MPD has more to spend than before George Floyd's murder

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The Minneapolis Police Department has 260 fewer officers than it had at the beginning of 2020 and $3 million more in its budget. Hiring is the challenge now, officials say.
Staffing shortages are continuing into the summer at Twin Cities schools, prompting some districts to recruit more aggressively and offer higher pay.
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Twin Cities teacher shortage pushes some summer classes online

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Jenni Loebel offered fresh strawberries to her kids Brynn, 4, and JJ, 2 at the Lakeville Farmer’s Market, Market Plaza.
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Jenni Loebel offered fresh strawberries to her kids Brynn, 4, and JJ, 2 at the Lakeville Farmer’s Market, Market Plaza.

Inflation and abortion rights are top of mind as midterms near

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The fight for the Second Congressional District in the Twin Cities suburbs — Minnesota's last pure battleground — offers a microcosm of the congressional races playing out across the country.
Minnesota Twins defensive replacement at third base Jose Miranda (64) has water dumped on him by center fielder Nick Gordon (1) and first baseman Luis
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Twins rally for two runs in ninth inning for second day in a row to sink Orioles

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Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren pleaded for stability a year ago, but this past week he decided to cause an earthquake to college sports’ foundati
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Scoggins: Big Ten bursting coast-to-coast ends 'Power Five' era

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The Wilson family, circa 1945. Back row: Howard, Robert Jr., and Lillian; seated: Donna, Loretta, Winston and Robert Sr. 

A Minnesota bootlegger's son delves into his father's lawless past

He was a "swashbuckling suspect" who didn't like to drink.
The author’s granddaughters check into a covered wagon available for an overnight stay at the Ingalls Homestead in De Smet, S.D.
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On the Laura Ingalls homestead in South Dakota, a modern family survives the night in a covered wagon

Peter Neff, a climate scientist at the University of Minnesota, looked out the window of a C-17 on the way to Antarctica in 2012. Neff has been to the
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University of Minnesota scientist brings Antarctic work home via TikTok

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