Road to growth: Washington County soon will open new public works complex

Road to growth: Washington County soon will open new public works complex

Washington County's new public works complex reflects a suburban transformation over 50 years.
Local

Rochester kicks off its renovation of a beloved local theater

May 27
Rochester kicks off its renovation of a beloved local theater
Local

St. Paul man shot, killed by police, officer who fired identified

May 27
St. Paul man shot, killed by police, officer who fired identified
Authorities said Eugene Francis Smith was fatally shot by officer Joshua Raichert, a 10-year veteran.
South Metro
57 minutes ago

St. Cloud woman fatally struck on I-94 in Mpls. after exiting vehicle

The 35-year-old exited a passenger vehicle, walked into traffic and was fatally struck, the State Patrol said.
Local
11:48am

Twin Cities Memorial Day events 2016

MONDAY EVENTSAnoka: 10 a.m. program at Veterans Memorial at Forest Hills Cemetery. Speaker Lyle Bradley. Music by North Suburban Concert Bank.Apple Valley: 11 a.m. ceremony…
Minneapolis
9:07am
Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds took part in a peace wa...

NAACP head Nekima Levy-Pounds to leave St. Thomas law school

She intends to pursue full-time work as an advocate for racial and economic justice.
Minneapolis
9:06am
Pastor Carmen Means, carrying an umbrella, led community members in prayer at the site of a memorial for Birdell Beeks, the 59-year-old woman killed in a shooting Thursday night.

Grandmother shot, killed was a North Side force for kindness

Family struggled to make sense of the loss of Birdell Beeks, who was driving with her grandchild. "I lost my second mom," a nephew said.
Minneapolis
8:17am
Workers lay down artificial turf at US Bank Stadium.

Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

Tickets for the $19 guided tours went on sale Thursday and moved briskly. Those tours begin Aug. 24 and run through Nov. 24.
South Metro
7:47am

Burnsville to be latest high school offering on-site credit union

From Eden Prairie to St. Paul, eight high schools now have an on-site credit union.
East Metro
7:39am
Dr. Ruth Lynfield is the state epidemiologist and is leadering the hea...

Minn. Dept. of Health: No cause for concern after anthrax detection

An initial positive test was followed by negative ones, said Dr. Ruth Lynfield. The bacteria can occur naturally.
Local
7:16am

Photos: Bystander fatally shot in Minneapolis

"This appears to be an innocent victim — someone who was in the wrong place at the wrong time," a police spokesman said.
Local
6:58am

Watch: Brooklyn Park police officer's assault caught on dash cam

The three-minute struggle from last November included a discharge of the officer's gun before backup arrived and subdued the assailant.
Local
May 28

Gallery: Minneapolis passes sick leave

The Minneapolis city council passed a sick leave ordinance Friday morning that had been under discussion for more than a year.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 18 hours 12 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
May 28
Guests at Lakecrest Resort on Long Lake fished off one of the docks. Amy Wolf and her husband, Kregg, bought the Detroit Lakes resort in January and are preparing for their first summer season as resort owners.

Smaller family resorts becoming a threatened species

Loss of summer tradition is lamented, even as one young family bucks trend.
West Metro
May 27

Spike in abuse reports overwhelms Hennepin County child protection system

Abused children are stranded as foster homes and shelter beds fill up.
West Metro
May 27

Hebrew program at St. Louis Park High honors city's heritage

Community passion fueled the course, one of six worldwide.
Minneapolis
May 27
Supporters of the citywide sick-leave ordinance reacted after the unan...

Workers, labor groups cheer passage of Mpls. sick-leave ordinance

Starting July 1, 2017, workers at Minneapolis businesses with six or more employees will be able to earn up to 48 hours of paid sick leave per year, at a rate of one hour of leave per 30 hours worked.
North Metro
May 27

Trapped by abuse: Boyfriend's fatal stabbing was her only escape

The case of Arteisha Love, 31, highlights complexity of partner violence.
Local
May 27

Holiday weekend should bring lighter traffic but no respite from roadwork

Metro Transit trains and buses will be on a reduced schedule on Monday.
Minneapolis
May 27

Minneapolis adopts 'complete streets' policy

"Complete streets" idea to guide city's transportation projects.
Books
May 27

School board postpones decision on whether to ban graphic novel

Librarian, principal and superintendent agreed to remove "This One Summer" from the school library.
Local
May 27

ISIL defendant: Talk of joining terror group just bravado

Guled Omar denies using financial aid money to allegedly finance his travel overseas to fight
Local
May 27

Correction for May 28, 2016

A story on OW2 Friday about a Minnesota rowing team gave an incorrect Web address. It is endurancelimitsusa.com.