Man hears on scanner about fatal crash; it was his wife, a Mpls. 911 dispatcher going to work

Man hears on scanner about fatal crash; it was his wife, a Mpls. 911 dispatcher going to work

The highway's southbound lanes at Humboldt Avenue were closed for hours Saturday night.
Local

Pregnant woman missing for 2-plus weeks found dead in N. Minn. woods

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Authorities have yet to disclose any details about what may have led to her death.
Local

Ice, flurries and freezing rain headed toward Twin Cities

February 17
Along with some snow, we'll get rain, slop and ice.
West Metro
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Video released of pricey sports cars topping 100 mph in pack on I-394

With case against drivers closed, authorities release audio and video records from 2016 escapade.
Local
February 18
Joe Antonucci waited in line to pre pay his 2018 property tax Wednesda...

Minnesota property-tax prepayers who gambled on deduction in limbo

Department of Revenue expects IRS to decide if those early payments are deductible.
West Metro
February 17

Missing woman sought by Minneapolis police is found safe

A missing woman whose medical needs make her a vulnerable adult has been found and is safe, Minneapolis police say. Rebecca Elizabeth Purcell, 53, had…
Local
February 17

New report to highlight broad failures in state response to elder abuse

Legislative probe uncovered widespread issues that require "immediate action."
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February 17

Edina's drunken-driving arrest rate shows focus on state highways

The suburb, with a dedicated enforcement officer, focuses on freeways that carry most traffic.
Local
February 17

Calls for national school walkout over gun violence resonate in Bemidji

Nationwide, students and teachers are organizing protests against gun violence.
Local
February 17

Wife, husband die in apparent murder-suicide in Blue Earth County

Authorities say both died from gunshot wounds.
Local
February 17

In all-white Fergus Falls, early black settlers 'toed the mark'

A pipeline that included a train car of 18 black families, numbering about 85 people, relocated together from Campbellsville, Ky., on April 6, 1898.
Local
February 17

A dogged volunteer uncovers the mystery of the bell of St. Peter

It's a story that includes history, tragedy, family lore, town gossip, a thrilling discovery - and a second, enduring mystery.
Local
February 17

One dead, one hospitalized after Sauk Rapids shooting

Friday's homicide is the first in Sauk Rapids since 2011.
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
updated 23 hours 4 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
February 17

Grants kick-start energy efficiency projects around Minnesota

A Department of Commerce program to kick-start energy efficiency around the state named 39 projects, from LED lighting in La Crescent to solar panel systems…
Local
February 17

Minnesota briefs: Moose population remains low but steady

A January aerial survey of moose in northeastern Minnesota shows the population is low but stable for the seventh year, according to the state…
St. Paul
February 17

Minnesota United unveils first seating plans for Allianz Field stadium

Minnesota United has released a video unveiling its first batch of seating sections for the team's new $200 million soccer stadium in St. Paul.
West Metro
February 17

Project digs into Flying Cloud Drive and 1,000 years of history

Archaeologists were given access before the construction rattles the land this spring.
Minneapolis
February 16
Founder of the Me Too movement, Tarana Burke, speaks at the University...

Tarana Burke, founder of Me Too movement, speaks at U about 'power of empathy'

She described her 20-year journey in speech at sold-out event.
Minneapolis
February 16
Minneapolis City Council's newest president Lisa Bender was congratula...

Streetcar plan moves forward, though mayor signals caution

Jacob Frey cites "numerous hurdles" in paying for the Minneapolis project.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 18 hours 58 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro
February 16

In ownership change, Hugo's Withrow Ballroom finds new life

The 90-year-old ballroom won't totally scrap its old ways under Laura Miron Mendele.
West Metro
February 16

Cellphone may have distracted teen killed while crossing Hwy. 7

The 15-year-old boy was hit by two vehicles as he crossed the highway at Texas Avenue.
West Metro
February 16

Man gets 15 years for ISIS-inspired knife attack at Mall of America

Mahad A. Abdiraham raised an index finger after being sentenced, an ISIS symbol.
St. Paul
February 16

New St. Paul city attorney sues DFL legislator for defamation, 'innuendos'

Lyndsey Olson alleged in a court document that state Rep. John Lesch smeared her professional reputation in a letter to the mayor.