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Police are looking for the commercial truck and its driver.
A southwest Minneapolis man has let go of his lawn mower and embraced artificial turf.
A worker was freed from under a slab of concrete at a construction site behind a home in Edina, where he had been trapped Wednesday morning for about 2 1/2 hours.
Some stores shut down Monday night as panicked shoppers fled. At least 10 youths were arrested.
Cynthia Robb almost made it out of her burning home in Edina. An electrical problem probably started the blaze, the chief said.
Actors, dancers, illustrators and musicians are sharing their talents in classrooms across the state.
Declining revenue and circulation have the aging owners of the Minnesota-published Marriage looking for someone else to take over.
Air travel is expected to be up this Thanksgiving in the Twin Cities and nationwide. The best advice: Arrive early.
High school students are getting to add their own photos and more to yearbooks.
A Minnesota woman and the couple who adopted her child share their stories of how Mason, who just turned 1, united them.
There's a growing arsenal of high-tech equipment to help parents monitor every move of their tweens and teens. But should parents use them? And if they do, should they tell their kids they're being watched?
As Americans get wider, so do the seats at venues across the Twin Cities.
A Minneapolis artist's time-killing sketches on skateboards evolved into a full-fledged business.
Revenue agents seized alcohol and cash at Gabe's Roadhouse in St. Paul to cover delinquent taxes, but the owner paid in full before they left.
The idea of giving back while celebrating is booming among young people, who are making it part of their birthday parties and their summers.
Minnesotans - and the resorts they love -- are trying to decide how much connection with the real world is too much when we're trying to get away from it all.
If you see the new movie and want to go out and get a Great Dane, think before you buy.
A falcon's antics at a cold, rainy and uninspired Twins game kept the crowd cheering.
In wake of fatal accidents, advice to the parents of teen drivers: Be firm, aware and willing to say no.
Bankruptcy. Petters. The recession. Under seasoned airline executive Stan Gadek, Sun Country has survived all three and is ready to soar.
State officials say the fraud scheme involved the company not paying off mortgages.
The Mendota Heights-based airline told a court it's rebounding financially.
A Delta über-frequent flier who likens himself to Ryan Bingham in "Up in the Air" feels more "Up in Arms" these days.
Delta Air Lines is now part of the new Minnesota Twins stadium.
Sun Country enters European market with flights to London's Stansted Airport
Laurence K. Johnston never had acceleration issues with his Camry, but he's concerned about safety and the car's resale value.
The GM dealerships that got new leases on life appear to be largely in rural Minnesota, with an estimated 500 jobs saved.
Shoppers shook off the economy and bad weather to push sales last month to best showing in two years.
A Minneapolis woman told a harrowing story about her runaway 2008 Camry.
Twin Cities dealers are gearing up to meet the crush caused by recall.
About 2,400 customers lost money when the travel agency closed its doors last month. Refunds will be issued "to the extent possible."
Minnesota's Attorney General and some lawmakers seek more accountability from utilities.
Xcel Energy thinks the urge to "keep up with the Joneses" could inspire people to keep down energy use. A new way to keep up with the Joneses: Energy savings
Customers whose flights are canceled are entitled to refunds. But even those whose flights are not canceled may make a one-time change to their tickets without a fee.
Rights group hails FAA's 3-hour limit; airline industry says it will make things worse for fliers.
Fifteen minutes after Northwest Airlines Flight 188 was supposed to land in the Twin Cities on Oct. 21, flight attendant Barbara Logan glanced at her watch and decided to call the cockpit.
A Minnesota company went to Capitol Hill to advocate changes to protect individuals in retirement accounts.
Life insurance salesman agrees to pay $250,000 fine and have his state license revoked.
A bitter bride and Delta Air Lines aren't seeing eye to eye after changes in the airline's flight schedule cast a couple's Mexican wedding plans asunder.
In a year of tight budgets, Black Friday bargain-hunting was a necessity, as well as an event.
