Here are the top-read news stories published by the Star Tribune in 2017.
Another story about Justine Damond's death,
"Medical examiner: Justine Damond died from gunshot wound to abdomen," was among our most-read stories.
Another story about the death of Philando Castile,
"Protesters shut down I-94 after officer Jeronimo Yanez is found not guilty," was among our most-read stoires.
More From Local
When Arnold Baland was a young man in the early 1900s, he was hired as a cook in a Minnesota lumber camp, but he had never made a meal in his life and he had heard lumberjacks had hearty appetites. His boss told him not to become discouraged.
An approximately 24-year tradition came to an end recently as Racine County Circuit Court Judge Emily Mueller presided over her last swearing-in ceremony for Racine Unified peer mediators.
When she's surrounded by strong women and men — colleagues, beneficiaries and friends alike — and seeing that her work matters, Mary Kante asks herself: "Who wouldn't want to do this?"
Democrat Keith Ellison, Republican Doug Wardlow unleash vitriol as other candidates debate health care, taxes.
Earl Bakken, the Minneapolis electronics repairman who invented a pacemaker that kept a child's heart beating with a battery, inspiring a generation of lifesaving electronic…