News & Features Archive

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

"I am honored to be a part of this amazing team," says Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist. (07/28/2015)
A Minnesota dentist is under fire for his part in hunting and killing a popular lion in Zimbabwe earlier this month. The 13-year-old lion named Cecil was a popular attraction in Hwange National Park. (07/28/2015)
Demo derby used to be a low-budget hobby for guys who bought jalopies for one last romp before the scrap heap. But the event has changed -- and some fear it may be running out of gas. (07/28/2015)
Minnesota's deer numbers are recovering, but officials say one-deer limits will apply again for most hunters this fall as the state moves into its second herd rebuilding year.
President Obama was the first sitting American president to address the African Union. The speech capped a five-day trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.
Three men died and at least three others were wounded by gunfire in the city over the weekend. That makes 29 homicides in Minneapolis so far this year. Last year at this time, the total was 19.
For 20 years, Conrad Cooper has been helping children in Los Angeles learn to swim by earning his young students' unwavering trust.
It's been 50 years since Bob Dylan strolled on stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar, and infuriated his flock. Historian Elijah Wald says there's much more to the story.
It's no secret that women are getting more prominent in the world of comics. But some women are tired of waiting for mainstream attention: They're turning to crowdfunding to get their projects done.
In 'Crooked,' novelist Austin Grossman excuses Richard Nixon's rocky political career in the weirdest ways possible -- by reimagining the former president as a warrior against supernatural forces.
Proponents argue the current law is outdated and ties the hands of those looking to serve the homeless.
Twain will be in Minneapolis tonight to perform at Target Center as part of her "Rock This Country Tour."
Storms included high winds, frequent lightning and torrential rains.
The occupants of another boat spotted Richard Dziewit in the water and attempted to rescue him.
Water scarcity is leading farmers away from planting staples and towards planting higher-value, lower-water specialty crops. Think wine grapes and pomegranates instead of citrus and avocados.
Greg Gianforte, a successful high-tech entrepreneur, is recruiting -- not for his company, but for telecommuters to move to rural Montana and bring their high-paying jobs with them.
Amin and Mohammed Aaser would like their "Noor Kids" books to save youngsters from what they went through in post-9/11 Minnesota.

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