Feds seize $2 million from mental health agency accused of bilking Medicaid

Feds seize $2 million from mental health agency accused of bilking Medicaid

Rare forfeiture move follows evidence of a suspicious wire transfer.

Suburban police give immigrants help with navigating life in U.S.

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Suburban police give immigrants help with navigating life in U.S.
The course also aims to teach immigrants to feel comfortable around police officers, and to teach them they are there to help.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College looks to sell Loring Park mansion to city

Minneapolis Community and Technical College looks to sell Loring Park mansion to city
The city would look for a developer to turn the building into apartments.
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Minnesota business, community groups go on the offensive against transit cuts

"Good morning, sir!" exclaimed Maureen Scallen Failor, president of the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, as she handed a leaflet to a sleepy commuter waiting for…
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A pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

3 new measles cases reported, pushing total to 24

All cases are still in Somali-American children in Hennepin County.
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Search on in Mississippi River for U student who went over fence near St. Anthony Falls

A man with him went over the falls and survived, according to park police.
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Minneapolis police chief promotes Kjos, Delmonico to key leadership positions

New operations bureau deputy chief and head of North Side precinct will start this summer.

Mpls. DFL scrambles to reschedule Sixth Ward endorsing convention

St. Mary's has backed out of the Mpls. DFL event.
Jamar Clark’s father James Clark (wearing white), and his cousin Cameron Clark interrupted Hennepin county attorney Mike Freeman during a press conference because they disagreed with the 15 years sentence that Allen Scarsella received.

Jamar Clark's father, others angry with Scarsella sentencing speak

James Clark and others were angry that Allen Scarsella wasn't charged with a more serious crime like attempted murder after shooting five protesters.
North Metro

Blaine's water woes caused by outdated infrastructure

Two system failures this winter cut off access for some and led to school closings.
South Metro

15 years in prison for gunman who shot five Jamar Clark protesters

Allen Scarsella was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for shooting five black men at a 2015 demonstration following the death of Jamar Clark.

Mpls. mom who sent payments to Al-Shabab gets rare federal probation sentence

Federal judge vows to help keep Amina Esse, a refugee, in U.S.

Minnesota Supreme Court to hear school integration lawsuit

The lawsuit claims that the state fails to give poor and minority students an adequate education.
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.

Fees for high school games in U.S. Bank Stadium? New chief says no

Stadium manager SMG had wanted a $2 per ticket fee added to high school events held there.

Longtime New Ulm Journal publisher dies at 65

The Minnesota Newspaper Association Half Century Club commemorates those who've worked in the industry for 50 or more years. Last year, Bruce Fenske of New…

Ice and snow close Duluth schools; Twin Cities area gets chilling rain

Northern Minnesota could see up to 5 inches.
East Metro

40 years for abusive Maplewood husband who fatally shot wife in head

The defendant had threatened to kill his wife and her children, according to prosecutors.
East Metro

Arguments mount over proposed venue change in officer's trial for Castile killing

The defense and prosecution continue to argue over change of venue in the Court of Appeals.
North Metro

State's largest school district warns parents about Netflix series involving suicide

Anoka-Hennepin sent an e-mail to parents about the show "13 Reasons Why."
West Metro

Chaska nursing home ruled negligent after resident fell into 155-degree water, died

Staff had a habit of propping open a laundry room door; resident fell into a catch basin and was severely burned.
Stage & Arts

In 150 words or less, what's a good arts idea for St. Paul?

Friday is the deadline for the annual Knight Arts Challenge, which offers dollars for projects that enrich the city.
The Rev. Ed Treat led a Wednesday night service at Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Bloomington.

Churches and families making Wednesdays the new Sunday

As churches across Minnesota try new ways to accommodate the hectic lives of the faithful, Wednesday night services have emerged as a popular option.
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April 26

Railroad crossing safety behind effort Wednesday in Hopkins

About every three hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train the U.S. Department of Transportation says, and that's why Hopkins Police will be conducting a railroad crossing safety effort on Wednesday.