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Scoggins: Gophers AD Coyle earns high marks in first year full of turmoil

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 8:30pm
Mark Coyle’s first year in charge of Gophers athletics witnessed a staggering amount of crisis management, important decisions and change.

Looking for lowest airfares? Here are some strategies from our travel expert

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 8:15pm
Which is the best online travel site to use for buying airline tickets? The answer, well, there is no simple answer. It may be best to use many.

Going for $1 an ounce: The burgeoning trade in mothers' milk

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 7:55pm
Mothers are donating or selling extra breast milk, which can help fragile newborns.

Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 7:55pm
Melissa McCarthy once again brought comic spice plus Spicer to "Saturday Night Live."

PolyMet cleanup fund is millions short, state report says

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 7:55pm
Mining firm doesn’t have the cash to handle long-term cleanup, report says.

A return to border hot spot for the fishing opener is a success

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 7:20pm
On the border between Minnesota and Ontario, the walleye were knocking. And then some.

Minnesotans with preexisting conditions fret over GOP health bill

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:30pm
Minnesotans with preexisting conditions worry that health insurance will soon be priced beyond reach.

Bible apps with 'the most sought-after content in the world' grow in popularity

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:30pm
No one is predicting the demise of the Good Book. But the Greatest Story Ever Told is increasingly being spiced up with photos, video, 3-D graphics, maps and social media shares.

Frustrations boil over for Trump after Comey dismissal

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:15pm
President is furious that the White House's attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russia investigations only seem to add more fuel.

Can the Twins sweep Cleveland? Follow the play-by-play

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:55pm
The Twins play the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 of their three-game series today in Ohio. Get the latest updates on Gameview,

Berrios' master plan vs. Cleveland: 'Attack the hitters'

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:40pm
Back from the minors, 22-year-old Jose Berrios impressed with the best outing of his major league career. He allowed just two hits in 7.2 innings in the Twins' 4-1 victory over the Indians.

Tevlin: Fraud at Minneapolis agency hurt 'the poorest of the poor'

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:20pm
Michelle Brown was a single mother of three when she walked into Community Action of Minneapolis to get some help to pay her heating bills. She told one of the CAM employees that she had recently been laid off from her job at a bank.

Twin Cities face twin debates on police, housing and growth

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:05pm
Even with months of campaign left before ballots are cast in November, council races in Minneapolis and St. Paul are already stoked with intensity, and the top issues are similar, divisive and complex.

Distracted driving counter-punch: Grieving dad wants cops to check phones at crash scenes

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 4:45pm
Ben Lieberman just wanted to find out what may have caused the head-on collision that killed his 19-year-old son, Evan, on a highway north of New York City. It took a lawsuit and six months in court to get the cellphone records showing the driver of the car his son was in had been texting behind the wheel.

An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 4:30pm
The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an inexpensive domain registration, with help from another 20-something security engineer in the U.S.

Stunning WWII museum among the attractions of Minnesota River Valley

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 4:30pm
A world-class collection of vintage military planes is the main draw at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum in Granite Falls, Minn., but this memorial to the 20th-century cataclysm has much more to offer.

Maple Grove boy with rare syndrome has unusual love: 'All vacuums, all the time'

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 3:55pm
Ben, who just turned 6, is obsessed with vacuum cleaners. It’s part of a quirky, often endearing mix of personality traits that he has — along with health and developmental challenges — because of a rare, little-known genetic condition.

Video shows boy, 8, attacked at Ohio school 2 days before killing self

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 3:35pm
An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday.

Signs of oil boomlet in North Dakota after pipeline finished

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 3:20pm
There are hundreds more jobs than takers in the heart of North Dakota's oil patch. Finding a hotel room, parking space or table at a restaurant is no longer easy. Oil is back.

Forest Lake appears to buck trend of closing police departments

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 1:55pm
Outsourcing trend weighs cutting costs, local control.