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Crews with a bulldozer punched a hole in the building before court order stopped demolition.
An 18-year-old Prior Lake woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday in central Minnesota. Officers responded to the scene in Morrison County just…
A revised bag policy has led to long lines as well since the Gophers' home opener on Sept. 1.
With two weeks before the Ryder Cup starts at Hazeltine National Golf Club, local homeowners are pitching themselves and their property to last-minute planners, hoping to cash in on convenience.
Minneapolis school officials support free speech rights of athletes of South volleyball squad and North football team.
Multiple rounds of rain are predicted until Thursday morning, and the ground already is saturated.
North Memorial chopper went down near Alexandria, Minn.
The blaze was early Saturday in Watertown Township.
Several businesses are being looked at as possible source of bacteria, officials say.
More than 300 agencies across the state helped clear the road of intoxicated drivers during three week span.
The Interstate 35W bridge across the Mississippi River will glow blue for 11 days until Jacob Wetterling’s remains are laid to rest. Beginning Thursday evening,…
A thief has struck Macalester College’s Science Building, where a display case of gold dust, small diamonds and precious stones was looted. A lab supervisor…
Police in Foley, Minn., are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found dead Monday near Lion’s Park. Officers were dispatched to the area…
A St. Paul motorcyclist died early Friday in central Minnesota after his Harley-Davidson went off the road while heading into a curve. John G. Troyer,…
A photographer captured two Burnsville H.S. students in an unguarded moment at the Minnesota State Fair and the photo went viral. Here's what was really going on.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together is a place of sensory overload: wafts of fried food-on-a-stick, hundreds of barn animals to pat and a sea of hungry…
Minnesota's ultimate Prince fans will have a unique opportunity to work inside — and preserve — Paisley Park when daily tours of the music legend's Chanhassen complex and studio begin Oct. 6.
A jockey took a spill from his horse during a race at Shakopee's Canterbury Park on Saturday and was rushed to a Minneapolis hospital with unknown injuries, officials said.
Demonstrators marched from the site of Philando Castile's shooting to the fair's main gate.
The 34-year-old man who drowned after suffering a medical emergency while swimming laps in an Eden Prairie pool this week was identified by authorities Saturday.…
A wet August means a new crop of pests on top of an already bad mosquito season.
Authorities remain unsure of what kind of medical emergency caused the distress.
The 39-year-old woman was hit by a pickup truck.
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More than 150 guns were bought from residents Saturday in a buyback program that closed down hours early after sponsors ran out of the Visa gift cards they were exchanging for the weapons.
Abdimalik Askar said he needs to attend to family issues. His name will remain on the ballot.
Around 5,600 4-H kids from sixth grade through college freshmen will travel to the fair, having earned the spot from their performance at county competitions, to exhibit livestock and showcase fine arts projects.
Authorities found Alayna Ertl's body near Motley, Minn., in Cass County. The man who was sought along with her as part of an Amber Alert has been arrested.
Union leaders will meet with health system officials Tuesday.
It's the second time this week Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has filed murder charges in a case involving the violent domestic assault of a baby.
The canister was found Wednesday morning in Superior.
Hundreds expected at fundraiser on Sunday.
Jorge Ozornia will face 1st-degree arson charges.
Animal destroyed; jogger, bicyclist treated for rabies.
Better conditions improve the health of mother and child, a benefit to society and a savings for taxpayers, advocates say.
The officer was stopped by Minneapolis police after she allegedly crashed her vehicle into a parked car, fled and refused to cooperate when stopped.
City's fourth homicide of the week occurred in 1900 block of Franklin Av. SE.
Ja-Khyia Davis, who has diabetes, was last seen near downtown.
Maurice Carter is expected to serve 10 years for spraying an intersection full of people with bullets.
The 26-year-old man was part of a ring that sold narcotics in greater Minnesota.
Fans of the Celtic-punk band Flogging Molly gave the Minneapolis music venue Cabooze a social media thrashing Thursday, demanding refunds for a show that staffers…
Gov. Dayton orders that fishing can continue as the walleye population recovers.
One driver hit a semitrailer after running a stop sign.
Six people were arrested Friday night at Carty Park in St. Paul's Summit-University neighborhood on what was intended to be the first night of a…
Supporter of Rashad Turner's House bid may have broken election laws by offering a chance to win a car.
Beginning Friday, only bicyclists and pedestrians can cross the bridge.
Samantha Edwards died of complications from a heart condition, the medical examiner said.
The time and location of the exclusive event were not given.
At listening session, the City Council heard pleas for a new approach to policing.
Dozens of residents packed Tuesday's City Council meeting to force a conversation about race relations after one of the city's officers killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop in neighboring Falcon Heights.
Driver, who was rushed to HCMC with serious injuries, was in critical but stable condition.
Flooding fears and fires accompanied storms in southern Minnesota.
A public memorial will honor him at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.
Andrew Remley's body was pulled from the churning water south of Rock Island on Friday afternoon.
Rescue personnel were called to Lafayette Bay on Wednesday evening.
The 31-year-old Circle Pines man is jailed and expected to face murder charges. The boy's father was previously charged in relation to the case.
The late-afternoon march began at the Convention Center in downtown Minneapolis.
St. Paul festival takes on somber tone in wake of police shooting that sparked nationwide protests.
Demonstrators will push for Falcon Heights to terminate its contract with St. Anthony police.
Blast forces evacuation of neighborhood near 110th Street and France Avenue S.
Eddie Frizell says he was demoted because he ran for sheriff, spoke to media.
A preliminary investigation showed that the pilot, who was unable to locate Cambridge Municipal Airport in the dark, suffered only minor injuries, police said. No one else was hurt.
Attack on Muslim men seen as possible hate crime.
Nearly 600 officers will be equipped with devices after the July 4th holiday.
A man was shot and wounded in the Wednesday afternoon incident.
Extradited from Brazil, he is now in the Pine County jail.
Hundreds expected to walk, grieve and raise money Friday night in Minneapolis.
Seng Xiong allegedly told his victims he was helping set up a new homeland in which they'd be reunited with friends and family.
The crash happened on Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis.
One man could not be revived after being pulled from Orono Lake. A second body was recovered from a lake in Douglas County.
The vehicle that killed 10-year-old Caylin Donovan has not been located.
Andrew Kornfeld says the musician's death underlined the deadly nature of painkiller addiction.
Ronald Schuh's death was the second fatality of the year in the Wisconsin county.
Downtown Minneapolis residents and visitors will see more officers patrolling on bicycle, horseback and in plainclothes this summer as part of the annual SafeZone initiative.…
The body of Thomas Crew, 58, was in a heavily wooded area.
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