State & Regional

Dayton renews call for water-quality funds

ST. PAUL — In declaring this week Water Action Week in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton showed Monday he isn’t letting up on his push to ... Read more

Dry weather lets Minn. farmers begin planting

ST. PAUL — Warm and dry conditions in the past week have allowed Minnesota farmers to begin planting in earnest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ... Read more

Trump, Clinton look for wins on home turf in New York

NEW YORK — Competing on home turf, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hoped to emerge victorious from today’s primaries in New York, contests ... Read more

Freddie Gray, 1 year later: What has changed in Baltimore?

BALTIMORE —  When Freddie Gray died April 19, 2015, and riots erupted, Baltimore and its residents were forced to confront issues that had plagued them ... Read more

Cold rice balls, no flush toilets at quake-hit Japan shelter

MINAMIASO, Japan — In this mountainous Japanese town known for its hot springs, prized beef and Jersey milk cows, more than 2,000 people have taken ... Read more