The Wild's deal for Charlie Coyle

Charlie Coyle was at the center of one of the major trades in Wild history. On draft night 2011 — at Xcel Energy Center — he was obtained from San Jose. Here's a breakdown of the trade six years later.

Iraq says it has dismantled mine on tanker in Persian Gulf

Iraq's military on Saturday said explosives experts with its naval forces successfully dismantled a mine that was discovered stuck to an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf two days earlier.

State's November spike might lead to Christmas restrictions

Nick Berhow, left, recently helped Jackie Hampton, right, get tested at the new COVID-19 saliva testing center in Inver Grove Heights.

Although some indicators have inched down from highs earlier in November, health officials echoed warnings about a continued COVID-19 surge and said the state could face restrictions for the Christmas holiday.

Children's hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

'Staggering' surge in violent carjackings across Minneapolis

A neighbor’s surveillance camera captured the sound of shots fired as a pair of suspects attempted to carjack a woman in south Minneapolis on Nov. 2

Over the past two months, Minneapolis police have logged more than 125 carjackings in the city, a troubling surge that authorities no longer just link to small groups of marauding teens.



Horse breeder Candi Lemarr talked about life at her family farm in Sleepy Eye, Minn.

Judge rejects plea to return horses to Sleepy Eye trainer

Two men fatally shot on St. Paul's East Side
Charge: Driver's wide turn against red light led to motorcyclist's death in East Bethel
U.S. Bank Stadium's water woes surface again with bubbly replacement barriers

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Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak in September.

Kubiak announces retirement; Vikings to have sixth OC in as many years

Uneven mask-wearing in high school games draws call for full compliance
With no fans, how will Wild have home-ice advantage?
Saunders dissects his own performance after rough Wolves loss

Scores, schedules, and stats
A Boston Scientific Corporation logo is displayed in Massachusetts in July 2010. (AP file photo.) ORG XMIT: MIN2007291205221026

Boston Scientific to pay $1B for portable heart monitor maker in Eagan

State regulators fine Xcel Energy $1M over dispute with solar developers
Minneapolis cap on short-term rentals upsets operators, developers
Minnesota lost nearly 50,000 jobs in December, the second straight month of job losses

President Joe Biden reacts as he prepares to deliver his inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20 in Washington.

Can liberty survive all this 'unity'?

A Minneapolis police plan that failed at liftoff
Editorial cartoon: Bill Bramhall on the new boss
Readers Write: National healing, Inauguration Day, U.S. citizenship, comparing administrations


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Cher and Nicolas Cage in the 1987 romantic comedy “Moonstruck.”

Why you should revisit 'Moonstruck,' plus 6 other things to watch this week

Twin Cities hotels get creative with cozy in-room dining experiences
Steps from George Floyd Square, this arts center was forged in community
'Vivid' Dakota Johnson brings humor, heart to 'Our Friend'

Reusse: Like America, sports world also needs a good dose of healing

There was a fresh start Wednesday in Washington, and there should be a desire for this to carry over to sports, which kicked off this week with more embarrassment.

Souhan: Let's be clear. The problem with the Wolves is not Ryan Saunders

In a normal season, the Wolves' 3-9 record might be justification for making changes. In 2021, this would be the wrong time to bow to fan anger and fire Saunders

Souhan: Vikings absent, but Minnesota connections have big weekend in the playoffs

Scoring, playing solid defense and making key decisions on the sidelines, Vikings and Gophers connections played key roles all weekend in the NFL.



Activation of the Nobles 2 wind farm in southwestern Minnesota pushed Minnesota Power to 50% renewable energy, the first utility in the state to do so

Walz pushes again for carbon-free electricity in Minnesota to avert climate crisis

Minnesota tribes blast Rep. Pete Stauber for opposing Interior nomination
The handwarming story of how Bernie Sanders got his inauguration mittens
Ontario leader blames Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccine delays

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, laughs while speaking in the James Brady Press Briefing Room

Fauci unleashed: Doc takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

Hard-luck Maryland town gets a $731.1 million Powerball win
Despite reactions, California says virus vaccine can be used
Time, transparency needed as Biden inherits frazzled census

Mourners carry a flag-draped coffin of a suicide bomb victim, Ahmed Reda during his funeral procession at the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, Iraq, Thursday

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead

Canada's governor general resigns after harassment report
French doctor who made Down discovery closer to sainthood
5 killed in blaze at Indian producer of COVID-19 vaccine

Ford cars built at the St. Paul plant are loaded on to river barges on the Mississippi River in 1925.

Did Ford make millions of windows from sand mined beneath its plant?

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FILE-The Duluth Transit Authority plans to reduce the costs of some bus passes to increase ridership.

Duluth bus fares dropping to encourage more rides after deep downturn

Duluth's Zeitgeist Arts Cafe reopens with pop-ups in tow
Sex offenders at Moose Lake protest after rash of COVID deaths
Grand Marais mayor's dog survives wolf attack

In this 2015 photo, actor Dustin Diamond, center, leaves court in Port Washington, Wis., after being convicted of two misdemeanors stemming from a bar

Dustin Diamond undergoing chemotherapy treatments for cancer

No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits 'Tiger King'
Inauguration fashion: Purple, pearls, American designers
Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

Brooklyn Center Fire Chief Todd Berg, right, talked about the winter meals program with Rob Williams, executive director of Every Meal, at the fire st

Roseville nonprofit expands free food pick-up sites for Minnesotans in need

In recovery from perilous addictions, young adults share their stories through Change the Outcome
Twin Cities-based Remember Project uses plays to talk about dementia and memory loss
For her 53rd birthday, 53 acts of kindness