Missing Lakeville family found alive in vehicle in south Minneapolis

Missing Lakeville family found alive in vehicle in south Minneapolis

They were found in a vehicle that had been missing since Thursday.

Minneapolis will try to smooth bar closing traffic with extra staff

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Minneapolis will try to smooth bar closing traffic with extra staff
The city plans to deploy a dozen traffic agents and licensing inspectors in downtown.

Minnesota Somali groups join to speak with one voice at Capitol

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Minnesota Somali groups join to speak with one voice at Capitol
Eight nonprofits plan to ask state legislators for about $11 million for community initiatives.
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Charges: Anger at ex prompted driver to fatally hit man in Mpls.

The 20-year-old defendant is due in court Tuesday; victim died from serious head injuries.
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Metro county deputies deployed to North Dakota pipeline protests

Deputies from the Hennepin, Anoka and Washington County sheriff’s offices were deployed to Morton County, North Dakota Sunday to provide extra law enforcement staffing as…
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Minnesota first in the nation to launch Young Women's Initiative

It's a first-of-its-kind partnership between the state and a nonprofit, the Women's Foundation of Minnesota.
North Metro
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Truck driver fatally hit by large pipe during unloading in Blaine

The incident occurred at a construction equipment business.
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Justice officials announce plans to monitor Election Day activities

Citizens encouraged to report complaints of any fraud or voter rights abuses.
North Metro
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Body found in drainage ditch at National Sports Center in Blaine

Police are working to determine the woman's identity and what led to the death.
West Metro
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Is white privilege real? 'Absolutely it is,' Hopkins panelists say

Panelists discussed diversity, understanding and the need to be an ally.
West Metro
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Edina graduate charged with sexually assaulting 4 women in Madison

Police are investigating two additional cases against the 2014 Edina graduate.
West Metro
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Nonprofit exec already under investigation now charged with tax fraud

Michael Tobak is being investigated by state and federal authorities for allegedly diverting millions from his home health-care business for his personal use.

Court order for Gophers players stays in place, will be reviewed

A judge said Tuesday that he would decide before the Gophers' next home game on Nov. 5 whether the restraining order against five football players would be continued.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 17 hours 21 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro

Authorities: MN driver with suspended license had 2 hands on phone, sent other into rollover

The driver with the cellphone "wasn't steering at all" in the seconds before the crash, a sheriff's captain said.

Paisley Park museum finally gets go-ahead from Chanhassen

After weeks of hesitation, city of Chanhassen signs off on zoning permits.
In an important measure of momentum, Hillary Clinton seized the lead from Donald Trump among independent voters, a group he had been winning in the previous Minnesota Poll.

Clinton widens lead over Trump to 8 points in Minnesota Poll

Hillary Clinton's lead over Donald Trump is 2 points larger than in the last Star Tribune Minnesota Poll, in mid-September. She holds a huge lead in the state's two most populous counties, Hennepin and Ramsey.

Edina superintendent announces departure

Superintendent Ric Dressen sets June 30 as last day in Edina.

Drinking binge ends with $15M judgment in Olmsted County

The DWI crash killed one boy and paralyzed another. Half of the $15 million will come from three taverns that served Gerald Mohs when he was already drunk.

Driver admits to fatal hit-and-run near Lake Mille Lacs while drunk

The motorist had a drunken-driving conviction on his record at the time of the crash.

Maplewood woman charged with murder in 4th heroin death

Beverly "Ice" Burrell faces murder trial in the ODs.
North Metro

Source of heroin that killed two, hospitalized others remains elusive

Authorities want to know where the drug came from and why it was so deadly.
State + Local
October 25
Sam Hesla enjoys his job at Carbone's Pizzeria.

Surge of clients strains jobs program for disabled Minnesotans

New clients, new rules push vocational rehab program to its limits, meaning more than 1,000 people are put on waiting lists.
October 24

More than 50 killed when militants attack police academy in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – More than 50 people were killed when a group of terrorists stormed a police training college in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's…