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The small Dakota County town confronts threats to its tap water as well as the Cannon River.
Judge finds that treating someone like a relative isn't enough for them to inherit an estate when no will was left.
Public input will be taken at November open houses.
Group says reform is needed for too-big agency.
District Judge Kevin Eide said he would make a decision soon about heirship claims.
The large suburb's 55 sites are starting to show their age.
Roughly 8,000 residents in the region are without, with one man paying $1,000 per month.
It appears that the late Duane Nelson was not Prince's biological brother after all. But attorneys for Duane's progeny are arguing that under Minnesota law,…
Bryan Reichel's attorneys said he was duped by shark investors who ousted him from the company he started.
After years of watching the Twin Cities' affordable housing market grow increasingly tight, a group of affordable housing advocates, nonprofits and private companies has decided…
The bus rapid transit line took another hit as Dakota County objected to the regional board's plans.
It has spent $140 million on park system over the past decade, but is now working to boost visits.
Dakota County officials are exploring whether they can stop contributing money to the Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB), an unprecedented move that could jeopardize regional…
Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide will decide whether hearings can be recorded on a case-by-case basis.
The theater is trying to recoup expenses related to its 40th anniversary gala, which had been planned for May 14 at Paisley Park.
The south metro project will supply Black Dog Power Plant.
After traveling more than 1,000 miles, five frozen bison embryos arrived in Minnesota by airplane last week. Hours after arriving, they were implanted in the Minnesota Zoo's four bison cows. If all goes according to plan, there will be bison calves at the zoo next spring.
Much-needed fixes to the century-old Byllesby Dam are among the millions of dollars' worth of projects put on hold.
Three police officers involved in Sunday’s fatal shooting in Eagan were not wearing body cameras, though footage may have been taken on a dashboard camera…
The former officer is claiming a violation of First Amendment rights over police media policy.
Dakota County has joined a federal initiative to better manage crises.
In Watkins, population 1,000, nearly 1,000 people attended a vigil for Alayna Ert on Tuesday evening.
Larry Stanger is on leave and may face a city investigation.
Ex-wife Manuela Testolini has 30 days to object to certain documents being made public.
In childhood photos, Burt Sagawa is the one looking away from the camera. His siblings have their eyes trained straight ahead, but his are somewhere…
After being placed on paid administrative leave this spring amid criminal allegations, the Inver Grove Heights police chief will not face charges.Scott County officials conducted…
Sachin Isaacs defeated six others in a special election on Tuesday.
A Carver County judge ruled Thursday that the estate's special administrator can begin selling off some of the late musician's property.
He was convicted of two felonies after causing a crash that killed a man in Lakeville.
The issue of whether Prince and Duane Nelson shared a father has become a multimillion-dollar question in the musician's estate case.
After decades of poisonous relations between the state and the landowner, the federal agency will oversee the cleanup.
A state legislator, an accountant and an environmental activist are vying for a spot on the Dakota County Board. But first, Joe Atkins, Greg Buck…
State and landowner have disagreed on who should clean up closed Burnsville site.
A group of media organizations is pushing for increased access to court hearings and documents involving the late megastar's multi-million-dollar estate.
Judge Rex Stacey has faced past censure over actions on bench.
The city may implement "quiet zones" at up to seven railroad crossings as it redevelops areas.
Crystal Spring was arrested May 19 after witnessing someone else's arrest.
A residential treatment center in Burnsville has won approval to house two more clients than the city allows, but it now faces restrictions that had…
Facing a new state requirement to allow tiny trailers on residential lots, many cities are saying no.
50th year may be the last for the suburb's popular July 4th event.
He looks to turn vacant West St. Paul building into youth homeless shelter.
Deal means the Grannis family property will be preserved indefinitely.
Reporters will be allowed to cover the hearing, but no audio or visual recording or sketch artists will be allowed.
Dakota County objected that it was paying too much into the regional body, which funds transit projects including light-rail and bus rapid transit, and wasn't getting enough back.
Dakota County commissioners say they're putting in more than they're getting back.
It’s the beginning of the end of an era. As long as Apple Valley has existed — and even before, when it was tiny Lebanon…
The half-century-old institution on Hwy. 52 in Hampton, is facing a $3,500 fine for having 14- and 15-year-olds work more than state laws allow.
The special administrator will be allowed to hire entertainment industry experts to help maximize the value of Prince's estate.
In the works for years, the tract in Inver Grove Heights would be protected as a nature preserve.
Dakota County parks officials are trying to get more people to recycle, whether they’re hiking for an afternoon, renting a park facility for an evening…
Renovations at 339-unit complex are forcing renters to either move out or pay more.
Bremer Trust, which is handling Prince's estate, will be responsible for preserving the paintings, photographs, signs and other tributes collected.
The latest — and last — members of Prince's ever-evolving, elusive inner circle face a firestorm of questions about his apparent illnesses and sudden demise.
Mark Ulfers will receive a $115,000 settlement.
With the approval of most of Prince's siblings, a Carver County judge Monday confirmed the appointment of Bremer Trust, National Association as special administrator to manage the late musician's assets.
The order followed an informal hearing via conference call.
Needs are rising despite a dip in statewide figures.
Entertained by some of the local music scene's biggest names. the crowd sang and danced at downtown party Thursday night.
Officials shared memories of the music legend.
The decision came two weeks after zoning changes for an Islamic community center were denied.
The first time Phil Jenni saw the land, it was just a satellite image on a computer screen. Still, he could see the potential —…
Justices hear live arguments as Lakeville North students listen and learn.
Panel rejects a zoning change that would have allowed Madina Community Center continue operating.
Lakeville man contended he acted in self-defense against sexual assault.
Dennis Erickson's collection of 30,000 model cars, the product of a six-decade habit, covered nearly every surface in his home.
Most of the charges were dropped against Jason Bartholomay in plea bargain.
Amid burgeoning population growth, officials appeal for help.
County Board committee approves plan to construct a second natural gas pipeline through regional park.
SkimStop program checks gas pumps for tampering.
The store is arguing that an ordinance limiting any sales of sexually explicit DVDs is unconstitutional.
One will provide walking-distance access to the Heart of the City in the downtown area.
At the intersection of Pilot Knob and Wescott roads in Eagan, the city’s old town hall shines bright white in the winter sun. Cedar…
Baby boomers want to age in their own homes, but most suburbs weren't built with older adults in mind.
Officials from four suburban counties want to change how the regional planning agency is run.
Locals are worried a gas line through Lebanon Hills will disrupt the natural space.
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