Minneapolis officer pleads not guilty to perjury, other charges

Minneapolis officer pleads not guilty to perjury, other charges

Michael Griffin pleaded not guilty in his first appearance in federal court and was released on $25,000 bail.
Local

Grand hotels are making a mini-comeback on Lake Minnetonka

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Grand hotels are making a mini-comeback on Lake Minnetonka
Projects on Lake Minnetonka expected to be approved soon in Wayzata and Excelsior.
Local

Minnesota AG sues Savers thrift store chain over charity claims

May 21
Minnesota AG sues Savers thrift store chain over charity claims
Attorney General Lori Swanson said the for-profit retailer makes misleading claims about how much donated clothes and merchandise benefits charities.
Video
5:38am

New Saints ballpark in a word: 'American'

The St. Paul Saints opened the new Lowertown ballpark to packed stands, perfect weather and all the familiar cast of characters from the old Midway Stadium.
Video
2:11am

Let loose the hounds of drool at Canterbury

Bulldog races will return to Canterbury Park in Shakopee for Memorial Day.
Video
2:11am

Bud Grant garage sale crowd shows power of Twitter

In his latest garage sale, Vikings legend Bud Grant adapted by using social media and drew a crowd.
St. Paul
1:48am

Gallery: Saints open new ballpark in St. Paul

The Saints officially started the 2015 season at CHS Field in Lowertown St. Paul on Thursday.
Local
May 21

Twin Cities police, retailers join to fight organized retail crime

The new Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association shares information, alerts.
Local
May 21

Feds: Accused ISIL recruit threatened to kill FBI agents

Prosecutors say confidential informant's recordings document suspected ISIL recruits' disdain for U.S. law.
South Metro
May 21

900-kilometer bike trip benefits Kids 'n Kinship nonprofit

  Next week, semiretired businessman John Elder will climb onto his bicycle and set off on his 10th consecutive nine-day, 900-kilometer journey to raise money…
Minneapolis
May 21

Minneapolis high school teacher arrested on soliciting a prostitute

A Minneapolis high school teacher was arrested last week on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute. The 39-year-old Washburn High School chemistry teacher was jailed in…
Local
May 21

Bird flu threat eases, but layoffs hit big Minn. farm

State officials say the worst may be over for this season, but the ripple effects remain.
Local
May 21

Excerpt of text conversation

According to prosecutors, the following was a conversation between Abdirahman Yasin Daud and an unidentified ISIL facilitator on Kik, an online messaging application.   Where…
Health
May 21

U researcher has one of first 'bioprinters' using living tissue

The technology could revolutionize transplant medicine.
Local
May 21

GALLERY: U of M lab using 3D printers to help in heart research

At the Visible Heart Research laboratory on the U of M campus, a model of the human heart is made using a 3D printer to help researchers and surgeons get a better understanding of the heart.
Local
May 21

Lileks: Vikings want your bricks, just not your brickbats

Are you thinking about the area surrounding the new stadium, and wondering if you could help defray the paving costs? Good news: You can buy…
St. Paul
May 21

Creativity, connections thrive at Arlington Hills Community Center

A unique collaboration between the city’s library system and Parks and Rec has attracted hundreds of teens to its programs and high-tech labs.
South Metro
May 21

Inver Grove Heights man charged with sexually abusing girl

A 38-year-old Inver Grove Heights man has been charged with sexual abuse after a 14-year-old girl talked to a school counselor about it. Gesvin Rene…
South Metro
May 21
Former priest Francis Hoefgen passed through security at the Dakota Co...

Accuser of ex-Hastings priest Francis Hoefgen details alleged abuse

The man who said Francis Hoefgen repeatedly abused him detailed his experience Thursday.
St. Paul
May 21

Port Authority, St. Paul joining to build police training facility

Port Authority and city plan to team up on an $18 million project, with indoor firing range, at former office-warehouse site.
May 21

Rep. Keith Ellison to speak at mosque inauguration in Coon Rapids

The inauguration, open to the public, will be held Saturday.
Local
May 21

Federal court filing in support of detention motion

Local
May 21

Obituary: The Rev. Edwin Eilertsen, former rector of St. Martin's by the Lake

The Rev. Edwin J. Eilertsen spent more than 45 years empowering people to do positive things with their lives and for their community, and he…