Home-building trails job growth, skewing market, realtors say

Home-building trails job growth, skewing market, realtors say

The Twin Cities is the 16th-most undersupplied housing market in the nation, according to new report.
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11 candles lit as thousands join Wetterlings to remember Jacob

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11 candles lit as thousands join Wetterlings to remember Jacob
The community that linked arms nearly 27 years ago to search for the sandy-haired boy who was snatched at gunpoint by a masked man came together Sunday morning to celebrate his life, console his family and say goodbye.
Local

Preservationists urge action to save steel grain elevators near U

September 25
Preservationists urge action to save steel grain elevators near U
Regents will vote on razing steel grain silos for athletic facilities.
Local
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Brace for congestion as Ryder Cup will bring heavy traffic to Chaska, Shakopee

The much-anticipated Ryder Cup gets underway this week and with it comes a heads up for motorists: Expect lots and lots of extra traffic in Chaska and Shakopee.
Local
56 minutes ago
Luke Bryan concert goers waited in line outside US Bank Stadium to boa...

The Drive: Why doesn't Metro Transit offer a Vikings equivalent of the Twins Express?

Metro Transit has offered express bus service from the western suburbs to Twins games ever since Target Field opened six years ago, and it’s been…
Minneapolis
57 minutes ago

Twin Cities husband of ex-tax judge admits duping IRS

He pleaded guilty to $1M in improper deductions; the case against his wife, a former judge, is pending.
Local
September 25
Dr. Penny Wheeler, the president and CEO of Allina Health, has put her reputation as a consensus-builder and health care visionary on the line as Allina holds out in a fight with its nurses over the cost of their health benefits.

Respected by nurses, Allina CEO Wheeler is tested by strike

Dr. Penny Wheeler has built a sterling reputation as a collaborator and innovator. Now nurses say they feel betrayed.
Local
September 25

Motorcyclist who killed woman in Elko New Market arrested

A motorcyclist who hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in Elko New Market and then drove off was later caught and arrested, according to…
Local
September 25

Cedar Rapids residents leave homes before flood

City officials hope lessons learned from devastating 2008 flood pay off.
Local
September 25

One teen dead, one wounded in St. Paul shooting

A teenage girl was killed and her older sister was injured in a shooting shortly after sunrise Sunday in the 700 block of Sims Avenue…
Minneapolis
September 25

About time: Work begins on face-lift for Minneapolis City Hall clock

They can't turn back time, but workers updating the clock tower at Minneapolis City Hall are removing the white clock faces and replacing them with…
West Metro
September 25

30,000 opioid deactivation pouches being distributed in Minn.

30,000 drug deactivation pouches being distributed for in-house disposal of prescription opioids.
Local
September 25

Thousands join Wetterlings to remember Jacob

Thousands gathered at the College of St. Benedict on Sunday to honor and remember the 11-year-old boy whose disappearance came to a tragic end after 27 years.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 17 hours 31 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Celebrities
September 25

Sheriff confirms Pitt plane was at Minn. airport but doesn't address 'out-of-control' incident

The plane's landing at the international airport in International Falls was confirmed by the Koochiching County Sheriff's Office.
Local
September 24

State briefs: Red Lake Reservation gets funds to fight opioid epidemic

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa will battle a rural opioid epidemic with the help of almost $13 million in funding from the U.S. Department…
Local
September 24

Metro briefs: Two suburbs make list of 'best places to live' in U.S.

Eden Prairie and Woodbury are the only Minnesota cities to make an annual list of top cities in the country. The two suburbs are among…
Local
September 24

Fargo mother turns sex-assault case against son into national campaign

She says schools are creating a new class of victims; one was her son.
East Metro
September 24

Anoka worked hard to secure Halloween stamp unveiling

Halloween Capital of the World to be site of holiday stamp event Thursday.
North Metro
September 24

Twin Cities not dried out, as Hwy. 169 flooding shows, but brighter week is a

Minnesota remained awash in water Saturday in the wake of last week’s heavy rains, with lakes and rivers brimming and roads still closed in some…
Local
September 24

Thousands of cremains languish at Minnesota funeral homes

It's a problem well known to funeral directors, but one that's adding up across the state.
St. Paul
September 24

Colleges' crackdown on sex assaults provokes questions of fairness

As schools crack down on campus assaults, lawsuits ask: Where are rights of the accused?
Local
September 24
Rain Swan,13, is Crow/Lakota dances in her fancy shawl outfit to the d...

'We belong to the river': Images of the Dakota Pipeline protesters

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and hundreds of others are protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for millions.
Local
September 24
“When you come to work for a company in Minnesota, you are probably going to be the only person of color on your team, or your floor, or maybe your company,” Target's Jareesa Tucker McClure said.

Twin Cities businesses ask why professionals of color leave

Sixty percent of those who took part in recent focus groups said they plan to leave the state in the next three to five years.