Dr. Sophia Kim, an internist at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale, drew a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in December.

Minnesota reports 1,529 new COVID-19 cases, 37 more deaths

The count for people with at least one vaccine dose now exceeds 174,000.

Four teenage suspects arrested after aggravated robbery in Minneapolis


Blatnik Bridge between Duluth and Superior headed toward retirement, replacement

The bridge connecting Duluth and Superior is due for replacement
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Violent words in St. Paul: When does free speech become terroristic threat?

Alley Waterbury cheered on the violent insurrection in Washington as she warned Gov. Tim Walz that there would be consequences if he did not meet…
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Record number of single-day COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin

The number of deaths on a single day due to the coronavirus has reached an new record in Wisconsin, state health officials said Saturday.
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An estimated 100 troopers flanked the sidewalks and stood on the State Capitol steps while rallygoers gathered in St. Paul on Saturday.

Security high as pro-Trump rally at State Capitol remains low-key

About a dozen supporters of President Donald Trump who gathered for a "Freedom Fest" rally at the Minnesota State Capitol Saturday were vastly outnumbered by law enforcement.
Frank Goplen  Former WWII prisoner of war  Frank Goplen of Zumbrota was co-piloting a bombing mission on July 19, 1944, when his plane was hit. He end

Zumbrota POW veteran, among the last from WWII, still strong at 97

Frank Goplen pulls a laminated identification card from his billfold on trips to the bank or "whenever the opportunity arises," he said with a chuckle…
Samantha Brandt checked the volume for each saliva sample at IBX, Infinity Biologix, which has the ability to process up to 30,000 samples per day for

Live: Latest updates and what you need to know about COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.

Minnesota briefs: Financial cleanup continues at swindled Ashby ag co-op

ASHBYSwindled ag co-op looking for paybackIn an ongoing attempt to clean up the mess from a massive financial swindle, an Ashby agricultural co-op is seeking…
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Metro briefs: West-metro city of Victoria seeks applicants for City Council

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Twin Cities metro police blotter, Jan. 17

CHAMPLINDEC. 16Theft. Tools were stolen from a vehicle in the 11200 block of Sumter Avenue.EDINADEC. 16Drugs. A 26-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for possession of…
A teddy bear sat along with art supplies against a defaced window in one of the bedrooms at St. Joseph’s Home for Children. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • an

Former Minneapolis orphanage becomes homeless women's shelter

Catholic Charities closed St. Joseph's Home for Children last year. The Salvation Army is temporarily leasing it.

Man who held child hostage in Brooklyn Park believed to be from Missouri

Police in a Twin Cities suburb say they don't know why a man who held a young boy hostage before killing himself was in Minnesota or the community.

Former deputy sentenced to 2 years in prison for burglary

A former sheriff's deputy accused of breaking into the houses of people attending funerals and homes of coworkers has been sentenced in Dodge County to two years in prison.
Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets.

Nestlé recalls 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets

Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said.
January 16

Wisconsin quadruplets begin college from childhood home

The procrastination caught up to Ken Forbeck in late November.
January 15

Man arrested, charged in connection with fatal St. Paul crash

The Jan. 7 crash left a 60-year-old grandmother dead.
January 15
Concrete barriers are in place around the Minnesota Capitol, and more than 100 Minnesota National Guard military police will stand watch this weekend,

'Nothing left undone' to guard Capitol during possible protests

Minnesota's top public safety officials say they have detailed precautions set up ahead of protests this weekend, but said there are no credible threats against the State Capitol.
January 15
A pedestrian crossed S. 5th St., near U.S. Bank Stadium as snow fell Thursday in Minneapolis.

Blizzard continues its grips on southwestern Minnesota

Initial forecasts predicted heftier amounts in the metro, but higher temps, rain and a snow mixture with a high liquid content kept amounts down.
January 15

Duluth Chamber CEO David Ross retiring later this year

Ross has held the job for nearly 24 years.
January 15
The University of Minnesota, pictured in April 2020, will not accept new students into many of its liberal arts doctoral degree programs this fall. GL

University of Minnesota scales back liberal arts Ph.D. programs amid pandemic

The U halts admission into many of its doctoral liberal arts programs.
January 15
Way Htoo, right, handed his parents, Aung Myat, left, and Bway Paw, center, American flags after they were granted citizenship by Judge Donovan Frank,

Karen couple become U.S. citizens in special private naturalization ceremony at St. Paul home

The couple took the oath of allegiance at home due to the husband's ailing health.
January 15
The Hiawatha Light Rail Line is being rebranded as the METRO Blue Line. The Blue Line is the first of the Twin Cities METRO system of rapid transit li

With signal upgrades, Twin Cities Blue Line provides more consistent travel times

Trains are getting longer green lights and stopping less at intersections in Bloomington.