South Dakota man has chest pain and wires in his stomach – but he's glad to be alive

Brad Jurek awoke on his 49th birthday with plenty of reasons to complain: His heartbeat was indiscernible and his chest hurt where his sternum had …


Buyer of Macy's in downtown Minneapolis to revive Dayton's name

Developers envision a modern mix of shops, eateries, offices.


Spread of bike lanes in Minneapolis and St. Paul prompts both excitement and ire

Growing network frustrates critics; supporters say cars can’t always be king


Winter Outlooks, Hot Off The Presses!

Read all about what our winter could be like across the nation, and my thoughts on Minnesota's chances of seeing a little of winter by the end of …


States pass laws cracking down on fake service animals

Nineteen states now have laws that define limits.

10 reasons you should see Bob Dylan in St. Paul

Bob Dylan doesn’t sound like Bob Dylan anymore. You don’t need a music critic to tell you that.<p>On a good night, he might sound like Tom Waits with …

Bob Dylan

KARE 11 and longtime morning anchor Kim Insley 'part ways'

She’s off the air after a nearly quarter century with KARE 11.

Bloomington mosque bombed in August broken into, vandalized

News of the vandalism and "attempted burglary" was publicized Friday morning in a statement from the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR) …

Caitlin Reilly's three points help Gophers women's hockey stop Minnesota Duluth

Sidney Peters made 33 saves for the Gophers.

Remodeled Cub grocery in Stillwater tests new concepts

The remodeled store has a popcorn shop, juicery, and burrito bar but no “Foods” on the sign.

Concerned about its housing stock, Anoka hits the brakes on new rentals

The city is halting new rental construction or expansion for up to a year.


Former Mrs. America sentenced to 2 years' probation over swapping tags on clothes from Southdale Macy's

If she completes her probation, the felony charge will be reduced to a misdemeanor.


Rubio burns inside, and it came to fore in Friday's fourth quarter

Rubio would have left Target Center with a homecoming victory, if Crawford had not turned into Jamal-gone-wild in fourth.


Jamal Crawford's big fourth quarter sends Wolves past Utah for first victory of season

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau told you there’d be nights like this.<p>Friday’s home-opening, tense 100-97 victory over Utah in both Ricky Rubio’s …


Revamped Target Center stirs up hope for changes beyond the cosmetic

This was an hour before Friday night’s tip-off at Target Center and there was a stream of customers using the new skyway entrance from Ramp A. A …


New look Ricky Rubio still looks right at home

Former Timberwolves star Ricky Rubio came “home” Friday to a newly remodeled Target Center he almost didn’t recognize and to an introductory ovation …


Big Ten moves Gophers home game vs. Indiana in 2018 to a Friday

Popular or not, Friday night football for the Gophers is coming next year.<p>The Big Ten announced Friday that the Gophers game against Indiana next …

College Basketball

Craig Finn bids farewell to the Triple Rock tonight

The name of Craig Finn’s new band, the Uptown Controllers, does indeed come from that quasi-legendary and totally ridiculous Craigslist ad for a …

Sources: Controversial Minneapolis bar owner Julius DeRoma wants to reopen Club Jäger

No one was seen coming or going from the once-popular North Loop Minneapolis bar. Newspapers delivered sat outside the front door, untouched. A …

Charges: Minneapolis police officer threatened to shoot sister-in-law

James J. Lopez’s wife alleged that he had threatened to kill her in the past, and once put a gun to her head.


Lynx starters to mostly rest this offseason

When the Lynx get back together for training camp next spring — and yet another attempt at back-to-back titles — most of their most important players …

Women's Basketball

Club teams become the price of admission to playing youth sports

It's become increasingly rare for an athlete to join a high school team in the most popular sports without extensive training from a club program. …

Northern Lights

Ron Gardenhire reportedly set to become Detroit Tigers' new manager

The former Twins manager spent this past season as the bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Vikings mailbag: Will pending free agency reshape undercurrent of Vikings' D-line?

Every week send any Vikings-related questions to @Andrew_Krammer and I'll answer them here on Fridays.<p>Which of these veteran d-lineman do you foresee …

Ravens' turnover ratio plummeting, but Joe Flacco's receivers share the blame

Just when you thought it was impossible to make the Chicago Bears defense look like ballhawks, along came the Ravens last Sunday in Baltimore. In …

Joe Flacco

Proposed St. Anthony Falls apartment tower meets resistance

Conflicts over the height and density of developments within the St. Anthony Falls Historic District are piling up. The latest involves the mixed-use …

General Mills

P.J. Fleck, Gophers get commitment from three-star defensive back

C.J. Smith III, a senior, is a 6-1, 175-pounder who rescinded his verbal commitment to Georgia Southern.

College & University

What would be lost if Intermedia closes? Twin Cities artists reflect

Artists reflect on the value of the Minneapolis center, facing a dire crisis.

Stunning new library in north Minneapolis was worth the 17-year wait

North Minneapolis has a new library, nearly two decades in the making, and it’s as beautiful as it is functional.


Steven Hoag, Minnesota distance running legend, dies at 70

His best-known triumph was finishing second in the 1975 Boston Marathon behind Bill Rodgers, with a time of 2 hours, 11 minutes, 54 seconds.