Como Zoo adds new snow leopards with hope that cubs will follow

Como Zoo adds new snow leopards with hope that cubs will follow

Zoo is part of program to increase the biodiversity of the big cats in the U.S.
Local

Full-time social worker at Hennepin Central Library connects the homeless

March 22
Full-time social worker at Hennepin Central Library connects the homeless
It's part of a yearslong effort by the Hennepin County Library system to better help the homeless connect with tools and resources in the area.
Local

Once also a teen runaway, Minn. police chief posts touching plea to missing girl

March 22
Once also a teen runaway, Minn. police chief posts touching plea to missing girl
The small-town chief wrote his open letter to the 16-year-old on Facebook as an "old guy who's a dad first, and a cop second."
Local
2 minutes ago

Baby animals are ready be cuddled at the Minnesota Zoo

Annual 'Farm Babies' exhibit opens to the public on Friday.
West Metro
12 minutes ago

Hennepin County sheriff will hold news conference to dispute being on immigration noncompliance list

Weekly report tracking detention noncompliance is part of Trump executive order
West Metro
16 minutes ago

Cases dismissed against 2 drivers allegedly in pack of speeding exotic cars

"The state was trying to basically argue guilt by association," said one defense attorney.
East Metro
18 minutes ago

St. Paul to name finalists for schools chief today

Final choice expected in April after community meetings.
Minneapolis
31 minutes ago

Rochester's DMC project reaches private investment goal

Public dollars pledged by Legislature will now be available for Destination Medical Center project.
Local
34 minutes ago
Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, right, leaves a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in December in Florida.

Mayo CEO tells business leaders he advised Trump on value of immigration, research funding

Dr. John Noseworthy said he relayed the need for federal research money.
Minneapolis
10:02am

University of Minnesota law professor indicted in fraud scheme

According to the indictment, from 2006 to 2013, Edward S. Adams stole more than $4.38 million from investors and paid more than $2.54 million to his own law firm.
Local
9:32am

State: Waite Park nurse did nothing for patient's seizures before he died

Long-running investigation found that the nurse refused to give the man pain medication, failed to notify his doctor as the attacks kept coming. She was fired.
Local
9:13am

Homeland Security on metro transit prompts concerned tweets

Federal VIPR officers boarded the Green Line.
State + Local
8:26am
Marcus Bachmann applauded as wife Michele told the crowd she beilived...

Marcus Bachmann's counseling center sanctioned for violating state rules

Clinic stirred up controversy during Michele Bachmann's last campaign.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 7 hours 40 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Variety
8:01am

Lenten enchilada dinner feeds faith and hungry stomachs

For five generations running Our Lady of Guadalupe Church has been serving an authentic piece of Mexico for Lent.
South Metro
7:52am

Carver County surpasses 100,000 people in latest Census estimates

Growth of southwestern suburban counties is rapid, with Scott and Carver leading the state in growth as a share of population over the past six years.
Local
March 22

Corrections for March 23, 2017

An item on E8 Wednesday listed the incorrect day for this weekend’s Winter Jazz Fest. It will be Saturday evening at Studio Z, 275 E.…
Minneapolis
March 22

Federal government asks Minneapolis Park Board to repay $5.3 million

The federal government says the agency didn't follow standards for disaster aid.
East Metro
March 22
Fireworks shot from the roof of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) in Arden Hills during a ground-breaking ceremony in 2013.

Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

At issue is the 427-acre TCAAP megaproject in Arden Hills.
Minneapolis
March 22

Mpls. landlords, renters offer emotional testimony on Section 8 ordinance

Two City Council committees approved the measure after hours of emotional testimony.
Local
March 22

David Haugo, family farmer and agriculture advocate, dies at 82

For Mahnomen County farmer David Haugo, nothing was more sublime than the scent of freshly turned soil and a row of tilled earth, straight and…
State + Local
March 22

Services for thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities are at stake in vote on GOP health bill

GOP 'repeal and replace' plan would slash Medicaid for thousands.
St. Paul
March 22

Protesters at St. Paul council meeting demand response to fatal police shooting

Six advocacy groups signed a letter to the city with a list of demands.
Minneapolis
March 22
The Lowry Hill Tunnel at night in Minneapolis, Minn., on March 22, 201...

Repair work begins, puts 3-week squeeze on Lowry Tunnel

Eastbound lanes to be reduced for up to 21 days.