A horse tale of loyalty and compassion in Hastings

A horse tale of loyalty and compassion in Hastings

This Old Horse makes room for two blind mares and their young injured friend.

Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list

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Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list
Hennepin County wrongly included as not complying with law, Rich Stanek says.

Runaway who inspired touching plea from police chief found safe in Duluth

Runaway who inspired touching plea from police chief found safe in Duluth
The girl turned herself in and was being brought back to Le Sueur County by law enforcement.
St. Paul
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Gary Hornseth does not like these cooler LED lights on Griggs St. whic...

St. Paul asks residents to rate the glow of different LED streetlights

The city wants feedback before further expansion.
St. Paul
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St. Paul Port Authority plans to partner with developer Irgens for site near soccer stadium

Port Authority officials will vote next week on a joint venture with Irgens and the United.
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With $200M-plus in private funds, Rochester DMC set to get $585M in public money

Public dollars pledged by Legislature will now be available for Destination Medical Center project.
St. Paul
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St. Paul names three outsiders as finalists for top schools job

Final choice expected in April after community meetings, site visits.
North Metro
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Blaine man guilty in fatal sidewalk hit-and-run

Adam Rodman was speeding and drunk when he hit Danilo Aguilar, authorities have said.
Stage & Arts
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New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin

The veteran arts leader and professor comes to the Twin Cities from upstate New York.
East Metro
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Fireworks shot from the roof of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) in Arden Hills during a ground-breaking ceremony in 2013.

Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

At issue is the 427-acre TCAAP megaproject in Arden Hills.
St. Paul

North Star Grand Prix bicycle race moves to St. Paul's Grand Avenue

The North Star Grand Prix had been held in the Lowertown area.

Minneapolis police chief ranked No. 22 in Fortune's list of 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders'

The national magazine called her leadership amid turmoil a "role model" for others.
In this October 2008 photo provided by the New York Department of Envi...

Fatal bat disease confirmed in the Twin Cities area

White-nose syndrome has killed thousands of bats across Minnesota.
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.

Mpls. police open internal probe into handling of U law prof's case

A review of police and court records provided by Prof. Francesco Parisi's attorneys show that the Hennepin County attorney's office filed charges despite not getting any corroborating evidence.
South Metro

Baby animals are ready be cuddled at the Minnesota Zoo

Annual 'Farm Babies' exhibit opens to the public on Friday.

Metro Transit's Green Line to shut down section for three days

The closure begins Friday night. Service resumes Monday.
St. Paul

Obituary: Dr. Gregory Gepner brought humor, kindness to his work

Rebecca Gepner remembers not paying much attention to the handsome boy in her German class. She’d just had her heart broken, and had decided to…

Minnesota marijuana oil sent to New York stirs anger

Minnesota lawmakers want to crack down on one of the state's medical marijuana companies whose former executives have been charged with illegally shipping $500,000 of marijuana oils to New York, pushing legislation allowing regulators to revoke the manufacturer's license and levy a huge fine.

Plaintiffs file appeal disputing Minnesota's teacher tenure laws

Four plaintiffs are continuing to dispute Minnesota's teacher tenure laws after a judge threw out their case in October.

St. Paul man gets 8 years for shooting victim in face at Minneapolis bus stop

A St. Paul man will spend the next eight years in prison for shooting a man in the face at a north Minneapolis bus stop…

State: Waite Park nurse did nothing for patient's seizures before he died

Long-running investigation found that the nurse refused to give the man pain medication, failed to notify his doctor as the attacks kept coming. She was fired.
West Metro

Cases dismissed against 2 drivers allegedly in pack of speeding exotic cars

"The state was trying to basically argue guilt by association," said one defense attorney.