Lower Sioux aim to revitalize Dakota language in Minnesota

Lower Sioux aim to revitalize Dakota language in Minnesota

Minnesota is embracing an effort to reclaim American Indian languages.
Local

Oh, geez: Future of Walker's Eelpout Festival on the line

October 21
Oh, geez: Future of Walker's Eelpout Festival on the line
Homage to gross but engrossing creature is the focus of debate.
Local

Tevlin: Untruths fan flames of fear in St. Cloud

October 21
Tevlin: Untruths fan flames of fear in St. Cloud
Celebrities
October 21

KARE 11 and longtime morning anchor Kim Insley 'part ways'

Insley talked about some future plans in a video she posted on Facebook.
Minneapolis
October 21
The city of Minneapolis is attempting to ban Stephen Frenz, pictured, from holding rental licenses, like it has Spiros Zorbalas. They were joint owners of some 60 city apartment complexes.

Ruling: Minneapolis can revoke embattled landlord's licenses

The City Council will make a final decision on how to proceed with Stephen Frenz.
Local
October 21

Lake country cabin owners shoulder a big share of property tax burden

A growing number say they often don't feel like they have much voice in how that tax money is spent.
North Metro
October 21

Concerned about its housing stock, Anoka hits the brakes on new rentals

The city is halting new rental construction or expansion for up to a year.
Minneapolis
October 21
Bike riders navigated rush-hour traffic, construction and the Marshall Avenue hill in St. Paul. City leaders in St. Paul and Minneapolis are building a bike-lane network like never before.

Spread of Twin Cities bike lanes excites as well as angers many

Growing network in Minneapolis and St. Paul frustrates critics; supporters say cars can't always be king.
Local
October 21

Secrecy Rules

An occasional series on rising government secrecy in Minnesota and across the country.
Local
October 21

Trump White House confounds, confuses transparency advocates

Data purges and secrecy confounding transparency advocates.
St. Paul
October 21
St. Paul Fire Chief Tim Butler will start Monday in his previous role as the department's fire emergency management and communications chief.

After news of reprimand for 'intimidation,' St. Paul fire chief steps down

The announcement comes just days after it was made public that Tim Butler was reprimanded by the city in 2016 for retaliating against an employee.
Local
October 21

University of Minnesota names new medical school dean

Dr. Jakub Tolar is a renowned stem-cell researcher.
Local
October 21

Kelly Gage, attorney and former Minnesota senator, dies at 92

There is ample evidence that Kelly Gage was a pillar of his community. The longtime Mankato attorney and onetime state senator also served on the…
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.
East Metro
October 21
Gerard Murphy shared a hug with his friend Kathy Kehrberg who he donat...

Long-distance kidney donation links Minnesotan, New Zealanders

"I feel blessed," recipient says of the extraordinary gift. "You don't owe us a thing," donor says.
Local
October 21
Gerard Murphy shared a hug with his friend Kathy Kehrberg who he donat...

Minn. woman receives lifesaving gift from New Zealand

Gerard and Lyn Murphy flew from New Zealand to give Kathy Kehrberg a kidney.
Local
October 21
December 30, 1990 Washington or bust Sen.-elect Paul Wellstone, grou...

15 years after his death, Paul Wellstone remains unforgettable

Those who knew and worked with the senator remember their first impressions of him.
Local
October 21

You are here: Phone maps help find the way in state forests

Hunters, hikers and others who bring their smartphones into Minnesota state forests soon won't have much of an excuse if they get lost.
Local
October 21

Minnesota briefs: Foundation in Duluth raises awareness of child poverty

Duluth Foundation aims to raise awareness of child poverty A foundation in Duluth is hoping to start bridging the city’s “opportunity gap” by bringing people…
St. Paul
October 21

One dead in early-morning St. Paul shooting

A man was shot and killed early Saturday in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, according to police. No one has been arrested, according to police spokesman…
West Metro
October 21

Bloomington pedestrian hit by car dies of his injuries

A Bloomington man has died of injuries he suffered when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in that city early this month. James…
Local
October 21
Dahir Salad Hassan hugged his daughter Amina Salad as his other daughter, Faduma Salad, right, and his wife, Hakima Huriye, said goodbye before he left for Somalia to help with relief efforts.

Somali-Minnesotans rush to help bomb victims in Mogadishu

They're joining with a growing number of Minnesota Somalis who have returned to the country of their roots.
Minneapolis
October 20

Minneapolis cop charged with threatening sister-in-law, wife

James J. Lopez's wife alleged that he had threatened to kill her in the past, and once put a gun to her head.
St. Paul
October 20

Gillette Children's hospital celebrates 120th, still a rarity in the treatment of children with disabilities

Nonprofit is still only one of a handful offering long-term care for rare disorders and injuries.