'Absolutely unbelievable' new building opens to help veterans in south Minneapolis

A few blocks from the VA parking lot where the organization began, Every Third Saturday opened a $2 million space dedicated to helping military veterans.

Education Department reverses decision to disqualify nonprofit from serving meals

The department is determining next steps with Youth Leadership Academy, also known as Gar Gaar Family Services, which applied to serve meals during the school year.

As summer begins, airport officials anticipate brisk MSP travel season

At times, officials expect that the number of travelers could rival pre-COVID-19 levels.
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Historic Fort Snelling reopens Saturday after $34.5 million revitalization

Visitors can see stunning new views of the Mississippi River as well as a more expansive telling of the site's 10,000-year-old history that evokes both "pride and tragedy."
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Two years later: 'I'm going to still be out here to honor George'

George Floyd's brother and his aunt came to the corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue on Wednesday night, exactly two years after his killing, and quietly made official the name the intersection has carried almost ever since.

Farmers in Minnesota get more cover crop funding to keep soil from washing away

"There just aren't the federal resources to meet the need," said Todd Hogrefe with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
West Metro

'I knew I was going to die': Clinic workers, patients recount attack in Buffalo, Minn.

Gregory Ulrich is charged in the 2021 attack that killed one and wounded four.

With heavy hearts, Vikings visit two St. Paul schools for book fairs

Staff members and parents were eager to create a positive environment for students a day after 19 children were killed in a school shooting in Texas.

Historic flooding hits part of northern Minnesota as water levels continue to rise

Members of the Minnesota National Guard are leading sand-bagging efforts in the Rainy Lake Basin.
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Carl Bradley, Twin Cities R&B musician, dies at 73

Bradley belonged to the first R&B group said to find crossover success with white audiences in the Twin Cities.

'Grandma' Ruth Knelman, one of the oldest Minnesotans, dies at 111

Knelman spent years volunteering as an early childhood education reader at Temple Israel and Jefferson Community School in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota experts offer advice for parents to talk to children about tragedy

It's important to help children understand what they've heard and might be feeling about tragic events like the Texas school shooting.

Minnesota leaders' response to Texas school shooting shows political divide over guns

It's unlikely that grief will translate into policy changes.

Rochester homeless shelter closing in on new home

The Landing MN has faced stumbling blocks on its path to secure a permanent day center.

Finstad declares victory in Minnesota's First District GOP primary, Munson concedes

A packed field of Republicans tried to win Tuesday's Republican primary.
St. Paul

St. Paul man charged with sextortion of at least 500 girls

Yue Vang portrayed himself as a girl on social media, according to prosecutors.

Charge: Man killed brother, left body in camper in northern Minnesota for months

The body was inside the victim's homemade camper, which was towed out to the woods in October.
St. Cloud

Man fatally shot in head Tuesday in St. Cloud

The incident marks the city's first homicide of the year.
May 25

Get to know Star Tribune Editor Suki Dardarian

The longtime journalist took over the newsroom's top job last month.
May 25

Events marking the two-year anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd

The events are going on Wednesday across Minneapolis and St. Paul
May 25

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Minneapolis' efforts to transform safety still unfinished

City leaders say they see promise in new programs that rely on civilians for some services, but recent developments have raised fresh questions about whether the MPD can be reformed.
May 25

Clear DFL winner, GOP too close to call in First Congressional District primary

20 candidates filed to run for the seat held by the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn.