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Senate bill to expand the courts passed 67-0, but the House did not vote.
The trek by Navy veteran Kevin Shores was his second and even more remarkable because he is blind.
When Nicole Neumann was in ninth grade, she interviewed her grandpa, Earl “Sonny” Meyer, for an assignment. She asked the retired St. Peter farmer about…
From a funeral home to a restaurant, in the government and at home with a newborn, the pandemic upended how we live, how we grieve, and how we look into the future.
Iraq vet uses his own downward spiral to offer soldiers hope.
NONFICTION: A New Hampshire town takes on a libertarian experiment with humorous and tragic results.
Alysha Price is founder of the Price Dynamic, a professional family-coaching firm in New Hope that she founded in 2019.
A recent Military Times poll taken before the Atlantic's report shows views on Trump have steadily declined since his election in 2016, and service members now show a "slight but significant preference" for Joe Biden.
Minnesota ranch works to bring regenerative ag to leather products
After Craig Boone's friend of more than four decades, Malcolm Reid, received a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia in 2011, Boone fell into a routine with…
The tense and destructive evening along with the protesters' gut reactions underscored the disconnect between the community and police.
One of the things that upsets Bruce Mathis about the June death of his 79-year-old mother, Janet Spearman of Minneapolis, is that it feels like…
The 34th Military Police Company, based in Stillwater, worked to quell unrest after George Floyd's death.
Part of an engine was improperly installed, an investigation found.
They want law for venue to keep vets out of prison.
NONFICTION: Journalist Mark Bowden delves deep into the dark side with these six true stories about abuse and murder.
Dr. Greg Beilman is a trauma surgeon, but his colleagues believe there is no one better suited to direct the system's COVID-19 incident command center.
Six weeks after George Floyd's death, two rallies for Philando Castile on Monday underscored how the movement that started with protests and riots in the Twin Cities has grown.
For the former Google executive, not much has been going according to plan these days.
Fiancé of police-shooting victim feels solidarity.
"George Floyd was the straw that broke the camel's back," Valerie Castile said.
Minnesota's citizen-soldiers and citizen-airmen face long days and tense nights.
Hundreds in downtown Minneapolis ignored the curfew and were met with police lines and tear gas. Earlier, officials warned of continued arson attacks, after several caches of flammable materials were found in neighborhoods.
Across the Twin Cities, the physical and psychic effects of what's gone on bear a heavy weight. It is a city under siege.
Mayor Jacob Frey also said he decided to evacuate a police station later set ablaze: "The symbolism of a building cannot outweigh the importance of life." He spoke after President Trump tweeted about Minneapolis' unrest: "Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts."
Today, nearly three months after Minnesota's first case, a Monticello doctor is still waiting for a surge that now more than ever he feels is inevitable.
Lakeview Industries has shipped 5 million face masks to more than 20 states, including Minnesota. Another 1.5 million are on order.
"Sometimes," Sgt. Tucker Truax said, "that's just the price you have to pay."
It was a depressing moment in the Clapero household in Shakopee when, one Friday in mid-April, a package arrived from Kuwait.The package was a suitcase…
Dr. Andrew Badley is the conductor for the clinic's massive research push to fight the coronavirus.
Fire code dispute between city and 1887 hotel to head to state for appeal.
For some World War II veterans, saving the world from fascism became the single defining moment of their lives. For others, it was but one…
For the nearly 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers on a yearlong deployment in the Middle East with the 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, the past month has been a disorienting experience.
If one place encapsulates the best and the worst moments of life during the coronavirus pandemic, it's grocery stores. For those who work there, even their daily routines are risky business.
Original engineering plans "freaked out" aircraft restorers.
If addiction is a disease of isolation, counselors are finding news ways to reach out.
"The impact will vary from unit to unit," said a Guard spokesman.
In these uncertain times, a visitor and a patient bond over rich life stories.
The VA is beefing up supplies of iPads to keep vets in touch with families with visits restricted.
The nationwide and state effort stretched the gamut, from huge corporations exponentially multiplying their mask production to a neighbor in Victoria driving to a nurse's house to deliver three leftover masks.
New auto business opened a salon-spa, with unfortunate timing.
Nationwide, health care professionals have sounded the alarm for what is quickly becoming an acute mask shortage.
Roseau needed workers. It found them – in Puerto Rico.
Artwork gives prisoners a chance to express themselves
More than 100 Guard members are returning this week from a six-month deployment in the Middle East.
He had a love of nature and an appreciation of life, whether it was with his big laugh in conversation or while dancing with his wife.
Their system can resurface a rink in 90 seconds. "This is a game changer," one Minnesota ice arena manager said. "It looks like the Jetsons taking place out there."
Pain patients say "one-size-fits-all" drug laws compound their suffering.
U.S. airstrike killing general and Iranian retaliation ramp up the stress of Minnesota National Guard deployment.
A new dam along the Pine River will be completed this year
Early reports sent Wednesday morning Iraq time indicated the soldiers were safe.
Restoring the Batcher Block Opera House wouldn't just be a unique performance space with world-class acoustics. It's seen as a boon to all of Staples.
For Christmas, he is asking for a $170 textbook, "Physics for Scientists and Engineers." But he also loves "Angry Birds" and "Frozen 2."
Mohamed Malim turns battered life jackets into bracelets or badges for hats, showing "the struggles and the perseverance."
Hundreds of Minnesota National Guard soldiers about to deploy to the Middle East attended the memorial on Sunday.
Honor Quilts group sews hand-stitched, one-of-a-kind gifts
The five people who perished in the Nov. 27 blaze at Cedar High Apartments will forever be linked by the tragedy. Yet their lives, as well as their deaths, share a common thread.
Nearly 700 soldiers are headed to the Middle East in one of the largest single deployments for the Minnesota National Guard since the second Iraq war began.
Fire officials have said that a preliminary investigation indicates the blaze in a Cedar-Riverside high-rise was accidental.
Little gestures ease holidays, everyday life amid deployments.
And in his work with Every Third Saturday, collecting and distributing nearly 50,000 items, Tom McKenna has put himself in a good spot.
An unexpected opportunity to visit South Korea offered answers and renewed pride for the son of a Korean War veteran.
City consider a plan to redevelop area along Mississippi River
The high school sophomore was killed when the pickup truck she was riding in struck a telephone pole and rolled over.
The cause of the Wednesday morning fire is under investigation.
Dan Pearson believes the opioid epidemic can't be solved with a law here or a new treatment center there. It will require a shift in mind-set: Society believes there's a pill for everything, but then shuns anyone who abuses pills.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection last year changed the operating hours, closing it at 8 p.m. each night instead of midnight.
State's universities support nearly 10,000 vets and service members
Minnesota businesses, desperate for employees, offer unique incentives.
The 30-year veteran who just returned from Iraq stint will be promoted Saturday.