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Maplewood hit-and-run victim's family offers reward for information New! 2020-09-22 21:19:16Choulykor Vue's family offered $20K for information leading to an arrest.

High-risk Minnesotans ID'd for COVID-19 prevention New! 2020-09-22 21:14:19Disparities in COVID-19 illness emerged early, prompting the state and providers to target those at greatest risk of infections and severe cases.

Minnetonka settles lawsuit over mountain bike trail through New! 2020-09-22 21:12:48The city will boost bee habitat in Lone Lake Park.

Body of kayaker who disappeared in New Brighton New! 2020-09-22 21:00:38The woman's body was found in Long Lake after a four-day search, the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office said.

In Coon Rapids, seniors are honking up a New! 2020-09-22 20:39:46A parking lot near the soccer complex has been transformed this month into a socially distanced outdoor bingo parlor.

Excelsior City Council votes to require case-by-case approval New! 2020-09-22 20:37:19Supporters said the new ordinance will preserve the city's character, while opponents argued it would be too subjective.

Dean Rebuffoni, longtime environmental journalist, dies at 77 New! 2020-09-22 20:35:21A love for the outdoors led to a career covering the major battles and controversies over Minnesota's environmental issues.

Charges: Man claims that he stole Nicollet Island New! 2020-09-22 20:00:20He drifted up the Mississippi River until being tased and captured hours later.

New community 'learning pods' aim to bridge achievement New! 2020-09-22 18:59:22The pods have financial backing from multiple corporations.

As a Duluth arts hub goes dark, a New! 2020-09-22 17:40:05Zeitgeist revenue is down more than 50% and 30 people have been laid off.

Minneapolis will spend $2 million to speed up 2020-09-21 21:14:04Announcement follows complaints from business owners in wake of riots.

Former Ramsey County Commissioner Blake Huffman and state 2020-09-21 20:58:45Huffman must repay $60,000 and may never again operate a charity in

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St. Louis County bolsters mental health advocacy New! 2020-09-22 12:09:31The establishment of advisory councils in north and south halves of the county gives voice to those with "lived experiences" with mental illness.

Police investigate theft of handguns from Grand Rapids New! 2020-09-22 12:04:24The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating the theft of 14 handguns from a store.

Grand Forks schools, UND partner with company developing New! 2020-09-22 12:00:00SafetySpect leaders also expect that the CSI-D device will be a valuable tool for restaurants, emergency vehicles, supermarkets, nursing homes, hospit

U.S. House may delay Tuesday vote on government New! 2020-09-22 11:51:41The bill is designed to avoid a government shutdown when funding runs out on Sept. 30 - and give lawmakers more time to work out federal spending for

LIVE at 11 a.m.: Duluth legislative candidates square New! 2020-09-22 11:45:00This virtual forum is hosted by the Duluth News Tribune and the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce.

U.S. surpasses grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths New! 2020-09-22 11:26:53The University of Washington's health institute is forecasting coronavirus fatalities reaching 378,000 by the end of 2020, with the daily death toll

4 face charges of attempted murder in southeast New! 2020-09-22 11:25:40Three men and one woman have been charged with attacking a pair of victims with baseball bats.

Prep volleyball's return to fall draws mixed reactions New! 2020-09-22 11:14:57Some question reasoning of bringing sport back for a shortened season in front of no fans.

Our View: Be informed before voting early New! 2020-09-22 11:00:00Because of the coronavirus, a record number of us this election will vote absentee, from home, via the mail — and long before Election Day in si

Rural hospitals teeter on financial cliff as COVID New! 2020-09-22 10:51:37The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has not yet begun trying to recoup its money, with the coronavirus still affecting communitie

Otter Tail Power aims to build solar farm New! 2020-09-22 10:45:57FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — One of the region's biggest power companies makes plan to enter into solar farming business. Otter Tail Power Company pla

Minnesota fire crews busy battling western blazes New! 2020-09-22 10:13:43The wildland firefighters are employees of state and federal agencies in Minnesota who have regular jobs here but who also are trained to fight fires.

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Brankin: It’s okay to cut out friends who New! 2020-09-22 10:51:51People who are really your friends won’t want to put your health at risk.

