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John Moore suspended five games for hit on Erik Haula

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:10am
John Moore, the New York Rangers defenseman who struck the Wild's Erik Haula on Monday with an illegal check to the head in the second period, was suspended five games by the NHL.

Tree bound for U.S. Capitol comes down in Minnesota

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:10am
The 70-foot spruce will have a long trip to Washington, visiting sites around Minnesota.

Police: NYC man decapitates mother then walks into path of oncoming train

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:10am
A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother, dragged her lifeless body into the street in front of their home and then killed himself by walking into the path of a nearby oncoming train, police said Wednesday.

Why do some people love to feel scared?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:30am
The adrenaline rush provoked by terror can feel exhilarating or paralyzing, depending on what your brain leads you to believe.

St. Cloud State faculty votes no confidence in MnSCU chief Rosenstone

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:30am
Faculty members cite ‘lack of respect.’

Metro Transit bus plan would expand service, cost $72.3 million

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:10am
Metro Transit rolls out proposal to expand service and connect better to other transit lines.

Authorities capture Iowa student amid lockdowns

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:30am
A 16-year-old student suspected of bringing a gun to his school in northwest Iowa was taken into custody Wednesday following a search for him that included a helicopter.

Wis. burglar arrested after taking crime scene selfie, leaving cellphone behind

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:30am
Police in western Wisconsin didn't have to work too hard to make an arrest in the burglary of a sporting goods store.

Orson Welles' last film may finally be released

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:50am
Orson Welles's last film may finally be nearing release after decades as one of cinema's most storied unfinished creations.

Which TV shows appeal to GOP, Dems alike? 'Walking Dead,' for one

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:30pm
A Facebook study analyzing politics and culture found the hit AMC drama "The Walking Dead" was among the nine TV shows that have attracted a balanced amount of Facebook “likes” from both sides of the political aisle.

Government sues Honeywell over employee wellness program

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:30pm
Federal officials are challenging new benefit rules at Honeywell Inc. that create monetary penalties unless employees and spouses take medical tests.

97-year-old Winona resident from China to vote for first time

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:10pm
A 97-year-old Winona resident is preparing to vote for the first time after obtaining U.S citizenship.

Warm weather delays Colorado ski resort openings

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:10pm
Unseasonably warm weather in the mountains has forced Keystone and Copper Mountain to postpone their openings, which had been set for Halloween.

Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:30pm
Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines — longer than required for many civilian health care workers.

Zach Lofton dismissed from the Gophers

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:10pm
The university announced the Illinois State transfer would no longer be a part of the team on Wednesday night.

6 new riders join Minneapolis police Mounted Patrol

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:30pm
The riders went through their paces for five weeks, “learning all aspects of law enforcement and community engagement while being on a horse,” said police spokesman John Elder.

Residents: Islamic State group kills 30 Iraqi men

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:10pm
Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said, the latest mass killing carried out by the group since its advance across the country.

Souhan blog: At season's start, Saunders is enthusiastic, realistic

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:30pm
Saunders seemed wired and enthusiastic on Wednesday morning. He also offered large doses of realism when it comes to expectations for his team this year.

Strib Biz Live: Latest markets; Fed bond-buying ends; ruble plunges

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:10pm
Latest in business news from Minnesota and beyond.