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Latest moves point at currency trouble at Wells Fargo | Twin Cities Latest moves point at currency trouble at Wells Fargo
Three high-level foreign exchange executives and a currency trader have left Wells Fargo, the bank that has been through several investigations after a scandal over millions of fake accounts and another over auto insurance practices. Wells Fargo confirmed Friday that the employees from the investment bank side of the business were no longer with the […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Motorcycle crashes in Lino Lakes, North Branch leave 1 dead, another critically injured | Twin Cities Motorcycle crashes in Lino Lakes, North Branch leave 1 dead, another critically injured
A crash killed a motorcyclist, injured the driver of a vehicle and started a grass fire in Lino Lakes on Friday. On Thursday, a motorcyclist crashed into a combine in North Branch and was critically injured. Lino Lakes police and firefighters responded about 2:15 p.m. Friday to a crash between a motorcycle and vehicle at […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Wild lose to Jets on Blake Wheeler’s 200th NHL goal | Twin Cities Wild lose to Jets on Blake Wheeler’s 200th NHL goal
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Wild and Winnipeg Jets went blow for blow Friday night at Bell MTS Place as the Central Division foes exchanged outbursts of offense for 60 minutes. That is, until a Minnesota-born-and-bred hockey star broke the Wild’s backs with a milestone marker. Blake Wheeler, a Plymouth native and former Gopher, drove to the net […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Jeff Teague will close games ’99 percent of the time’ for Timberwolves, Thibodeau says | Twin Cities Jeff Teague will close games ’99 percent of the time’ for Timberwolves, Thibodeau says
The talk after Minnesota’s season-opening loss to San Antonio on Wednesday wasn’t about who started but rather who finished. Tyus Jones played the entire fourth quarter, while starting point guard Jeff Teague sat the bench. Don’t expect that to be the norm, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau said. “Ninety-nine percent of the time, Jeff will be […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Gophers down Minnesota Duluth 4-1 in women’s hockey | Twin Cities Gophers down Minnesota Duluth 4-1 in women’s hockey
Caitlin Reilly had two goals and an assist and Sidney Peters made 35 saves as the No. 7-ranked Gophers women’s hockey team defeated No. 8 Minnesota Duluth 4-1 Friday in Duluth, Minn. Minnesota (4-2-1, 3-1-1-0 WCHA) led 2-0 after two periods before the teams combined for three goals in the third period. Cara Piazza and Taylor Wente also scored for […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Gophers extend unbeaten streak over North Dakota to seven games | Twin Cities Gophers extend unbeaten streak over North Dakota to seven games
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After waiting six seasons, the University of North Dakota hockey team finally hosted its biggest rival, Minnesota, in Ralph Engelstad Arena again. So the venue was different. Everything else was the same. Minnesota extended its unbeaten streak over UND to seven games Friday night, stealing another game in which the Fighting […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Murphy: Timberwolves do just enough to win memorable home opener | Twin Cities Murphy: Timberwolves do just enough to win memorable home opener
Minnesota basketball fans came to the Timberwolves’ sparkling lair Friday night hoping to christen a memorable season, and they were treated to a fourth-quarter barnburner they won’t soon forget. Woe and two was no way to treat a tormented base that has had to choke down more patience over the past decade-plus than Job. Not […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Social media lesson: Forest Lake students share dragon-wings photos to inspire, not cut down others | Twin Cities Social media lesson: Forest Lake students share dragon-wings photos to inspire, not cut down others
The mascot of a Forest Lake charter school is the dragon, so why not make dragon wings? That’s what teacher Ann Jacobs envisioned, inspired by the “What Lifts You” project of artist Kelsey Montague. Montague has painted large wings on walls in New York City and elsewhere and encourages people to pose with them and share the […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
St. Paul police investigating fatal shooting in Frogtown | Twin Cities St. Paul police investigating fatal shooting in Frogtown
A shooting in St. Paul early Saturday morning left one person dead, police said. The homicide occurred in the area of Lafond Avenue and Dale Street in the Frogtown neighborhood. Police said they would be providing additional information later on Saturday. The homicide is the 18th of the year in St. Paul.
