Rights leader at Mpls. event: Young people saying 'no more'

Rights leader at Mpls. event: Young people saying 'no more'

Civil rights more important than ever, says activist and widow of Medgar Evers.

Schools delayed; 'solid ice' on side streets

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"Avoid travel if you can," National Weather Service says. Some schools are closed.

Residents hope investments will revitalize St. Paul's Rice Street

Residents of St. Paul's North End hope investments will draw upgrades
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Audit on MSFA stadium suite use delayed for joint legislative hearing

Release now due in February to coincide with House-Senate hearing on MSFA use of suites.

Outdoorsman, journalist and veteran Scott Pengelly dies

Friends and family remember him as a loving husband, father and grandfather who was passionate about telling stories, engaging his community and outdoor adventuring.

Baby, this one's for you: Teen moms write lullabies with help from Mpls. choral group

Writing songs gives moms a tool to calm and connect with their children.
Park workers put up new dual-language signs recognizing Lake Calhoun's Dakota name in 2015. The Park Board is now working with the city's Art in Public Places to find ways to include artwork recognizing Dakota sites around the lake.

Plans call for art to honor Dakota history at Lake Calhoun

Public art at Calhoun will note Bde Maka Ska was a village led by Cloud Man 150 years ago.
The encampment near the Standing Rock reservation has been growing for weeks as demonstrators protest the construction of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.

N.D. bill would protect drivers going through Standing Rock protests

Legislation is a response to Standing Rock rallies near Dakota Access Pipeline.

Hit-and-run driver seriously injures man in Mankato, remains at large

Authorities on Monday continued their search for a driver and a pickup truck after the motorist ran over a 62-year-old man at night near downtown…

Feds allege Chaska bank discriminated in lending practices

The U.S. Justice Department accused Chaska-based KleinBank of "redlining" in its mortgage lending business to avoid serving minority neighborhoods in the Twin Cities.

Bill would let bars stay open till 4 a.m. during 2018 Super Bowl week

A bill working its way through the state House of Representatives would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. during Super Bowl week in…
West Metro

Hennepin sheriff's son arrested for suspected drunken driving

The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was in jail Monday following a weekend arrest. The State Patrol arrested Ryan James Stanek, 24, of…

Rescuers save man who fell from trail down to Mississippi River bank

A man tumbled from a trail down a bluff along the Mississippi River around sunset Sunday and was lifted to safety by Minneapolis rescue personnel,…
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.
Karen Velez earns too much to qualify for MinnesotaCare, but said, "This is a relief for many young people who can benefit."

Minnesota DACA recipients can now apply for state health care

Minnesota is the fourth state to open state health care to DACA recipients; critics say such moves will lead to showdown with the Trump administration.
West Metro

Alcohol a factor in Wright County crash that killed pedestrian; driver jailed

A pickup truck driver accused of fatally hitting a pedestrian at a Wright County intersection remained jailed Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence…

Woman dies in Iron Range house fire; husband, son badly burned

A woman died in an Iron Range house fire, and her husband and son were badly burned, authorities said.The blaze at a home in the…

Yarn shops report a run on pink as women prepare for protests

From bright fuchsia to a delicate petal, pinks are in demand at some Twin Cities yarn shops in advance of women's protest marches planned in…
North Metro

Pedestrian killed walking along University Avenue in Fridley

A man walking along University Avenue in Fridley was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday morning, authorities said.Police went to 57th Avenue and University…

Price of admission to Minnesota State Fair is being increased

Admission to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair is being bumped up by a dollar.

Of two expiring $50k lottery prizes in Minnesota, only one is claimed in time

With barely a day to spare, a southern Minnesota woman showed up at the state's lottery headquarters in Roseville and claimed her $50,000 prize. Another…
West Metro

After criticism, Orono starts videotaping planning meetings

New members discard privacy concerns for transparency at city planning meetings.
St. Paul

Prison for woman with $500K in fake tax claims using 'exotic dancer,' other professions

St. Paul resident filled out forms for friends, adding deductions and jobs.

Charge: Stranger molests woman in booth at Sally's Saloon near the U

The man reached into the woman's pants, according to the criminal complaint.