-eye is one of the largest steaks on a Minnesota menu that isn't a food challenge. This storied slab of meat is just a solid, inches-thick, bone-in steak, fit for Fred Flintstone.
Glaydon Iverson was 24 when he died on the U.S.S. Oklahoma. On Saturday, he was honored both as a symbol and a human being.
Cardigan Donuts' "Rainbow Road" is a technicolor pastry dripping in nostalgia — and Lucky Charms marshmallows.
Search our database for babies named after celebrities, or see the rising or falling popularity of your name back to 1910.
A teacher's new tell-all book about the profession takes a witty, blunt look behind the scenes of middle school.
Minnesota seniors studying improv comedy find the power behind the laughs.
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