The Minnesota Opera commissioned and premiered Kevin Puts' "Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts," which tells the story of a World War I cease fire. St. Paul-based Graywolf Press published Tracy K. Smith's poetry collection "Life on Mars," which was also a Pulitzer winner.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects
Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.
'Affordable' Opera aims to change perceptions
You won’t see any tuxedo-clad audience members at the Mill City Summer Opera — you’re much more likely to see folks in shorts with a glass of wine and a sandwich from caterers, according to the organization behind the production. Tickets start at $25.
Duluth opera under fire for staging 'Pocahontas' with no American Indians in lead roles
The director of the Duluth Festival Opera says auditions failed to generate interesting among native opera performers, but a critic says the opera just didn't try hard enough and that it's unacceptable to cast the story of a young American Indian woman with non-natives in the principal cast.
Former U of M educators win Nobel Prize in economics
Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims were selected for their research into why economies respond the way they do to intervention by central banks or other government authorities.
Former Pioneer Press reporter, 'Friday Night' author chronicles 'Father's Day'
"Friday Night Lights" author and former St. Paul Pioneer Press reporter H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger is getting personal with his latest book. "Father's Day" chronicles Bissinger's road trip with his disabled son in 2007, which covered 3,500 miles in 12 days.
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