Kueppers: Give a damn this election. New! 2020-09-22 10:48:56It’s cool to mail it in this election, but don’t phone it in.

Political student groups gear up for 2020 election New! 2020-09-22 10:43:16While the College Republicans and the Collegiate Group for Trump have united in supporting the president’s reelection bid, Democratic groups are

Weisman Art Museum set to reopen doors Oct. New! 2020-09-22 09:04:23Students can check out permanent and temporary pieces and take advantage of the physical and virtual spaces now available

Dinkytown McDonald’s expected to be razed after committee New! 2020-09-22 08:55:26McDonald's is set to return on the bottom floor of the complex.

Almost all undergrads have acknowledged COVID-19 pop-up 2020-09-21 13:17:56After students expressed surprise and concern over the statement that appeared on their MyU page, administration issued further explanation.

Twin Cities record stores gear up for vinyl 2020-09-21 09:42:37The second of three drops celebrating this year’s annual Record Store Day is coming up this Saturday, Sept. 26.

With rapidly approaching census deadline, UMN neighborhoods still 2020-09-21 09:38:04University neighborhoods are reporting at some of the lowest rates in Minneapolis, and experts fear that the updated deadline will exclude student pop

Heat of the Week: Old flicks, new Prince 2020-09-21 01:00:54Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.

A look at how Big Ten schools are 2020-09-21 00:35:06The fourteen Big Ten schools have faced unique difficulties with reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gabel breaks down MTest program, reflects on U’s 2020-09-18 16:07:25In a virtual interview with the Minnesota Daily, University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel discussed COVID-19 testing on campus, the safety review

Nationally, many students are unwilling to receive COVID-19 2020-09-18 15:41:10Reports claim more than 50% of students have refused testing or contact tracing interviews at some universities.

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‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000 New! 2020-09-22 21:17:33The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, by far the highest in the world.

Brave New Workshop: Highlights and notable careers launched New! 2020-09-22 21:07:13Dudley Riggs, an acrobat who became a comedy impresario by founding the Brave New Workshop comedy theater, died Tuesday morning at age 88. Here’

Police: Teen has life-threatening injuries after being shot New! 2020-09-22 20:48:45A teenager was critically injured after someone shot him in St. Paul on Tuesday, police said. He was shot in the face in the North End just after 6 p.

Twin Cities comedy impresario Dudley Riggs dies at New! 2020-09-22 20:33:06A stream of clever comedy writers, actors and standup artists has poured from Minnesota over the past 60 years, permeating American popular culture. A

CEO of MPR’s parent company to step down New! 2020-09-22 20:20:37American Public Media Group CEO Jon McTaggart announced Tuesday he will step down from his position following pressure from employees and listeners wh

Investigators call on driver in fatal Maplewood hit-and-run New! 2020-09-22 20:17:20Investigators on Tuesday called on the motorist who fatally struck a Maplewood man near his home last weekend to come forward. Choulykor Vue, 26, was

Loons’ Adrian Heath, Kei Kamara believe they can New! 2020-09-22 19:33:30Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath likes his side to deliver plentiful crosses into the opposing box, and striker Kei Kamara has made a living on get

Ramsey County commissioner announces $31.8 million federal grant New! 2020-09-22 19:24:44A proposed second train from St. Paul to Chicago rolled a little closer to reality this week with the approval of a $31.8 million federal grant. Ramse

Vikings sign linebacker Hardy Nickerson off practice squad New! 2020-09-22 18:50:56A day after placing linebacker Anthony Barr on injured reserve with a season-ending shoulder injury, the Vikings added depth at the position Tuesday b

Rashod Bateman practicing with Gophers, but his eligibility New! 2020-09-22 18:26:36The clock is ticking with Minnesota set to opened its shortened, nine-game season against Michigan on Oct. 24 at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota History Center reopening Oct. 1 New! 2020-09-22 12:16:45The Minnesota History Center in St. Paul will reopen on Oct. 1 featuring exhibits on First Avenue and Prince. “First Avenue: Stories of Minnesot

Gophers women’s basketball receives commitment from coveted 6-foot-2 New! 2020-09-22 12:01:51The Gophers women’s basketball team received a commitment Monday from Alanna Micheaux, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Wayne (Mich.) Memorial High