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The name change, approved by the DNR today, now has to be approved by the federal government. The department's decision follows resolutions passed by the Hennepin County Board and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
Watershed officials said the city didn't follow a Big Island preservation plan.
Emergency management director spoke to lawmakers about the area's response after several incidents in recent years.
The issue came up as the County Board was briefed on events and security.
The lake's name is already in the process of changing to Bde Maka Ska.
Former Richfield Mayor Debbie Goettel said she inherited an office that needed costly repairs.
His uncertain job status stemmed from sex harassment, which was focus of message.
Saturday hours added; prepay benefits unclear.
The newly passed tax law gives homeowners an incentive to prepay 2018 property taxes so they can deduct them under more favorable rules on their 2017 tax forms.
Judge orders all parties in clergy abuse case back to mediation.
Lawsuit claims the coffee shop's employees in Edina and Eden Prairie refused to serve him.
Mediator named to handle future disputes between heirs, manager.
The free tutoring has helped thousands of students since the program started in 1992.
Final Hennepin tax levy lower than initial September projection.
Navigator program connects at-risk owners to services.
Sheriff's Office would lose authority over the facility if the proposal passes.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is battling a move by the County Board to take control of the crime lab and potentially merge it with…
Chief Justice Lorie Gildea issued an order Tuesday denying the petitions of Darcell Gresham Johnston and Venita Jackson Leverette.
Decision to rename Lake Calhoun in Mpls. now goes to the DNR and a federal agency.
The county's Office to End Homelessness set a goal of 150 people; "We blew our housing goals out of the water," said an official.
Bank has filed documents countering claims by heirs that it has cost the estate millions.
In the latest in a long string of legal actions involving Prince's estate, his heirs are accusing Roc Nation of using a fraudulent contract to…
Much of the legislation he sponsored or guided helped to shape the state's stance on campaign finance limits, the law permitting health maintenance organizations and more.
Court petition accuses Comerica of costing star's estate millions of dollars.
Leaders of a Bloomington mosque where a bomb went off this summer say two burglars broke windows and entered the building early Friday.
Priorities are child protection, government efficiency, medical lab funding.
The Hennepin County Board hearing and its vote sometime before the end of the year are the next steps in the state-mandated process to change the name of a body of water.
Q: How did the renaming process begin? A: A petition with at least 15 signatures was given to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The…
J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet in St. Paul where Castile worked received $10,000
Mayor Dennis Walsh won the election by 225 votes.
Start date is January as County Board weighs in.
Two Hennepin County commissioners voted against the deal, calling it too costly.
A group of University of Minnesota students flocked to scout out Cooper at the recreation and fitness center on a rainy day last week. No,…
Changes will include a new boardwalk and band shell.
Controversy over change to Bde Maka Ska could be resolved next month.
Personnel, light rail and Thrivent building purchase are key reasons.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has said he anticipates making a decision by the end of the year.
Hennepin County and Minneapolis received $6M for prevention and cleanup of stubborn problem, and are using a prevention and outreach model in the hope of protecting children before they are poisoned.
Final vote on whether to buy the building will be held by the end of the month.
Twin Cities prices will climb another 10 cents a gallon this weekend, said Gail Weinholzer, director of public affairs for AAA in Minnesota, Iowa and North Dakota.
The Washburn branch of the Hennepin County Library, in south Minneapolis, will close Saturday for two months to enable workers to repair its roof and…
Hennepin County officials want to buy the landmark Thrivent Financial building in downtown Minneapolis for $55 million, an acquisition that would be one of the…
Last year, 35 select households decreased the amount of waste they produced by 20 percent.
They've all but disappeared, but county finds demand.
Colin Chisholm gets 4 more years after serving time for welfare fraud.
The St. Paul high school instructor was drafted by the New York Knicks in the 1950s.
Hennepin County coalition aims to find jobs, shelter for 150.
The songs were engineered by a Prince producer a decade ago.
The Wells Fargo Tower in Bloomington was temporarily evacuated because of fumes from construction. The 24-story building is located at 7900 Xerxes Av. S. Several…
Christine Funk, 31, who taught at Henry Sibley High School, had sex with the student three times in February, according to the criminal complaint.
After changing careers to join the Minneapolis Police Department in 2015, Mohamed Noor was lauded by the mayor and his fellow Somalis as a welcome…
The reduced scheduling will be a test run for when the Super Bowl comes to town.
The governor said he didn't expect backlash for naming training fund after Philando Castile.
Documents and video shed new details on Jamie J. Lewis' death last year.
More than 1,200 complaints were filed with the state's lawyer professional responsibility board in 2016.
For the first time in Minnesota history, half the state’s 10 judicial districts are headed by women judges, the latest example of the state beating…
19-year-old with autism injured by officer in 2015 now faces assault charges.
Three brothers who were high-level members of a multimillion dollar cellphone crime ring received lengthy federal prison sentences Friday. Kanan Mustafa, 40; Jamal Mustafa, 45;…
Two victims were being treated early Monday for non-critical injuries and one suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.
"We gave it our best shot, we really did," a solemn John Choi said.
Ultimately, juror Dennis Ploussard said, the prosecution didn't prove its case.
In closing arguments, a prosecutor painted Officer Jeronimo Yanez as someone whose testimony wasn't credible, arguing that Philando Castile "never reached for his gun, let alone put his hand on it."
As Minnesota cases climb, DEA releases safety guide on dangers of exposure to fentanyl, other synthetics.
Cool-down expected after a heat index of 100-plus.
The officer took the stand to defend his shooting of Philando Castile in a traffic stop. "I had no other choice. I was forced to engage Mr. Castile. He was not complying with my directions," Yanez said.
Four friends were robbed at gunpoint before the women were assaulted.
Rep. John Lesch, 44, who represents St. Paul and serves in the National Guard, is running for attorney general.
In a rare move, Barbara Lee is willing a portion of her estate to Hennepin County.
Judge issued emergency restraining order against man charged with having cache in his car.
Timothy Dorway will receive a five-year sentence for his plea.
The 38-year-old had recently been released from a civil commitment for mental health issues.
The goal is to find drunken drivers and add officers in trouble-prone areas of the city.
They hadn't seen him for weeks and were fearful of his past violent behavior.
More than 37,000 pages of investigative reports will be made public.
More than a year after Prince's death, a Carver County judge has officially determined that the musician's sister and five half-siblings are heirs to his massive fortune. Prince left no will.
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