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In Indianapolis on Saturday, a driver lived out his Hot Wheels fantasy.
Minneapolis area housing prices are now back where they were in the Clinton administration, having dropped 44.9 percent from their 2007 highs.
Flying the Liberty Belle, who wants a jetpack, the world of marriagecraft, who’s to blame at the Capitol, and soccer vs. tornado at Fox9.
The search for a missing teenager in Joplin ends.
NASA has released a 36-minute video of the camera on board the booster rockets attached to the space shuttle at liftoff.
The images of what was once Joplin, Missouri continue to astound.
Why didn’t the Twin Cities make the list of most well-read cities?
Can you ride a horse up to the drive-thru at McDonald’s?
Gadeise Gebywe left a son behind when she left Ethiopia for the Twin Cities and hasn’t seen him since. Now, he’s graduating from college.
Should government stay out of your smartphone; ready, set, help; why the low turnout at Killebrew’s celebration; self defense or murder; and were voters hoodwinked on Legacy Amendment?
With the 2011 NHL season nearing its final act (and the Minnesota Wild season a distant memory) MPR News editor Bill Wareham offers this remembrance of a time 20 years ago when professional hockey in Minnesota might have reached its peak.
“I’m not interested in what you had for lunch.”
That’s the kind of complaint I hear often from Twitter skeptics. They’re partially right — there’s a lot garbage on Twitter.
But Twitter can also act as a vital news service, of course.
Minnesota is among the states that could become part of the expanded territory of “one of the most feared spiders in North America.”
Soon you won’t have to be without Target on your ventures north of the border. Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is detailing its plans for a big push into Canada. Target announced yesterday it will open the first of 105 stores across 10 provinces in the first part of 2013 — including a store in Winnipeg. Target Read more →