Two months after explosion, Bloomington mosque leaders desperate for justice

Two months after explosion, Bloomington mosque leaders desperate for justice

There has yet to be an arrest in the Aug. 5 blast that destroyed part of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington.
Local

BCA releases documents detailing Dai Thao investigation

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BCA releases documents detailing Dai Thao investigation
The documents outline political ties between Thao's opponent and Minneapolis' Jacob Frey.
Data Drop

Twin Cities' gravel needs grow, but there's less of it every day

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Twin Cities' gravel needs grow, but there's less of it every day
The region is increasingly reliant on mines in the southeast metro to make our concrete and asphalt, a resource that's a lot cheaper if it's local.
West Metro
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Edina rejects height change for residential towers project

Residents fear $250 million high-rises near Galleria would overshadow them.
Local
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Boy, 5, playing in hammock dies when tree falls on him in Sherburne County

A 5-year-old boy died Tuesday evening in Sherburne County when a tree fell on him as he was playing in his back yard, authorities said…
Minneapolis
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The explosion Aug. 2 at Minnehaha Academy wounded nine and killed part-time custodian John F. Carlson and receptionist Ruth Berg.

Suit: Workers ran, didn't warn others before Minnehaha blast

Ruth Berg's daughter and mother blame CenterPoint Energy and contractors for her death. Their lawsuit alleges that the contractors "ran to save themselves."
Minneapolis
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Two charged with attempted murder in shooting of boy, 13, at Minneapolis housing complex

The victim, shot at Little Earth American Indian community, remains hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.
Minneapolis
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Downtown Minneapolis business groups are putting money into City Council races before the Nov. 7 election to try to protect council members they view as open to compromise with business.

Downtown Mpls. businesses make late push to swing City Council races

Fundraising e-mail says, "Don't be filled with regret on November 8."
South Metro
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Savage City Council candidates hold first public forum

Two veterans will face a longtime incumbent in quest for two open seats.
Minneapolis
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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said he is open to revisiting a 2003 agreement with the U.S. Justice Department dealing with use of force, diversity, race relations and more.

Mpls. chief open to revisiting deal to aid community relations

The 2003 agreement with the U.S. Justice Department wasn't fulfilled, community leaders say.
South Metro
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Farmington police hire cop fired by Mendota Heights

20-year veteran Bobby Lambert had been fired for conducting an improper search.
North Metro
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Serious multivehicle crash slows traffic in north metro

A serious crash Wednesday night in the Twin Cities north metro has resulted in a number of road closings, according to the Minnesota Department of…
West Metro
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Motorcyclist killed in I-94 crash near downtown Minneapolis

A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Tuesday on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis, the State Patrol said Wednesday. The cyclist, Bartholomew P. Leuer,…
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
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A 64-mile police pursuit ends with four flats, driver in jail

The chase, with speeds topping 100 mph, finally ended near Royalton, Minn.
Local
35 minutes ago

Authorities identify St. Cloud officer who shot and wounded Willmar man

The Willmar man was treated at the St. Cloud Hospital for noncritical injuries.
East Metro
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Falcon Heights moves toward new policing contract with Ramsey County

Earlier, Sheriff Jack Serier said that the county has signed an agreement to take over policing of Falcon Heights.
Local
7:34pm

Minnesotans don't need new ID to board planes for a year

Federal officials said Wednesday that the state now has through October 2018 to comply with the federal Real ID law.
Variety
6:36pm

Charles Beck, renowned woodcut print artist, dies at 94

Charles Beck started selling his drawings in grade school for candy and marbles growing up in Fergus Falls. Some 90 years later, his prints and…
West Metro
4:50pm

Video shows bomb exploding in Bloomington mosque

Cameras inside the Dar Al Farooq mosque caught the blast after somebody threw a pipe bomb into an office of an imam as about a dozen people were in the building for morning prayers.
Polls
4:46pm
In May, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted unanimously to change the name of Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska, which means White Earth Lake.

Poll: What should the lake in Uptown be called?

Minneapolis
4:19pm

Two charged with attempted murder in shooting of boy, 13, in Mpls.

The victim shot at Little Earth housing complex remains hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.
Local
3:30pm
Livestock graze along the Chanarambie Creek in the city limits of Edgerton, Minn.

Clean water vs. farm profits at heart of fertilizer-rule debate

New strategy relies on farmers to minimize the impact on water, placing farmers' yields above groundwater protection.
Local
1:07pm

Hear from first responders on scene of gas explosion

First responders tell what it was like to arrive on scene after a gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy.