Plans to transform historic Anoka asylum site move forward

Plans to transform historic Anoka asylum site move forward

Historic Anoka site to become veterans housing.
Local

Tevlin: Dog is still missing, but compassion finds homeless man

May 28
Tevlin: Dog is still missing, but compassion finds homeless man
Local

Gallery: Opening day at Historic Fort Snelling

May 28
Opening day at Fort Snelling
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Guests at Lakecrest Resort on Long Lake fished off one of the docks. Amy Wolf and her husband, Kregg, bought the Detroit Lakes resort in January and have been getting ready for summer.

Smaller family resorts becoming a threatened Minnesota species

The loss of a summer tradition is lamented, even as one young Detroit Lakes family bucks the trend.
Minneapolis
May 28

St. Cloud woman fatally struck on I-94 in Mpls. after exiting vehicle

The 35-year-old exited a passenger vehicle, walked into traffic and was fatally struck, the State Patrol said.
Local
May 28

Cycle of life at Minnesota Zoo

The cycle of life is apparent at the Minnesota Zoo as a 16-year old tiger is treated for arthritis.
South Metro
May 28

When Minnesota Zoo animals get older, there is no nursing home

End-of-life planning is part of the routine at the 40-year-old zoo in Apple Valley, where in the past year, 177 animals died, from old age and other causes.
West Metro
May 28

Spike in child abuse reports is overloading Hennepin County's system

Abused children are stranded as foster homes and shelter beds fill up.
West Metro
May 28

Chanhassen, Chaska high school demography dynamics have domino effects

New district boundaries would shift 800 students.
Local
May 28

Metro briefs: Coffee shop to add to bustle at St. Paul's Union Depot

Java Express plans to open a shop at Union Depot, making it the latest addition at the downtown St. Paul rail station that’s long on…
St. Paul
May 28

1 hurt, 1 arrested after coffee tossed at St. Paul Salvation Army center

The coffee-tossing came after an argument between two men waiting in line.
East Metro
May 28
Dr. Ruth Lynfield is the state epidemiologist and is leadering the hea...

Minn. Dept. of Health: No cause for concern after anthrax detection

An initial positive test was followed by negative ones, said Dr. Ruth Lynfield. The bacteria can occur naturally.
Local
May 28

Freighter runs aground in Whitefish Bay

SAULT STE. MARIE, MICH. – The U.S. Coast Guard was working Saturday to free a freighter that’s run aground in Whitefish Bay off Michigan’s…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 17 hours 47 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Minneapolis
May 28
Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds took part in a peace wa...

NAACP head Nekima Levy-Pounds to leave St. Thomas law school

She intends to pursue full-time work as an advocate for racial and economic justice.
Local
May 28

Twin Cities Memorial Day events 2016

MONDAY EVENTS Anoka: 10 a.m. program at Veterans Memorial at Forest Hills Cemetery. Speaker Lyle Bradley. Music by North Suburban Concert Bank. Apple Valley: 11…
Local
May 28

Two Minnesotans at war, both teens, were witnesses to history

Two Minnesota teens — separated in life by 60 years, nearly to the day — pulled on military uniforms and soon witnessed two of the…
South Metro
May 28

Burnsville to be latest high school offering on-site credit union

From Eden Prairie to St. Paul, eight high schools now have an on-site credit union.
Local
May 28

Plain language center says it's winning war on gobbledygook

The Minnesota Department of Revenue was honored for the direct and clear way in which it educated consumers about how to get their money back.
Local
May 28

Three cases of rare bacterial disease detected in Twin Cities wildlife

Three cases of a rare wildlife disease to which humans are also susceptible have been found in animals in the Twin Cities, a University of…
North Metro
May 28

Obituary: Popular professor, futurist Arthur Harkins pushed students to think ahead

University of Minnesota sociologist Arthur Harkins challenged his students and colleagues to consider what the world might look like in the future, and how technology…
Local
May 28

Hospitals have new tool to help paralyzed patients: robotics

Exoskeletons are new tool for spinal and stroke patients.
Minneapolis
May 28
Pastor Carmen Means, carrying an umbrella, led community members in prayer at the site of a memorial for Birdell Beeks, the 59-year-old woman killed in a shooting Thursday night.

Grandmother shot, killed was a North Side force for kindness

Family struggled to make sense of the loss of Birdell Beeks, who was driving with her grandchild. "I lost my second mom," a nephew said.
Minneapolis
May 28
Workers lay down artificial turf at US Bank Stadium.

Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

Tickets for the $19 guided tours went on sale Thursday and moved briskly. Those tours begin Aug. 24 and run through Nov. 24.