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According to a 2015 report, nearly half the nation's top 100 cities now have conservancies that are often driven by financial need.
County hopes to clear loan by 2027 instead of 2037.
A mix-up by Wells Fargo startles about 40 mortgage customers throughout Hennepin County.
City, BCA deny collusion in '14 shooting case review.
Four times a year, crews clean out the reflecting pool in the center of the government center's skyway level and collect the coins, donating the money to local charities.
Preliminary plans include senior housing, a community center, yoga retreat center and cottages, education center and outdoor recreation to be built next to the Hindu temple, considered the largest in the nation.
Airline might be the first in country to compost and recycle food waste.
Randy Johnson leaving Hennepin County after almost 40 years
In 2016, 17 people died on the water despite ramped-up enforcement.
The National Weather Service says winds will gust over 60 mph in southwestern Minnesota, and no travel is advised in far northwestern Minnesota. MSP is also experiencing significant delays.
Grumbling and confused, man woke and left the vehicle just before it went up in flames.
After freezing rain, the metro area is expected to get a thunderstorm this afternoon.
Lake Minnetonka event has been altered by warm temps in past.
A larger facility will meet Hennepin Co. demands.
Alberta Geist was hit in 2013; her family says the crosswalk was poorly lit.
Election 2016 is barely in the books, and Ginny Gelms is already preparing for the next one. Gelms, who manages Hennepin County’s elections, is planning…
The counties will now focus on improving their own facilities while working together on youth programming.
Boy, mom, grandma in car hit by wrong-way driver.
Hennepin County leads with a 4.5 percent increase.
Hennepin County is moving the Sheriff’s Office information technology, or IT, staff to county jurisdiction. The change will transfer 17 staffers from the Sheriff’s Office…
When is a private party a special event? The city is reviewing its regulations after neighbors objected to pianist's recitals.
In its third year, program gives young mothers and women who are pregnant or disabled a new option for community service.
About 100 people disrupted a meeting in Richfield, holding signs with slogans such as "No Cages for Kids." The meeting ended with several people yelling.
In a rare step by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, a developer must pay $5,000 for violating a permit while developing the former shoreline estate of the late Douglas Dayton.
A hailstorm is credited with sparking Herbert Wagner’s most popular business idea. When a storm damaged the crop at his longtime orchard, Jim’s Apple Farm,…
The policy changes are raising concerns over what some view as shrinking transparency and the destruction of public data.
By 2020, Hennepin County plans to send more funding to cities in order to speed process.
Businesses appeal to dog owners who want to spare no cost to pamper their pooches, especially in west metro suburbs where pet spending and ownership is highest.
Hennepin County using devices to warn about problems in water pipes as weather cools.
The suburban park system is changing priorities from building up parks and amenities to bringing the massive system right to residents.
The jump follows increases systemwide, with jumps in child-protection reports to the county and children placed in foster care.
More than 140 people have died in forceful encounters with law enforcement in Minnesota since 2000.
Vacant Plymouth mall could become an "urban-type village."
Hennepin County officials seek state aid for a new, $26M family-centered prevention system.
Hennepin County Medical Center is getting a new name to align it with the county's health care system, but not everyone thinks it's a smart move or necessary.
The election of a mayor to the Hennepin County Board marked the first-ever female majority on the board, while a contentious race in one Lake…
As child abuse cases rise, Hennepin County Board is considering plan to prevent it.
The city is compiling feedback from numerous focus groups this month.
Medina council to vote on building for luxury vehicles.
Hennepin County commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on their own proposed pay raises for 2017 and 2018. The County Board will vote on a…
Birthrate for Hennepin County teens falling faster than state's.
The state is poised to join national trend of having a single hot line number.
More than 740,000 Hennepin County voters have preregistered, breaking 2008's mark of 720,000 preregistered voters.
The state is reviewing campaign violation complaints Wednesday.
Preservationists were unable to muster the $6.3 million required to halt the process.
It's part of the city's new planning process, "Imagine Minnetonka," launched earlier this year.
Preservationists make a "last stand" to save the 1950s Robbinsdale icon.
Leaders in the state's most populous counties get their first look at 2017 budgets.
The theater will be replaced by a Hy-Vee supermarket.
New suburban buildings too big for some neighbors.
At stake is a $25.5M contract with facility's current operator.
City Council vote follows Target liquor license defeat.
The counties are exploring merging juvenile treatment centers.
A Hennepin County judge is expected to rule this week on a suit seeking a temporary restraining order to block the demolition of Robbinsdale’s Terrace…
Construction began in 2014 and has rerouted thousands of motorists — until this month.
Unique course of study responds to growing need.
Boats puttered by slowly in a Lake Minnetonka channel Saturday as Deputy Shawn Eberle flipped on blue and red emergency lights. “Do you know why…
Experts hope the new-wake rules decrease the chance for boating deaths, which so far are at an 11-year high.
When astronauts landed on the moon in 1969, Arlene Stansfield’s family members watched the big moment on their Golden Valley TV set while the mother…
Closings could be more common than updates as the historic stretch ages.
The Wayzata Bay wreck, a barge from 1879 that was owned by railroad tycoon James J. Hill, is the oldest known that an archaeological research team has found on the bottom of the metro area's largest lake.
The retailer delayed its plans, but Terrace Theatre demolition is still on Robbinsdale's docket.
Eden Prairie police say foul play is suspected in the July death of a 74-year-old Eden Prairie man discovered in his home one day before…
Thoughts of Flint, Mich., make some folks uneasy.
Plymouth is reassuring residents that discolored, brown-tinted water is safe and the result of routine hydrant flushing this summer. The city sent a notice to…
After a 38-year run, the commissioner is stepping down.
Al-Amaan plans to move from Eden Prairie space.
Each side learned something from the other during the friendly competition, which could become an annual event.
To drum up interest and support, leaders are showing off the lake area this weekend to organizers of the World Match Racing Tour, a sailing series likened to the PGA Tour for golfers. It hosts races around the world. Wayzata wants to host a tour stop in 2018.
This weekend, a team from Benin is playing in the very tournament that for three years has raised money and equipment for them.
First step to final approval by Robbinsdale City Council fraught with divisiveness.
It's the second year of a research project sifting through data from the past 110 years to add the homicides and suspicious deaths to electronic records.
It's the state's first public-sector entity to use employee resource groups.
Pesticide could slow spread of invasive larvae.
The redesign, rerouting of Bushaway Road will now cost nearly $60 million.
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