Amy Klobuchar needs black voters, but some feel ‘peripheral’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It took several weeks and about two dozen emails before Amy Klobuchar agreed to sit down with the pre...
16:59 26 February 2022

‘Why would I get out?’: Democrats brush off calls to quit

CHICAGO (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ ascendance in the Democratic presidential primary has brought louder calls for some of hi...
0:13 25 February 2022

Democrats big money pledges give way to reality of 2020 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Democratic presidential candidates launched their campaigns last year with bold pledges to reject...
5:02 21 February 2022

Lawmakers target slavery clause in Minnesota Constitution

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Spurred by a police chief, Minnesota lawmakers launched a drive Thursday to remove from the state...
20:31 20 February 2022

Klobuchar shifts on immigration before Nevada caucuses

LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she no longer believes English should be the national language of the U.S., disavowin...
5:44 15 February 2022

Minnesota Wild fire coach Bruce Boudreau

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday after their 30th loss of the season.
17:01 14 February 2022

Bitter cold in Midwest, Northeast to ease during weekend

MINNEAPOLIS — Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the Northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England, with schools in some...
15:13 14 February 2022

After New Hampshire surge, Klobuchar turns to Nevada, beyond

CONCORD, N.H. — It took a year of campaigning, countless stump speeches and an especially strong night on the debate stage for little-known Democratic...
2:44 13 February 2022

‘Color us red’: Target sorry for ‘Minnesota Badgers’ onesie

MINNEAPOLIS — Target admits a onesie it carried in some stores misidentified the mascot for the largest university in its home state.
22:13 11 February 2022

Penguins acquire forward Zucker from Wild for Galchenyuk

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from Minnesota, giving the Penguins' top-six forward group a jolt as t...
2:30 11 February 2022

Russell, T-wolves ‘feel the love’ in star pairing with Towns

MINNEAPOLIS — Not yet finished with his fifth NBA season, D'Angelo Russell has landed with his fourth team.
23:08 7 February 2022

Wolves send Wiggins to Warriors for Russell in scorer swap

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves have taken on yet another new look, with D'Angelo Russell on his way to join pal Karl-Anthony Towns and Andre...
23:31 6 February 2022

Hectic end to the NBA’s trade window, but some teams sat out

MIAMI — Most of the top NBA playoff contenders stayed out of the down-to-the-wire frenzy at the trade deadline.
21:59 6 February 2022

Moving faith: Mexican town’s saint feast lives in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — In Midwestern boots or bare feet in sandals, the faithful walked in procession down a snow-covered street here, keeping the rhythm of fe...
16:05 4 February 2022

Irving scores season-high 54, Nets beat Bulls 133-118

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving is attempting to process the death of Kobe Bryant by reflecting on the lessons his friend taught him.
4:30 1 February 2022

50 years later, Chiefs relishing current Super Bowl run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fifty years later, Jan Stenerud still remembers just about every detail from the Super Bowl.
15:48 27 January 2022

Rep. Ilhan Omar launches reelection bid with big advantages

MINNEAPOLIS — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s congressional career got off to a rocky start just a year ago, with her provocative remarks on Israel and Jews stirrin...
18:57 23 January 2022

Prince wrongful death case dismissed; estate case continues

MINNEAPOLIS — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have re...
17:04 20 January 2022

Crosby collects 4 points in return, Penguins rip Wild 7-3

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part...
2:55 15 January 2022

Harden passes 20,000 points, Rockets beat Wolves 139-109

HOUSTON — James Harden scored 32 points in three quarters to surpass 20,000 and the Houston Rockets rolled to an easy 139-109 victory over the Minneso...
0:33 12 January 2022

AP source: Walt Hopkins to be next New York Liberty coach

NEW YORK — Minnesota Lynx assistant coach Walt Hopkins will be hired as the next head coach of the New York Liberty, a person familiar with the situat...
20:16 6 January 2022

Warren, Klobuchar, Booker recent fundraising lags top rivals

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she raised $21.2 million from October through December, with more tha...
20:24 3 January 2022

2019 AP NFL All-Pro team rosters and voting

NEW YORK — The Associated Press 2019 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
17:14 3 January 2022

Antetokounmpo scores 32, Bucks hold off Wolves 106-104

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off a strong challenge from short-handed Minnesota in a ...
4:13 2 January 2022

Johnson lifts No. 16 Minnesota over No. 9 Auburn in Outback

TAMPA, Fla. — Tyler Johnson had 12 receptions for 204 yards and two touchdowns Wednesday to become Minnesota’s career receiving leader and propel the ...
22:46 1 January 2022

49ers-Seahawks prime-time showdown highlights Week 17

The return of Beast Mode. A division title on the line. Possible home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
16:54 28 December 2022

Only 3 playoff slots locked up as NFL goes into final week

NEW YORK — The NFL goes into the final week of the season with the Baltimore Ravens knowing exactly what lies ahead of them in the postseason.
18:46 24 December 2021

Klobuchar steps up hits on Buttigieg with Iowa vote looming

CENTERVILLE, Iowa — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has argued for weeks that Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of a small Indiana city, doesn't have enough expe...
5:05 21 December 2021

Twin Metals Minnesota files formal mine plan with regulators

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Twin Metals Minnesota formally submitted a plan to regulators Wednesday for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeaste...
16:17 18 December 2021

ON Football: A how-to guide to getting to the Super Bowl

With eight of the 12 postseason berths already occupied, it's time to look at who the other four might be. And what all of them need to go deep into J...
7:38 18 December 2021