As students return to campus, college health officials are trading popular handouts of coupons and credit cards for ear plugs and sleep shades. The Huffington Post reports studies find that students who get enough sleep average a full letter grade higher than those who don't.
Storms leave wreckage, flooding, tens of thousands without power
Record levels of rain and 80 mph winds caused havoc in the metro.
LIVE UPDATES: Dangerous storms move through Twin Cities
We'll have live updates as the storms move through the metro.
Tornado watch issued in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
The watch will remain in place until midnight.
Wild fox in Minnesota tests positive for highly contagious avian flu
This is the first confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a wild mammal in the state, the Department of Natural Resources said.
New COVID-19 testing site in St. Paul; 3 others to close as cases rise
Testing sites in Stillwater, Hutchinson, and St. Paul are closing as part of moves to adjust testing resources.
Charges: South St. Paul teen killed during apparent marijuana sale
The individual accused of killing Skelley is a 17-year-old from St. Paul.
Anthony Edwards among NBA stars in Adam Sandler's Netflix film, 'Hustle'
The Timberwolves point guard stars alongside other NBA players LeBron James, Trae Young, Juancho Hernangomez and more.
Armed man found barricaded inside Brooklyn Park home, negotiators on scene
An active police presence remains in the area as negotiators speak with the suspect.
17-year-old South St. Paul homicide victim is identified
The medical examiner determined that Skelley died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Tornado watch issued in Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska
Severe storms are expected to push into southwest Minnesota this afternoon.
Macalester student from France struck by SUV dies of injuries
A 19-year-old Macalester College student from France, who was hit by a sport utility vehicle in St. Paul last week, has died from her injuries. Cleo Louise Marie Thiberge had been in St. Paul only about a day when she was struck at the intersection of Hamline and Grand avenues.
The best Twin Cities bars with student discounts
It's back to school time for Minnesota college students and that means socializing on a budget. Luckily, Minneapolis and St. Paul offer solutions for young adults that are strapped for cash. WCCO-TV has a list of the best bars with a "college night."
Kline sits at center of national student loan debate
As chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Rep. John Kline has challenged President Obama every turn. But it's his stance on Stafford Loans for college students, which could double on July 1, that has sparked a national debate. The Star Tribune looks at how this debate is reverberating across the Minnesota and the nation.
St. Mary's student graduates despite cancer battle
Classes can overwhelm many college students, but Michael Mockler juggled his courses with chemotherapy as he battled brain cancer. The student at Saint Mary's University in Winona is set to graduate today.
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