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Stillwater theater effort at old Zephyr depot is gaining steam | Twin Cities Stillwater theater effort at old Zephyr depot is gaining steam
For a theater space that hasn’t opened yet, the future home of the Zephyr Theatre in downtown Stillwater is sure getting a lot of use. Last week’s calendar of events included a book launch on Sunday, a black-and-white movie classic for teens on Monday, and a wine-tasting and direct-selling event on Tuesday. “We’ve had thousands […]
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
St. Paul’s fire chief says he’ll step down, will stay on at department | Twin Cities St. Paul’s fire chief says he’ll step down, will stay on at department
Tim Butler, who has been St. Paul’s fire chief for a decade, announced Saturday he will step down from the department’s helm. He wants to keep working at the fire department, but in a lesser role.
Twin Cities | October 21, 2017
Did Russians try to exploit Philando Castile shooting protests? Report suggests yes | Twin Cities Did Russians try to exploit Philando Castile shooting protests? Report suggests yes
An online campaign with reported ties to Russian counterintelligence tried to exploit Twin Cities tensions in the wake of the police killing of Philando Castile, according to a media report.
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, including a fatal one | Twin Cities Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, including a fatal one
DES MOINES, Iowa — Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. After his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumor. For a week, Dan and DeAnna Gabriele thought their son was dying until […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Vikings QB Case Keenum to start Sunday with Bradford again out | Twin Cities Vikings QB Case Keenum to start Sunday with Bradford again out
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Case Keenum again will start Sunday against Baltimore with Sam Bradford being ruled out for the fifth time in the past six games. Bradford, who has a left knee injury, has not played or practiced since Oct. 9 at Chicago, when he was ineffective and removed in the […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Voter Guide: Ward 1 | The Journal Voter Guide: Ward 1
Ward 1 Ward 1 includes much of Northeast Minneapolis, from the Columbia Park and Waite Park neighborhoods in the north to the Mid-City Industrial and Como neighborhoods south of Interstate 35W. Incumbent Kevin Reich seeks a third term as the City Council’s leader on the East Side. Reich ran for office following several years leading […]
The Journal | October 20, 2017
Voter Guide: Park Board | The Journal Voter Guide: Park Board
District 1 The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s District 1 takes up all of the city east of the Mississippi River, stretching across Northeast to Southeast Minneapolis. Three general political newcomers are vying for the seat left vacant by incumbent Liz Wielinski, who dropped out of the race after not clinching the DFL nomination earlier […]
The Journal | October 20, 2017
After 24 years as KARE 11’s morning anchor, station and Kim Insley are ‘parting ways’ | Twin Cities After 24 years as KARE 11’s morning anchor, station and Kim Insley are ‘parting ways’
Longtime KARE 11 Sunrise anchor Kim Insley said Friday she is no longer with the television station, but she has big aspirations. “I am beyond excited to say that I am already working on some projects that I hope will benefit this community,” Insley said in a video posted on Facebook. “I’ve had a career […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Jamal Crawford saves the day in Timberwolves’ win over Utah | Twin Cities Jamal Crawford saves the day in Timberwolves’ win over Utah
Tom Thibodeau said these games would come, the days where Jamal Crawford, one of Minnesota’s many veteran signings this offseason, would win the Timberwolves a game with one scoring burst. The Wolves coach probably just didn’t expect it to be so early in the season. Crawford didn’t score through three quarters Friday night. In the […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Bob Dylan brought them together: ‘He truly changed my life and he created my family’ | Twin Cities Bob Dylan brought them together: ‘He truly changed my life and he created my family’
Matt Steichen and Jennifer Schneider met in 2004 in front of the stage at a Bob Dylan concert in Rochester. Matt, who was living in rural Iowa at the time, caught Dylan the night before in Des Moines and drove straight to Rochester where he slept on the pavement to ensure he’d be first in […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Pioneer Press Big Ten football picks: Week 8 | Twin Cities Pioneer Press Big Ten football picks: Week 8
Gophers beat reporter Andy Greder picks Saturday’s games: IOWA at NORTHWESTERN, 11 a.m., ESPN2 Both the Hawkeyes and Wildcats need a win to avoid a 1-3 start in Big Ten play. I’m not sure either of them really deserve the boost, though. Iowa, 17-14 PURDUE at RUTGERS, 11 a.m., BTN The Boilermakers hung tough at […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Points could be hard to come by when Vikings meet Ravens on Sunday | Twin Cities Points could be hard to come by when Vikings meet Ravens on Sunday
