Mpls. police arrest suspect in death of grandmother caught in gang crossfire

Mpls. police arrest suspect in death of grandmother caught in gang crossfire

The shooting of Birdell Beeks last May had galvanized her North Side neighborhood.
Local

Vandals strike St. Paul headquarters of anti-abortion nonprofit

January 23
Local

Obituary: Doug Clobes built community through bowling and music

January 23
Local
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MnPASS lanes now open on I-394, 35W

The reversible portion of the MnPass lane on I-394 has reopened. Technicians have fixed a computer problem that had the gates stuck in the down position.
Local
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When your furnace is red-tagged, ask a lot of questions

Seek more than one opinion, especially if unit is red-tagged.
Local
January 23

St. Paul officer charged with punching teen girl in handcuffs

The girl, 14, reportedly spat in the officer's face during call to shelter.
South Metro
January 23
DCTC president Tim Wynes said the school's new programs could provide a seamless path for students with a terminal two-year agree to earn a bachelor's.

Dakota County Technical College may offer bachelor's degrees

Plan to expand Dakota County school's mission a response to filling a need in local industries.
East Metro
January 23
“People of all religions have helped my family,” said Bosnian immigrant Enes Gluhi, right, with Imam Jasmin Suljkanovic. “I have never felt the hatred and animosity that I do now."

Turned away in Chisago County, Muslims seek new cemetery site

The dispute resembles arguments over proposed Muslim cemeteries in other parts of the country, as well as a recent example in Dakota County.
State + Local
January 23

Itasca County counselor sexually abused 15-year-old runaway

Girl, 15, was missing 2 ½ months before being found hiding in a garage.
East Metro
January 23

Appeals court will hear arguments over Stillwater school closings

Opponents of Stillwater board's decision point to insufficient evidence.
Local
January 23
Marc Holley of Minneapolis lifted weights in an intense workout at the gym Alchemy during a Bunker Labs get-together of military veterans interested in pursuing an entrepreneurial career.

Nonprofit trains veterans to lead, succeed in business

Veterans discover that resilience and resourcefulness make good entrepreneurship
Local
January 23

St. Cloud bouncer jailed after allegedly knocking patron unconscious

The victim, who was kicked out of the bar by the bouncer, was thrown to the ground and hit his head, witnesses said.
Local
January 23

Gov. Mark Dayton collapses during State of State speech

Legislators immediately adjourned the gathering, and Dayton appeared to be seated upright and aware shortly after the incident occurred.
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.
East Metro
January 23

St. Paul native pours time and energy into Frozen Film Festival

Joe Ruiz's passion for film and his hometown fuels a newer feature of St. Paul celebration.
St. Paul
January 23

St. Paul seeks applicants for police review commission

The restructured group consists solely of civilians, no police officers.
Local
January 23
The We Love Lake Elmo group on Facebook.

Residents of Twin Cities suburbs find places online to gather, vent

Civic Facebook groups gain influence, critics.
Local
January 23

Few traffic snags with first day of Hwy. 169 bridge closure in Edina

By most accounts, traffic flowed reasonably well in the southwest metro on Monday morning, the first day of the dreaded Nine Mile Creek bridge closure that will impact more than 90,000 drivers daily.
Local
January 23
A plane crossed over Highway 62 as it prepared to land at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport in 2013.

Don't be late to MSP; your flight likely won't be — airport ranks 5th

Nothing may rankle passengers more than a delayed flight, but thankfully, travelers flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have a good chance of getting…
Minneapolis
January 23

1972 hoops brawl made for one nasty night in U's sports history

It erupted 45 years ago this week near the end of the Gophers-Ohio State basketball game at Williams Arena.
Local
January 22
Marchers listened to speakers at the Minnesota State Capitol. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) held a march in front of the Minnesota State Capitol on Sunday.

GOP gains bring fresh hope as abortion foes rally in St. Paul

March for Life participants optimistic about new restrictions.
West Metro
January 22

Edina driver admits being in pack of exotic cars topping 100 mph on I-394

Ferrari driver is sentenced to three days' community service and a $500 fine.
Local
January 22

Donors chip in $13K to replace 6-year-old's wheelchair

In two days, $13,700 came in through a GoFundMe campaign to replace the wheelchair that went missing Saturday night
West Metro
January 22

Redlining suit against Chaska bank tests limits of bias laws

Feds' action against KleinBank will weigh inner-city needs vs. banks' right to location.