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MLS expansion team in Cincinnati to open March 2 at Seattle

Dec. 20, 2018 12:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Expansion Cincinnati will play its first Major League Soccer match on March 2 at Seattle, then faces Portland for its home opener at Nippert Stadium on March 17. MLS announced home openers Thursday for all 24 teams Thursday. Allianz Field in St. Paul, the new home of Minnesota United, opens...

Finial swiped from conservatory dome returned, gift wrapped

Dec. 19, 2018 9:26 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A golden ball swiped from the top of the conservatory at St. Paul's Como Park has been returned, gift wrapped in a giant Christmas stocking. Officials say someone scaled the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory over the weekend and stole the finial from atop the building's dome, which is...

The Latest: Minnesota regulators reject attempt to stop line

Dec. 13, 2018 11:38 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota regulators taking one of their final looks at planned Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Minnesota regulators have rejected the latest attempt by environmental and tribal groups to stop Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its...

Dumba scores twice, Wild rout Canadiens 7-1

Dec. 11, 2018 11:49 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Reeling and banged up, the Minnesota Wild were eager to get back on home ice. They took out their recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Matt Dumba continued his high-scoring start with two goals, Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves and the Wild rebounded from a...

Men accused in mosque attack face federal trial in Minnesota

Dec. 11, 2018 6:21 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three members of an Illinois militia group accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque will have their federal cases consolidated for trial in Minnesota. Michael Hari, Michael McWhorter and Joe Morris were arrested in March in connection with last year's explosion at Dar Al-Farooq Islamic...

Key congressman optimistic about passing farm bill soon

Dec. 4, 2018 5:05 PM EST

SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A key congressional voice on agriculture, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, said Tuesday that he's optimistic that lawmakers can pass a new farm bill next week after a delay caused by the break for the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush. Peterson, the top...

Nazem Kadri scores winner, Maple Leafs beat Wild, 5-3

Dec. 1, 2018 10:59 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs keep winning, and they're adding another offensive player to the lineup. Nazem Kadri broke a tie with 3:20 to play and Zach Hyman scored twice in Toronto's 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night. Hyman added an empty-net goal in the final minute...

Man charged with crashing into gate at governor's residence

Nov. 26, 2018 4:52 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A motorist accused of crashing his SUV through the front gate of the Minnesota governor's residence told paramedics he was tired of dealing with "all the electricity under his skin." Clinton Leonard Fouquette was charged Monday with making terroristic threats and causing criminal...

Managed fired in dine-and-dash case weighing company offer

Nov. 20, 2018 7:36 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota restaurant manager who was fired after she refused to serve five black men believed to be repeat dine-and-dashers says she hasn't decided whether she'll accept the company's offer to give her job back. Dominique Moran tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that she had her...

Chipotle offers manager job back in St. Paul dine-and-dash

Nov. 19, 2018 6:43 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Chipotle said Monday that the company has offered a fired St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after receiving more information about an incident where employees refused to serve five black men and asked them to prove they could pay before taking their order. The company said in...