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The Eagan City Council this month approved zoning changes that officials hope will stop builders from putting “huge McMansions on tot lots” and result in…
County officials deny violating Minnesota's Open Meeting Law.
Winter and spring collided on Sunday, with the aftermath of Saturday's snowstorm collapsing roofs even as a sudden thaw under sunny skies opened up teeth-jarring potholes on the roadways.
State will offer free de-escalation courses about calming tenants who are mentally ill.
Parking will be banned on the side of residential streets with even-numbered addresses until April 1, following similar restrictions imposed last week in Minneapolis.
After record cold and snowfall in February, early March isn’t offering much of a reprieve. On Sunday morning, the Twin Cities tied the record for…
Aging South St. Paul library faces a big bill to upgrade, but residents fear merger would swallow its character.
Butte in Burnsville would be nearly 100 feet higher than U.S. Bank Stadium.
Up to 150 people took shelter at the Owatonna armory as winds gusted to 50 mph, closing interstates in southern Minnesota. Snow emergencies were declared in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Instead of a shelter, 24 men would live in four single-family homes.
Resident is the second to overdose in tents at the homeless services center.
Current superintendent said district has already implemented changes.
Jay Haugen, Minnesota's superintendent of the year, believes in individualized approaches to education.
They were shot in a Minneapolis apartment late Saturday; police have made no arrests.
Nearly 6 inches of snow fell hard and fast in Minnesota and Wisconsin on Sunday, creating hazardous roads and causing two major pileups involving dozens…
Birth to Age Eight Collaborative is trying to make sure various government agencies and other groups are sharing information about struggling kids.
Bonar, who according to colleagues had a contagious passion for civic issues, died of lung cancer Jan. 9.
Dakota County once consisted of more than 300,000 acres of prairie and savanna. Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of that area remains.
In another first, the annual Saintly City Cat Show crowned one queen but two kings.
But Greater MSP has no legal obligation to share the information, a judge ruled earlier this month.
Authorities are warning people to use caution.
As commercial vehicle traffic increases in Dakota County, so does the need for enforcement, officials say.
At St. Joseph's Church in Barron and at St. Peter's Church in neighboring Cameron, dozens of churchgoers gathered in the same spaces where they had prayed for nearly three months for the safe return of Jayme Closs.
Officials say they're drawing up "ADA transition plans" to ensure better accessibility with streets, sidewalks and intersections.
A survivor alleges that Lakeville South High School should have protected students.
Statues are disappearing from displays across state.
As the wife of former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, Mary McKee put her three children first throughout her husband's political career even though she had three degrees of her own.
No animals or people appeared to be hurt, officials said.
The Inver Grove Heights official was suspended for three days without pay.
Salaries, human services and building projects add to county budgets.
New business helps make genealogy links, guides tours for Minnesotans.
Mild spell irritates skiers and brings out the sun-lovers
Ski slope can now stage 10 concerts a year, despite neighbors' noise concerns.
County officials have received at least five inquiries on how to purchase it.
Mayor Jacob Frey and American Indian leaders made an impassioned plea for unity Sunday at a crowded public meeting, which was hastily called in response to complaints of harassment of aid workers at the camp in south Minneapolis.
The bridge was closed for 15 months for repairs to its deck. Dozens gathered to celebrate the ribbon-cutting.
A former Dakota County Community Development Authority employee is facing theft charges.
She eventually became a professor at the University of Minnesota at a time when such a path was rare for women.
A man who died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in northwestern Wisconsin has been identified.
Matt Fulton alleges a council member's negative comments violated a separation agreement.
The city determined Nealon Thompson had engaged in repeated sexual contact with a lower-ranking city employee, according to city records.
Eden Prairie man says brother's addiction and death will drive his Oxford studies.
Authorities believe he drowned and are still looking for his girlfriend.
Fatoumata Jaiteh founded a nonprofit called "From Mother To You," which helps Gambian mothers get supplies and resources they need after they have a child.
City officials are scrambling after firm diverts trash, landfill fees.
Joshua Hoyt beat six others to secure a City Council seat.
An event in Minneapolis on Sunday commemorated the 100-year anniversary of Armistice Day, the date World War I finally ended and many believed longstanding global peace was within reach.
The recording and transcripts of a 911 call made by two Shakopee women who drowned last month, just released by Chaska police, offer new details…
The West St. Paul elections capped a year in which the city manager resigned under pressure from some council members.
Dakota, Stearns are first in state to test technology.
They call the practice out of touch in an age when rabid dogs rarely roam and people have other ways to find their missing pets.
Hundreds gathered in the rain to remember the three Girl Scouts and a parent who were struck and killed by a pickup truck that left the road while they picked up trash along a rural highway in western Wisconsin.
Before police in Kansas City, Mo., found the 10-by-12 foot tunnel used as a teaching tool, funds had been raised to replace it.
Eagan police tweeted that no gasoline was leaking from the tanker.
The man drove a black-and-white car with flashing lights on top.
Authorities warn drivers as they investigate who put hazards in cars' paths.
Initiative provides buses from Hastings and a $5 Metro Transit pass.
Their car veered off the road into the water. Family and friends who stood vigil prepared to gather again to bury the women.
Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends from Shakopee to a tragic end.
West St. Paul, Dakota County officials moving toward agreement before the funding can expire.
Boy had been released to his parents after allegedly killing his older brother.
Dakota County is pleased with new support system.
City wants to add a social worker to help with calls from disabled tenants.
Two adult males and one juvenile male were hurt in a Sunday night shooting.
At least one person died Sunday afternoon when a silver SUV spun off eastbound Interstate 94 and onto the grassy side of the interstate near W. Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis.
Brainerd, International Falls broke records for high temperatures Sunday.
In all, 34 government agencies and private companies took part in what the U.S. Coast Guard calls its Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program.
Council members, staffers expressed concern over gun cameras, other issues.
"We're just so thankful; it could have been so much worse," Howe said.
John Howe was injured Sunday along with Tim Droogsma, his campaign manager.
A Worthington man died Saturday morning in an apparent hunting accident in southwestern Minnesota, according to the Nobles County sheriff's office.
Graw introduced legislation to create a network of suburban junior colleges and then lobbied to locate one of them in his hometown, earning him "Mr. Normandale."
MV Eagan Ventures, owned by the Wilfs, has proposed a Scandinavian-themed four-star hotel and conference center as part of the 200-acre Viking Lakes development in Eagan.
The State Fair broke an all-time attendance record Saturday, with 270,426 people walking through its gates. Sunday's attendance figure wasn't immediately available, but by Monday, the fair could easily meet or even break its overall attendance record and hit the 2 million mark.
Eleven hatchlings, each the size of a silver dollar, were found Tuesday by park officials.