Smaller family resorts becoming a threatened Minnesota species

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.
Local

Hundreds turn out to dedicate state's second veterans cemetery

May 29
Hundreds turn out to dedicate state's second veterans cemetery
The second state veterans cemetery spreads across verdant hills.
Local

Ron Rosenbaum, attorney and commentator, dead at 68

May 29
Ron Rosenbaum, attorney and commentator, dead at 68
Also an attorney, he had battled an aggressive form of cancer.
Local
May 29

Gallery: Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery dedication

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs hosted a dedication event at the new Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, Minn.
Music
May 29

Gallery: Soundset hip-hop festival, 2016

The ninth annual Soundset hip-hop festival took place in its new location at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Falcon Heights.
South Metro
May 29

Rent hikes may displace tenants at Burnsville complex

Renovations at 339-unit complex are forcing renters to either move out or pay more.
Local
May 29
"I knew I was going to have issues. It's something I'll deal with for the rest of my life," said Katie Helmer, a Minnesota National Guard veteran, shown with one of her charges at a preschool where she teaches.

Alternate PTSD therapy ruffles VA feathers, but shows results

EMDR, which uses sensory stimulation to connect to triggers from trauma and neutralizes them, is getting results, according to a local nonprofit that offers it to vets.
Minneapolis
May 29

Minneapolis may open door to more communal living

One City Council member seeks to change rules that limit the number of unrelated people who can live under the same roof.
Local
May 29

Soundset hits the Midway with all systems go

Wes Winship painted artists live as they performed at the Soundset hip-hop fest on Sunday. He finished up an image of Machine Gun Kelly during…
East Metro
May 29

Woman struck on St. Paul street dies five days later

A St. Paul woman who was struck by a car while trying to cross a busy East Side street last Monday has died, police said.…
Local
May 29

What is open and closed on Memorial Day

What's open and closed for Memorial DayPost offices: Closed. No regular mail service.Banks: All Bremer Bank branches will be closed. TCF traditional branches will be…
West Metro
May 29

Plan would shift racial balance at Chanhassen, Chaska high schools

New district boundaries would shift 800 students.
Local
May 29

The Drive: Why meters at Mpls. parks are enforced on holidays

Monday is Memorial Day, the first big summer holiday. For drivers who venture downtown, Monday is also a Monopoly-like day, meaning free parking at the…
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
May 29

Memorial Day 2016 events

Memorial Day EVENTSAnoka: 10 a.m. program at Veterans Memorial at Forest Hills Cemetery. Speaker Lyle Bradley. Music by North Suburban Concert Band.Apple Valley: 11 a.m.…
Local
May 29

Long homecoming: 72 years later, Minnesota soldier's remains returned

Pvt. John P. Sersha's remains were identified through DNA almost 72 years after he was killed in Holland during operation Market Garden.
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

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

Plans to transform historic Anoka asylum site move forward

Historic Anoka site to become veterans housing.
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.
Local
May 28

Gallery: Opening day at Historic Fort Snelling

Opening day at Fort Snelling