Two new justices will create female majority on Minnesota Supreme Court

Gov. Walz named Court of Appeals Judge Theodora Gaïtas, left, and Stearns County Chief Judge Sarah Hennesy to fill the two Supreme Court seats.
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Gov. Tim Walz elevates Court of Appeals Judge Theodora Gaïtas and Stearns County Judge Sarah Hennesy.

Minnesota lawmakers look to curtail student cellphone use in school

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.
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Trump tried to 'corrupt' the 2016 election, prosecutor alleges as hush money trial gets underway

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

A wooden bench built and placed by a group called Minneapolis Public Seating Authority is available on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis on Thursday.
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A wooden bench built and placed by a group called Minneapolis Public Seating Authority is available on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis on Thursday.

Mpls. man behind mysterious wooden benches wants folks downtown to take a load off

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In downtown Minneapolis, places to sit for a spell tend to be few and far between. A part-time woodworker decided to take matters into his own hands.
Michigan quarterback J.J. McCarthy passes against Washington during the first half of the NCAA national championship game in January. McCarthy got a v
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Souhan: Should Vikings even consider McCarthy in NFL draft?

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Caitlin O'Neil, co-owner of Minneapolis romance bookstore Tropes & Trifles, restacks books. The shop is part of the Twin Cities Independent Bookstore
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In book-loving Minnesota, Independent Bookstore Day lasts 5 days. Here's what indie shops recommend.

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Elegant condo in former Minnetonka office building could be yours for $379,900

Updated condo has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 6-foot-tall windows with views.
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Happy Earth Day! Here are some big and small ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

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Penumbra Theatre sets up to score with hoops dream play 'Flex'

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