PolyMet offers over $600M to cover Hoyt Lakes mine's environmental risks

PolyMet offers over $600M to cover Hoyt Lakes mine's environmental risks

'Financial assurance' is a final step in the company's long application to start mining.
Local

Prosecution halted of 'delusional' Minn. man whose gunfire hit small plane

21 minutes ago
Prosecution halted of 'delusional' Minn. man whose gunfire hit small plane
A judge rules that the defendant lacks the mental competency to aid in his defense.
Local

Dayton's Senate appointment could create a mess at State Capitol

8 minutes ago
Dayton's Senate appointment could create a mess at State Capitol
GOP Sen. Michelle Fischbach says she'll keep seat in Senate; Dayton administration disagrees
East Metro
19 minutes ago

American Legion post commander killed after driver runs stop sign north of metro

The crash occurred at a T-intersection over the weekend in Chisago County.
Local
1:09pm
Football players at North High were surprised with gifts such as ticke...

Super Bowl Surprise: First team to take the field for Super Bowl LII is Minneapolis North High Polars

The team will give TV crews a dress rehearsal two days before the game.
Super Bowl LII
12:56pm
U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Vikings' successful season complicates Super Bowl preparation

Even one home playoff game for the home team slices league's time to gussy up stadium.
Local
11:35am

Four Bruegger's Bagels locations close in Twin Cities

Parent company points to "financial performance" as being behind the decision; 26 others in the U.S. meet the same fate.
West Metro
11:16am

Water main break could spawn traffic delays on Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington

The City of Bloomington is telling drivers to expect delays, especially during busy commuting hours, as utility crews work to fix a broken water main.
Local
10:19am

MnDOT tests driverless shuttle bus

MnDOT puts driverless shuttle through its paces ahead of Nicollet Mall demonstration.
Local
9:51am

Rep. Keith Ellison won't run for U.S. Senate in '18

Decision by Minneapolis congressman clears a potentially big obstacle to Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, on tap for appointment to Franken's seat
East Metro
9:45am

Man's body found in Maplewood park

Maplewood police confirm that a man’s body was found in a city park Tuesday morning. Officers were called to Battle Creek Park by a passerby…
Minneapolis
9:33am

60-year-old admits stabbing man to death in Minneapolis apartment

The attack came amid a domestic dispute in a residence where several people were drinking, according to prosecutors.
Local
7:45am

St. Louis County authorities seize 36 pounds of pot in raid

Authorities arrested at 60-year-old man at a residence near Eveleth
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
updated 18 hours 36 mins. ago
Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care homes. Their cases are seldom investigated, leaving families in the dark.
Local
7:00am

Charges: Gunman killed man during robbery attempt in Waite Park before capture in N.D.

A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder after botching a robbery in a central Minnesota apartment, according to charges. Desmond O. Barzey, of St.…
North Metro
6:59am

2 men plead guilty in drug deal murder of man in Fridley home

Two defendants have pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a man in a Fridley home during a drug deal gone awry several months ago.…
Minneapolis
5:32am
Students get on a school bus.

Shorter school year idea in Minneapolis divides parents

Saving money with a shorter school year is an idea that appears to be dividing Minneapolis parents, a split that's partly based on race.
West Metro
December 12

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office will continue to manage its crime lab

Commissioner Marion Greene withdrew her proposal to have the lab report to county administrators rather than the Sheriff's Office.
West Metro
December 12

Charges: Drunk driver lied to police after fatally hitting woman on Plymouth sidewalk

Charges say she blamed a tire problem for losing control, killing woman.
East Metro
December 12

Choi to lead state county attorneys association

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi has been elected president of the Minnesota County Attorneys Association, becoming the first person of color to take the post.The…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 58 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
December 12

Snowmobiler falls through ice near Crosby, Minn., dies

Officer heard rider yell for help; search on Serpent Lake proved too late.
State + Local
December 12

Top Minnesota regulator fired, triggering calls for better senior abuse scrutiny

Whistleblower reprisal alleged at Health Dept.'s elder abuse division.
Minneapolis
December 12

Frey launches teams on Mpls. police-community relations, affordable housing

Minneapolis mayor-elect's choices hint at priorities once he assumes office.
Local
December 12

Tevlin: Jeremiah Program CEO follows her mom's lead

  Some of Gloria Perez’s earliest memories include filling the family’s old Buick with day-old bread and delivering it to poor families in the San…