Fondness for spring water overflows in Eden Prairie

Fondness for spring water overflows in Eden Prairie

None of those gathering water seemed perturbed by the city's sign warning that "even though the water is tested, we cannot assure its safety at all times."
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Shiffer: State reports weed out medical pot growers' 'trade secrets'

December 6, 2014
Shiffer: State reports weed out medical pot growers' 'trade secrets'
LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions proved to the state that they had the financial wherewithal, technical prowess and security procedures to process and sell medical cannabis to patients. But if you want to know the details, you're out of luck.
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St. Paul artist may be out of options to save house

November 17, 2014
St. Paul artist may be out of options to save house
West Metro
September 27

Three new cases in Hopkins Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to the ongoing Hopkins outbreak were confirmed by state officials Tuesday, bringing the total number of those sickened to 20, including one death.
Local
September 26

Signs can go wild during election season

If you were waiting to put up 50-foot billboards in your yard proclaiming the imminent arrival of extraterrestrials, your moment has arrived. Election season means…
Minneapolis
September 19

Months after Jamar Clark case closed, FBI still won't cough up its file

Show us the files. That’s what the Star Tribune said to the FBI immediately after U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger announced that no federal charges would…
Prince
September 14

Judge rules against 'blanket' media access to Prince estate case

Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide will decide whether hearings can be recorded on a case-by-case basis.
Local
September 12

Shame on Congress if it grants even more secrecy to Pentagon

An inspector general report at the Pentagon concluded in 2013 that its computer systems were dangerously vulnerable to hackers. At least 49 large military drones…
Prince
September 10

Would-be heirs raise constitutional challenge over Prince estate

Attorneys say court-approved procedure for establishing heirship violates equal protection clauses of Minnesota and U.S. constitutions
Local
September 6

Paper trail is a cornerstone of state's election integrity

As more and more of our world goes digital, what important system relies on paper records any more? Democracy, for one. The heart of Minnesota’s…
Local
September 2
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson addresses the Minnesota Democr...

Minnesota attorney general demands EpiPen maker turn over sales data

Lori Swanson has demanded information from Mylan about its pricing policies.
South Metro
August 27

Twin Cities man loses iPad, gains $520 in 'movie money'

What happened to Anthony Darst was a sorry mix of robbery and fraud. Someone ran off with his iPad, and left him holding an envelope…
South Metro
August 23

Daughter charged with exploiting rich mom in Burnsville family feud

A bitter feud with siblings led to audit and charges.
Local
August 22

Transparency takes center stage in campaign for White House

  The last time the White House put out a vacancy sign, both major party presidential candidates talked about transparency so much you’d think they…
Local
August 16

Crow Wing County guardian's duties stripped after neglect allegations

A pattern of unpaid bills, conflict with families.
Local
August 16

Set up to keep leash on spies, U.S.'s most secret court has lost its way

You can be forgiven if you've never heard of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. It's America's most secretive court, and it convenes behind closed, guarded doors in a federal courthouse in Washington.
Business
August 8
University of Minnesota and Fairview Health have worked together for 20 years, ever since the U sold its hospital and clinics to Fairview.

Collapse of Fairview merger leaves U seeking a partner

The collapse left the U looking for a new partner — and a string of questions about the future of the medical school, one of Minnesota's flagship institutions, and its status as a leading research institution.
East Metro
August 1

Concerned about bad PR, Vadnais Heights keeps $12,000 audit confidential

In an interview Friday, the mayor said that he had never seen the audit but that he nevertheless is convinced there's nothing new in it.
Local
July 25

Mug shot sleaze doesn't justify keeping them secret

The mug shot is the star of the voyeur’s internet. Any web search turns up thousands of images of people booked and photographed by police,…
Minneapolis
July 20
Unidentified musicians

Minneapolis photo trove found in garage sparks hunt for IDs

On Tuesday, the Hosmer Library is inviting the public to visit between 10 a.m. and noon to view the pictures and help identify who's in them.
West Metro
July 14

Former investment advisor pleads guilty to securities fraud

David Welliver admits misleading investors as he struggled increase the assets of his struggling mutual fund.
Prince
July 13

Lawyers may have 'potentially relevant' info on Prince heirs

A special administrator overseeing Prince's estate says confidential documents at Henson & Efron could shed light on potential heirs.
Local
July 13

Former Cold Spring Brewing exec charged with bilking $350,000

St. Cloud man allegedly also stole over $330,000 in Ponzi scheme.