Memorial held for Bloomington father killed in Somalia terror attack

Memorial held for Bloomington father killed in Somalia terror attack

Bloomington man killed in the Somalia bombing is honored at a memorial service at his mosque.
Local

Sex abuse allegations mount against former Minn. probation officer

5:19am
Sex abuse allegations mount against former Minn. probation officer
Dennis Bresnahan, 54, is also at the center of a lawsuit filed against the federal government by three women who each describe a pattern of alleged unwanted advances while he served as their probation officer, including one who says Bresnahan pressured her into oral sex.
Sports

Timberlake to play Super Bowl halftime show at U.S. Bank Stadium

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Timberlake to play Super Bowl halftime show at U.S. Bank Stadium
"I want to take the opportunity to put together a performance that unifies. And at some point have everyone shaking their booties," Justin Timberlake said.
Local
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Minnesota Vikings offer first look of new Eagan headquarters

The facility will become the NFL team's new home March 1.
Don't Miss
9:08am
Bike riders navigated rush-hour traffic, construction and the Marshall Avenue hill in St. Paul. City leaders in St. Paul and Minneapolis are building a bike-lane network like never before.

Spread of Twin Cities bike lanes excites as well as angers many

Growing network in Minneapolis and St. Paul frustrates critics; supporters say cars can't always be king.
South Metro
8:54am

MPCA fines egg facility for release of fecal bacteria, other contaminants

The egg washing plant releases roughly 6,000 gallons of waste water daily, the agency said.
Minneapolis
7:59am

Motorcyclist killed in Minneapolis crash is ID'd; was father of 4

The wreck occurred late at night; patrol says he was not wearing a helmet.
Local
7:06am

At Vikings game, rally against police violence draws boos, raised fingers

Organizer said idea was to raise awareness about police-involved shootings.
St. Paul
5:17am
St. Paul Superintendent Joe Gothard made his way past members of the St. Paul teachers union before Tuesday's school board meeting.

Tensions high as Mpls., St. Paul begin teacher contract talks

Budget strife is sure to complicate teacher contract talks in Minneapolis and St. Paul, where teachers are pushing for pay increases and district officials are stressing how tight their finances are.
South Metro
October 22

New Ramsey Co. portal gives public easy access to data

Even the bad news gets an airing, with the help of a simple, user-friendly web surf.
Local
October 22

KSTP-TV's Bill Lunn leaves anchor post after 8 years

Lunn has anchored or co-anchored the station's newscasts at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. for 8½ years. He said he was still at the station as a reporter.
Local
October 22

Drivers raise doubts that new lanes will help flow on 694

Several commuters say the extra lanes in each direction stretching about three miles won't go far enough to alleviate bottlenecks that develop during morning and afternoon rush hours, especially on the eastbound side.
Local
October 22

Why dockless bikes may spell the end of the old bike-share model

The entrance of dockless biking into the U.S. market has rocked a bike-share sector that has long relied on city workers' help to assemble federal grants, city funds and advertising and sponsorships in order to lure bike-share operators. But those endeavors may be nearing an end.
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
October 22
December 30, 1990 Washington or bust Sen.-elect Paul Wellstone, grou...

15 years after his death, Paul Wellstone remains unforgettable

Those who knew and worked with the senator remember their first impressions of him.
Local
October 22

Trump White House confounds, confuses transparency advocates

Data purges and secrecy confounding transparency advocates.
Local
October 22

Tevlin: Untruths fan flames of fear in St. Cloud

"It's extremely embarrassing to be in the news for this," said Natalie Ringsmuth, director of #UniteCloud, a nonprofit that seeks to ease racial, religious and cultural tensions in St. Cloud.
St. Paul
October 22

St. Paul police investigating second homicide this weekend

Officers working off-duty at an establishment on the 900 block of University Avenue reported hearing shots fired at 2 a.m. Sunday, police said.
Celebrities
October 21

KARE 11 and longtime morning anchor Kim Insley 'part ways'

Insley talked about some future plans in a video she posted on Facebook.
Minneapolis
October 21
The city of Minneapolis is attempting to ban Stephen Frenz, pictured, from holding rental licenses, like it has Spiros Zorbalas. They were joint owners of some 60 city apartment complexes.

Ruling: Minneapolis can revoke embattled landlord's licenses

The City Council will make a final decision on how to proceed with Stephen Frenz.
Local
October 21

Lake country cabin owners shoulder a big share of property tax burden

A growing number say they often don't feel like they have much voice in how that tax money is spent.
North Metro
October 21

Concerned about its housing stock, Anoka hits the brakes on new rentals

The city is halting new rental construction or expansion for up to a year.
Local
October 21

Secrecy Rules

An occasional series on rising government secrecy in Minnesota and across the country.
Local
October 21

Lower Sioux aim to revitalize Dakota language in Minnesota

Minnesota is embracing an effort to reclaim American Indian languages.