Chinese balloon soars across US; Blinken scraps Beijing trip

54 minutes ago
A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailed across the U.S., drawing severe Pentagon accusations of spying despite China's firm denials.
Politics

Gov. Walz signs historic bills making Juneteenth a state holiday and banning hair discrimination

10 minutes ago
Home buyers seeking more space made several outer-ring suburbs the hottest markets in 2022.
Housing

See where your city, neighborhood rank in the Twin Cities area's hottest housing markets

8:12am
Karen Wells, the mother of Amir Locke, speaks alongside her sister Linda Tyler, their attorney Ben Crump, and Amir’s father Andre Locke, to announce
Anthony Souffle, Star Tribune
Karen Wells, the mother of Amir Locke, speaks alongside her sister Linda Tyler, their attorney Ben Crump, and Amir’s father Andre Locke, to announce they are suing the city of Minneapolis.

Amir Locke's family sues Mpls. for 'no-knock' warrant killing

11:21am
The lawsuit against the city and the SWAT officer who pulled the trigger alleges that the raid followed a pattern of discrimination in policing.
Which of these 18 Vikings will be back?
Sports

Which of these 18 Vikings will be back?

9:46am
Former Vikings defensive end Jared Allen,  describing curling: “Like the short game in golf, it’s a game of finesse. You have to think two shots a
Sports

Ex-Vikings star Allen still on quest to be Olympic curler — and win bet

2:41pm
The Som Tum Thai, or Thai papaya salad, at Thai Cafe is crisp and vibrant.
Variety

There's nothing fancy but the food at the best Thai restaurant in the Twin Cities

5:05am
Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, pictured in 2018.
Local

Gustavus Adolphus College launches its first master's degree program

12:57pm
 Curious Minnesota
The Weatherball glowed atop the Northwestern National Bank building in 1950.

What happened to Minneapolis' famous Weatherball?

The glowing orb was a fixture on the city's skyline for decades.
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