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Network-building pays off in Nelsie Yang's groundbreaking council win

Nelsie Yang was the first candidate to enter the Sixth Ward race in 2018 — when she was 23. In the time since, her ability to raise funds and build a supporter network has been more on par with

Honoring their service: Minnesota pays tribute to military veterans

Across Minnesota, people paused to honor those who served in nation's military

Fire destroys main lodge at Voyageur Park Lodge on Lake Kabetogama

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Community center that was mainstay in historic Rondo neighborhood will close

Union Gospel Mission, its owner, to shift resources to serving homeless, addicted.

Twin Cities doctors use improv training to combat burnout, build listening skills

The training exercise was the first created by HealthPartners and hosted by the Brave New Workshop comedy theater, but it is part of a national movement in response to studies showing that poor

Mini Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

Mini Mercury skipped across the vast, glaring face of the sun Monday in a rare celestial transit.

After GOP locks out Trump rivals, DFLers push to open ballot

With less than a month separating the start of the next legislative session and Super Tuesday, two DFLers hope their proposal can advance in time to impact the 2020 presidential primary.

Firing of HCMC nurse prompts review of sexual assault cases

County Attorney's Office had knowledge of firing for half a year before acting.

M.A. "Mort" Mortenson Jr. dies at 82; built family business into national construction giant

M.A. "Mort" Mortenson helped grow the Mortenson construction company from 14 employees to more than 7,500.

Baldwin says Johnson needs to make decision on impeachment

Wisconsin's Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says her Republican colleague Sen. Ron Johnson needs to decide for himself whether it's appropriate for him to recuse himself if there is a Senate

Sentence: Prison, lifetime gun ban for ex-Warroad cop who sexually assaulted, stalked teen

The assaults were numerous and spanned from 2017 to early 2019, according to authorities.

Man killed crossing Morrison County highway

The Minnesota State Patrol says a man walking across a highway in Morrison County has been struck and killed.

Wisconsin deer stands damaged; animal rights group suspected

Authorities suspect animal welfare activists are behind the vandalism of several deer stands in western Wisconsin.

Arctic blast: Minnesota lakes are freezing weeks ahead of schedule

Monday marked the coldest high on Nov. 11 in three decades in the Twin Cities. New lowest-high records were set across the northern part of Minnesota as an arctic air mass moved through the state and

Pedestrian struck, killed on Hwy. 10 near Little Falls

A man was crossing the highway when he was hit.

Man arrested for 10th drunken driving charge

Sun Prairie police say they've arrested a driver for his tenth drunken driving charge after finding him passed out behind the wheel.

Professor examines Minnesota's ties to slaveholder wealth

After years of researching censuses, archives and newspapers, a St. Cloud State University professor has published a book examining the ways slaveholders invested in Minnesota communities, including
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