State trooper sets free the eagle he saved from certain death along I-494

State trooper sets free the eagle he saved from certain death along I-494

The state trooper who gathered up the eagle from along the interstate was given the honor or setting the now-healthy bird free.
Local

St. Paul district considers school-choice review

May 1
St. Paul district considers school-choice review
As waiting lists at popular schools grow, district is working to retain kids closer to their homes.
Local

Unlicensed Twin Cities gun buyer pleads guilty; some were used in crimes

May 1
Unlicensed Twin Cities gun buyer pleads guilty; some were used in crimes
The St. Paul man bought 41 guns online. One was found at a drug crime scene in Bloomington.
Prince
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Prince tribute erased from Red Wing bluff has been restored

Two artists worked overnight to restore a mural the city had painted over.
Local
22 minutes ago

Fatal crash shuts down eastbound I-394 near Penn in Minneapolis

Early commuters who use eastbound I-394 will need to find an alternate route this morning as the State Patrol investigates a fatal crash that happened around 4 a.m.
St. Paul
May 1

St. Paul imam finds himself at the center of a storm over law and faith

Allegations about Mohamud's conduct triggered a wave of legal turmoil in the case involving young Twin Cities Somali-Americans.
North Metro
May 1
Students in the green room at Fair Oaks Elementary practiced yoga to help them focus as teacher Sarah Pinkerton guided them.

Osseo schools head off misbehavior before it starts

Tactics like yoga breaks, school mottoes and rewards are yielding results.
Minneapolis
May 1
Students at a beauty school practiced techniques on mannequins.

State's cosmetologists brace for regulatory overhaul

Clearer rules and a focus on cleanliness should help streamline the process.
Local
May 1

Murder-suicide Mankato couple married less than a year

The husband and wife fatally shot in a suspected murder-suicide in their Mankato home have been identified.The deaths of Delbert R. Wilson, 56, and Barbara…
West Metro
May 1

Man who died after causing 3-car crash in Orono is ID'd; drinking suspected

Authorities have identified the driver who died in a three-vehicle crash in western Hennepin County that he caused while likely under the influence of alcohol.Alexander…
Prince
May 1

Photos: Prince Rogers Nelson's concerts

Pop music superstar Prince has died at his home in Chanhassen at age 57.
East Metro
May 1

The Drive: Metro Transit adds new bus services to boost ridership

Last year, Metro Transit provided a record-setting 85.5 million rides, which on the surface sounds like good news. But a look at the data shows…

How investigators are using data to battle Minn. surge in suicides

Effort follows sharp increase in Minnesota deaths.
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.
Music
May 1

Princely tour of the Twin Cities

Guide to the homes, hangouts and landmarks that Prince frequented and/or made famous.
St. Paul
May 1

St. Paul thinks big for downtown with plan for River Balcony

The city will debut a final master plan this month for the 1.5-mile overlook and pedestrian path, but major questions remain.
Local
April 30
Volunteer Tylan Velzke, 16, helped recipients with their donations at the food bank in Aurora. The food shelf fed 160 families in April alone.

On the Iron Range, prolonged downturn is taking its toll

More than a year since the first layoff notices went out across the Range, the job losses have cut across the region like a riptide.
Prince
April 30

South Minneapolis block party celebrates all things Prince

The free event at the Sabathani Community Center featured lots of music and united fans.
Local
April 30

Flavor Flav makes surprise appearance at Prince block party

Rapper Flavor Flav made a surprise appearance at the Prince celebration block party held at the Sabathani Community Center in south Minneapolis.
Local
April 30

PACER Center awarded $1 million by Otto Bremer Trust

The largest donation the nonprofit has received since it was established almost 40 years ago will help serve those with special needs.
Local
April 30
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Minnesota doctors question plan to let pharmacists prescribe Narcan

Advocates are promoting a new strategy to increase access to naloxone, the emergency drug for opioid overdoses: Let pharmacists decide when to give it out.…
Local
April 30

Obituary: Jane Nelson Glaser Mooty leaves legacy of community service

Jane Nelson Glaser Mooty was the first woman to serve on the board of the Minneapolis YMCA and the Minneapolis Automobile Association. She was on…
West Metro
April 30
Hayley Hill, an interior design student at Century College, lays out f...

Century College design students tackle real-life project for Richfield senior care community

Designing for seniors is different, as a group of White Bear Lake students recently discovered.
Local
April 30

Hennepin County fined for violating records law

Tony Webster wanted to know whether the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office was using newfangled technology to track people through their faces, fingerprints and irises. So…