The encroaching wildfires from Canada continue to threaten the borders of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and worsen air quality throughout the state, with state pollution officials extending an air quality alert to most of the state through Thursday morning.
A shortage of oilfield workers is threatening the North Dakota petroleum industry's continuing recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, according to the state's mineral resources director in releasing anemic gains in oil output for May.
Maria Douglas Reeve has been promoted to editor of the Houston Chronicle after serving as managing editor of the Texas newspaper for about 20 months, owner Hearst Corp. announced. Reeve came to the Chronicle in November 2019 after serving in various roles with the Star Tribune, the last as assistant managing editor for news.
Twins catcher Mitch Garver proved he's ready for full-time action on Monday by hitting long home runs on Monday, so he's right back near the top of the lineup tonight, hitting out of the No. 2 hole.
Gophers men's basketball coach Ben Johnson's first summer recruiting as a head coach has been a huge balancing act: Not only have the Gophers focused heavily on the 2022 class, but they're not done searching for players for this season.
Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson are always open to new ways of commemorating their famous Hail Mary touchdown that gave the Dallas Cowboys a playoff victory over the Minnesota Vikings in 1975. Now they are part of a sale of a nonfungible token, or NFT, through Dallas-based Heritage Auctions on Aug. 21-22 with a starting bid of $20,000.
The Hennepin County Board approved $10 million in federal funds to expand initiatives aimed at eliminating the digital divide.
In Tokyo, we're likely in for earnestness and illogic from an Olympic host city, Jim Souhan writes.
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