MINNEAPOLIS — The Twin Cities big-game hunter who killed a much-beloved lion in Zimbabwe during what has been called a poaching expedition ended several weeks of silence Sunday and said he will resume his Bloomington, Minn., dental practice this morning in hopes of getting his professional and personal life back on track. Walter J.
By Paul Walsh Star Tribune A 60-year-old woman who was found outside her home in northwestern Minnesota with her head on fire has died in
By Christopher Snowbeck / Minneapolis Star Tribune Major changes with the federal Affordable Care Act boosted earnings for Minnesota's nonprofit health insurers in 2014. The health plans collectively posted operating income last year of about $229.4 million on $23.7 billion in revenue, for an operating margin of just under 1 percent, according to figures released Wednesday. It was the
Paul Walsh/Minneapolis Star Tribune Minnetonka-based Rapala has recalled 3,000 ice augers because the trigger could malfunction and leave the unit running, federal officials said. The recall announced by the U.S.
By Doug Smith / Star Tribune The overabundance of small, hammer-handle-size northerns, which plagues many Minnesota lakes and annoys anglers, could be curtailed under a landmark proposal now being considered by the Department of Natural Resources. If approved, it would be the biggest change to northern pike regulations in more than 65 years.
By Jennifer Brooks/Minneapolis Star Tribune For Christmas this year, ice fishermen in Ely can get the gift of beer, delivered right to the door of their ice houses. Safe Ride,...
By Tim Harlow/Minneapolis Star Tribune Minnesota teenagers are encountering gridlock as they rush to finish behind-the-wheel training before new statewide driver’s license rules requiring more practice time take effect Jan. 1. Some driving schools are so jammed with appointments that instructors are working seven days a week. Students who don’t complete training by Dec. 31 will have to follow new state rules that increase the time they must practice driving with a licensed adult by 10-20 hours.