St. Paul school board votes down shift to distance learning

Students at St. Paul’s Central High walked out Tuesday to protest in-person learning, urging the district to go remote in an effort to stop the spre

The vote came after students conducted districtwide walkouts Tuesday.

U.S. to distribute 400M free N95 masks starting next week

FILE - President Joe Biden takes off his mask to speak about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House l

The Biden administration will begin making 400 million N95 masks available for free to U.S. residents starting next week, now that federal officials are emphasizing their better protection against the omicron variant of COVID-19 over cloth face coverings.

Protesters thwart homeless encampment eviction in North Loop

Protesters prevented city workers from nearing the homeless encampment in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood Tuesday, when the city had ordered re

City crews backed off after a confrontation at the encampment Tuesday.

Man charged with stalking another Current radio DJ

Patrick Henry Kelly

The 62-year-old man, described by prosecutors as "fixated on her for months," violated a restraining order at least twice, according to felony charges.

Boogaloo Bois member from St. Cloud gets 2 years in plot to attack Minnesota Capitol

Michael Paul Dahlager

The St. Cloud man had among his high-powered arsenal several devices that convert a gun from semiautomatic to rapid-fire.



The former mansion at 2400 Stevens Av. S. is slated to become an emergency shelter for women.

City moves forward on emergency shelter for women in Minneapolis' Whittier neighborhood

Crossover crash leaves one dead in Chaska
Owatonna man who threatened to kill police is sent to prison for illegal gun possession
St. Paul man whose car was stolen with puppy inside offers $5K reward

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Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns drove to the basket against Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (5) and center Taj Gibson.

Wolves go to Towns. KAT's tough last-minute score boosts team to win

Three reasons Raheem Morris is a strong Vikings coaching candidate
A big Wolves win — and big words from Karl-Anthony Towns
Reusse: Warroad's hockey folks keep five-mile skating path safe and growing

Scores, schedules, and stats
Bold Cultr — an animal-free cream cheese made with milk proteins produced by microflora and fermentation — is the latest release from G-Works, Gen

General Mills wants to give consumers what they really want. Can it move fast enough?

Recovering industrial sector helped lift Fastenal's results
Fourth-quarter profit surges past $4 billion at UnitedHealth Group
U.S. Bancorp retakes more set-aside funds, pushing profit up 10%

A help wanted sign is displayed at a gas station in Mount Prospect, Ill., Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

New Voices: Help wanted, needed, with small-business labor crisis

How to be a better volunteer
Learning Buddies shines by connecting generations
The public benefit of home security


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The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra performed for an outdoor crowd last summer at Mears Park in downtown St. Paul.

COVID cases force St. Paul Chamber Orchestra to cancel weekend concerts

Siblings set out to find the best cheeseburger in Wayzata
Chanhassen cancels last week of 'Music Man,' delays opening of 'Footloose'
'As We See It' is TV's next great tear-jerker

Reusse: Warroad's hockey folks keep five-mile skating path safe and growing

The Riverbend Skate Path along the Warroad River now extends for 5.2 miles, connecting the east and west sides of the Canadian border town, as well as generations of hockey players.

Yuen: How the Norwegian concept of 'friluftsliv' can get us through the dark time

If 2021 was the year we discovered snow pants, 2022 could be the year we go all in.

Souhan: Brady's success diminishes Belichick's 'greatest coach' title

Without Tom Brady as his quarterback, playoff success has been hard for Patriots coach Bill Belichick to find, including getting routed by Buffalo this weekend.



President Joe Biden speaks to the media after meeting privately with Senate Democrats Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Biden to highlight progress, ask for patience over setbacks

Voting changes and more in Democrats' broad elections bill
Raw Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster
Walz proposes $2.7 billion infrastructure package

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando on Feb. 28, 2021.

New York AG says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

Man guilty on all counts in Wisconsin tavern shooting that killed 3
Ford recalls 200K cars because brake lights can stay on
U. of Michigan settles with over 1,000 people in abuse case involving sports doctor

A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.

Russia says it will take nothing less but NATO expansion ban

Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute
UK's Johnson defies calls to quit as ouster bid gathers pace
WHO counts 18 million virus cases last week as omicron slows

Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

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The Jolly Green Giant has moved on from Minnesota. So who is maintaining his iconic billboard?

A sundog formed during sunrise over the island ice road connecting the Northwest Angle to the various islands on Lake of the Woods in 2021.

Ice highway connecting Warroad with Northwest Angle is back for second year

Duluth's St. Mary's hospital to be torn down
Reusse: Warroad's hockey folks keep five-mile skating path safe and growing
Minnesota U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber launches bid for third term

Gaspard Ulliel

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

Pioneering fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies at 73
Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April
Minnesota actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

Netta Hardin in her kitchen with mom, Allyson Perling, working the camera for a new segment of YouTube’s “Noshing with Netta.”

St. Paul student chases food dream with YouTube cooking channel, 'Noshing with Netta'

For addicts, a spiritual renewal
Problem Solvers: Pilot program allows approved Minnesota legal paraprofessionals to represent and advise clients
A janitor's colleagues put him on the fast track to retirement