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DNR denies petition to allow denser development along protected waterway.
Sivarajah will take over May 31 from retiring County Administrator Jerry Soma.
Though an official schedule hasn't yet been released, it could include a few stops in the Twin Cities, with the show "exploring additional touring dates with its public radio partners."
Three finalists are vying to lead one of the state's most populous counties.
In St. Anthony, a developer wants to build 500 units for the village "downtown."
Those who knew her say she lived guided by love and openness, a bride-to-be who once saved ducklings from a storm drain.
Ruling includes employers based outside city.
Margaret Langfeld was 10 when U.S. Sen. Hubert Humphrey stepped into a meeting and greeted her father by name.She often said "the bug to serve"…
University of Minnesota examines whether animals can help restore vanishing oak savannas.
The city is asking the state to allow denser development on smaller lots. DNR officials say they've never been faced with a request quite like this.
A team of Star Tribune journalists was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist Monday in the local reporting category for a series of stories on Minnesota's widespread failings in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault.
On paper, it looks to be a Midwestern monster: a rare spring storm gripping states across the region with heavy rain, thunderstorms, dangerous winds and…
The city has announced that more Central Avenue businesses will be eligible to apply to the grant program started last year.
Fans from across the country go big for the big event as the action at U.S. Bank Stadium takes over.
The developer that bought and closed Lowry Grove, St. Anthony's only mobile home park, is moving ahead with plans to bring mobile homes back onto…
Commissioners will vote on the search process at Tuesday's board meeting.
Board Chairwoman Rhonda Sivarajah, who is interested in the job, plans to recuse herself from Tuesday's discussion.
Latest start on record may be in store for Twin Cities river navigation season, even with the ice now retreating.
The impasse could prompt a special meeting on the topic in the coming weeks as the board weighs what to do next.
Some are pushing for a more formal process in appointing Soma's successor.
They're rethinking the bounds of high school shop class.
The sculpture will be up through April 8.
The decision has touched off a thorny debate, spurring pleas from some students for the board to reconsider.
Anoka locals say it's tough to remember a time when area snowmobile trails have been so busy, and the snowmobilers have boosted bars, resorts and more.
A St. Cloud man is among the 157 people who died when a jetliner crashed in Ethiopia. Mucaad Hussein Abdalla, 31, was on his way…
Some seats for Obama's Twin Cities stop have sold for upward of $800 and $1,000. It's a price thousands have been willing to pay to hear Obama speak about her bestselling memoir, "Becoming," published in November.
The 61-year-old suspect was discovered sitting on the back of the bus during the return drive, prompting the driver to call police, authorities said Monday.
The cotillion, recently revived in the Twin Cities, serves as a rite of passage exalting black culture, community.
Emergency workers rescue hundreds of stranded motorists.
Rosedale says as the event grew more popular, the cleanup became too much.
Liz and Tim Koch want to buy the storied property.
Her home became a meeting ground for minds interested in civic and social change.
The goal, officials said, is to offer a regional tool in an area — economic development — that typically is handled by each city independently.
Local Jewish leaders said Monday that Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar's controversial tweet on Israel is offensive because it invokes "age-old" anti-Semitic stereotypes involving money.The…
Anoka County officials say Chomonix needs about $1M in upgrades.
Predators learn to survive in cities, sparking fears about chance encounters.
The metro area's barren landscape could get 2 to 5 inches, and temps are going to plummet.
Mayor and member who ran against her spar over annual appointments.
The $18.9M project left some with sticker shock.
Stores often banned in animal-welfare crackdown
It's among a growing number of local projects focused on water reuse.
Researchers say the images capture the kinds of secret moments in animals' lives that humans rarely see.
State health officials say too few Minnesotans test for the cancer-causing gas.
Squelch the urge to retreat amid wild stock market swings, financial advisers say.
Fights, including one involving up to 40 people, have broken out near an on-street parking ramp around the closing time for downtown bars.
And in Anoka County, the approved 2019 budget includes the biggest tax levy hike in nine years.
A video shared on social media appears to capture the chaotic aftermath.
Civil rights group will release an economic inclusion plan to combat racial disparities.
Thousands sign petition after student pedestrians are hit in St. Francis.
Commissioner Jim Kordiak to chair County Board, like his father did, on Dec. 18.
Blaine police are looking for the public's help.
For 25 years, the Rev. Don Anderson and his wife, Mary, of Anoka, have joined a committed troupe of volunteers to put on the pageant.
From childhood, Helen Marie Rider told people she was going to have 100 children. Mostly, they laughed. But in the end, the talkative girl from…
Across Minnesota, students are springing into action to combat climate change — and pushing their local governments to do the same.
As fulfillment centers take root, suburbs fret over traffic.
Some criticize council's process as rushed.
None of the six people aboard the plane were injured, an MSP spokesperson said.
Newly elected leaders bring diverse voices, backgrounds and experience to local offices.
They are spreading the word: Make way for the plows.
Mandy Meisner of Fridley will become the first person of color on the Anoka County Board, defeating Sean Broom.
After estimates come in at $18.9 million, some are pushing for a referendum.
Coon Rapids apartments are among several new housing projects near the train line.
As synthetic wigs win more admirers, a hugely popular national program that offers real-hair wigs for free is winding down efforts to collect donations.
Council alters city code, but height is still up in the air.
As golfers whacked balls onto a new green, Brooklyn Center Mayor Tim Willson sat nearby, thought of Dubai and allowed himself a grin. Topgolf, the…
The file is expected to be made public Wednesday.
A community room at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs will also soon bear Josie Robinson Johnson's name.
State-issued decals show which for-hire limos have been registered with MnDOT and passed an annual safety inspection.
County and city leaders say their commuting woes are at long last being taken seriously.
Height of inflatable dome, which would be largest in North America, in dispute.
Landowners on the edge of Nowthen had petition to join city of Oak Grove.
Doctors Without Borders exhibit aims to raise awareness of growing crisis.
If voters approve, money would fund park upgrades, teen center, other projects.
The facade grant program could expand next year.
Local and state officials say a recent spike in fatalities is spurring them to take a closer look at safety along Anoka County sections of University and Central avenues NE.