BALTIMORE RAVENS (3-3) AT VIKINGS (4-2) ·     Kickoff: Noon Sunday ·     Where: U.S. Bank Stadium ·     TV: WCCO-Ch. 4; Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl ·     Radio: KFXN-FM 100.3; Paul Allen, Pete Bercich, Greg Coleman ·     Series: 
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Is Ricky Rubio trying to win breakup with Timberwolves? Sure looks like it | Twin Cities Is Ricky Rubio trying to win breakup with Timberwolves? Sure looks like it
Traded by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the offseason, new Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio looks very much like someone who’s trying to win the breakup. He doesn’t look or sound like the soft-spoken, baby-face star Twin Cities fans grew to love over the past six years. Instead, the 26-year-old Spaniard returned to Minnesota rocking a […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Suspect in killing of Mendota Heights office worker charged with first-degree murder | Twin Cities Suspect in killing of Mendota Heights office worker charged with first-degree murder
A Dakota County grand jury indictment has led to upgraded murder charges against Lucifer Nguyen, the man accused of fatally shooting a Maplewood woman in July while fleeing police in Mendota Heights. Nguyen, 44, of New Hope, was indicted Friday on two counts of first-degree murder-premeditated and while committing aggravated robbery in the July 29 […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Vikings’ Anthony Barr: ‘By no means was I trying to take out Aaron Rodgers’ | Twin Cities Vikings’ Anthony Barr: ‘By no means was I trying to take out Aaron Rodgers’
After a week in which Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy, Packers players and others took shots at Anthony Barr, he finally had his say. The Vikings linebacker, whose first-quarter hit last Sunday broke star quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ collarbone, was himself knocked out of that game with a second-quarter concussion. Because he was in the NFL’s […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Sainted: You made a lifetime memory for our girls, officers | Twin Cities Sainted: You made a lifetime memory for our girls, officers
Sainted A big Sainted and thank you to St. Paul police officers Mark McGinn and Benji Lehner and Sgt. Mike McGinn, who took 30 St. Paul Harding girls soccer players to the University of Minnesota women’s soccer game vs. Indiana on Oct. 6. The players all had a wonderful time interacting with the officers and […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Wild’s Marcus Foligno won’t change the way he plays … or fights | Twin Cities Wild’s Marcus Foligno won’t change the way he plays … or fights
Wild tough guy Marcus Foligno has been told he hits like a truck. Well, he looks like he got hit by a truck after a fight with Chicago Blackhawks winger John Hayden last week.   “It was a good haymaker that came from way downtown,” Foligno said. “It wasn’t going to keep me down. I popped […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
University of Minnesota names new dean of med school | Twin Cities University of Minnesota names new dean of med school
The University of Minnesota is hiring from within for its next medical school dean. President Eric Kaler on Friday named Jakub Tolar as dean. He replaces Brooks Jackson, who on Monday was named dean of the University of Iowa’s medical school. Tolar, 51, completed medical school in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and began studying at the University […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Minneapolis cop charged with threatening to shoot sister-in-law in St. Paul | Twin Cities Minneapolis cop charged with threatening to shoot sister-in-law in St. Paul
A Minneapolis police officer threatened to hide in the bushes and shoot his sister-in-law, authorities say. James John Lopez, 55, was charged Friday with one count of felony-level threats of violence, according to the criminal complaint filed against him in Ramsey County District Court. Lopez, who lives in St. Paul, works for the Minneapolis police […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Gophers to play Indiana on a Friday night next season | Twin Cities Gophers to play Indiana on a Friday night next season
The Big Ten introduced Friday night football games in 2017, and the Gophers will play one next season. Minnesota’s game against Indiana was moved from Saturday to Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, the league announced. This will be the first time the Hoosiers will play at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota State High School League director Dave […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Bloomington mosque vandalized months after fire bomb | Twin Cities Bloomington mosque vandalized months after fire bomb
