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Flash Flood Potential: Cool, Windswept Saturday Soaking - Another 1-3" Rain Expected

Flash Flood Potential: Cool, Windswept Saturday Soaking - Another 1-3" Rain ExpectedWhile we whine about a rainy Saturday shell-shocked residents of Louisiana are facing the...

Reader photos: Dog days of summer

... on the dock or at the people sitting on the dock hoping one of them would throw something for her." Benson, the six-year-old French...

US Bank Stadium officially opens

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Minnesota Vikings held the ceremonial ribbon cutting event for U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday. comment. share · tweet ·...

Minnesota Scene: Sara Groenewegen's gem leads Gopehrs past Nebraska in softball

Elizabeth Brumley &#x2022; Special to the Star Tribune Sara Groenewegen of the Gophers threw a one-hitter to beat Nebraska 6-0 on Friday night at Cowles...

Photos: Queen Elizabeth through the years

Gallery: June 6, 1953 MEMBERS of Britain's royal family posed in the throne room of Buckingham palace after the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II Tuesday.

Little northern Wisconsin ski shop figures in big Olympic dreams

Elizabeth Flores eflores@ startribune.com Bjørn Hanson worked on a pair of skis at Out There Nordic Sports Ski Shop in Rice Lake, Wis. He and...

Minnesota Scene: Three Gophers wrestlers reach finals in Las Vegas

Riley Hanson and Emma Lange had 12 kills for the Golden Bears (29-5), the NSIC regular-season and tournament champion and a seven-time consecutive national champion...

The Drive: Police say it's OK to report abusers of handicapped parking spots

Reader Jeff Hanson said he sees many cases, especially at grocery and convenience stores, when people park in handicapped spots and have no proof that...

Minnesota State Fair schedule: Saturday, Aug. 29

Jeff Wheeler, Star Tribune Elizabeth Golombiecki, 16, of Chokio, and Steven Hanson, 16, of Goodrich, visited while relaxing in the cattle barn while they waited...

Winners of the Loft Literary mentor series announced

Finalists are Nigar Alam, Lucia Cowles, Mary Dunnewold, Patrick Hansel, Amy Hanson, Nancy Scott Hanway, Tina Higgins Wussow, Aaron King, Jennifer Kirkeby, Rachel Macdonald, Melissa...

Kenny Perry repeats as 3M Championship winner

“I told [wife] Sandy if we could somehow repeat or have a solid, strong week we'd accomplish our goal,” Perry said. Perry has never ...

Couple sues sperm bank after they say they learned donor is schizophrenic ...

This Friday, April 17, 2015 photo shows the website of Xytex Cryo International sperm bank in Atlanta. Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they...

When an old soldier is introduced, listen up

(blog)Shebalo's service in the European Theater led to a Silver Star from the U.S. Army, a Knight of Honor Medal from France and a...

Late goal gives Gophers a win in soccer

Katie Thyken's first goal of the season, in the 84th minute, gave the Gophers a 1-0 victory over Maryland on Friday in Big Ten women's...

Minnesota Scene: Badgers' three second-half goals stun U in soccer

Wisconsin scored three goals in an 8½-minute stretch early in the second half to beat the Gophers 4-1 on Saturday in a Big Ten women's...

Behind the subdued reaction to an energy revolution

“Oil is a fungible, globally traded commodity,” said Elizabeth Wilson, associate professor of energy and environmental policy and law at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey...