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Supreme Court rules killer of Woodbury teen must stay in prison for life

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:30pm
Killer of Woodbury teenager not eligible for retroactive prison sentence of parole after 30 years.

MNsure taps Deloitte to finish website

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:50pm
Deloitte Consulting, which came close to winning the MNsure contract in 2012, has successfully built exchanges in several other states.

Huge fish: Minnesota angler lands possible 100-pound sturgeon

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:50pm
When Andy Fronek went sturgeon fishing on the Rainy River for the first time last weekend, he thought it would be cool to catch a fish bigger than his kids, ages 9 and 11. Instead, he landed a fish bigger than him.

Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:50pm
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.

Twins, Toronto game postponed; will be played Thursday

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:30pm
Since this is Toronto's only visit to Minnesota this season, the postponed game will be made up at 6:10 p.m. Thursday as part of a day/night doubleheader.

Authorities warn of jury phone scam in 4 Minnesota counties

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:10pm
Residents and prospective jurors from Olmsted, Rice, Dakota and Ramsey counties have reported receiving the phone messages.

Hoffner says he will return to old job as Mankato football coach

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:10pm
Former Minnesota State University Mankato head football coach Todd Hoffner said Tuesday afternoon that he would return to the school and resume his old duties.

Hoffner takes back Mankato coaching job; school apologizes to him

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:30pm
Fighting tears, Todd Hoffner said he would be leaving his new post at Minot State to return to the university that fired him — wrongly, an arbitrator ruled last week — after he was cleared of all suspicion that videos he shot of his young children at bath time were child pornography.

Car accident killed South Dakota girls missing since 1971

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:50pm
Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into view, authorities said Tuesday.

Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:10pm
Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine.

Minneapolis City Council panel approves Nicollet Avenue plan

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:50pm
Minneapolis City Council committee takes first steps toward unraveling 1970s planning move, but Kmart will play a big part in what happens near Lake St. store.

Strib Biz Live: Yellen on monetary policy NOW; MNsure taps Deloitte

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:10pm
Latest in business news from Minnesota and beyond.

For Minnesota DFL, GOP, the race for campaign cash is on

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:50am
Fundraising reports help size up governor, House races as they prepare to heat up.

Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:50am
A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.

Spoon, De La Soul, Guided by Voices top Rock the Garden lineup

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:30am
The two-day (June 20-21) music fest outside Walker Art Center will also feature Best Coast, Matt and Kim and hometown faves Dessa and Messersmith.

Burnsville man charged with luring teen girl to home, sexually assaulting her

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:30am
He contacted her on Facebook and offered to help start her modeling career, police say.

U.S. minorities exposed to more toxic air, U finds

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:10am
Cutting nitrogen dioxide levels for people of color could prevent thousands of deaths, Minnesota researchers said.

Big Minneapolis PR agency loses two names, now simply Spong

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:50am
After 23 years as Carmichael Lynch Spong, the Minneapolis agency goes forward with a separate identity: Spong.

Blue Jays keep making Twins pitchers disappear

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:30am
Starter Phil Hughes was the first victim, throwing five solid innings before imploding.

Apple Valley dad accused of posing as a woman to get close to teen

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:30am
Girl already had a restraining order against the man.