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Mike Opat told his colleagues that while it's been a "very rewarding job," it's time someone else take over the chairmanship. (12/19/2014)
Famous, and not-so-famous, Minnesotans with ties to Cuba are applauding the president's move to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations and see it as positive for both nations. (12/18/2014)
A rapist held indefinitely in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program will begin living in a supervised group home in Le Center. It's the program's first release outside the Twin Cities. (12/17/2014)
After years of delays and costly pollution cleanup, the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site could have its first development contracts signed by next summer, officials say. (12/15/2014)
A 16-year-old boy was among three people killed in fatal crashes across the state Saturday. (12/15/2014)
Donald Nichols was shot by police after he rushed and struck a sheriff's deputy. (12/10/2014)
Minneapolis and Metro Transit police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing at the Lake Street light rail station. (12/08/2014)
Police say the girl was found two hours after her abduction, just two and a half blocks away. (12/08/2014)
A woman and two teenage girls escaped with minor injuries. (12/08/2014)
The man was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester just after 1 a.m. Sunday. (12/08/2014)
About 40 demonstrators lay down on the plaza in front of TCF Bank Stadium. They chanted slogans against police brutality. (12/07/2014)
Nearly a year after ending a bitter battle with musicians, the Minnesota Orchestral Association announced a deficit of $650,000. But the financial shortfall was much smaller than the one the association posted a year ago. MPR News Reporter Peter Cox has more. (12/03/2014)
The orchestra released an annual report Tuesday that documented the financial results following its 16-month lockout of musicians and an abbreviated, six-month season. (12/02/2014)
The bar, known for its throwback decor, polka band and piano bar sing-alongs, was named one of the best bars in America by Esquire in 2006. (12/01/2014)
Medaria Arradondo will be the Minneapolis police chief's first chief of staff. (11/24/2014)