Tiny, sharp grill-brush wires can lead to unexpected hospital visits

Tiny, sharp grill-brush wires can lead to unexpected hospital visits

Deborah Zvosec went to Hennepin County Medical Center because she felt discomfort. Imaging scans found a 1.7 centimeter wire segment embedded deep in her tongue near the back of her throat.

15-year-old boy fatally stabbed outside pizzeria in Rochester is ID'd

A second teenager was treated for a knife wound to the neck.

Man charged with stabbing woman, toddler, dog in La Crescent, Minn.

Prosecutors have charged a 27-year-old Wisconsin man with trying to kill a woman and toddler at a Minnesota intersection.
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Lauderdale man removes Nazi flag from yard after complaints

Neighbors had expressed distress and outrage after spotting the swastika.
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Community School of Excellence makes deal to stay open

Firings, unrest had put the Community School of Excellence in peril.

Minn. woman's Al-Shabab guilty plea unveiled, linked to terror case

Amina Esse will testify against former co-conspirators in Virginia.
Parents of medical cannabis users Kim Kelsey, right and Beth Hundley, center, thanked Minnesota Medical Solutions pharmacy staff Kari Ellingson, left, and Kari Sky, center, after a news conference Friday.

First year of medical marijuana marked by small miracles, deep frustrations

Minnesota's program got off to a slow start, but will open its doors to pain patients next month.
East Metro

Motorcyclist killed in St. Paul collision

The motorcyclist killed in a collision Thursday evening has been identified as Kevin J. Launderville of St. Paul. Launderville, 35, died after the motorcycle he…
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Minnesota sees spike in violent crimes

The number of murders and sexual assaults pushed the uptick

Woman found dead in Bemidji fire was bound

The 5 year old kidnapped from her home was found in Big Fork, Minn., 70 miles away.

Two teens sexually abused at drug treatment center

Staff member pleaded guilty to three sex crimes last month.
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How June stacks up on the Summer Glory Index

The state climatology office's Summer Glory Index shows how weather in the first month of summer stacked up

Interchange at 280, 35W reopens in time for holiday weekend

The closing had posed an obstacle for drivers since early May.
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.

8 road construction projects around Minnesota to avoid this weekend

Plan around these potential bottlenecks to retain your traffic sanity during the holiday weekend.

St. Paul to conduct sewer safety testing

Crews to start tests with simulated smoke on Tuesday July 5.
Nicole Curtis, star of the HGTV show Rehab Addict, waited in the hallw...

HGTV star may lose Mpls. project amid allegations of incomplete work

City officials say Nicole Curtis may not have met the requirements she agreed to when she bought the house for $2.

Abortions in Minnesota hit record low last year

After an uptick in 2014, the number of annual elective procedures continued on a 35-year decline in Minnesota.
South Metro

Renaissance Festival won't have to find new home until 2020

Medieval show to find a new home for its 50th season.

2 Mpls. men convicted on ISIL charges seek 'deradicalization' review

New program has so far only included those who pleaded guilty.
Fireworks were displayed over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Mi...

Boom! Report ranks Minneapolis second-best city for July 4th festivities

Seattle was tops; St. Paul ranked 29th in the list.
July 1

Where to watch fireworks in the Twin Cities, July 1-4

Looking for a nighttime spectacular to go with your July 4 weekend festivities? Here are some of the major fireworks displays in the Twin Cities.
July 1
Leasing agent Nick Torrez took in the view of the Downtown East Commons park.

Minneapolis buys Downtown East Commons park for $20M

The "Great Lawn" is sodded, trees are being planted and lighting soon will be installed at the nearly two-block park bisected by Portland Avenue, near the new U.S. Bank stadium.
June 30

Woman charged along with boyfriend in Iron Range man's beheading

She's accused of being an accomplice to the killing early last week and with assaulting the victim.