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Alexis Bailly in Hastings, the state's first vineyard, and Next Chapter Winery in New Prague claim the ban protects the state's grape industry from competition.
Selling liquor on Sunday ended up costing the store a one-month suspension and a $2,000 fine.
Hennepin County wrongly included as not complying with law, Rich Stanek says.
Hennepin County Board, sheriff's office negotiate a new plan of attack.
Hundreds of parking meters and street signs from decades ago have been put up for sale.
The Stargate Nightclub in Maplewood closed permanently this week following a shooting that injured five people last month. The City Council already voted unanimously to…
Addicted inmates will be offered a prescription drug that lessens their cravings in hopes of focusing on their recovery once they're released.
Three-pronged approach to help victims and go after johns and pimps netted 27 arrests.
Bill Kuross, a tennis and squash star who helped coach Washburn High School to a city conference championship in football in the 1960s, was known as much for his approachability as for his skills on both field and court.
Trump's election spurred many to give time and money to social causes.
Hennepin County enlists range of allies to educate public on opioid deaths in a new yearlong initiative.
David Vanzo reported his mother dead hours after wheeling her into a bank.
New court filings reveal the extreme complexity involving the handling of the musician's estate.
A St. Louis Park attorney was indicted on charges of distributing child pornography. Ian Laurie, 48, of Maple Grove, used a peer-to-peer program to share…
The 20-year-old suspect, Joshua Ezeka, made a brief appearance in court, and a warrant was issued for the driver of the getaway car.
Officer Efrem Hamilton was relieved of duty following the incident.
Appeals judge says suspects can be compelled to give print, as with blood sample.
The Star Tribune moved to unseal the files after questioning whether they would shed light on why Prince was taking painkillers, any potential heirs, or the value of his estate.
The deputies worked more than 23,000 hours last year.
Filings in Carver County District Court raised questions of conflicts of interest in the management of the estate.
Four have lost more than 20 lbs. each after officials stopped delivering meals.
Instead of spraying a mist of Narcan into the nose, the applicator sends out a straight liquid stream, delaying the effectiveness by several hours.
A review of the case didn't uncover any significant new evidence, said County Attorney Mike Freeman.
The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted down a proposal Friday that would have changed how new drug sentences are determined. In August, new landmark drug…
Samuel McFarlane was released from jail just hours before he stole the vehicle on Christmas Eve, charges say.
Facing criminal charges, the couple ended their lives on a beach in Washington state
Ramsey has dealt out harsher sentences than Hennepin since 2011 Safe Harbor law.
Advocates say new, lesser sentences should apply to those already doing time.
They are semiannual and costly to organize but cleared thousands of cases last year.
Suspect ignored, fired shot at officers responding to a call.
At least a dozen people suffered injuries because of error-filled radiation plans.
Larry Stanger had been accused of tampering with an investigation.
Grant D. Hendrickson, 27, of Rosemount, killed Donald Hortsch and attempted to kill a 27-year-old man who was left paralyzed on Nov. 7.
The victim lived on his own; the suspect took only a clock and pocket watch.
Woodbury police are preparing to launch its body camera pilot project and seeking public input. Over the next 45 days, the city will hold a…
After 26 years, police rekindle the search for Christopher Kerze, and ask for hunters' help Up North.
A leading state official calls credit card skimming an emerging problem in Minnesota.
Ramsey County Judge William Leary rejected the state's claim that the coverage ban for those on medical assistance was because of budgetary constraints.
Phillips neighborhood residents and businesses use court watch to give judges impact statements before sentencings.
Motive still unclear in Monday's fatal shooting of 69-year-old man from Rosemount at a Dollar Tree store.
Police dispatch audio said one shot in the head, the other in the torso.
Deaf inmates' lawsuit prompts other jurisdictions to take a closer look at protocols.
Three metro counties sent 40 deputies for a week to assist in public safety.
The Minneapolis police officers involved in the November 2015 fatal shooting of Jamar Clark did not violate department policies and will not face discipline, according to Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau.
Advocates hope the new policy will be instituted statewide.
Metro counties team up with Wisconsin to curb the flow of opioids.
The new system will both cut costs and make life easier for those being released.
Some in law enforcement in Twin Cities hope charges against CEO will curb trafficking.
Police say that a man and a boy and girl in their early teens were shot and killed early this morning in south Minneapolis' Wenonah neighborhood, and that an adult female was wounded.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has turned over its investigation of the officer-involved fatal shooting of Philando Castile to the Ramsey County attorney's office for charging consideration.
30,000 drug deactivation pouches being distributed for in-house disposal of prescription opioids.
St. Cloud police chief William Blair Anderson said an off-duty officer from another jurisdiction confronted and killed the suspect. He said the suspect — who was dressed in a private security uniform — reportedly asked at least one victim whether they were Muslim before assaulting them, and referred to Allah during the attacks.
At stake is a $25.5M contract with facility's current operator.
Victim fought police after attacking man in building.
A 16-year-old girl was fatally run over by a man fleeing Minneapolis police in an SUV well after dark, authorities said Saturday. Police officers saw…
Danny Heinrich, a suspect in Jacob's disappearance 27 years ago, provided authorities with information about the location.
Two teenagers died in a car accident Saturday on a service road at the Renaissance Festival in Shakopee. The girls were driving on the gravel…
Young victims were children of the couple's friends
A high school student was charged Wednesday with causing serious injury to two innocent bystanders last May during an organized game of Nerf wars in…
Jeronimo Yanez and Joseph Kauser graduated together in 2010. Two years later, both wore the gun and badge for the St. Anthony Police Department — their first job in law enforcement.
The county attorney said practices need to be improved to avoid future tragedies.
On Thursday evening, two law enforcement officials stood watch at the quiet home of a St. Anthony police officer, less than 24 hours after Philando…
Judge admonished several people for their actions during the tense proceedings.
More sexual assaults, murders pushed the uptick, which came on heels of an unusual 2014.
The humane treatment of mentally ill inmates is highlighted at conference.
"The First 48" refused to give up behind-the-scenes footage.
The school leader suffered a concussion and head trauma from the attack.
The state law was created to prevent sexual predators from grooming victims. But the court found it too broad with the potential to chill speech protected by the First Amendment.
New court documents also ask for bail reduction and release conditions.
A crime-fighting tool until now kept under wraps by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is drawing both praise as a critical asset in the hunt for bad guys, but also concern in an era of growing surveillance.
Victim was robbed of bank card, taken to ATM and then assaulted in Riverside Park.
The 57-year-old musician died from the self-administered overdose of fentanyl, the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office said.
Authorities looked into whether Minneapolis police officers violated Clark's civil rights, and will release their report Wednesday.
J Robinson, the longtime, title-winning Gophers wrestling coach, is under investigation in a drug case involving members of his team.
Among the new details, the singer was given an IV treatment at a local hospital the day before he died, a source with knowledge of the investigation said.
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