Amy Senser: an apology, forgiveness, 41 months: The judge said he didn't entirely believe Amy Senser's account of the night she killed Anousone Phanthavong, citing "too many family secrets." (Abby Simons) Columnist Gail Rosenblum relates lessons to learn from the trial.
Aquatennial things to do: Minneapolis' midsummer festival starts this week, promising time-honored events and new ones, including a triathlon (Saturday), paddle-boarding try-outs (Sunday) and a smoothie competition featuring Midtown Global Market chefs (July 21).
Beer, maybe wine, foreseen at TCF Bank Stadium: The U's Board of Regents will discuss and vote this week on a resolution to allow "beer or beer and wine sales" in the premium-seating section of TCF Bank Stadium and in a single "beer garden" during Gopher games. (Jenna Ross)
Construction begins of the new transit station: Minnesota leaders broke ground with gold shovels during groundbreaking ceremonies for the Interchange project, a transit hub that will serve light-rail, bus and commuter rail passengers near Target Field