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A change in security checkpoint configuration got off to a rough start at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Monday. Screening lines and wait times were longer than usual and some travelers reported confusion about which security line they were supposed to use.

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Average U.S. farmland values and rental rates rose in 2019, according to two new annual reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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RED WING, Minn. — Visitors to the fantasy kingdom at Renaissance Festival in Shakopee each year see dozens of interesting characters walking around the grounds. One of those characters is the Dragon Lady.

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in opposition to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule which that gives health care workers leeway to refuse to provide services, including abortio…

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Remodeling at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport means passengers may need to adjust how they head through security checkpoints.

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Among the lesser-known stories from the Dylan and Duluth mythology is the Rolling Thunder Revue group vacation, as Louie Kemp describes it in his memoir “Dylan and Me: 50 Years of Adventures.” Dylan and friends, fresh from the mid-1970s carnival-esque pop-up cross-continent small-venue road …

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Aug. 15, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of Woodstock, the huge three-day concert that came to symbolize the 1960s’ counterculture. Two now-Minnesotans who attended went on to very different lives, but have fond memories of the event, which shaped a generation.

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Calonna Carlisle’s bright blue bedroom in the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville is draped in gymnastics medals and pageant sashes, including one from the time she was in the Miss Black Minnesota competition. On display is a porcelain Native American doll from a trip to South Dakota. At her hig…

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ST. PAUL — Four cases of severe lung injury in Minnesota that may be related to vaping have state health officials concerned that what’s been billed by some as a relatively harmless substitution for smoking has hidden dangers, especially among young people.

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The opioid epidemic has claimed thousands of lives across Minnesota over the last two decades, but there are some signs the situation may be improving. The number of prescriptions for a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses rose dramatically last year.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mukhtar Ibrahim wasn’t planning on a reporting career when he came to Minnesota from East Africa in 2005. But the teenager quickly grasped journalism’s value, and he wanted in.

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans who have called for an explanation about turnover and turmoil within the Department of Human Services may get some answers this week.

An alleged domestic terrorist accused of firebombing a suburban Twin Cities mosque is challenging the evidence that the FBI collected on him. Michael Hari faces federal hate crime and explosives charges in connection with the attack on the Dar al Farooq Islamic Center two years ago.

A recent study by Wallethub.com ranks Minnesota as the top state for health care based on factors like the cost, access, and outcomes of treatment. While its neighbor states of North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin rank in the top 20 best in the nation.

There are plenty of factors that keep people inside on nice days — the biggest barriers being work and health issues. But hurdles that are more easily overcome include not being able to afford activities and a lack of accessible spaces — for children, seniors and people with disabilities.

Manufactured homes — or mobile homes as they are often called — provide inexpensive housing for an estimated 180,000 Minnesotans residing in about 900 parks. Some housing advocates would like to see more such homes, given their affordability and the generally high quality of the current gene…

Beginning in January, the 6,500 diabetic patients with Medica insurance plans in Minnesota will see their insulin costs capped at $25 for every 30-day supply of insulin, the Minnetonka-based insurer announced Monday, Aug. 5.

ROCHESTER, Minn. — As forensic phenomena with searing overtones for public health in the United States, the mass shootings that took 29 lives in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, last week share a familiar set of characteristics, say researchers in Minnesota. The incidents are also officiall…

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