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Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:10pm
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

With Dave's Popcorn for sale, customers worry for future

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:10pm
The owners of Dave’s Popcorn, a fixture since 1957, have decided to sell the south Minneapolis landmark, leaving customers worried that a favorite spot for gourmet popcorn and ice cream could soon be gone.

Burger Friday: Summertime nostalgia reigns at Minnetonka Drive In

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:30pm
The Minnetonka Drive In, a former A&W that has been in the same family for 54 years, keeps the chain's burger (and root beer) traditions intact.

East Ridge H.S. forfeits football titles due to ineligible player

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:30pm
The player was found in violation of high school league residency requirements, leading the school to forfeit conference and section championships won in 2013 and 2014.

A Minnesota invention, the pontoon boat is redefining modern boating

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:30pm
64 years in the making, pontoon boats are faster, more versatile and more popular than ever

'Terminator' fan 'completely overwhelmed' by Arnold's response for ailing dad

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 8:10pm
Despite playing a cold-hearted killing machine, Arnold Schwarzenegger proved that he’s a family man deep down when he sent a heartwarming message to a father and son fans.

Weekend traffic: Full slate of road work comes with fireworks, festivals

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:50pm
The three-day Independence Day holiday weekend looks to be warm and dry, just about perfect for watching the scores of Twin Cities area fireworks displays that will draw crowds to shows both large and small Friday and Saturday nights.

Sunday growler sales ready to start in St. Paul

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:30pm
St. Paul joins a growing list of Minnesota cities taking advantage of a new state law that permits Sunday sale of the 64-ounce refillable jugs.

The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:30pm
Four nights of rioting in a predominantly immigrant neighborhood in The Hague is being compared with the angry protests that erupted in the United States following deaths of black men at the hands of white police officers.

Revamped search for soccer stadium site is slow off the mark

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:30pm
Neither St. Paul nor Minneapolis officials seemed especially energized Thursday by the news that Major League Soccer was going to explore possible stadium sites in St. Paul.

Gibson gets Twins off on right foot vs. Royals

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:10pm
Kyle Gibson’ eight shutout innings sent the Twins past Kansas City in Miguel Sano’s MLB debut. Two triples brought home the runs.

ISIL recruiter with Twin Cities ties is linked to thwarted U.S. terror plots

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 4:10pm
Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, the former Minneapolis high school student-turned-jihadi recruiter, has been tied to at least two more terror plots within the United States.

Vikings offer to pay half of costs for new pedestrian bridge

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 3:30pm
The Met Council will vote on a proposal that caps team’s share of pedestrian bridge at $3.5M.

$2 bet pays track record $161; Strib handicapper's Pick-4 pays $1,400+

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 3:10pm
79 to 1 longshot Congregation caught the race favorite at the wire -- paying $161 to win in the fourth race at Canterbury Park on Thursday -- and helping Star Tribune handicapper Johnny Love give out a $1,476.80 Pick-4 ticket.

Section 219: Hey, Twins fans. A moratorium on whining for now, OK?

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:50pm
Maybe the Twins are catching Kansas City at the right time, the same way Milwaukee chewed on the Twins last month when they were struggling.

Donald Trump’s Miss USA pageant cost Minn.-owned Reelz no more than $100K

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:50pm
Reelz Channel, owned by St. Paul-based Hubbard Broadcasting, paid “no more than $100,000” to license Donald Trump’s Miss USA pageant, a network insider said.

Prince pulls his music from all streaming services but Tidal

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 2:50pm
Spotify, Apple Music and Rdio are no longer offering Prince's music but Tidal, Jay Z's new service, has it available.

Minneapolis Armory sold with plans to make it events venue

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 1:50pm
The Minneapolis Armory has a new owner who plans to turn it into an entertainment venue. The historic building has been a parking garage for more than 15 years, disappointing preservationists who saved it from being torn down.

Miguel Sano's first day in the majors: A video look

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:50pm
It was an eventful first day in the major leagues for Twins top rookie prospect Miguel Sano. Here's a look at how it went.

President Obama touts new overtime rules in La Crosse

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:30pm
Obama defended his economic record and took aim at 2016 Republican field, including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.