Minnesota lawmakers look to curtail student cellphone use in school

April 21
Legislators hope to give cover to districts that seek greater restrictions on smartphone use in schools, especially among teens who struggle to put the devices down.
Michigan quarterback J.J. McCarthy passes against Washington during the first half of the NCAA national championship game in January. McCarthy got a v
Sports

Souhan: Should Vikings even consider McCarthy in NFL draft?

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Nation

Terry Anderson, AP reporter abducted in Lebanon and held captive for years, has died at 76

8:37pm
Ben Wozniak watches the Twins game Sunday against Detroit at Target Field. The Twins blocked off the top two levels of seats as an experiment this mon
Angelina Katsanis, Star Tribune
Ben Wozniak watches the Twins game Sunday against Detroit at Target Field. The Twins blocked off the top two levels of seats as an experiment this month.

With upper level closed, Twins fans say early-season games feel more fun

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Sparse April games led the Twins to close the upper levels to keep the lower areas full.
Tyler Nubin participates in drills during Gophers Pro Day in March. Nubin wasn't fully healthy at the NFL combine due to offseason surgery.
Sports

Gophers' Nubin called his shot, and now he may be NFL draft's top safety

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Bill Gehn, known on Plugshare as "The Ubiquitous Electric Bill" checks out a charger in Edina.
Local

Where are the best places to charge your electric vehicle? One reviewer has the answer.

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Twins second baseman Edouard Julien is too late tagging Tigers star Javier Báez on a stolen base Sunday at Target Field.
Sports

Twins fall to Tigers 6-1 as Varland's rough season continues

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Vance Haugen and Bonnie Haugen are among many residents of southeastern Minnesota concerned about nitrate pollution in their drinking water. Minnesota
Local

Minnesota House lawmakers push forward fertilizer tax to clean up contaminated wells

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Many Otter Tail County activists want to become party delegates so they can support GOP newcomer Steve Boyd over Republican U.S. Rep. Michelle Fischba
Politics

Conservatives in Otter Tail County have been fighting for years, with no end in sight

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