As big remake proceeds, Rochester rediscovers it's a river town

As big remake proceeds, Rochester rediscovers it's a river town

Projects coming out of the Destination Medical Center effort are embracing the riverfront and raising hopes of river fans.
East Metro

Concerned about bad PR, Vadnais Heights keeps $12,000 audit confidential

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Concerned about bad PR, Vadnais Heights keeps $12,000 audit confidential
In an interview Friday, the mayor said that he had never seen the audit but that he nevertheless is convinced there's nothing new in it.
Local

Protest at St. Anthony City Hall focuses on police funding

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Protest at St. Anthony City Hall focuses on police funding
They marched to protest the use of municipal liquor store income for city police in the wake of Philando Castile's shooting death.
Local
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Minn. opening med marijuana program to those in chronic pain

Enrollment spiked in July after the pain patients were admitted to state program ahead of Monday's expansion.
West Metro
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2 possible drownings reported on west metro lakes

One victim was pulled from Long Lake in Orono, according to scanner reports. In a separate incident on nearby Lake Minnetonka, another possible drowning victim was being sought.
Local
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Two years later, Ice Bucket Challenge yields hope for Minnesotans with ALS

People who had waited a year or more for gear to help them live more independently can now get a key piece of equipment delivered within days.
Local
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Denmark is pouring more than $180 million into an overhaul of the Gellerupparken neighborhood in Aarhus, part of a broader effort to better integrate immigrant communities.

How Denmark tries to subvert call to terror: A model for here?

Denmark counsels budding radicals, finds jobs for returning foreign fighters and coaches family members. Authorities there say this soft approach works. The exodus of young people has slowed to a trickle.
Minneapolis
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Auction buyers breathe new life into vacant North Side homes

Half of buyers on track to finish rehabs in county's first year of new program.
Local
5:49pm

Man arrested in shooting death of Eau Claire neighbor

Police have arrested a 44-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a woman in Eau Claire.
South Metro
5:42pm

Artificial ski slope to open at Buck Hill this fall

Construction began this month on a new surface that enables skiing without snow.
Minneapolis
5:39pm

2 wounded in Minneapolis shootings

Two people were wounded in shootings Friday night in Minneapolis, police say.The first victim, a man, was struck by gunfire in the 1300 block of…
South Metro
5:39pm

Man dies in overnight crash near Hastings

His semi went off the road and struck a tree, the State Patrol said.
South Metro
5:34pm

Growing Inver Grove Heights considers tighter regulation on bowhunting

The city may soon require all bowhunters to take a skills test to hunt within city limits.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
4:57pm

Emily Grey showed writing flair in Minnesota Territory's educated black enclave

One. That was how many “free colored” people lived in St. Anthony, a growing village of 657 at the navigational head of the Mississippi River,…
Local
4:39pm

Obituary: Dr. Frederick Lewis was committed cancer doctor, piano virtuoso

For some, caring for cancer patients for more than 40 years would be enough to fill a lifetime. But Dr. Frederick “Bruce” Lewis also was…
Local
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FILE - In this May 1, 2011 file photo, musician and gun rights activis...

Instead of civility, Freeborn County chose Ted Nugent

Freeborn County, the rural area surrounding Albert Lea, Minn., roughly 90 minutes south of the Twin Cities, is in the midst of a movement called…
East Metro
4:24pm

Cottage Grove couple wrap $250K honeymoon treehouse around old bur oak

Michael and Paula Bushillas have spent the last few years making their 8-acre property into a shabby-chic, romantic venue for new brides and grooms.
Local
4:13pm

Decoy dogs chase geese from Rochester, Minn., golf course

A Rochester golf pro turned to cutouts to scare off pesky birds
Local
3:55pm

Correction for July 31, 2016

An events listing on E2 Sunday gave an incorrect location for Nershfest. It is Summit Brewing Co., 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul.
Local
3:52pm

Metro briefs: Minneapolis looking at bird-safe skyways

A proposal to require that new skyways be designed with bird-safe materials is being reviewed by planning officials and could go to the City Council…
Local
3:03pm

State briefs: Ely lodge weathers storm with the help of guests

ELYLodge weathers storm with help from guestsShortly after a powerful storm blew through the historic Burntside Lodge — dropping trees, cutting power and knocking one…
Local
2:14pm

Somali-Dane brings personal touch to stem departures to Syria

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Local
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Somali-Dane waxa uu keenay dareen u shakhsi ah si loo joojiyo tegitaanka Suuriya.

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