Linda Conrad

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.
Local

Minnesota think tank joins debate on economics of mining

August 20
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.
Local

Ex-boyfriend charged with fatally stabbing Shakopee woman before cutting own throat

10:39am
The man's immigration status "is in question," prompting notification to federal authorities of his arrest.
West Metro
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United Airlines jets sit at a gate at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this year.

Federal marshals mistakenly cuffed, removed from plane at MSP

A flight attendant thought there was a civilian aboard with a gun, according to the TSA.
Local
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A manufactured home no longer sits on the lot it once occupied in Lowry Grove mobile home park Friday, June 30, 2017, in St. Anthony, MN. Lowry Grove

St. Anthony mobile home park is reopening after 100 families forced out

The company that closed Lowry Grove mobile home park is suing the city, alleging that city officials induced it to oust "undesirable" residents from St. Anthony.
East Metro
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Longtime Farmington Police Chief Brian Linquist was ousted by the city council.

During heated meeting, Farmington ousts longtime police chief

Chief Brian Lindquist said he wasn't happy about the decision but vowed to move on.
Minneapolis
10:20am
The "Super Eid" celebration kicks off Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

'Super Eid' celebration kicks off at U.S. Bank Stadium

Tuesday's event at U.S. Bank Stadium includes prayers and a carnival.
Local
8:53am
Traffic loosens on Hwy. 610 in Brooklyn Park as crash clears

Traffic loosens on Hwy. 610 in Brooklyn Park as crash clears

It took quite a while, but the crash on westbound Hwy. 610 at Noble Parkway in Brooklyn Park has finally cleared. Traffic has recovered nicely, too.
South Metro
7:51am
Minnesota Vikings fans pose for photos by a large Skol sign before the start of a Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars joint practice session Thursday, Au

Despite initial worries, Eagan got a kick out of training camp

With the inaugural training camp winding down, residents say their new neighbors kept traffic at bay, problems to a minimum and brought crowds streaming to local businesses.
Local
7:37am
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.
Local
7:07am

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.…
West Metro
August 20

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.…
West Metro
August 20
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
updated 2 hours 59 mins. ago
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.
Local
August 20

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…
South Metro
August 20
Marshall A. Knoll

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.
Local
August 20
Mark Haase is the DFL-endorsed candidate for Hennepin County attorney.

Hennepin County attorney candidate Mark Haase presents first campaign proposals

County attorney candidate wants a community panel.
Local
August 20

Blue Earth teen sentenced in football teammate beating

FAIRMONT, MINN. – A southern Minnesota teenager will serve jail time for taking part in an assault that left a high school football teammate…
Local
August 20
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. schools chief plays drums, stresses partnerships at kick-off

Mpls. superintendent stresses partnership before $30M request.
Minneapolis
August 20
Farhan Hersi

Guilty plea reveals dating rumor rift was behind killing outside Minneapolis bar

Guilty plea revealed rift between victim, shooter in Seven Corners killing.
Dennis Porter on a mountain bike trail along the Minnesota River Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. ] JEFF WHEELER • jeff.wheeler@startribune.com T
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 22 hours 52 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro
August 20
Ray

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.
Local
August 20
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
East Metro
August 20
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.
Local
August 20

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…