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From building damage to police payouts, the costs of Floyd’s killing...

Soren Stevenson was standing on a ramp to I-35W on May 31, arms linked with other protesters, when police started firing rubber bullets. Stevenson...

Volunteer preserves City Pages online as owner plans to let it...

A volunteer web developer has rescued the entire City Pages website from impending obscurity after the Star Tribune, the parent company of the recently-shuttered...

Minneapolis Council proposal shifts $8M from police to mental health response,...

Three Minneapolis City Council Members proposed shifting $7.9 million from the mayor’s $179 million Police Department budget, to fund a 24/7 mental health response...

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith urge federal funding for state...

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. Senate Democrats are urging congressional leaders to include “robust” funding in any coronavirus relief package for states...

U.S. Senate runoffs: Was Biden win a fluke or has Georgia...

Democrat Joe Biden flipped Georgia with a slim 13,000 vote lead, buoying the spirit of Democrats who have dubbed the state “Joe’gia” and angering...

Read President Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation upon declaring the fourth Thursday of...

Editor's note: At the urging of magazine editor Sarah Josepha Hale, President Abraham Lincoln declared an annual national holiday of Thanksgiving in 1863. Most...

Rochester Mayor Kim Norton said no. President Donald Trump listened.

The reelection campaign of President Donald Trump bulldozed through state and local officials around the country who sought to limit the size of his...

Emergence of ‘Mort’ draws scrutiny of race where pot candidate pulled...

The sudden emergence of Rep.-elect Erik Mortensen, R-Shakopee, this week when he invited the attorney general and governor to a pandemic-defying party has drawn...

Elected officials share their (smaller than average) Thanksgiving plans

President-elect Joe Biden said he’ll likely be setting a table for three this Thanksgiving, a departure from his usual extended family get-together. President Donald...

Bipartisan push for COVID-19 relief package shaping up at Capitol

A bipartisan push for COVID-19 economic relief is shaping up at the Capitol, with DFL Gov. Tim Walz outlining a series of measures he...

Returning the ‘three sisters’ — corn, beans and squash — to...

Historians know that turkey and corn were part of the first Thanksgiving, when Wampanoag peoples shared a harvest meal with the pilgrims of Plymouth...

Mike Lindell says he didn’t mean for his $50,000 donation to...

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, who is considering a 2022 run for governor of Minnesota, says he didn’t mean to contribute $50,000 to the bail...

Minnesota launches free app to alert users of COVID-19 exposure

Minnesota announced a free app on Monday that uses Bluetooth to track who users come in close contact with and automatically notifies them if...

Oh Sheila! GOP activist urges people to surveil Dem lawmakers

A Republican activist and former House candidate from Eden Prairie is urging people on Twitter to surveil Democratic lawmakers to make sure they’re following...

Without help from the Legislature or Congress, Metro Transit is in...

This year has been a wild ride for Metro Transit and the Metropolitan Council that manages it. They traded a driver shortage for a...

Election officials, Republicans push back on MN GOP claim of ‘extreme...

Minnesota election officials and some Republicans are pushing back against unfounded claims of voting abnormalities made by Minnesota GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan on Thursday...

Democratic operatives: Protests following George Floyd’s death helped elect Biden

George Floyd’s death under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer caused protests and then riots and a once-in-a-generation racial reckoning. And it may...

Spyhouse workers narrowly vote against unionization; company rewards them with hazard...

Spyhouse Coffee Co., the upscale Twin Cities chain with six locations, won’t become a union shop. An organized labor push that began in August...

What Minnesota’s flu vaccine rates can tell us about a COVID-19...

A COVID-19 vaccine may be available in a matter of months — but convincing enough Minnesotans to get the shot might not be easy. Roughly one-third...

Prosecutors say Chauvin kept his knee on teenager’s back for 17...

Prosecutors of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd filed a memorandum on Monday to introduce body camera footage showing a...
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