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Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
New view of achievement gap: Lawsuit spurs Twin Cities superintendents to change their approach to improving education equity
Motorcycle rider dies after crashing into ditch near McIntosh, Minn.
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
Cook moves closer to being starter
Lumberjack Scramble held at BTCC
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
William J. Sliney
Julia Rose Jones
Anna "Ann" Prince
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
August 6, 2017
The iconic symbol of the wilderness
RED WING, Minn. — Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is considered a symbol of wilderness. Its unique call, heard day or night,...
August 6, 2017 - 7:25am
July 19, 2017
Minnesota United, Houston play to scoreless draw
MINNEAPOLIS—Houston dominated the statistics everywhere but the scoreboard as the Dynamo and Minnesota United FC played to a scoreless...
July 19, 2017 - 10:10pm
June 21, 2017
Rookie scores winning goal in Minnesota United win over Portland
MINNEAPOLIS—Minnesota United continues to raise its level of play at TCF Bank Stadium. Rookie Abu Danladi scored the winning goal in the 64th minute to propel the Loons to a 3-2 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday in a Major League Soccer match. United (5-9-2) had...
June 21, 2017 - 10:07pm
June 15, 2017
United falls 4-0 to Sporting Kansas City in U.S. Open Cup
KANSAS CITY -- For 40 minutes, Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath was satisfied with how his reserve-filled lineup fought against Sporting Kansas...
June 15, 2017 - 11:06am
May 12, 2017
Toronto offers Loons 'biggest challenge'
MINNEAPOLIS — Veteran midfielder Sam Cronin put rookie striker Abu Danladi in a headlock at midfield after Minnesota United beat Kansas City...
May 12, 2017 - 7:27pm
May 11, 2017
United's Johan Venegas back at practice after time off to clear his head
ST. PAUL — Minnesota United's Johan Venegas allowed frustration over his lackluster play in recent games affect his level of training this...
May 11, 2017 - 7:36pm
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Enjoying the company of loons
A few mornings ago I enjoyed a solo paddle around Assawa Lake, the little shallow lake behind my house. Ringed in cattails with a broad sedge...
May 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 9, 2017
United climbs from basement of MLS rankings
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota United began its inaugural Major League Soccer season ranked among the league's worst teams. Sports Illustrated, mlssoccer.com,...
May 9, 2017 - 7:23pm
April 11, 2017
United 'getting better' but continues second-half slump in Dallas defeat
MINNEAPOLIS — While Minnesota United ended its five-game skid of conceding early goals on Saturday, the Loons restarted another bad trend in...
April 11, 2017 - 8:47pm
April 8, 2017
Dallas shuts out Minnesota United
DALLAS — Javier Morales and Michael Barrios scored goals six minutes apart in the middle of the match as FC Dallas returned to MLS play...
April 8, 2017 - 10:03pm
April 7, 2017
Christian 'Superman' Ramirez garnering national attention with Loons
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota United striker Christian Ramirez cites increased strength, improved technique and film study for the four goals he...
April 7, 2017 - 9:24pm
April 4, 2017
Newcomers Cronin, Burch get to work on fixing Loons' defense
BLAINE, Minn. — Minnesota United additions Sam Cronin and Marc Burch hit the ground running during their first training session with their...
April 4, 2017 - 8:17pm
April 1, 2017
Minnesota United claims first MLS win
MINNEAPOLIS — Christian Ramirez scored twice in a 10-minute span of the second half, but Minnesota United FC's suddenly surprising defense...
April 1, 2017 - 9:35pm
May 4, 2014
BLANE KLEMEK: The haunting language of the loon
I observed my first loon of 2014 on April 16 near Detroit Lakes. Actually, it was the voice that I "saw" first — its laughing call coming from somewhere overhead as I searched the sky for my first glimpse. There are not many sounds in nature that stirs me more than the cry...
May 4, 2014 - 6:22am
July 18, 2013
Researchers study state loon population
By Dan Gunderson Minnesota Public Radio News On South Turtle Lake, Minn. – How do you sneak up on a loon? That’s the question this...
July 18, 2013 - 3:24pm