Mayor Betsy Hodges: Minneapolis is strong, but undergoing transformation

Mayor Betsy Hodges: Minneapolis is strong, but undergoing transformation

She delivered the State of the City address at a north Minneapolis mosque.

Maplewood priest cleared of sexual misconduct is dismissed from church

Mark Huberty was tried before jurors in 2014 on one count each of fourth and fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly starting a sexual relationship with a married woman he had been counseling.

Minnesota mother's lawsuit against child's gender transition is dismissed

A federal judge in St. Paul rejected the argument that her parental rights were violated.
West Metro
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Target asks Minnetonka to delay vote on liquor store, mulls existing one

Target officials said they will look to buy an existing liquor store rather than add a new one.
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Minnesota surveillance camera finding is a victory for residents of nursing homes

Resident of a Bemidji nursing home wanted to document poor care.
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St. Paul-based Summit Brewing to stop distribution in 6 states

The state's second-largest brewery said it wants to focus on its core market in the Upper Midwest.
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From Charles Lindbergh to Jacob Wetterling, the Star Tribune revisits 150 years of storytelling

For 150 years, the Star Tribune has been a front-line witness to the people and events that shape our lives in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.
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From World Series champs to our own Sid Hartman, Star Tribune celebrates 150 years of Minnesota sports

Before scores arrived instantly on screens, the Star Tribune brought the diamond, the racetrack, the victory, the heartbreak and the thrill of the game to readers.
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From blizzards to bike trails, Star Tribune celebrates 150 years of the Minnesota outdoors

To Minnesotans, the four seasons are about more than weather. The outdoor life brings us leisure, livelihood, disaster, and a little pride — it's extreme, but we like it here.

From F. Scott Fitzgerald to the State Fair, Star Tribune celebrates 150 years of culture in Minnesota

For 150 years, Minnesotans have taken pride in their cultural institutions and stars — from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Bob Dylan and Prince.

From Betty Crocker to rollerblades, Star Tribune celebrates 150 years of innovation in Minnesota

Innovation – making something useful out of a good idea – has popped up all over Minnesota's history, from railroads to malls, rollerblades and hospitals.

Star Tribune celebrates 150 years of storytelling in Minnesota

Star Tribune's first edition was published on May 25, 1867, nine years after Minnesota was granted statehood. These stories are your stories.

Scientists planting 400 acres of Minnesota pines to survive climate change

Scientists are identifying planting spots that will be strongholds against climate change.
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.

Roseau man dies in collision with semi

Jack Dahl, 42, of Roseau, Minn., was driving east on Hwy. 11 when his Dodge Caravan veered into the westbound lane at 8:48 p.m. and struck a westbound semi .
East Metro

State drastically tightens limits on 3M chemicals in groundwater

New limits, half the level set last year by the E.P.A., mainly affect east metro and Bemidji drinking water.

Repeat offender reaches plea deal in Mpls. torture rape, avoids life without parole

However, the 37-year-old defendant could go from prison into confinement into the state's sex offender treatment program.
St. Paul

Patrol looking for man who shot at another driver on I-35E in St. Paul

The shooting occurred about 2 a.m. near University Avenue
St. Paul

St. Paul police searching for missing, vulnerable teen

The 15-year-old girl was last seen Saturday at a St. Paul women's shelter.
East Metro

Just in time for big boating weekend, 'no-wake' restriction announced for St. Croix River

Speeds of no more than 5 mph will be enforced for more than 50 miles of the river, where it runs along the Twin Cities.
West Metro

State authorities confirm 11th overdose death from carfentanil

State authorities on Monday confirmed an 11th overdose death from the drug carfentanil. The latest victim is a 63-year-old man from Brooklyn Park who died…

"Co-govern"? No-veto promise? Mpls. candidates face all kinds of questions

Minneapolis candidates face unusual questions in candidate questionnaires.
Rep. Kurt Daudt, speaker of the House, with the governor, Sen. Paul Gazelka and other leaders, announces a budget agreement.

Special session starts now: Last-minute budget deal reached

"We've got a framework. We still have details to work out," Dayton said, calling a special session for 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, to end at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
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With rent spike, longtime tenants forced to face cost of living in Edina

The manager of a modest 61-unit complex in Edina says that while he realizes the new rents are a dramatic hike, they represent the cost of living in the city, one of the most affluent suburbs in the metro area.