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The gathering of 220 residents was designed to foster relationships after a series of race-related incidents.
Failed Eastern Carver referendum meant cuts, but residents didn't expect closing of tiny East Union.
Arik Matson was able to walk almost 50 feet with therapists' assistance, his family said.
The city let the plan die after residents protested, citing the need for a precedent-setting zoning waiver.
Turnout was strong and the atmosphere was festive, but some attendees worried about their families' health and safety.
The statewide program offers a list of actions that cities can take to improve their sustainability and environmental protection.
At age 18, Bernard Coelho began publishing photos in top national magazines in his native India — a noteworthy achievement for an experienced professional photographer,…
The letter made national news after the Sheriff's Office posted it on social media.
A snowstorm that moved through Minnesota brought icy roads and high winds that prompted blizzard warnings in parts of the state. Bitter cold moved in following the storm and was causing trouble on the road Saturday night.
In the metro area, light snow is likely Sunday evening and overnight.
The State Patrol said the road was snowy and icy at the time of the crash.
A 39-year-old man died while in custody in the Crow Wing County jail early Friday. “Life-saving measures were unsuccessful,” the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office…
Project is part of statewide effort to house 300 or more homeless vets.
A storm headed toward Minnesota is expected to bring some combination of snow, sleet and rain, but which will go where is still uncertain, especially around the Twin Cities.
Alex Boesl, 12, was exposed to toxic silage gas on Saturday.
A 12-year-old boy riding in a horse and buggy was reportedly critically injured.
Every year since the class began in 2012, they have sent clothes to Blue House Uganda, an orphanage for girls in a small Ugandan village founded by a U alumna.
Property sale leaves the Minnehaha's future in doubt.
One person was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle crash in Minnetrista on Friday night. The vehicles collided on County Road 92 about 8:45…
Firefighters were called to the scene about 12:30 a.m.
Many people would be proud to possess even one or two of the skills Patricia Jolene May somehow found the time to master. She spoke…
Fourteen families adopted 22 children at this year's annual Hennepin County adoption event.
Panel gives preliminary approval, saying the mine owners have rights too.
BenefitCrashers pop in on fundraising gatherings to buoy people facing tough times.
Managing the ailment is key, health educators say at information-sharing session.
Community leader Clarissa Rogers Walker and publisher Launa Q. Newman honored.
Owners win fight to demolish, rather than save, century-old cottage house.
One of the oldest food shelves in the country, Westonka fills a need for nourishment in the far western metro area.
Crashes and spinouts were frequent, but no fatalities or serious injuries were reported.
Seeking scary stories? Maybe look elsewhere.
Eastern Carver County Schools officials say fund request is a separate issue.
The dangerous gas kills 14 Minnesotans a year, on average.
Police say the 15-year-old had a serious medical condition.
Between the raised middle fingers, the burning banner and the bellowing bullhorns came a few friendly moments.
Close to 50 Minnesota jurisdictions — including Minneapolis and Hennepin County — have passed similar ordinances.
Some related events were canceled Saturday due to concerns about lightning.
Sure, it's roughly in the middle of the country, but some think of the Midwest as more than a location.
Foul play is not suspected, police say.
Suspects can't be held more than 36 hours without formal charges, police said.
The nurses will vote on the contract Wednesday.
Renovated site will serve lower-income golfers, those with disabilities.
Complex will offer common areas to help reduce social isolation.
The gallery handling the sale cited "unforeseen family circumstances."
The Lake Minnetonka city likes its small-town feel but knows you can't always get what you want.
Emergency dispatchers told officers that the caller's husband had threatened to kill his daughter.
As Lake Waconia Regional Park takes shape, archaeologists unearth chips of pottery as well as weapons.
Renovated building will fill a gap between mobile help and a hospital ER.
They were one of those couples to whom the romantic clichés — made for each other, soul mates, love at first sight — seemed to…
The Minnesota Republican Party said Saturday that a woman volunteering at the party's booth at the State Fair was sexually assaulted by another woman Friday…
Noah McCourt is suing because Sumaya Aden said she was blocked from the Bloomington police Twitter account after her brother was shot and killed.
Officials, residents wanted building to be at home in their historic downtown.
The fastest-growing county in the state is still mostly farmland, quaint downtowns
Supporters hope the popular seating spaces will enliven streets, improve walkability and build community.
Lightning strike near Chicago-area teens' tents led to alarm, then adventure.
VR technology engages memory-care patients as entertainment and therapy.
An individual plans to build a house on the lot.
Gunfire broke out on the rooftop of a Hennepin Avenue restaurant about 2 a.m. Saturday.
Excelsior Beach remained closed for unrelated reasons, but the rest of the lake is open as usual, officials said.
Birch Counseling aims to reach patients who are in the midst of emotional unrest.
Water-quality tests on Thursday showed E. coli bacteria levels had dropped to a safe one for swimming, the city said in a statement.
The boaters reported having been at Big Island during the holiday weekend and have since experienced vomiting and/or multiple episodes of diarrhea. The Minnesota Department of Health is working to help determine the cause.
Public beaches in Excelsior and across the Twin Cities are closed due to bacteria, as authorities work to find what sickened boaters who were at Lake Minnetonka's Big Island over the July 4th weekend.
Concern rises this year after CDC report on rise of pool-borne illness "crypto."
Tim McDonald and Deb Schott died at the scene.
Many have seen dramatic social change, but caution prejudice hasn't disappeared entirely.
Residents said they worry about more traffic on the already-clogged road.
Olson was active as a volunteer for decades and served on Chaska's Planning Commission, as well as the City Council.
Long lines formed as Saturday shopping outings slowed to a snail's pace. Even after the retailer said the problem was fixed, shoppers reported delays.
Street names to honor Prince in development on land once owned by late star
For the first time, official artwork is a photograph.
Water quality can differ even in close proximity, Met Council study finds.
Ken and Gail Janes were chosen randomly from among 65,000 entrants to win a life-size duplicate of the prize from "Game of Thrones."
Theater's apology was too little, too late, say abuse survivors and their allies.
His critical comments about city's police, its chief led to his being blocked.
Glenn Gordon never achieved fame or fortune, despite being exceptionally talented in multiple fields. But friends say he seemed OK with that. “He never had…