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The Apple Valley zoo program, with Minnesota native's work, is reducing poaching in the animals' habitat.
Just a week before Memorial Day, Minnesotans were surprised with a cold, wet forecast that included snow Sunday in northeastern areas and, for most of the state, an advisory for frost through Monday morning that could damage any recently planted annuals.
Three Somali-American women working in Shakopee are accusing Amazon of violating their civil rights by passing over East African workers for promotion and failing to…
NFL veteran Matt Birk, father of eight, is leading fundraising efforts.
Superintendent notes "elevating student voice."
A new ordinance in Shakopee will require consumers to show a picture ID to buy Visa, Mastercard or American Express gift cards with a credit card at stores, a move the police chief believes will reduce fraud.
Two Metro Transit police officers were placed on administrative leave after a man they arrested Sunday morning injured himself in the back of a squad car, a spokesman for the agency said.
Exhibit's end at Valleyfair creates an opportunity for the Apple Valley facility.
South St. Paul Secondary School math teacher Jessica Davis doesn't shy away from tough conversations, political or otherwise, the 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year said, and she's passionate about pushing for equity and diversity so that all students have the opportunity to be successful in school.
Former sheriff's deputy allegedly refused to leave after staff cleared him.
BCA says motorcyclist was also hit by squad in Duluth suburb.
School officials say enrollment has been declining for a decade.
Employee sued Dakota County Technical College and Minnesota State.
The teen cousins were found in a Chaska pond after a cryptic 911 call.
Some parishioners attribute decline to a significant curriculum change, unhappiness over parish priests.
New city control has Farmington owners afraid of losing swimming, canoeing privileges.
Foster mom still faces manslaughter charges.
It’s not often that students outnumber adults at a school board meeting. But on Monday, more than two dozen teens turned out in South St.…
Conservation officer Eugene Wynn died Friday after being tossed from a boat in Cross Lake.
Inpatient center in Savage will fill a regional gap.
Apple Valley's remodel is finished; Lakeville and Hastings are underway.
Hands-on activities, tours in unexpected locations help boost attendance.
A family friend said Sunday he is "continuing to fight."
Fans of Michigan State and Auburn were looking for ways to get out of town, while Virginia and Texas Tech fans celebrated. "Everything was great except for the game," said one Michigan State fan.
Demand for ice time is growing while teams that want turf space go elsewhere.
It includes a warming house, additions to a kids' natural play area and more than 5 new miles of trails, including a boardwalk crossing Empire Lake.
Despite pickleball's widespread and growing popularity — or maybe because of it — it's notoriously irksome to many who live or work near its courts.
The tribe's compost facility is one of only two in the metro area.
About 1,000 people attended an orientation and pep talk ahead of the NCAA Final Four festivities.
More than 40 people had to be rescued when an ice jam broke loose on the Sauk River in central Minnesota, triggering a torrent of…
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.