Xcel discovers new leak at Monticello plant, will power down for repairs

Xcel Energy is temporarily shutting down its Monticello nuclear power plant starting Friday after discovering a new quantity of radioactive water from
The company reported the new leak to be in the "hundreds of gallons" range. The original leak reported last week was about 400,000 gallons.

Minnesota Senate panel approves trio of gun bills

Prospects remain unclear for passage, as Republicans in the narrowly divided Senate oppose the changes.

Chances of major flooding still high in Stillwater, Red Wing, forecast says

Interim Minneapolis City Operations Officer Heather Johnston, seen in May at City Hall.

Minneapolis official won't face discipline after claims of 'toxic, racist' workplace

Harrison Bolchen, center, had to wait eight days for an inpatient psychiatric bed after being aggressive toward his brother and threatening to harm hi
Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune
Harrison Bolchen, 13, was never admitted for inpatient mental health care due to a shortage of beds. He’s doing better now after a few months of in-home behavioral therapy.

Minn.'s mental health crisis: A lack of hospital beds, fueled by low insurance payments

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Newly available data analyzed by the Star Tribune reveals how medical insurers and Medicaid pay hospitals for psychoses treatment at a much lower per-day rate than other common physical conditions.
Forward Jimmy Snuggerud (81) scored on Canisius goaltender Jacob Barczewski, one of six third-period goals for the Gophers to break open their NCAA me

From worry to six-goal flurry: Gophers blast Canisius 9-2 with huge third period

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The Wild’s Frederick Gaudreau’s shot got stuffed by Flyers goalie Carter Hart in a shootout Thursday. Hart stopped all three Wild attempts in the

Lowly Flyers trip up Wild in shootout as Evason laments 'soft plays'

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Karen Noll and Steve Welckle, members of the “Official Crew,” drank beer Wednesday at Wooden Ship Brewing Co. in Minneapolis. Patrons can join the

$1,000 for a beer a day for life? Minnesota mug clubs offering memberships

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