Tom Hoch enters race for Minneapolis mayor

Tom Hoch enters race for Minneapolis mayor

Hoch said the city needs to "get back to moving forward."
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More record warmth then 'potent' storm by week's end

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More record warmth then 'potent' storm by week's end
South and east metro communities are the most likely to get the most snow, according to the National Weather Service.
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Teen convicted of being 'mastermind' in huge gun theft from Minn. shop

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Teen convicted of being 'mastermind' in huge gun theft from Minn. shop
Of the 77 guns stolen, 29 have been recovered; some were used in robberies within hours of the burglary.
Local
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Report calls for stronger oversight of Medicaid spending for disabled, elderly

Minnesota spent roughly $2.4 billion in 2015 on home and community services.
Local
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Citizens League report hopes to break the transit 'logjam'

Ideas will be circulated at the legislature.
Minneapolis
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Minneapolis DFL expects to move citywide convention to July 8

The new date would avoid conflicts with Ramadan and Twin Cities Pride.
Minneapolis
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U Law School prof charged with sex assault and stalking

Francesco Parisi, 54, of Minneapolis, was charged Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court and was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon.
West Metro
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Bomb threat briefly shuts down Crystal library

Classes at Herzing University in Crystal were disrupted Monday night after someone phoned in a bomb threat, police said.A student was in the library when…
North Metro
5:07pm

Teen couple charged in Chisago County with murder in overdose of 18-year-old

The victim said in a text on the day of his death, "ur gunna be mind blown by this," according to the prosecution.
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Osakis district now says prom dress pre-approval merely a suggestion

Girls will be required to submit a photo of themselves in their prom dress before the April 22 event, to make sure they meet a new dress code, which is more relaxed than last year's code.
Minneapolis
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Teen killed, four others injured in crash on I-35W in northeast Minneapolis

The vehicle swerved across three lanes of traffic on I-35W.
Local
3:30pm

Birkie organizers scramble to save week of races

Thousands of skiers might do untimed races – or none at all. A run is possible as one scenario.
Local
1:02pm

Minneapolis is country's 15th most traffic riddled city, study says

Here in Minneapolis-St. Paul, we come in slightly below the average at 40 hours a year. That was enough to earn us the dubious title of the 15th most congested city in the nation and 18th most snarled in North America.
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.
Local
10:52am

Heat wave in February: Readers share their warm-weather photos

The verdict was unanimous: Minnesotans love this early, extended taste of spring in the middle of winter.
West Metro
February 21

Whoo are you? Eden Prairie's adopted owl closer to getting a name

Three names are in the running for an owl that was adopted by the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center after it was found injured in Chicago.
Local
February 20
Mark Stipakov, a real estate agent in Plymouth, went to grade school with Russian President Vladimir Putin, third from right, front row.

'Like the Cold War': Minnesota Russian community worried

Minnesota's Russian-speaking community is reacting to growing tensions between Russia and the Trump administration with a mix of concern, curiosity and skepticism.
Local
February 20

Construction worker has died on Hwy. 169 construction site

A highway construction worker in Edina died Monday after a large metal pipe landed on him, authorities said.David Earl Hyde, 38, of Fulton, Mo., was…
Local
February 20

Artists stage Presidents' Day performance protest across Twin Cities

Artists and performers showcased their work throughout the Twin Cities on Monday as part of a national Presidents' Day movement to use artistic expression to…
Local
February 20

Fat-shaming columnist gets booted from Fergus Falls newspaper

Newspaper publisher says community response to writer's ouster has been overwhelmingly positive.
Minneapolis
February 20

GOP lawmakers seek to divert SW light rail money to roads

Some lawmakers want $929 M in federal funds for Southwest line to be used on roads, bridges.
Local
February 20

U professor arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, stalking

A longtime University of Minnesota law professor was arrested last week after being accused by a former girlfriend of sexual misconduct and stalking, according to…
Local
February 20

Man's punch outside west metro bar leaves brother with severe head injury

Some witnesses insisted the victim had only fallen.
St. Paul
February 20

St. Paul aims to attract more innovation and technology jobs

New Innovation Cabinet will recommend ways the city can attract more tech businesses.