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USDA expects corn and soybean production to set new record highs
Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Minnesota apartment
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
October 30, 2012
Clinton rallies Democrats to get out the vote
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former President Bill Clinton rallied the Democratic faithful today on behalf of President Barack Obama, and the campaign used...
October 30, 2012 - 12:30pm
September 28, 2012
Son-in-law: Minn. businessman killed in shooting
The founder of a sign-making business was among four people killed in a shooting at his Minneapolis office, the businessman's son-in-law said...
September 28, 2012 - 8:49am
August 21, 2012
Biden: 'Republican obstructionism slowed progress'
MINNEAPOLIS -- Vice President Joe Biden pounced on Republicans, with his main targets Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, during an early afternoon downtown Minneapolis rally. "Clearly, Republican obstructionism has slowed our progress but it has not stopped our progress," he declared during...
August 21, 2012 - 3:05pm
June 29, 2012
2 arrested in Minneapolis shooting death of 5-year-old boy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Police say they've arrested two suspects in the death of a 5-year-old boy killed by a stray bullet as he slept at his grandmother's home in north Minneapolis. Investigators announced the arrests in a statement today. They say the two juveniles were arrested Thursday...
June 29, 2012 - 3:55pm
May 14, 2012
Minneapolis anti-union fighter to be honored as fallen deputy
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minneapolis executive who was killed in a 1934 scuffle with union workers has been added to a law enforcement officers' memorial, a decision that doesn't sit well with some labor historians. C. Arthur Lyman was part of the Citizens Alliance, a group of employers...
May 14, 2012 - 8:07am
March 27, 2012
Minneapolis stadium backing faces only 1 hurdle
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis officials say they have enough votes on their City Council to approve a new Vikings stadium, but the clock may run out...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 26, 2012
Minneapolis council majority backs stadium
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis officials say they have enough votes on their City Council to approve a new Vikings stadium, but financing and other issues keep the proposal in doubt. Mayor R.T. Rybak this morning gave Gov. Mark Dayton letters of support from seven council members, giving...
March 26, 2012 - 11:40am
October 24, 2011
Minneapolis pitches today for stadium as Dayton clarifies plans
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis leaders made a bid this morning to be included in Minnesota Vikings stadium discussion, and Gov. Mark Dayton said any of four major legislative leaders could veto a special legislative session he plans to call for Nov. 21. Also, as his self-imposed Nov.
October 24, 2011 - 1:27pm
October 16, 2011
Minneapolis protesters defy tent ban with clear tents
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Anti-Wall Street protesters who are occupying a government plaza in Minneapolis have set up tents in defiance of a county ban. The protesters set up clear plastic tents Saturday afternoon. Authorities had said tents wouldn't be allowed because they're a public-safety...
October 16, 2011 - 10:34am
September 10, 2011
A red, white and blue bridge for Minneapolis on Sept. 11
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Interstate 35-W bridge in Minneapolis will show its patriotic colors to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will light the bridge in red, white and blue on Sunday. MnDOT Commissioner...
September 10, 2011 - 8:40am
August 29, 2011
American Legion convention -- and Obama -- revisit Minnesota
The American Legion National Convention returns to its roots in Minneapolis this year for the annual gathering of thousands of veterans and friends. And barely more than two weeks after his most recent visit, President Barack Obama again will appear in Minnesota -- this time to speak...
August 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 11, 2011
Tribune reporter helps clean up former neighborhood ravaged by tornado
I grew up during the 1950s and '60s in the Camden area of North Minneapolis and moved away in 1968 after high school.
June 11, 2011 - 12:00am
May 23, 2011
Cleanup begins after deadly Minneapolis tornado (video)
MINNEAPOLIS - City crews cleared debris block by block Monday as they tallied the number of north Minneapolis homes damaged by a tornado that...
May 23, 2011 - 10:37am
May 9, 2011
City of Minneapolis proposes $895 million Vikings stadium on Metrodome site
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis proposes building an $895 million Vikings football stadium on the Metrodome site. The city would pay $195 million, 22 percent of the cost, Minneapolis officials announced at an afternoon news conference today. Under the plan, the Vikings would pay $400 million...
May 9, 2011 - 2:56pm
January 27, 2011
Downed wire halts light-rail service in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Light-rail trains are running again in downtown Minneapolis after a downed wire knocked out service for four hours. The wire powers the trains from overhead. Metro Transit spokesman Bob Gibbons says the 750-volt wire broke soon after 10 a.m. today at the station...
January 27, 2011 - 2:37pm