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Mayor Dave Kleis has taken a nontraditional approach to engage the city.
From a trail to new amenities, the city wants to boost river access.
Attempts to raise the tobacco sales age from 18 have so far failed to take off outside the Twin Cities.
Infant Haisley Jo, is doing well and is with her father.
The victim had been held captive for 29 days before escaping.
The Twin Cities had above normal amounts of precipitation in August, and all that rain could now help produce more brilliant fall colors, peaking sooner.
As Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind is laid to rest Thursday, those who mourn hope her story will raise awareness of the plight of Indian women.
Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, who was eight months pregnant when she disappeared from her Fargo apartment earlier this month, died from homicidal violence, authorities said Tuesday.
A month after a storm ripped up its big outdoor screen, one of the few drive-in theaters left in Minnesota is still shut down as…
Across most of Minnesota, overcast skies granted only glimpses of the much-anticipated solar eclipse, but throngs of people went out to get a look anyway.
Starry Stonewort ID'd by state DNR in second lake in the past week.
In the aftermath of last weekend's deadly violence in Virginia, no one may be feeling more anger and fear than those who battled the Nazis and those nearly killed by them.
Community policing seen as a way to transform a troubled neighborhood.
The finding follows two other infestations of Stearns County lakes by the invasive.
Courts order men caught in sex stings to learn about victimization
As the Super Bowl gets closer, law enforcement officials and nonprofits across Minnesota are taking aggressive new action to crack down on customers of prostitution and boosting programs aimed at keeping teens out of the sex trade.
Pilot program with "Infant Court" aims to keep children from returning to foster care.
They tend to be middle-class, married white men from all over the state.
It was shut down just a day earlier.
The Excelsior public beach closure comes a week after Wayzata's was shut down.
Up to 40 devices could be rolled out by December.
More than 160 people have died in forceful encounters with law enforcement in Minnesota since 2000.
After clearing a backlog that held up court cases for months, it could go statewide this year.
Charley McCrossan, the man behind one of the Twin Cities' largest construction companies, dies at 91
He turned $1,000 in savings and two used dump trucks into C.S. McCrossan.
Officials estimated that eliminating the racial and ethnic income and employment disparities would mean $4.6 billion in income growth
Few metro cities had communications teams when Helen LaFave started her job in Plymouth 30 years ago. Now almost every suburb has staff members running…
It appeared after Wednesday's annual cleanup near Big Island that there also was less trash littering the lake.
New wave of cell tech goes up in high-demand areas.
At this point in the year, 2017 boater fatalities are at the highest level in 12 years.
Strangers ensure that a rare "John Doe" is buried with care, three years after his body was found in a Rosemount railroad shed.
It's one of many reforms to help prevent child abuse.
It's part of the district's increasing efforts to reach people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, expanding its reach to people who may not traditionally use its parks.
State's only accredited sailing school wants to replace outdated building.
Program found a 'good match' in Medina after losing its land after nearly four decades.
New Lake Street building marks end to five-year, $80 million plan to decentralize Hennepin County services
Hennepin County opens last in a series of new human services centers
The effort brings together public and private sector, with input from survivors.
Some cities have municipal liquor stores, others own community centers. In Maple Grove, it's a city-owned gun range that draws crowds. The city hopes an $8 million investment will keep up with growing demand.
The opening of a Wayzata hotel recalls an era when the lake was a lodging hub.
Some of these teens and young adults have been homeless. Many are poor. What they share, statistically, is the unlikelihood of ever earning a high school diploma.
Urgent needs prompt Hennepin County to go digital with heart-tugging ads.
Availability of marine carbon monoxide detectors is an issue.
Dawn Pfister's family sued the city and officer after the 2014 shooting.
New law this year requires carbon monoxide detectors on boats with enclosed cabins.
The city says five DWI arrests so far this year involved people who drank at Cowboy Jack's.
Downtown Mpls. building slated to be sold for $9.4M and renovated into offices.
Target officials said they will look to buy an existing liquor store rather than add a new one.
Construction on the five-block project will end in June.
Hennepin County will shut down sections of Portland and Cedar avenues on Monday to demolish the century-old bridges on those streets that cross the Midtown…
The operator of a statewide mental health phone service is preparing to cut back or shut down entirely unless the Legislature approves new funding.
It was her optimism amid a 25-year battle with multiple sclerosis that her friends and family say they'll remember most. She was 66.
A group is studying how to prevent abuse, raise awareness and help any victims.
In increasingly diverse Eden Prairie, Section 8 housing is in short supply.
Somali leaders estimate a third of East African residents have left the city.
Planning Commission member is suing over city fee and neighbor's patio.
State could mandate crisis training as police see more mental-illness-related calls.
So far this year, an estimated 700 new restaurant seats are coming in, and the boom shows no signs of slowing.
A year after stepping into the county's top human services role, Jennifer DeCubellis is leading the most dramatic reform of the child protection system in Minnesota.
The county is moving out of the former vocational high school by May.
Nearly $800,000 given out ahead of Super Bowl.
Wayzata to move cellphone equipment from neighborhood park to middle school, pitting neighborhoods against each other
The City Council recently approved the move from a water tower in Klapprich Park to a new monopole tower by a ballfield at West Middle School.
Some leaders concerned about the amount in the rainy day fund; others see it as a positive.
A new prosecutor and investigator are expected to start work in the spring.
The proposal would require a special event permit for a home that hosts four or more such events a year.
Minnehaha Creek agency is accused of conflict of interest over land sale.
Early ice-outs across metro are setting records after warm winter
About 200 residents last weekend held a peace vigil in Eden Prairie to remember two Indian computer engineers shot last month in a Kansas bar.
With 130 breweries and growing, San Diego draws ever more beer tourists.
Hennepin County medical examiner's office pursues relocating from downtown Minneapolis to Minnetonka
A proposed $58 million facility, also serving Dakota and Scott counties, could be built east of the county's Home School.
Bill would continue to add services, including outreach workers, shelter beds.
Veterans still want to see a long-term solution to accessibility to the island.
The innovative effort starts its second year on April 1.
The program, estimated to cost $1.2 million, aims to give small businesses experience on larger projects, and put women- and minority-owned companies to work.
Veterans, disability advocates asking city leaders to reverse decision.
Driven by high land prices, they're being turned into retail, offices and housing.
Hennepin County wanted a more inviting, comfortable place for potential jurors to wait.
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