Just two and a half months after it was fire-bombed, the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington was vandalized and possibly burglarized Friday morning. Two men approached the mosque between 2 and 3 a.m. Friday morning, according to the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Video from security cameras shows the men […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Woman found on fire in Duluth, is in critical condition | Twin Cities Woman found on fire in Duluth, is in critical condition
DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth police are investigating after a woman was found on fire near the Lake Superior College Fire Training Center. Authorities say the woman suffered severe, life-threatening burns and was taken to a Duluth hospital where she’s in critical condition. Lake Superior College officials tell WDIO-TV the 24-year-old woman was not a student […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Illinois man charged with fatally shooting St. Paul man in strip club parking lot | Twin Cities Illinois man charged with fatally shooting St. Paul man in strip club parking lot
An Illinois man is accused of gunning down a 37-year-old father found dead in the parking lot of the Lamplighter Lounge in St. Paul late last month. Peter Devonn Crosby, 35, was charged Friday with one count of second-degree murder in the death of Ja’uan Love, according to the criminal complaint filed against him in […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Voter Guide: Ward 7 | The Journal Voter Guide: Ward 7
In the most competitive 7th Ward race in years, three candidates are calling for a change to Council Member Lisa Goodman’s long-held seat, while Goodman is emphasizing her experience and reputation for effectiveness. Challengers have made council member outreach a central issue in the campaign: Janne Flisrand wants to see more inclusion of renters and […]
The Journal | October 20, 2017
Voter Guide: Ward 6 | The Journal Voter Guide: Ward 6
DFLer Abdi Warsame became the first Somali-American city council member in the U.S. when he was elected in 2013. This year, he faces a serious challenge from another Somali-American, Mohamud Noor. Noor is a former Minneapolis School Board member and candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives. He criticized Warsame for not representing all Ward […]
The Journal | October 20, 2017
Voter Guide: Ward 3 | The Journal Voter Guide: Ward 3
The Ward 3 race features four candidates from three political parties, all of who come at the campaign from different backgrounds. Tim Bildsoe was the final candidate to enter the race when announced his candidacy in June. The former 16-year Plymouth City Council member moved to the North Loop two years ago and was spurred […]
The Journal | October 20, 2017
Vikings QB Sam Bradford again sits out practice, Case Keenum expected to start | Twin Cities Vikings QB Sam Bradford again sits out practice, Case Keenum expected to start
Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford again did not practice Friday, putting Case Keenum in position to start Sunday against Baltimore at U.S. Bank Stadium. Bradford is expected to miss his fifth game out of the past six with a knee injury. He has not played since Oct. 9 at Chicago, when he was ineffective and removed […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
A Gophers-UND rivalry? All you have to do is YouTube, says Don Lucia | Twin Cities A Gophers-UND rivalry? All you have to do is YouTube, says Don Lucia
Minnesota coach Don Lucia was asked Wednesday at his weekly press conference about the history of the rivalry between UND and Minnesota. “All you’ve got to do is YouTube,” Lucia said, “and you can see some interesting stuff that went on between the games — a few gloves on the ice, some interesting handshake lines, maybe […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Former Mrs. America sentenced for Macy’s price tag switching scheme | Twin Cities Former Mrs. America sentenced for Macy’s price tag switching scheme
A former Mrs. America from Minnesota convicted of switching price tags on expensive clothes has been sentenced to two years of probation and 10 days of community service. A Hennepin County District Court jury in August convicted 51-year-old Jennifer Kline, of Wayzata, on one felony count of theft by swindle in the November 2015 case. […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
It’s no flight of fancy when Minnesota United FC hits the road | Twin Cities It’s no flight of fancy when Minnesota United FC hits the road
Minnesota United players didn’t wear special glasses to gaze at the sky when the solar eclipse captivated the nation on Aug. 21. As the rare celestial event traveled coast to coast for the first time in nearly a century, the Major League Soccer players were mired in the boring, constricted routines of standard air travel, […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017
Gophers’ Thomas Barber honed aggressive football skills on the ice | Twin Cities Gophers’ Thomas Barber honed aggressive football skills on the ice
When Thomas Barber delivered crushing checks for the Robbinsdale Armstrong High School hockey team, his coach Dan Charleston would look apologetically at the other bench. “Thomas would hit guys so hard,” Charleston recalled. “He hit a kid so hard one time that his forehead split open.” Barber wasn’t a goon on skates. The forward would […]
Twin Cities | October 20, 2017