The nonprofit NeighborWorks Home Partners helped Naima Mohamed, right, and Jacob Croonenberghs buy a house in St. Paul for their growing family.

Alliance pushes to close racial gap in Minnesota homeownership

Families of color are much less likely to own a home in Minnesota, research shows

Mpls. schools chief plays drums, stresses partnerships at kick-off

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Minneapolis school Superintendent Ed Graff, left high-fived Jonah Gunderman a member of the Gems and Gise drum group after giving his State of the Sch
Mpls. superintendent stresses partnership before $30M request.

'Super Eid' organizers expect thousands at U.S. Bank Stadium celebration

The video board outside U.S. Bank Stadium displayed the American Ninja Warrior logo. On Tuesday, it will host a giant Eid celebration.
Tuesday's event at U.S. Bank Stadium includes prayers and a carnival.
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Unlicensed driver with 17 DUIs allegedly high when he caused serious crash

Blood test results after the Dakota County crash turned up amphetamine and methamphetamine, according to authorities.
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Twin Cities man charged with assisting in wife's suicide

Thomas Houck admitted he filled a bag with nitrogen gas as his wife held it over her head.
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Motorcyclist dies after hitting deer; passenger injured

A motorcycle struck a deer around dawn on a central Minnesota road, and the collision killed the operator and injured his passenger, authorities said Monday.The…
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Guilty plea reveals dating rumor rift was behind killing outside Minneapolis bar

Guilty plea revealed rift between victim, shooter in Seven Corners killing.
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St. Paul man with history of abuse charged in wife's murder

Dah Dah Ray had filed an order for protection against her alleged killer.
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PolyMet Mine in Hoyt Lakes, Minn. has been mired in a permitting battle for over eight years and the issue has become politicized in the state and par

Minnesota think tank joins debate on economics of mining

Will mining industry eclipse outdoor and recreation business in northern Minnesota? "If voters understand the huge benefit of mining, they will want to see it happen," Center of the American Experiment says.
East Metro
Josh Hague and his attorney Andrew Pieper stood in his backyard, which has had flooding.

Mahtomedi neighbors settle with city over flooding

The city will pay $750,000 to five homeowners.

He sizes up millennials' savings

On the 28th floor of a high-rise in Chicago's South Loop, Cortlon Cofield, owner and financial planner at Cofield Advisors, has to get creative with…

All St. Croix bridge lanes to remain open as crews repair pipe

All traffic lanes will remain open on the St. Croix River bridge as crews make repairs to a storm sewer pipe on the Wisconsin bluff.Plans…
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
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Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care homes. Their cases are seldom investigated, leaving families in the dark.

Wisconsin 3M plant under scrutiny again

WAUSAU, Wis. – Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources is investigating air pollution at a 3M Corp. factory in Wausau. Records show that a pollution…
East Metro
Scott Kramer is photographed in one of the bedrooms in Stt. Paul's historic Dearing Mansion.

Owner of St. Paul mansion who ran afoul of regulators puts B&B up for sale

Historic St. Paul B&B that drew lengthy controversy hits market for $850,000.
Mark Haase is the DFL-endorsed candidate for Hennepin County attorney.

Hennepin County attorney candidate Mark Haase presents first campaign proposals

Candidate faults lack of leadership on racial disparities, charging drug and rape cases.

Robert Mitchell, mayor of Medina and community booster, dies at 74

Medina Mayor Robert "Bob" Mitchell Jr. used his position at the podium to infuse civility and courtesy in public discourse. "He listened rather than judged.…
St. Paul
Lake Monster Brewing, on Vandalia Avenue between I-94 and University Avenue, has become a popular gathering spot in a part of St. Paul known as a Crea

In St. Paul's growing Creative Enterprise Zone, businesses seek ways to preserve artistic identity

Area increasingly known for creative enterprises is hoping St. Paul can nurture it.
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Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer on Iron Range highway

The collision occurred late Saturday, the State Patrol said.
Dennis Porter on a mountain bike trail along the Minnesota River Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. ] JEFF WHEELER • T
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First-ever Eid celebration to be held at U.S. Bank Stadium Tuesday

First-ever Eid celebration to be held at U.S. Bank Stadium Tuesday

This will be the first time U.S. Bank Stadium will hold the public event. Organizers are encouraging people across Minnesota, Muslim or not, to attend the event.
St. Paul
Eric Jolly is the CEO and president of the St. Paul foundation.

Two quiet giants of local philanthropy rebrand to raise profiles of giving

Twin foundations respond to donors who want impact.
Home & Garden
Southways, the historic former Pillsbury estate on Lake Minnetonka.

Lake Minnetonka Pillsbury mansion slated for teardown

Orono grants a permit to raze grand Lake Minnetonka estate.
Nicolle Peltier testified Thursday about her children’s injuries. Beside her were her father, Tim Brinkley, and her husband, Kyle.

Nearly 3 years for driver who smashed into toddler on Mpls. playground

Refusal to apologize stuns injured children's family.