Once sacred, Thanksgiving is turning into a shopping day, especially online.
Xcel Energy Inc. has taken heat for charging Minnesota ratepayers for lavish entertainment expenses, but it also operates costly airplanes that ferry employees almost daily, primarily between Denver and St. Paul.
Minnesotans who believe Sprint Nextel misled them about their contracts, leaving them paying $200 per line in early termination fees, can apply for refunds from the cell phone company, according to a settlement announced Monday.
With a Northwest plane out of contact, procedures weren't followed as controllers changed shifts. That led to a delay of the military being notified.
The utility said infrastructure costs led it to file the rate increase, which would raise a typical monthly bill by $2.71.
The two Northwest Airlines pilots who dropped out of radio contact and overshot the Twin Cities airport by about 100 miles have appealed their license revocations, the National Transportation Safety Board said today.
The FAA called the aviators' actions 'a frolic' and cited the danger in which they placed their passengers and crew.
Military jets stood by as NWA pilots, apparently distracted, didn't respond to controllers for 75 minutes.
A $300 million federal "dollars for dishwashers" program follows "cash for clunkers," but it likely won't pack the same wallop.
The suit against Ferrellgas, among the largest propane suppliers in Minnesota, says the company's prices are excessive.
But who paid $4.859 million for the mansion isn't yet known.
The attorney general's office claims people paid Arthur Group but didn't get work interviews.
The PUC granted the electric utility a $91 million increase, meaning a refund for customers.
The Attorney General's Office and the Better Business Bureau have been contacted after a Minneapolis headhunting firm closed, leaving job seekers with emptier wallets and little else.
The state Public Utilities Commission is to vote today on a rate increase that would raise most Minnesotans' average monthly electricity bills by 6 to 7 percent.
A seven-year low in price and a large supply could lower heating bills as much as 20 percent this winter.
A settlement with a co-owner of Zen Title and TitleSource cuts her share of a $2 million penalty to $7,500 and a ban from the industry.
A national advertising regulatory group on Monday scolded U.S. Bank over claims the Minneapolis bank made in promoting its FlexPerks Visa travel rewards credit card. U.S. Bank said the ads no longer are running and it would take the nonbinding decision under advisement.
As Congress scrambled to get the CARS program more funding, a confused public kept shopping.
Delta aims to reclaim its former prominence in customer service with the return of its roaming agents extraordinaire.
National Arbitration Forum's hidden ties to debt-collection firms work against consumers, state says.
After a long period of low savings rates, Americans are building up their nest eggs again to weather the economic storm.
Haggling: Shoppers needn't be shy about seeking discounts. A recent survey found that it usually works.
The law aims to keep companies from taking advantage of people.
Three people remain critically injured after crashes that took 12 lives in the state Saturday and Sunday. No fatal accidents were reported as of Monday evening.
Recession is dampening travel plans, but don't expect any big bargains on flights.
The number of traditional sales in the Twin Cities actually fell as bargain hunters scooped up so-called distressed properties.
Minnesotans who are losing ground are making changes in their lives as they adjust to the times.
In a report to be released today, the Minnesota Home Ownership Center in St. Paul said most of those who sought foreclosure counseling through its network last year held prime mortgages, not subprime. Half gave lost or reduced income as a reason.
As Northwest's WorldPerks Visa credit-card program ends, the battle for the business of the cardholders heads to court.
More birds are colliding with airplanes in Minnesota and nationwide. Crews at MSP are learning how to keep wildlife at bay.
Pending sales increased 21 percent in March from a year ago, an indicator that experts said was encouraging.
The airline will offer three daily nonstop round-trip flights from the Humphrey terminal to Denver starting May 26.
The Twin Cities Auto Show attracts a mix of people: some dreaming, some looking for good deals. And for some, it's just a tradition.
Much of the action will be in refinancing, but tighter rules mean that not everyone will be able to reap the benefit.