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"We hope that it is a contagious disease and the children catch it."
Northpoint Elementary first-grade teacher Judie Offerdahl thought Walsh's difficult situation would be a great way to put empathy into practice for her students.
They are the moms screaming in ice arenas, driving their would-be-Wayne Gretzky to practice at 6 a.m.
Well-known Twin Cities radio host Brian Oake is leaving Cities 97. He announced his departure from the radio station Friday morning on his daily show with Keri Noble.
A Christmas concert turned into a surprise holiday homecoming.
The video highlight was the culmination of a project in which Bethany Academy families packed more than 40,000 meals for the organization Kids Against Hunger.
Two minutes to grab anything you want off a grocery store shelf — that’s what Aimee Bortnem won in a contest. Instead of filling her…
Bauer's new hockey store in Bloomington includes a real ice rink.
SapientNitro dedicated two rooms at Minneapolis office to develop experiences for clients.
About 60,000 people in Minnesota must make adjustments for epilepsy.
Moms and dads may not know the name Bethany Mota, but ask a tween girl and you will most likely get a different answer.
Daniel Casper says hard training helps keep him young.
The Minnesota Aviation Rescue Team helped move an injured Stillwater woman who was stranded at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.
The symbol of the city of love has made its way to Minnesota because of a man's deep love for his ailing wife of 57 years.
General Mills is trying new approach to show students what it's like to work at company.
Four hundred hockey moms answered last year's casting call, which has been scrapped. Now submissions will be accepted until Sept. 9.
A State Patrol spokeswoman knows her advice will not be popular with animal-loving Minnesotans who think they are doing the right thing when they slam on the brakes.
Former candidate cut off his signature long locks after his hair was singed by a gas grill on July 4th.
A new South Dakota ad campaign is getting national attention.
Twin Cities hockey players could have one more option for gear starting this fall. Bauer Hockey plans to open its first “retail experience” store…
NASA's Hubble telescope spotted what appears to be a smiling face in a galaxy cluster. NASA posted the picture on its website.
Isaac Kolstad suffered serious brain injuries in the fight on a street in Mankato on May 11, after bar closing time. Nelson is charged with assault in the case.
Baby orangutan born via C-section at University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center for Como Zoo.
Last winter saw a big increase in frostbite injuries. Doctors offer advice on staying safe in the cold.
In place of the Holidazzle parade, families will be able to take a carousel ride, watch local celebrities read stories and see live reindeer, as well as buy food and gifts. "It will really be this amazing experience," said one of the organizers with the Minneapolis Downtown Council.
Hundreds of people waited in line this morning at L.L. Bean's new Mall of America store, the only one in the country that has its trendy Bean Boot in stock. Total Wine also made its long-awaited debut in Bloomington.
Home prices, a good medical community and a mix of local and chain shopping vaulted Maple Grove to No. 2 on Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" list. Eagan ranked No. 11 and Woodbury No. 12.
A local crisis communication expert says the Vikings could have done a better job of handling the Adrian Peterson abuse charge and its fallout.
Gay couples who said "I do" on Aug. 1, 2013 in Minnesota are celebrating their first anniversary today.
Christian and Samantha Ponder release picture of newborn baby girl named Bowden.
Flight 268 was flying from Los Angeles to Heathrow Airport, when it was diverted overnight.
The family of Isaac Kolstad released a picture of the injured former Minnesota State, Mankato football player holding his infant daughter. Isaac’s wife, Molly,
Star Tribune columnists and critics reveal their favorite restaurants, parks and art events — plus other weekend hangouts.
Wilf family finances are good enough, commission says. Also in StribCast: West metro McDonald's employees forced in freezer and Minnesota has a new tourism video.
Plymouth fire displaces residents, reporter Mike Russo discusses Wild moves, and we preview a new light show at the Sculpture Garden.
Aaron Schaffhausen learns his fate today, China's economic woes reverberate in Minn.; Why are we less productive in the summer? Hear more about today's breaking news from the Star Tribune newsroom.
State lawmakers tackle synthetic drugs and a Strib reporter highlights the synthetic drug problem. We preview the U sports facilities plan and Dylan concert. Hear more about today's breaking news from the Star Tribune newsroom.
A preview of the B. Todd Jones confirmation vote, a local attorney in hot water, and are you stream cheating on your spouse? Take our poll.
Washington DC reporter Kevin Diaz reports on Bachmann aide and Pam Louwagie has a look at what's next for Aaron Schaffhausen.
A recent incident involving the woman's daughter led investigators to file charges.
Reporter Pam Louwagie previews the sentencing and analyzes what Schaffhausen may face in prison.
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