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Beautiful Gardens: Edibles take starring role at hilltop garden in Northfield

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 5:30pm
The ingredients for the homemade hors d’oeuvres and desserts at a Northfield couple's recent cocktail party were locally sourced — harvested from their vegetable beds, which sit on a picturesque hilltop with a panoramic view overlooking the Cannon River.

USA Today pairs sad-face emoji with stabbing headline

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 5:30pm
USA Today’s Friday front page was more animated than usual — as the Gannett publication paired Emoji characters with front page headlines.

Mpls. block resists redevelopment despite location and traffic

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 5:30pm
On Park Avenue, across the freeway from downtown, sits a lesson in inner-city rehab challenges.

Fairview name ending with U Physicians merger

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 5:10pm
Leaders say combining the two will produce a stronger, leaner health care system.

Moore's buzzer-beater puts Lynx one win away from WNBA title

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 4:50pm
Maya Moore played just 22 minutes Friday night, but she scored 24 points including the game-winning three-pointer as time expired to give the Lynx a 2-1 advantage in the WNBA Finals.

Duluth Mayor Don Ness faces lifetime ban from local labor hall

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 4:50pm
Don Ness ate lunch at a local restaurant and, according to the union, crossed a picket line to get there.

Do modern homes in old neighborhoods look cool, or like eyesores?

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 4:50pm
A spoonful of sugar helps soothe neighborhood anxiety when boldly contemporary homes arrive on the block.

A fine bromance: Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen will spar tonight in Mpls.

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 4:50pm
AC2 — aka Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper — take their high-profile friendship on the road in a freewheeling live show Saturday at the State Theatre.

We put Amazon's one-hour delivery to the ultimate test: ice cream

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 4:30pm
After Amazon announced it was launching its rapid-delivery service in the Twin Cities, we decided to put it to the test: Could it deliver?

College students, staff still in dark about what to do if shooting starts

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 4:10pm
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds.

Minnesota State Fair named best in nation by USA Today readers

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 3:50pm
Deep-fry this and put it on a stick, folks. The Great Minnesota Get-Together has been named the best state fair in the nation by readers of USA Today’s 10Best website.

Minnesota farmer feeds demand for grass-fed dairy cattle

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 3:50pm
When Neal Klaphake needs to round up his herd of 80 dairy cows, he turns to a trusted cattle call.

House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 3:50pm
The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.

Getting there is part of the fun when visiting Mankato

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 2:50pm
If you’re looking to squeeze in a family trip before the snow flies, catch the spectacular show of fall color with a trip to Mankato. Getting there is part of the fun.

No charges will be filed against hog farm workers after video surfaces

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 2:30pm
An animal rights group had urged action against Christensen Farms crew.

Blasts kill 86 at peace rally; Suicide bombers suspected

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 2:10pm
Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years — one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.

October weekend will be downright summerlike

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 2:10pm
September and October are breaking records for warmth, but frost is around the corner.

Norway provides back door for refugees seeking a way into Europe

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 1:50pm
Outpost is 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle, but word has spread fast among asylum seekers.

Video: Watch Maya Moore's buzzer-beating game winner

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 1:30pm
Here's the shot that gave the Lynx a 2-1 lead going into Sunday's Game 4 of the WNBA playoffs.

Rosemount defeats mistake-prone Lakeville North 35-27

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 11:50am
The Irish, led by running back Blake Storholm, handed the Panthers their first loss of the season.