U forces out marching show again, costing thousands

U forces out marching show again, costing thousands

Drum Corps International organizers, told they would have to move the July 16 event from TCF Bank Stadium because of a private football camp run by Gophers coach Tracy Claeys, are crying foul.
Local

Inspiration to St. Paul Latino officers, community calling it a career

April 29
Inspiration to St. Paul Latino officers, community calling it a career
Assistant Chief Bill Martinez came from humble roots to become a leader in St. Paul.
Local

Eagan student wins JFK Profile in Courage essay award

April 29
Eagan student wins JFK Profile in Courage essay award
Zhen Tu, a junior at Eagan High School, won $10,000 for an essay on a congressman who gave up his career for bipartisanship.
Prince
1:38pm

South Minneapolis block party celebrates all things Prince

The free event, which features lots of music, runs until 6 p.m. at the Sabathani Community Center.
Prince
1:09pm

Prince's death puts spotlight on opioid epidemic in Minnesota

State records show 336 deaths last year linked to excessive or abusive use of prescription opioids such as oxycodone, or illicit ones such as heroin. That is six times higher than the opioid-related deaths in 2000.
West Metro
12:13pm

Alcohol suspected in fatal Orono crash

A 26-year-old man from Maple Grove died after rear-ending another car and spinning out into opposing traffic.
South Metro
12:12pm

Missing boater sought after falling in Mississippi River in St. Paul

The man, who was not wearing a flotation device, fell into the river while fishing overnight. His companion called for help.
Variety
10:28am
Dubbed the "little lama,” Jalue Dorjee greeted the faithful at a recent ceremony.

Minnesota's first 'little lama' studies Buddhist faith (and loves Pokemon)

A Minnesota boy believed by many to be a reincarnated lama takes a key step along his predestined path.
Minneapolis
10:16am
Homerun sign

Now enough local Target Field workers to avoid busing in out-of-staters

Twins games this weekend will be staged by local hires from new pool of applicants.
Local
10:02am
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Glensheen seeks $26M from state of Minnesota for urgent repairs

Glensheen director said most urgent repair needs would cost $8 million.
South Metro
10:01am
Photo by MATTHEW OWEN Antique car ride at Valleyfair.

Celebrating 40 years of Valleyfair in Shakopee: It's been quite a ride

The new exhibit on the Shakopee amusement park runs through October and includes memorabilia from Valleyfair.
Local
7:39am

Gallery: Revision on the river

Home of the Month: A smart layout and handcrafted elements by local artisans turned a summer cabin into a year-round home in Hudson, Wis.
Local
April 30
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Minnesota doctors question plan to let pharmacists prescribe Narcan

Advocates are promoting a new strategy to increase access to naloxone, the emergency drug for opioid overdoses: Let pharmacists decide when to give it out.…
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
April 30

DNR's plan to make all park campsites reservable set to begin

In three phases beginning Tuesday, there will be full access to any state park site.
Prince
April 30

Prince tribute erased from Red Wing bluff has been restored

Two artists worked overnight to restore a mural the city had painted over.
Local
April 30
Volunteer Tylan Velzke, 16, helped recipients with their donations at the food bank in Aurora. The food shelf fed 160 families in April alone.

On the Iron Range, prolonged downturn is taking its toll

AURORA, MINN. – When the mines go down on the Iron Range, everything else seems to follow. “Everything’s just closing down,” said Debra Schermann,…
State + Local
April 30
East Metro
April 29

Roseville's outreach to citizens turns messy

Resignations and accusations of "bullying" beset an attempt to set up neighborhood groups.
St. Paul
April 29
Sarah Wierstad was the group's first victim — killed when she interrupted a burglary at her St. Paul home and was shot to death.

First suspect sentenced in burglary, shooting death of St. Paul mother

Julie Zietlow, whose daughter Sarah Wierstad was killed last year, said the sentencing is part of her healing process.
North Metro
April 29

Minnesota conservator admits stealing demented woman's money

A woman who stole $4,230 from an elderly dementia patient whose finances she was managing was sentenced last week in Anoka County to a year…
Minneapolis
April 29

Man charged with string of Minneapolis nursing home burglaries

The suspect faces charges of first- and second-degree burglary in the crimes, which authorities say date to early February.
North Metro
April 29

Fatality reported in overnight house fire in Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park fire chief says cause of blaze, death remain under investigation.
South Metro
April 29

Alcohol may have played role in Eagan crash that killed 2

Authorities suspect that alcohol may have contributed to a crash that killed two people late Thursday in Eagan. Eagan police and firefighters responded to a…