They kept this Minnesota slaughterhouse running. Then it went bust, abandoning workers.

HyLife in Windom laid off hundreds of legal workers from Salvatierra, a Mexican city plagued by crime and poverty. The plant's failure revealed a gap in the U.S. visa system, throwing lives into turmoil.

University of Minnesota students will pay more in tuition next school year

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This is an example of the type of immersive exhibits planned for Royalston Square, a new events center planned for the North Loop.

Can Royalston Square bring a touch of Vegas to the North Loop?

Legislative Auditor Judy Randall testifying at the Legislature in April.
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Legislative Auditor Judy Randall testifying at the Legislature in April 2022.

Report: State's 'inadequate oversight' of Feeding Our Future opened door to fraud

A much anticipated special review of the Minnesota Department of Education's oversight of Feeding Our Future found that the state agency "failed to act on warning signs."
Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins speaks during a news conference  May 14. The Atlanta Falcons were stripped of a fifth-round pick in next year's draft

Falcons forfeit fifth-round pick, fined for tampering with Cousins

Several waves of strong to severe thunderstorms impacting Minnesota today

Storms leave trail of damage across north-central and northeastern Minnesota

The Twins' Alex Kirilloff entered Wednesday night’s game in a 2-for-30 (.067) slump in his previous 12 games.

In midst of a massive slump, Twins send Kirilloff to the minors

Downtown safety captain Travion Thompson, with the St. Paul Downtown Alliance, patrols on Tuesday.

St. Paul wants to expand privately funded Downtown Improvement District to include Lowertown


Approve Minneapolis police contract, but continue to seek reform

The pay raises are important for recruiting. Added flexibility for the police chief is a step — but only a step — toward accountability.

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