Plans call for art to honor Dakota history at Lake Calhoun

Plans call for art to honor Dakota history at Lake Calhoun

Public art at Calhoun will note Bde Maka Ska was a village led by Cloud Man 150 years ago.
Local

Schools delayed; 'solid ice' on side streets

January 16
"Avoid travel if you can," National Weather Service says. Some schools are closed.
Local

Audit on MSFA stadium suite use delayed for joint legislative hearing

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Release now due in February to coincide with House-Senate hearing on MSFA use of suites.
Local
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Bill would let bars stay open till 4 a.m. during 2018 Super Bowl week

A bill working its way through the state House of Representatives would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. during Super Bowl week in…
St. Paul
January 16
"It's a rough street, but it's such a beautiful street, too," said Dar's Double Scoop owner Kevin Barrett. "Every culture is here."

Residents hope investments will revitalize St. Paul's Rice Street

Residents of St. Paul's North End hope investments will draw upgrades
Local
January 16

Outdoorsman, journalist and veteran Scott Pengelly dies

Friends and family remember him as a loving husband, father and grandfather who was passionate about telling stories, engaging his community and outdoor adventuring.
Variety
January 16

Baby, this one's for you: Teen moms write lullabies with help from Mpls. choral group

Writing songs gives moms a tool to calm and connect with their children.
Local
January 16
The encampment near the Standing Rock reservation has been growing for weeks as demonstrators protest the construction of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline.

N.D. bill would protect drivers going through Standing Rock protests

Legislation is a response to Standing Rock rallies near Dakota Access Pipeline.
Local
January 16

Hit-and-run driver seriously injures man in Mankato, remains at large

Authorities on Monday continued their search for a driver and a pickup truck after the motorist ran over a 62-year-old man at night near downtown…
Local
January 16

Feds allege Chaska bank discriminated in lending practices

The U.S. Justice Department accused Chaska-based KleinBank of "redlining" in its mortgage lending business to avoid serving minority neighborhoods in the Twin Cities.
West Metro
January 16

Hennepin sheriff's son arrested for suspected drunken driving

The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek was in jail Monday following a weekend arrest. The State Patrol arrested Ryan James Stanek, 24, of…
Minneapolis
January 16

Rescuers save man who fell from trail down to Mississippi River bank

A man tumbled from a trail down a bluff along the Mississippi River around sunset Sunday and was lifted to safety by Minneapolis rescue personnel,…
Local
January 16
Karen Velez earns too much to qualify for MinnesotaCare, but said, "This is a relief for many young people who can benefit."

Minnesota DACA recipients can now apply for state health care

Minnesota is the fourth state to open state health care to DACA recipients; critics say such moves will lead to showdown with the Trump administration.
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.
West Metro
January 16

Alcohol a factor in Wright County crash that killed pedestrian; driver jailed

A pickup truck driver accused of fatally hitting a pedestrian at a Wright County intersection remained jailed Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence…
Local
January 16

Woman dies in Iron Range house fire; husband, son badly burned

A woman died in an Iron Range house fire, and her husband and son were badly burned, authorities said.The blaze at a home in the…
Local
January 16

Yarn shops report a run on pink as women prepare for protests

From bright fuchsia to a delicate petal, pinks are in demand at some Twin Cities yarn shops in advance of women's protest marches planned in…
North Metro
January 16

Pedestrian killed walking along University Avenue in Fridley

A man walking along University Avenue in Fridley was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday morning, authorities said.Police went to 57th Avenue and University…
Local
January 16
Myrlie Evers-Williams shook hands with Gazell Pettway after giving the keynote speech at the 27th Annual MLK, Jr. Holiday Breakfast in Minneapolis.

Rights leader at Mpls. event: Young people saying 'no more'

Civil rights more important than ever, says activist and widow of Medgar Evers.
Local
January 16

Price of admission to Minnesota State Fair is being increased

Admission to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair is being bumped up by a dollar.
Local
January 16

Of two expiring $50k lottery prizes in Minnesota, only one is claimed in time

With barely a day to spare, a southern Minnesota woman showed up at the state's lottery headquarters in Roseville and claimed her $50,000 prize. Another…
West Metro
January 16

After criticism, Orono starts videotaping planning meetings

New members discard privacy concerns for transparency at city planning meetings.
St. Paul
January 16

Prison for woman with $500K in fake tax claims using 'exotic dancer,' other professions

St. Paul resident filled out forms for friends, adding deductions and jobs.
Minneapolis
January 16

Charge: Stranger molests woman in booth at Sally's Saloon near the U

The man reached into the woman's pants, according to the criminal complaint.