Minnesota GOP candidate Steve Boyd wants to make America Christian again

Some have called Boyd a Christian nationalist. He doesn't reject the label.
Local

Money pressures, decline in births, prompt North Memorial to shutter special nursery

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Randy Evers of Windom, Minn., stacks sandbags at the home of his friend Joe Fischenich, after flooding that swamped parts of the town June 22, 2024.
Local

As effects of flooding continue, Gov. Walz authorizes Guard to support communities

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A table sits on the turf outside Pi Kappa Alpha on Thursday, June 20.
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A table sits on the turf outside Pi Kappa Alpha on Thursday, June 20.

Minneapolis to University of Minnesota fraternities: Get that Astroturf off your lawn

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Despite advances in Astroturf drainage, Minneapolis still considers synthetic grass an "impervious surface," and elected officials aren't backing down in University of Minnesota zoning spat.
The Rainbow flag, Bi flag, Trans flag and Leather flag at the start of the Pride parade down Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis.     ] GLEN STUBBE ¥ glen.stub
Politics

Quiet zones, fidgets and ear muffs: Minnesota parades and festivals add sensory accommodations

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"Purple Rain" performer Holly Conway, music supervisor Jason Michael Webb and producer Orin Wolf smile under a tent at the Prince block party. Wolf br
Variety

Wanna be in the 'Purple Rain' Broadway musical? Producers have started casting in Minneapolis.

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Gophers players huddled before last year's season opener against Nebraska.
Sports

Texas offensive lineman Nelson McGuire III rescinds commitment to Gophers

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 Curious Minnesota
The view up Nicollet Avenue toward downtown in 1979, soon after the Kmart was built. The building was demolished in 2023.

Why did Minneapolis close Nicollet Avenue for a Kmart?

For nearly 50 years, the store blocked one of the city's main thoroughfares. That wasn't the original plan.
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