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City cited changes in facility rental fees and decreased participation.
The expanded nature center is working to raise $300,000 for a new picnic pavilion.
City leaders say the out-of-town meeting helps them focus and produce more.
They join a national trend of officials and business owners weighing penalties for those flouting rules that restrict which animals may go where.
A hospital emergency room in Robbinsdale was put on lockdown Saturday night after a self-inflicted shooting erupted inside a restroom. The incident occurred just after…
With largest Liberian population in the U.S., state residents are making their voice heard.
Three officers traveled to Colorado to retrieve a comrade's remains.
Visit was part of a promotion for Ballet Minnesota's annual "The Classic Nutcracker."
City leaders approved the debated resolution in March after initially tabling it.
Some are calling it a "miracle on 4th Street" after volunteers defy odds to rehab old Anoka State Hospital into housing for veterans.
Some residents are unhappy about the purchase.
The retooled proposal tackles one of the project's key sticking points: density.
Crescent Cove in Brooklyn Center is one of only three facilities of its kind of in the country.
Susan Linnée answered an ad in a Buenos Aires newspaper placed by an NBC journalist in the early '70s seeking a "girl Friday."Before long, the…
A New Brighton complex will overhaul its pet accommodation policies.
Six candidates fought for two seats, with voters throwing support behind the incumbents.
Crowded City Council races in St. Anthony and Lino Lakes brought a mix of old faces and new to Tuesday ballots in the north metro,…
Voters in the south metro hit the polls and rewarded familiar candidates in Savage and Northfield races. (See results of Minnesota election contests here.)…
The forensic software, designed to interpret tricky pieces of DNA evidence, recently confronted what's believed to be its first test in Minnesota.
Residents will vote Nov. 7 to fill two council seats.
State says interactive tools comply with open meetings law for those who can't attend in person.
Organizer said idea was to raise awareness about police-involved shootings.
The city is halting new rental construction or expansion for up to a year.
A "Reopening soon" sign now sits on the site of the shuttered mobile home park.
Redevelopment of mobile home park voted down.
In contentious meeting, Columbia Heights OKs site proposal.
St. Anthony city manager wants council to reject project over density issues.
The City Council will consider plans for 148-unit complex at Monday night's meeting.
After months of back-and-forth, city and county officials in Anoka have struck a deal to save part of old asylum.
Lowry Grove families say they're haunted by worries about their former neighbors.
Neighbors packed meeting, voiced worry over parking, traffic in residential area.
The beleaguered line got a $240,000 grant for a one-year shuttle service in Fridley.
The all-volunteer nonprofit that puts on the annual festival had announced the ban on distributing candy last month, but it reversed course after a backlash.
Strained relationships at Brooklyn Park City Hall after fire chief's resignation have the suburb looking for answers.
One deadline passed without a McDonald's. Then another. Now, the land will revert to the city.
One Girl Scout troop has painted and hidden hundreds of rocks since April.
City Council pushing for sweets to be brought back for Halloween parade.
The nearly $235,000 grant will help Maple Hill Estates in Corcoran connect to the regional wastewater system.
Gibbs, or Waasabiikwe (Moonlight Shining on the Water Woman), will be remembered for her laughter and for her work as the first woman from the reservation to officiate at the sacred medicine dance.
Anoka's famous Halloween parades will be free of candy handouts this year, with event organizers citing safety concerns for kids as the reason behind the ban. The move has attracted heated criticism on social media.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Lake Harriet Band Shell to honor the woman fatally shot last month by a Minneapolis police officer.
Attendees at Aug. 11 gathering are invited to wear bright blue in Damond's honor.
Federal authorities say a young man was lured from the Dominican Republic by the restaurant owner with promises of American schooling, but then found himself under a "debt bondage arrangement."
The agreement involves a new fund to help displaced residents.
Don Damond holds fast to the powerful love he had found.
Donations will support social justice causes that were important to Damond.
If the separation agreement is approved Monday, Ken Prillaman's last day will be Aug. 11.
Among those attending was Valerie Castile, the mother of the man killed last year by a St. Anthony police officer.
The family said in a statement that it wants the investigation completed as soon as possible.
Justine Damond spent her last moments trying to help a stranger. At 11:27 on Saturday night, Damond called police to report a possible sexual assault, according to a 911 transcript obtained by the Star Tribune Wednesday.
This is a place where neighbors help each other find lost pets. It’s where tidy yards are filled with flower beds and children pedal their…
The woman with kind eyes and an easy smile looked for glimmers of love all around — even in the trees. Justine Damond once spotted…
Estimates show $650,000 in uninsured loss, mostly at the National Sports Center.
Half of Hennepin County's mobile home parks have closed since 1991
A HUD investigation concluded that "no reasonable cause exists to believe that a discriminatory housing practice has occurred."
The St. Anthony park closed Friday, more than a year after it was sold.
Nonprofit assures wary city leaders that move will not hurt local hunger relief efforts.
Residents must leave the St. Anthony mobile home park before July 1.
Across the metro, some local festivals are taking a note from bigger fair events, including the State Fair, by ramping up security
A contractor cleared trees as part of restoration work on a city-owned, 500-acre tract known as the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary, destroying a privacy buffer for homeowners.
"It's a statewide issue," said Julie Ring, executive director of the Association of Minnesota Counties. "It's intensifying." Time spent hiring and training can make the churn costly, officials say.
On the fifth day of deliberations, jurors found officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty on all counts.
Health issues have slowed the longtime rabble-rouser in the Anoka County suburb, but she's still belting out the tunes.
Anoka cites "typo," but St. Francis school officials question explanation.
One focuses on growing fresh, organic produce, while the other specializes in distributing it.
Feed My Starving Children is hoping for 30,000 volunteers in coming days to help.
The Art of Dance Studio's recent move from Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park dealt a body blow to enrollment numbers.
"There is just a lot of anti-tax sentiment right now," one Minnesota school superintendent said.
City officials say the busy thoroughfare on the front door of the National Sports Center must be repaired, with or without state funding.
U students' work will help inform policy and planning.
Tom Fondell trained his eyes to see the world's small, feathered wonders.The Minnesota native spent much of his career as a wildlife biologist sleuthing out…
Lino Lakes City Council Member Melissa Maher plans to apologize and says she is "appalled" by her action.
Lowry Grove residents, and the nonprofit Aeon, can still pursue other forms of relief.
A group of 35 nurses plans to hold more health fairs and send resources back to Sierra Leone.
At least eight projects are now in the works, thanks to aggressive marketing, a rebounding economy and a new community development director.
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