Students gain rare look into old, handwritten Minn. murder records

Students gain rare look into old, handwritten Minn. murder records

It's the second year of a research project sifting through data from the past 110 years to add the homicides and suspicious deaths to electronic records.
West Metro

Edina offers $1,000 reward in park vandalism incidents

July 27
Edina offers $1,000 reward in park vandalism incidents
Minneapolis

Public-private partnership brings new life to Plymouth and Penn

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Public-private partnership brings new life to Plymouth and Penn
Hennepin County would contribute $67 million.
Local
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Charges: Parking rift sparked shooting death behind Winona bar

A handgun was recovered from the apartment of the man charged in the drive-by shooting.
Local
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Lawyer suspended over drunken stabbing at Manny's bar

Michael Riehm can reapply for his license in 5 years; he's already has been convicted of a felony.
Local
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St. Paul police: Man shot to death near Crosby Farm Regional Park

Police say the shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. at a house in the Highland Park neighborhood.
Local
9:50am

11-year-old boy crashes utility vehicle in NW Minnesota; 9 kids hurt

The boy swerved to avoid a dog and tipped the vehicle on its side, authorities said.
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9:47am

This is the youngest photo of Prince we've seen yet — and it's adorable

Even in elementary school, Prince had some swag. He's 10 years old in this yearbook photo from John Hay School in Minneapolis.
Local
5:11am
Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius sat in on a 6th gra...

Minn. test scores remain flat; achievement gap stays open

The results all but guarantee the state will not reach its goal of cutting the achievement gap in half by 2017.
Local
5:04am

Falcon Heights residents demand change after Castile shooting

At listening session, the City Council heard pleas for a new approach to policing.
Local
12:13am

Musician shot dead at Winona bar; 1 other person wounded

A well-known folk and bluegrass musician was shot to death and another man wounded by gunfire early Wednesday at a downtown Winona bar, and the suspected gunman was arrested a few hours later, authorities said.
Local
12:07am

Explore your school's math and reading test scores

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Minneapolis
July 27
Minneapolis School�s superintendent Ed Graff took time to talk with st...

Perseverance skills could be making their way into classrooms

A kid in a math classroom is ready to rip his worksheet in half, frustrated with a tricky algebra equation. He gives up. At another…
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.
South Metro
July 27

Jury deliberations underway in Sandra Grazzini-Rucki's trial

Grazzini-Rucki is charged with hiding the girls on a western Minnesota horse ranch.
St. Paul
July 27

St. Paul City Council aims to 'level playing field' for taxis

Ride-hailing services are less regulated and more sought-after than cabs.
Minneapolis
July 27
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Minneapolis sets expanded goals for diversifying its workforce

City officials will work to add more women, people of color as employees.
Books
July 27

Obituary: Philip Dacey, 77, was a prolific poet and an inspired teacher

On the first day of his introduction to poetry class, Philip Dacey often had his students shout “POETRY SUCKS!” Over and over again they would…
Minneapolis
July 27

Man faces felony charges for threatening to kill former colleagues via Facebook, texts

Frankie Davis initiated the threats via Facebook and text, the charges say.
Minneapolis
July 27

Minneapolis park commissioners faulted on racial matters

Black employees say part-time to full-time shift too difficult.
Local
July 27

Correction for July 27, 2016

A photo caption on B3 Tuesday misidentified Skylar Sloan, who was a participant at horseback riding camp at Bunker Park Stable in Andover.
Local
July 27

Twin Cities boy, 3, badly hurt after falling 4 stories in Rochester

A woman was with the boy in the apartment at the time, police said.
South Metro
July 27

Judge reprimanded for 'accusatory, hostile' conduct in Scott County

Judge Rex Stacey has faced past censure over actions on bench.
Variety
July 27

Youngest Peace Prize winner surprises her young Minneapolis fans

Malala Yousafzai followed in the evening by inspiring a much larger crowd, about 5,000 people — many of them girls — who packed Target Center to hear Yousafzai tell her life story.