Pride, protest and passion were on display at Twin Cities parade

Pride, protest and passion were on display at Twin Cities parade

Tens of thousands of people packed downtown Minneapolis Sunday to cheer on the 2017 Pride parade, which proceeded with minor disruptions from protesters.
Local

Safe stolen during break-in of church just north of Twin Cities

June 25
Safe stolen during break-in of church just north of Twin Cities
Someone broke into a church just north of the Twin Cities, trashed the inside and fled with a safe, authorities said.
Local

Ridgedale Library to close soon for major overhaul aimed at connectivity needs

June 25
Ridgedale Library to close soon for major overhaul aimed at connectivity needs
36-year-old building will close for about a year for updates.
Minneapolis
3 minutes ago
Traffic jammed near the Walker Art Museum as construction crew worked...

Commuting apocalypse in Twin Cities? Not yet, though afternoon rush hour awaits

Lowry Hill Tunnel, LRT shutdown conspire to make commuting a headache.
East Metro
11 minutes ago

One dead, others ill after boating incident on St. Croix River

Initial word from the scene was that carbon monoxide poisoning might be involved.
Local
19 minutes ago

State agency hands over U.S. Bank Stadium luxury suites to its hired marketer

SMG will take over the suites for upcoming Vikings season, big concerts such as U2.
East Metro
33 minutes ago

3 Amish teens injured, 1 critically, after SUV rear-ends buggy in western Wis.

The most severely injured was thrown from the buggy and rendered unconscious, authorities said.
West Metro
45 minutes ago

Order in Greg LeMond lawsuit temporarily stymies alleged 'cybersquatters'

The cycling legend has sued an Orono marketing veteran and his son over trademark infringement.
Local
9:10am
Motorists were sandwiched into two lanes in each direction once they got inside the tunnel, sharing the eastbound side with 10-foot wide lanes and a concrete barrier separating traffic.

Drivers hit few snags on 1st day of partial Lowry tunnel closure

The opportunities for major backups on Interstate 94 in downtown Minneapolis were present Monday morning, but traffic continued to flow smoothly during the first morning commute with the Lowry Hill Tunnel reduced to two lanes in each direction.
Local
5:39am

Police officers walk in annual Twin Cities Gay Pride Parade

Officers were allowed to march after being uninvited following the not guilty verdict in the Jeronimo Yanez case.
Local
5:13am

Tax cuts drive another wedge between GOP, Gov. Dayton

Hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans will get more money in their pockets thanks to tax cuts beginning July 1, costing the state treasury about $650 million over the next two years.
Local
12:18am

Minneapolis cyclist had audacious dream to ride to New York City — in 1896

Primitive roads didn't make it easier for the liquor store owner on an unlikely trip.
South Metro
June 25

At least one dead after Winona motorcycle crash

At least one person is dead after a motorcycle crossed the centerline and was hit by an oncoming car in Winona on Sunday night, according to the State Patrol.
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
June 25

St. Paul teachers stand by their schools amid enrollment dip

Annual survey finds improvement from 2 years ago, even as district overall faces enrollment declines.
West Metro
June 25

Police ID man fatally shot at Minnetonka storage business

Authorities on Sunday identified the man who was fatally shot at a retail storage outlet in Minnetonka last week.
East Metro
June 25

ID'd: Teen, father-to-be killed in separate car crashes

Authorities have identified two people who recently died in separate car crashes, one in western Minnesota and the other in western Wisconsin.
Stage & Arts
June 25

Dakota elders meet to ponder fate of 'Scaffold' materials

It was dismantled and removed from Sculpture Garden.
East Metro
June 25

St. Paul schools involved in survey; questions asked

Surveys of St. Paul teachers revealed varying levels of commitment to their schools. Here are the results for each school, as determined by a University of Chicago nonprofit.
St. Paul
June 25

Arrests made in St. Paul homicide

Two arrests were made Sunday in the shooting death of Da'Seion Pugh, the 19-year-old St. Paul man who was killed on Saturday afternoon on Aurora Avenue in St. Paul, authorities said.
Local
June 25

Twin Cities commutes become a podcast

A new 10-part podcast series called "Here to There" delves into how we get to and from our destinations and looks at policies, technologies and social factors that affect our choices, said Leili Fatehi, co-founder of podcast creator Apparatus, a Twin Cities public policy consulting firm.
Minneapolis
June 24
An armed security guard used a segway to patrol the Karmel Mall in Min...

Rattled by hate incidents, Minnesota Muslims take new precautions

The fears leading to added security and extra precautions are not misplaced, according to new crime data.
Local
June 24

Correction for June 25, 2017

An article on page 14 of today's Top Workplaces special section, which was printed in advance, should have stated that Alarm.com has been on the Top Workplaces list for three years.
St. Paul
June 24
St. Paul police on Saturday were at the 200 block of Aurora Avenue, near a multiunit apartment building and tennis court where another fatal shooting happened a little more than two months ago.

Friends, family identify 19-year-old fatally shot in St. Paul near State Capitol

The shooting scene was the site of a homicide in April.