With rent spike, tenants forced to face cost of living in Edina

With rent spike, tenants forced to face cost of living in Edina

New owners of an older apartment building wasted no time raising costs to market levels, forcing some to leave.
Local

Happy birthday to the Minnesota driver's license lady

May 22
Happy birthday to the Minnesota driver's license lady
Local

City report: Mpls. minimum wage should make no exception for tips

May 22
City report: Mpls. minimum wage should make no exception for tips
Mpls. analysis recommends a higher minimum wage with four-year phase-in.
Minneapolis
43 minutes ago

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges to give State of the City address Tuesday

The speech begins at 11 a.m. at a north Minneapolis mosque.
Local
6:49am

Roseau man dies in collission with semi

A driver who crossed the centerline and collided with a semitrailer truck died Monday night, the State Patrol said.Jack Dahl, 42, of Roseau, Minn., was…
Local
6:32am

A three-time crash survivor says seat belts saved her life

There is a rule in the Abrahamson family that the car does not move until everybody has fastened their seat belts. It’s a rule that…
Local
6:26am

Evening tunnel work will bring delays for Blue Line riders

Northbound Blue Line riders can expect trips to take a bit longer on several nights this spring and summer.
Local
6:13am
Rep. Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the House, with the governor and Sen. Paul Gazelka and other leaders, announced that a budget agreement had been reached.

Special session starts now: Last-minute budget deal reached

"We've got a framework. We still have details to work out," Dayton said, calling a special session for 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, to end at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
Local
May 22

"Co-govern"? No-veto promise? Mpls. candidates face all kinds of questions

Minneapolis candidates face unusual questions in candidate questionnaires.
Minneapolis
May 22

1 dead, 2 arrested after shooting in N. Minneapolis

One person is dead and two people are in custody after a shooting Monday night in north Minneapolis, police said.Police spokesman Corey Schmidt said that…
West Metro
May 22
Delano Teachers' Union President Jeremy Wenzel keeps his sign up in his social studies classroom at Delano High School.

Delano students describe bullying and harassment as they support diversity signs

Students and others weighed in after flap over rainbow signs in district classrooms.
Local
May 22

Beset by backlogs, Minnesota immigration court due to add judges

Immigration court has a nearly two-year wait.
Local
May 22

3 charged with chopping down tree near Faribault High that memorialized teen

Three southern Minnesota men in their late teens have been charged with chopping down several trees near Faribault High School and the neighboring soccer complex,…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 7 hours 27 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
West Metro
May 22

State authorities confirm 11th overdose death from carfentanil

State authorities on Monday confirmed an 11th overdose death from the drug carfentanil.The latest victim is a 63-year-old man from Brooklyn Park who died April…
Local
May 22

Adjunct faculty at St. Kate's petition for union election

If approved in June, it would represent more than 100 part-time instructors.
Local
May 22

Passerby pulls woman from vehicle that plunged into Lake Calhoun

Woman, 25, was booked on drunken driving charge after being pulled from Lake Calhoun.
Local
May 22

Obituary: Koryne Horbal championed women's rights worldwide

Koryne Horbal crusaded for women's rights, knocked down barriers and mentored countless young women.The feminist and political activist spent her life championing equality. She drafted…
Minneapolis
May 22

Minneapolis says it won't reimburse police officer Michael Griffin's legal fees

A committee of the Minneapolis City Council denied a request from police officer Michael Griffin that he be reimbursed for $75,000 in legal fees arising…
South Metro
May 22

Eagan teacher collapses, dies during rugged North Shore race

Eagan teacher Jon Mathson, 41, collapsed during the Superior Trail Race on the North Shore.
West Metro
May 22

Stearns County files in Jacob Wetterling case to be released June 5

More than 37,000 pages of investigative reports will be made public.
Local
May 22
John LaDue, now 20, he has tried to assure people that he’s no longer a danger to anyone.

John LaDue works to build a life where he had planned massacre

He seemed to lead an ordinary southern Minnesota life in Waseca, until he was discovered planning a mass killing. Now he wants his life back — but unsettling questions about his case may never be answered.
West Metro
May 22

Judge continues order to stop release of unpublished Prince songs

A federal judge in Minneapolis on Monday extended a temporary injunction barring a former Prince sound engineer from releasing unpublished recordings by the late artist.U.S.…
Home & Garden
May 22

Before and after: See how 8th and Hennepin has changed since 1960

A brief history of 8th and Hennepin told through old-school photographs.