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Christmas comes early to Carver County, as neighbors help neighbors with home repairs and lawn work.
The 117-year-old railroad foreman's house is tucked behind Starbucks in Wayzata.
City leaders have struggled to placate protesters while obeying the Constitution.
Petition seeks ouster of high school principal, end to racist acts in Eastern Carver County district.
Staffers with the Carver County Water Management Organization spotted the flashy fish this week while doing routine monitoring at Big Woods Lake.
The victim and a sheriff's deputy were conducting a search for a possible body in the water.
Unlike 2018's record late date, this year's date was about average, officials said.
Even in wealthy suburbs, young people lack stable housing.
The new facility is expected to open in early 2020 at the Westwood Hills Nature Center.
The 5-year-old boy, whose first name is Landen, "is still very much with us and fighting," a family friend said. The suspect, Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, is expected to be charged Monday with attempted murder.
The intense 48-hour snowstorm comes with high winds, leading to blizzard warnings. Minneapolis, St. Paul and many suburban school districts have called off classes today.
It's still unclear whether the attraction will return next year.
On the spur of the moment, David C. Prosser spent $10,000 bailing out an activist he had never met. He wrote a self-help book and…
Among the 500 counties the magazine listed as the country's healthiest, 43 are in Minnesota. Hennepin County was No. 414.
The shooting occurred during a large fight outside the nightclub, where rappers Lil Baby and Blueface were performing.
The court reversed a decision denying a permit for the Carver County project.
The 48-year-old had locked himself in his pickup after ramming a squad car.
A corner of the Ridgedale parking lot in Minnetonka may become gardens, play areas and plaza with a stage.
Attendees spoke of their determination to fight hate-laced ideologies.
City Council will host next meeting at local brewery.
Gerber, who has been chief of the Excelsior Fire District for 12 ½ years, will begin in Eden Prairie on April 1.
The developer will spend the next four months working out details of plan before final council approval.
The city also plans to have more parks and a boardwalk by 2020.
Lennar Corp. wants to develop a neighborhood of market-rate and luxury houses on the vacant land, which lies on the shore of Lake Ann.
The Delano woman lost control of her vehicle on the slippery road, crossed over the centerline and collided with the truck, police said.
The new ordinance is being praised for its innovative approach.
The Twin Cities area also now is under a winter storm warning as the heavy winds and blowing snow added to the dangers, set to last until Sunday night.
Minnetonka department saw big change after its entire staff participated in program.
The Hopkins, a streetcar boat scuttled in 1949, lies in about 60 feet of water in Lake Minnetonka.
Whalen, 27, is director of youth ministry and community engagement at House of Prayer Lutheran Church.
Judy Meisel will receive award at Chaska exhibit of survivors' portraits.
Lakeview Industries is moving to the new site from neighboring Chaska.
NONFICTION: A firsthand account of living hand-to-mouth illustrates exhausting world of the working poor.
Officials hope that City Square West will enhance walkability and diversity.
Residents persuaded the Chaska City Council to hold a special election to fill two open council seats.
The expectation is for below-zero temperatures starting Thursday night into Friday morning. And the plunge gets more extreme next week.
Jason Kraus has competed in TV shows and runs a business in Carver.
The Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors have recognized her achievement with a 50-year pin.
Scarce snow and unseasonable warmth have made for ideal conditions.
Milfoil harvesting in Lake Minnetonka will likely be suspended during study.
The fire destroyed a picnic pavilion on Lake Grace that was not in use.
Though the opinion is only advisory in nature, experts on government data law said it "shocked" them.
Snow and blowing winds made driving dangerous in parts of state, and metro got a dusting that will linger until midweek warm-up.
An on-site repair shop, access for people with disabilities and warm restrooms: Those are some of the features the Wayzata Community Sailing Center’s new headquarters…
Plans include restoring a section of Minnehaha Creek and removing dam.
City Council suspends law requiring landlords to oust tenants linked to crimes.
Salaries, human services and building projects add to county budgets.
Mikaela Casey published her first children's book about Lake Minnetonka.
Couple are state's only licensed underwater archaeologists.
Developer is expected to tweak the project, which is aimed at empty nesters.
A $23 million bond measure passed in 2016 paved the way.
A Minnetonka man is smiling more brightly these days, thanks to a grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation and Wayzata-based nonprofit Hammer Residences. The…
A luxury homebuilder wants to construct 15 or more houses on the Minnetonka site.
Obstacles in Stillwater force relocation of large, elaborate winter wonder.
Stinky sprays, hot pepper and scary sounds are among strategies used to protect plants from hungry animals.
A fifth of people over 65 have been victims of fraud. Part of the solution: talking about it.
I thought I was above being tricked ... until I got a call from the Windows guy.
The iconic Pronto Pup opens a new headquarters at the State Fair — just as fairgoers' eating preferences are evolving.
NONFICTION: Kim Brooks explores what happens when parenting is governed by fear.
We asked a wide swath of Minnesotans: What's your go-to summer tradition? We received an equally wide range of answers.
The warm season is prime time for backyard patios, unglamorous reading and living in the moment.
The state's best employers say that broadening their workforces is a sound business decision. Here are some strategies they use.
Maybe the best way to manage your reading is to set ironclad limits, however random.
Northfield, Maple Grove and Minneapolis are leading the drive to create more "age-friendly" hometowns.
NONFICTION: Sloane Crosley is back with another witty, wisecracking collection.
Yes, people from different age groups can make for great bonds. We talked to four unique intergenerational pairs.
Among trillions (at least!) of words, which ones most deserve a chunk of your limited time on Earth?
Popular platforms, including LinkedIn, can help you develop your career.
It's natural to want to help those affected by major disasters. But some forms of help are better than others.
Todd Prafke had been city administrator of St. Peter, Minn., for four months on March 29, 1998, when the tornado struck. As emergency sirens…
Casual age bias is so pervasive that most of us don't even realize we're doing it. The first step to fighting it, experts say, is to simply be aware of it.
The traveling Great Big Wheel will take Minnesotans for a spin 156 feet above the State Fairgrounds.
FICTION: A woman and her only son struggle to adjust to their new freedoms when the son leaves for college.
Employees gave these companies top marks in 12 Special Award categories. The employers shared their secrets to success.
Unconventional outdoor activities can be found everywhere in Minnesota.