Driver killed when he struck tree in St. Paul during pursuit is ID'd

Driver killed when he struck tree in St. Paul during pursuit is ID'd

The driver has been convicted of several crimes and had two warrants out for his arrest at the time of the crash.

Sad ending for injured eagle rescued by trooper

Sad ending for injured eagle rescued by trooper
The trooper saved one eagle and later released it. This time the injuries were too severe.

Rochester sex offender on the run nabbed in California

Rochester sex offender on the run nabbed in California
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Historic Minneapolis City Hall clocks light up again

Several months and $2 million returned the landmark, which had unexpected damage, to its original condition.
West Metro
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Minnesota AG, DEA urge participation in prescription drug take back day

More than 100 locations will be available for pill drops in state Saturday
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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is shown announcing her campaign for a second term.

Hodges says she was victim of sex abuse as a child

In a Facebook post, Minneapolis mayor says attacks started at age 8.
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A photo taken on Saturday, April 18, 2015, shows an area that was destroyed during the battle between the U.S. backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State fighters, in Kobani, north Syria.

Duluth woman carries aid into ruined Syrian city

Duluth woman delivered cash raised in Minnesota to rebuild Kobani's demolished library.
Gloria Velazquez, a housekeeper in St. Paul, is now in the United States legally after she received a U visa. She was robbed in 2012 but was reluctant to seek the visa out of fear of deportation.

Geography matters in visa program for immigrant crime victims

Todd Axtell had just taken over as St. Paul police chief last summer when immigrant advocates pressed him on a longtime grievance: The department has…

Man charged with felony arson in fire at St. Paul Church of Scientology

A man accused of setting fire to a library at the Church of Scientology in downtown St. Paul last week has been charged with felony…

Brine seen as possible solution to winter salt problem

Those familiar carpets of blue salt crystals could soon be a thing of winters past on Minnesota roads. Instead, expect to see more brine.Liquid anti-icing…
East Metro

Boater missing since late-night mishap on St. Croix River turns up alive

Lawyer tells authorities man is fine; no reason for absence is provided.
Some delegates chosen by caucus attendees for Minneapolis' Ninth Ward are being challenged.

More Minneapolis DFL delegate challenges filed in Ninth Ward

The Minneapolis City Council candidate who accused Council Member Alondra Cano of "Jim Crow tactics" for challenging the credentials of more than 100 delegates elected…
A pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

Health officials say 20 so far sickened in Minn. measles outbreak

Eight new infections were confirmed Monday. State health officials said that all of the cases have occurred within the Somali-American community.
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.

Minneapolis panel approves $5 million reimbursement agreement for Super Bowl

Vote by full Minneapolis City Council to accept the cost reimbursement is expected on Friday.

Minneapolis schools communications chief has resigned

Tonya Tennessen, who began manning communications in Minneapolis schools in January, stepped down from her district position.

Marietta E. Spencer, adoption advocate

Marietta E. Spencer, a former executive at Children's Home Society of Minnesota, was a pioneering social worker whose research and work with families helped to…

Minnesota couple married 64 years die just hours apart

John and Anne Alexander died last week at a care center in Detroit Lakes, Minn. "They took that 'Until death do us part' seriously," their daughter said.
Eat & Drink

Minneapolis man creates 1,000-piece Lego diorama of Nye's Polonaise Room

The former piano bar and restaurant has been built entirely out of Legos.

Kids dance to Prince music at First Avenue party

First Ave busted out the balloons, juice boxes and even a craft table for its I Would Dance 4 U kids party Sunday.
Data Drop

Could brine be the solution to Minnesota's road salt problem?

The Minnesota Department of Transportation used more brine solution before snowy weather this winter than in years past, but traditional salt and sand are still heavily used.
April 24
Historical painter Edward Peterson moves his scissor lift so workers c...

Dayton wants to strip Historical Society of its preservation role

The agency would be more efficient and accountable if moved under state control, Gov. Mark Dayton says.
South Metro
April 24

Falcon Heights traffic stop leads to police chase, fatal car crash

A St. Anthony police officer pulled over a car about 8 p.m. near Hamline and Hoyt avenues. As the officer approached the vehicle on foot, it sped away, the police said.
April 24

86th St. bridge in Bloomington, struck Sunday, will be rebuilt this summer

The City of Bloomington says the 86th Street bridge over Interstate 35W is closed after a vehicle driving on the freeway hit the bridge on Sunday.