North Minneapolis Salvation Army center reopens with fitness center, hot meals

North Minneapolis Salvation Army center reopens with fitness center, hot meals

Fitness center is added to the facility on Lyndale Avenue, along with other upgrades.
Local

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

June 28
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.
Variety

In honoring Paul Bunyan Day, no one stands taller than Minnesota

June 29
In honoring Paul Bunyan Day, no one stands taller than Minnesota
Tuesday was an opportunity for Minnesotans to celebrate the legendary lumberjack's birthday and to reflect on how wrong the entire state of Maine is about where he was born.
Local
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DNR approves environmental review of Red River flood project, but cites concerns

Minnesota wants to address diversion impacts in permit decisions yet to come.
Local
42 minutes ago

Homeless man reunited with Baby the dog

  The strange, mysterious saga of Baby the dog appears to be over. If only dogs could talk. Mike Heath, a homeless man whose therapy…
Minneapolis
46 minutes ago

2 young men shot a block from the U; no arrests

School officials weighing whether to issue a campuswide "Timely Warning" about the shooting.
Data Drop
4:43pm

Minnesota has experienced an explosion in fireworks injuries, by our standards

The number of emergency room visits, mostly from young people, especially men, have been increasing in recent years.
Local
3:58pm
In Wilmar, second from right, Lul Mohamed grieved for her son Ahmed A...

2 boys, ages 10 and 11, drown in Willmar lake

A four-hour search preceded the grim discovery of the two friends and schoolmates.
Local
3:36pm

Charge: Iron Range man decapitated after being accused of rape

Under arrest is the boyfriend of the woman who made the sexual assault allegation.
Local
3:14pm

Wayzata man among 3 charged in $12M movie investing scheme

The man behind one of Minnesota's largest film studios and two California men have been indicted after the FBI said they bilked investors out of $12 million that was supposed to finance movies.
Books
2:37pm

Beloved Minneapolis comic book store Big Brain is closing

After years in the local comic book scene, Michael Drivas is calling it quits his acclaimed Big Brain.
South Metro
11:33am

Prior Lake council votes to stick with plan to revamp Co. Rd. 42

Council members urged residents to relay their complaints to County Commissioners.
West Metro
10:43am

Juror pay in Minnesota district courts to double starting next week

The pay for jurors serving in Minnesota’s district courts will double starting next week. Jurors will make $20 for each day they report to the…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 12 hours 44 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
10:37am

Heinrich trial on child pornography charges rescheduled

A child pornography trial for a man named as a "person of interest" in the abduction of Jacob Wetterling has been rescheduled to a later…
West Metro
8:59am

Boy pulled from pool Sunday in Shorewood dies

A 9-year-old boy died Tuesday afternoon, two days after he was pulled from a private swimming pool in Shorewood, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said.…
West Metro
7:48am

Obituary: David Forster Jr.'s aspirations as an athlete, businessman cut short

A week after running alongside his fiancée in Grandma's Marathon, helping her finish her first 26.2-mile race, the 27-year-old elite runner collapsed on an evening run near his Minneapolis home and died.
Local
June 29

Dashcam captures motorcyclist's crash into unsecured load on I-94

When Linda Leverty bought a dashcam four months ago, she hoped to record wildlife that often crosses the roads near her home in rural Longville,…
Minneapolis
June 28

At annual convention, Hennepin County a model for how jailed mentally ill are treated

The humane treatment of mentally ill inmates is highlighted at conference.
Minneapolis
June 28

Prospect Park group aims to preserve Glendale public housing

Historic designation could help preserve the Minneapolis neighborhood's low-income row houses.
Local
June 28

Jury finds younger Davis guilty in Community Action fraud case

A jury found Jordan Davis guilty of conspiring with his father to commit fraud.
Don't Miss
June 28

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."
Minneapolis
June 28

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

No arrests have been made in the killing of Coshaye Brown.
Local
June 28
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.