Robbinsdale's dilemma: Save Terrace Theatre or open new grocery store

Robbinsdale's dilemma: Save Terrace Theatre or open new grocery store

While the city has longed for a grocery store, it could now mean tearing down a historic theater.

It's Paul Bunyan Day in Minnesota, today and every day

It's Paul Bunyan Day in Minnesota, today and every day
Paul Bunyan's birthday is a chance to reflect on how wrong Maine is about the legendary lumberjack's birthplace.
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St. Paul sings 'Hello' to Minneapolis in Adele parody video

St. Paul sings 'Hello' to Minneapolis in Adele parody video
With Adele set to kick off her U.S. tour at the Xcel next week, St. Paul used the opportunity to tweak Minneapolis with a message from "the other side."
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Dashcam captures motorcyclist's crash into unsecured load on I-94

The rolled-up foam pad tumbled off the back of a boat pulled by a dark SUV on I-94.
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At annual convention, Hennepin County a model for how jailed mentally ill are treated

More than 3,100 sheriffs and staff have gathered in Minneapolis to discuss law enforcement's most pressing issues
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Dick Bancroft has shot photos of the American Indian struggle for 46 years

Dick Bancroft was a dropout from the University of Minnesota, an insurance salesman, then a Presbyterian missionary who lived in Nairobi, Kenya, with his wife,…

Woman fatally shot in back and found in N. Mpls. is identified

Others were with her in the vehicle. No arrests have been made.
Votes are sorted into remain, leave and doubtful trays as ballots are...

Tevlin: Charter amendments give voice to the public, which is sometimes wrong

Such a referendum is direct democracy in action, in which sub groups of society push to change an inept or crooked status quo by end-running it. Or, it's tyranny of the masses, depending on your view of representative democracy and how well it works.

Oakdale man had 'firearms easily accessible' when officers raided his home for a marijuana grow operation.

Mark Kuzel, 53, fired a weapon at officers who were serving a search warrant for a marijuan grow operation.
East Metro

Man pleads guilty to prostituting Forest Lake girl

Damon DiMartino agreed to full sentence of 20 years in prison. His plea ended a jury trial about to begin.

Breck Head of School to resign at the end of next school year

Edward Kim is resigning after the 2016-2017 school year, his 31st year in education.
West Metro

Charge: Resident repeatedly molested woman in wheelchair at west metro facility

The man also touched other women, according to the criminal complaint.

LGBT Minnesota Muslims caught at cultural crossroads

In the wake of the mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, queer Muslims feel intensified pressure on multiple facets of their identities.
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.

Hello, Minneapolis! Love, Saint Paul

Adele's two night performance, which kicks off her 2016 North America tour, is sold out at Xcel Energy Center. Visit Saint Paul, the city's official convention & visitors bureau, is capitalizing on the opportunity to say "Hello" to potential visitors a little closer to home, right across the river in Minneapolis.

Albert Lea man pleads guilty to supplying methadone in overdose death

Dustin Charles Chenevert will be sentenced on July 8.
Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Judge Anne McKeig as Ass...

Dayton names Anne K. McKeig to Minnesota Supreme Court

Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Judge Anne K. McKeig to the Minnesota Supreme Court, where she will replace Justice Christopher J. Dietzen, who will retire at the end of August.

Jury finds younger Davis guilty in Community Action fraud case

Father, ex-CEO Bill Davis, pleaded guilty earlier this month.
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Gavin Kaysen

Spoon and Stable chef Gavin Kaysen to open Wayzata restaurant

Spoon and Stable owner plans a French brasserie in the former Blue Point space in early 2017.
Demonstrators marched in circles and blocked off traffic at East Lake...

Mpls. supporters of $15 minimum wage ready with 20K signatures

Supporters confident they have 20,000 valid petition signatures and the law in their favor.
South Metro
Donnell Bratton, a St. Paul pastor and youth worker

Pastor envisions youth shelter in old West St. Paul bank building

Donnell Bratton wants to turn a long-empty West St. Paul bank into the county's first youth shelter, but zoning is getting in the way.
North Metro

Woman leaps from 3rd floor of burning Brooklyn Park complex

Five others were treated for smoke inhalation.
West Metro

Driver from Twin Cities dies in rollover near Motley; drinking suspected

The crash killed a 27-year-old man from Robbinsdale.
St. Paul
Skids marks in the dirt on the top of a hill near Bruce Vento Elementa...

Friend recalls the moments before St. Paul biker died trying to 'ditch the police'

"It was more or less a fact, he knew he could ditch the police on a motorcycle. He kind of liked to show off."