As big remake proceeds, Rochester rediscovers it's a river town

As big remake proceeds, Rochester rediscovers it's a river town

Projects coming out of the Destination Medical Center effort are embracing the riverfront and raising hopes of river fans.
Local

65 march to St. Anthony-owned liquor store in police funding protest

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65 march to St. Anthony-owned liquor store in police funding protest
Two municipal liquor stores closed early Saturday.
East Metro

Concerned about bad PR, Vadnais Heights keeps $12,000 audit confidential

July 30
Concerned about bad PR, Vadnais Heights keeps $12,000 audit confidential
In an interview Friday, the mayor said that he had never seen the audit but that he nevertheless is convinced there's nothing new in it.
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Car, utility vehicle collide on Hwy. 55 in western Minnesota, killing man and injuring 3

A collision between a utility vehicle and a car on Hwy. 55 in western Minnesota left a man dead and three people hurt, including two…
West Metro
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Two men were overcome with emotion at Maxwell Bay Launch at Lake Minne...

Woman dead, another missing, child flown to Twin Cities in 3 Minn. water emergencies

One victim was pulled from Long Lake in Orono, according to scanner reports. In a separate incident on nearby Lake Minnetonka, another possible drowning victim was being sought.
Local
July 30

Auction buyers breathe new life into vacant North Side homes

Half of buyers on track to finish rehabs in county's first year of new program.
Local
July 30

Correction for July 29, 2016

An events listing on E3 Friday gave an incorrect location for Nershfest. It is Summit Brewing Co., 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul.
Local
July 30
FILE - In this May 1, 2011 file photo, musician and gun rights activis...

Tevlin: Instead of civility, Freeborn County chose Ted Nugent

Freeborn County, the rural area surrounding Albert Lea, Minn., roughly 90 minutes south of the Twin Cities, is in the midst of a movement called…
Local
July 30

Minn. opening med marijuana program to those in chronic pain

Enrollment spiked in July after the pain patients were admitted to state program ahead of Monday's expansion.
Local
July 30

Anoka adds resources to its crackdown on homeless, panhandling

City leaders are adding more security in an effort to stem "cancer" on downtown streets.
Local
July 30

Man arrested in shooting death of Eau Claire neighbor

Police have arrested a 44-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a woman in Eau Claire.
Local
July 30

Two years later, Ice Bucket Challenge yields hope for Minnesotans with ALS

People who had waited a year or more for gear to help them live more independently can now get a key piece of equipment delivered within days.
Local
July 30
Denmark is pouring more than $180 million into an overhaul of the Gellerupparken neighborhood in Aarhus, part of a broader effort to better integrate immigrant communities.

How Denmark tries to subvert call to terror: A model for here?

Denmark counsels budding radicals, finds jobs for returning foreign fighters and coaches family members. Authorities there say this soft approach works. The exodus of young people has slowed to a trickle.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 10 hours 15 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
South Metro
July 30

Artificial ski slope to open at Buck Hill this fall

Construction began this month on a new surface that enables skiing without snow.
Minneapolis
July 30

2 wounded in Minneapolis shootings

Two people were wounded in shootings Friday night in Minneapolis, police say.The first victim, a man, was struck by gunfire in the 1300 block of…
South Metro
July 30

Man dies in overnight crash near Hastings

His semi went off the road and struck a tree, the State Patrol said.
South Metro
July 30

Growing Inver Grove Heights considers tighter regulation on bowhunting

The city may soon require all bowhunters to take a skills test to hunt within city limits.
Local
July 30

Emily Grey showed writing flair in Minnesota Territory's educated black enclave

One. That was how many “free colored” people lived in St. Anthony, a growing village of 657 at the navigational head of the Mississippi River,…
Local
July 30

Obituary: Dr. Frederick Lewis was committed cancer doctor, piano virtuoso

For some, caring for cancer patients for more than 40 years would be enough to fill a lifetime. But Dr. Frederick “Bruce” Lewis also was…
East Metro
July 30

Cottage Grove couple wrap $250K honeymoon treehouse around old bur oak

Michael and Paula Bushillas have spent the last few years making their 8-acre property into a shabby-chic, romantic venue for new brides and grooms.
Local
July 30

Decoy dogs chase geese from Rochester, Minn., golf course

A Rochester golf pro turned to cutouts to scare off pesky birds
Local
July 30

Correction for July 31, 2016

An events listing on E2 Sunday gave an incorrect location for Nershfest. It is Summit Brewing Co., 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul.
Local
July 30

Metro briefs: Minneapolis looking at bird-safe skyways

A proposal to require that new skyways be designed with bird-safe materials is being reviewed by planning officials and could go to the City Council…