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The standoff started around 2:30 p.m. Friday, forcing neighbors to evacuate.
Student leaders pushed for the policy to be in place by the time freshmen arrive.
The council also approved a longer mayoral term and a switch to even-year elections.
It disputes Kaler's contention that the search process was incomplete.
John LaDue will be immediately moved from a juvenile facility to Waseca County Jail.
The Capital Improvement Program and Street Reconstruction Plan will play into the 2016 tax levy.
Bob Anderson gave up everything to chase a dream and a bird that had entranced him since childhood. After years of working at Minnesota-based 3M,…
Algae doesn’t deter people who swim and boat on Upper Prior Lake.
Brad Tabke had decided, with his wife, to seek only two terms as Shakopee mayor. But as the clock started to run out, he…
Shakopee Sand, which produces frac sand for the oil and gas industries, has been idled until further notice.
The growth is nowhere near that of the early 2000s, but the agricultural landscape continues to change in Scott County and across the metro.
Midwest Paratransit Services Inc. will provide the rider service in Scott and Carver counties starting Oct. 1.
When Allison Boisvert started a job leading social justice programming at a Catholic church in Eden Prairie, she took up a new practice: leading church…
A 10-screen movie complex is among a slate of new developments in Shakopee.
Farmington’s City Council targeted laws that hadn’t been enforced for years.
The City Council voted to move the $27.4 million project forward without a referendum.
Solo trip will take Moorhead man down the Mississippi.
Bill Reynolds started the top city job in June.
Ann Carlson Birt could transform any room. She’d walk in, take a look and then start moving things around — a chair here, a plant…
The complex would provide energy directly to the Blue Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Minneapolis man's lawsuit alleges Bloomington is withholding public data.
A man who spent a month on the run last summer after killing his ex-boyfriend and business partner has been charged with armed bank robbery.…
For the first time, the average size of a new single-family home built in the United States topped 2,600 square feet in 2014. About a third of the houses built last year were larger than 3,000 square feet.
Scott County will investigate social services fraud in three counties instead of five.
Developments progress, but cities are not sure they are enough.
In Shakopee, the code name for Amazon was...
City Council said it wants to hear from residents before considering a change.
One adult and a juvenile were charged Friday after an armed carjacking early Thursday in north Minneapolis that led police to open fire on one suspect.
Plans for a trail beside a Savage wetland have been slowed by rules the city didn’t know it had to follow.
The Minneapolis theater launched a $2.4 million expansion campaign.
Amazon has decided to forgo $1.2 million in tax incentives in Shakopee so that money can be funneled instead toward higher-than-expected costs for road improvements near its proposed distribution center.
The board voted 4-1 in favor of the half-cent levy for transportation projects.
City Council will consider a nine-year, estimated $6.4 million tax increment financing package for Amazon on Tuesday.
Three people died in three separate traffic incidents across the state in less than a 24-hour period, authorities said. The string of fatal collisions began…
The city now has to find a way to fund a utilities and roadway project while maintaining tribal relations.
Gabriel Ross has been teaching “Soul Journal” classes at the Shakopee prison, which houses about 650 female prisoners, for about four years. Through the classes, the women explore their pasts and contemplate their futures, distilling it all down to books of words and images.
The Dakota County Board and Inver Grove Heights City Council have signed off on a resident design.
The County Board has decided to slow down and spend time educating the public about the tax.
Baseball hazing incident stirs response by Northfield campus.
William Sparks, 21, was charged with one count of careless driving and could face up to 90 days in prison.
The Fond du Lac had been set to take more than a ton of walleye.
Bloomington woman used the money for personal expenses.
Poised for cuts, county and union leaders are trying to ensure a soft landing for drivers and passengers.
The racing entity owns land along Hwy. 169 that could become a mixed-use development.
The prisoners, newly freed, weren’t supposed to wander. They’d spent months in a prison camp in Bavaria, liberated at last by Gen. George Patton. One…
A quarter of the county government workforce is at retirement age, and employees are working ahead for a future without key leaders.
The Northfield college suspended the rest of the season after policy violated.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chair called the criticism “a big distraction.” The criticism was a rare instance of the board’s members arguing among themselves over the role they play with the stadium.
The City Council voted in support of an Argenta Trail realignment that will take out one house.
Heading south on Prior Lake’s Canterbury Road, there’s a moment when the words “Mystic Lake” suddenly appear in red neon lights. By 10 a.m., the…
Shakopee tribe is partnering with the U and nonprofits to try to reduce health disparities.
The levy would be used to fund a set of transportation projects.
Authorities on Friday said they believe a missing 10-year-old boy from Crystal may be with someone he knows and that the case is likely not…
The Dakota County Community Development Agency has offered up multiple funding sources.
Gerard Roy, charged with forgery, admits that he fabricated bonds. “Due to my criminal record, I can’t get performance and payment bonds,” he said. “So I created my own.”
Renaissance Festival will likely relocate within the south metro.
Renaissance Festival will likely relocate within the south metro.
Prior Lake residents who live close by are worried about the new establishment’s parking agreement with the city.
The company is asking the city and state for funding assistance, and could leave without it.
The former vice president is at the Mayo Clinic.
Gerard Leonard Roy of RSI Associates Inc. faces multiple counts of forging documents.
The city has stopped work on a construction project after discovering that it may have received fake bonds.
One day in 1989, a man called Thomas Webber’s St. Paul office and asked to talk. He was a reporter for a Catholic newspaper, he…
Scott County will seek outside contractors to provide transit service for lower cost.
Inver Grove Heights residents packed a recent City Council meeting to protest the road realignment project.
The county spends little overall on human services, but that can mean missing prevention.
Although a new vision for UMore makes room for research, the university is still planning its eventual exit to make way for mining and development. For the researchers working there, a move means potentially losing years of work. For the U, it could put millions of dollars in research grants in limbo.
The woman was a graduate of Minnetonka High School.
Barbara Knudson rarely sat still. When she wasn’t teaching, she was offering up her home as a place for young people to find a meal…
The city is applying for that status and moving to add infrastructure.
Argenta Trail expansion plans would require the removal of one or more houses.
A task force recommended focusing on research at the site and letting the market dictate development.
For a long time, Norm Oakvik’s house was the only place in the Twin Cities to buy cross-country skis. It was years before the birth…
The City Council is reconsidering an ordinance governing the number of boat slips on quiet Spring Lake.
With resources unable to keep up, the ride service in Scott and Carver counties has had to deny passengers.