Dozens rally against plans to create joint Hennepin/Ramsey juvenile facility

Dozens rally against plans to create joint Hennepin/Ramsey juvenile facility

About 100 people disrupted a meeting in Richfield, holding signs with slogans such as "No Cages for Kids." The meeting ended with several people yelling.
Local

Matt Bostrom resigning as Ramsey County sheriff

December 6
Matt Bostrom resigning as Ramsey County sheriff
Bostrom is taking a post as project leader for a study at the University of Oxford in England.
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Abbott sued after newborn was breast-fed by wrong mother

December 6
Abbott sued after newborn was breast-fed by wrong mother
A mother's newborn son was mistakenly turned over by Minneapolis hospital staff to another mother and breast-fed, prompting a lawsuit and changes in maternity procedures.
East Metro
3 minutes ago

Driver killed after hitting skid steer loader southeast of Hudson

Authorities said it appears that the victim did not have on his seat belt.
Minneapolis
5 minutes ago

Mayor's plan to add Minneapolis cops faces community pushback

Neighborhood organizers say it's not the answer; Mpls. council is ready to vote today.
Local
22 minutes ago

St. Cloud couple who don't want to film gay weddings sue

They want to advertise at wedding expos and on websites, but Minnesota's current law, they say, would force them into producing videos "promoting a conception of marriage that directly contradicts their religious beliefs."
Local
5:48am

Minnesota athletes help kick off new interactive exhibit

Athletes including Lindsay Whalen and Joe Mauer helped prepare an interactive sports feature at the new Sportsology exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul
Minneapolis
5:25am
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen controls two lower level suites at U.S. Bank Stadium with almost 40 available seats per game or event.

Stadium officials clear to name suite guests, says data privacy expert

"They're hiding behind the complexity of the language," said Don Gemberling, the former top data privacy official in Minnesota.
East Metro
5:17am

Unlicensed North St. Paul day care provider charged in accidental death

Amy Jo Englebretson had 10 children in her home when one became entangled in her car seat.
Pearl Harbor: 75 years later
5:15am
Vern Luettinger, 96, was a radio man on the USS California at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He is reflected in a framed collection of medals and keepsakes from the attack 75 years ago.

Pearl Harbor survivor Luettinger reflects on what might have been

On the 75th anniversary of the attack Wednesday, the Richfield man is likely one of only three survivors to be living in Minnesota.
St. Paul
12:09am

Minnesota United to celebrate stadium groundbreaking Monday

Officials with the team, Major League Soccer and the city of St. Paul will attend the afternoon event.
St. Paul
December 6
As dozens of clergy people stood behind JaNa� Bates, a United Church o...

Minnesota clergy vow to give immigrants sanctuary

Congregations commit to sheltering immigrants or providing other support.
Minneapolis
December 6

Minneapolis day care hanging case raises safety fears

Abuse in licensed child care rare, but 89 cases of licenses lost or suspended this year.
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.
South Metro
December 6

Minneapolis man who died in custody had led police on a south-metro chase

Gerard Ryan's death is still under investigation
North Metro
December 6

Apartments for homeless youths open in Coon Rapids

Young people ages 18 to 25 can live there for up to two years.
Local
December 6

Wednesday events to mark 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

At Pearl Harbor   Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School, about 15 miles west of Willmar, Minn., will perform at Pearl Harbor as part of an international…
Local
December 6
The announcement by federal officials follows actions taken by Minnesota education officials to close the schools, which are based in Woodbury.

Feds end student aid for Globe U, Minnesota School of Biz

Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business no longer will be allowed to participate in federal student aid programs.
St. Paul
December 6

Minnesota law school expands online option to weekend students

Starting next fall, students in the weekend law-degree program at Mitchell Hamline School of Law will be able to spend a lot more weekends at…
Local
December 6

Rochester opens door to Uber and the like; now, will they expand there?

The City Council approved an ordinance allowing transportation networking companies to operate due to public demand.
West Metro
December 6

Aid available for victims of last September's rainstorms

Residents in 7 counties where record-setting rain fell in Sept. are eligible for loans or grants.
St. Paul
December 6

St. Paul gets $300,000 donation for Rice Park overhaul

The park revitalization is estimated to cost $2.42 million.
Minneapolis
December 6

Mildred "Millie" DeZiel, downtown elevator operator and everybody's friend, dies at 90

Mildred “Millie” DeZiel may have traveled more vertical feet in her lifetime than just about anyone who didn’t fly planes for a living. And she…
Local
December 6

African Immigrant Services supports Osseo racial equity policy

Parent group backs Osseo Area Public Schools' equity policy.