Barred owls targeted for death to save northern spotted owls

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University of Minnesota will rename Nicholson Hall

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Despite being one of the world's finest swimmers, Regan Smith felt those expectations weighing her down. A mental and geographical reset will enable h
Carlos Gonzalez, Star Tribune
Despite being one of the world's finest swimmers, Regan Smith felt those expectations weighing her down. A mental and geographical reset will enable her to chase Olympic dreams in Paris.

Once a prisoner of pressure, Regan Smith is swimming free at last

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The Lakeville swimmer, now 22, takes aim at the Paris Games at U.S. trials, competing without fear after expectations wore down her confidence during the last Olympic cycle.
The aurora borealis could be seen on the North horizon in the night sky over Wolf Lake in the Cloquet State Forrest around midnight on Saturday mornin
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Paul Rosenau poses for a portrait at his home in Prior Lake on Monday. Rosenau and his wife won millions in the Powerball lottery in 2008 and set asid
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A Minnesota lottery winner invested on trust. Trouble followed.

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The 5 best sandwiches our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

Do sandwiches taste better when someone else makes them? We test that theory as we tried a fresh batch of restaurants, food trucks and farmers market stands.
Tyrone Minor prepared his Fit Lab gym for opening day at the Mali Center, a hub for Black and Bipoc-owned businesses on St. Paul's North end.
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Mali Center hopes to create collaborative space for business owners of color

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 Curious Minnesota
Bassett Creek as it flows toward downtown Minneapolis just before it disappears underground, shown in the 1990s.

Why did Minneapolis bury Bassett Creek?

The waterway was used as an industrial dumping ditch. Then city leaders tunneled it out of sight.
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The chilling reason you may never see the new Trump movie

"The Apprentice," released overseas, has yet to be screened in the U.S. Political backlash hindering the film's domestic release could indicate increasing censorship and democratic decay.

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