SUV driver runs red light near Big Lake, kills man driving to school district job

SUV driver runs red light near Big Lake, kills man driving to school district job

The collision occurred just west of Big Lake shortly before 8 a.m.

Maplewood moves to close Stargate club after shooting

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Maplewood moves to close Stargate club after shooting
The owner might be able to avoid the closure by meeting a lengthy list of requirements involving security, fire safety and sanitation issues.

Belle Plaine veterans memorial to be restored in matter of days

Belle Plaine veterans memorial to be restored in matter of days
City Council approved amendments to a proposal they hope will become bulletproof in court.
St. Paul
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Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed in St. Paul

The crash occurred at the intersection of Dayton Avenue and West Mississippi River Blvd.
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Minneapolis explores financial incentives for landlords who rent to Section 8 tenants

A city fund would help pay damage claims in units rented by voucher holders.
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Poll conducted by Minneapolis DFL points to fault lines on the City Council

The Minneapolis DFL explored whether Green Party Council Member Cam Gordon is vulnerable.
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Mpls. police second-in-command Arneson set to retire

Her replacement hasn't been named, officials said.
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Met Council to examine sewer expansion rules

Two council members raised concerns about policies governing new developments.

Plot to burglarize farmhouse led to fatal Madelia shooting by homeowner, charges say

One alleged accomplice is dead, two others face felony charges in plot to burglarize rural Madelia farmhouse.

U law professor, alleged rape victim have extensive legal history

Bail is set at $350,000 for Francesco Parisi

Dayton to announce interim chief to U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel Thursday

Panel's top two officials resigned last week under legislative pressure.
St. Paul

3 accused in gang rape of girl in St. Paul apartment remain on the loose

Authorities went ahead and charged one of the men with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Stage & Arts

Obituary: Warren Frost was 'Twin Peaks' doc, plus a mentor to Twin Cities actors

The 91-year-old Frost spent two decades in the Twin Cities, serving as artistic director of Chimera Theatre in St. Paul while working at such playhouses as Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Theatre in the Round, Children's Theatre and the Guthrie.
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.
East Metro

Minn. school district investigates student hack of staff information

The South Washington County school district is tightening security after a high school student hacked into the district’s server and took names, Social Security numbers…
St. Paul

St. Paul police ask for help solving spate of armed home invasion robberies

Authorities are alarmed at the timing and proximity of the robberies on the city's East Side.
A bare-chested runner enjoyed the last of the spring-like weather whil...

Coming storm could dump more than 12" of snow in parts of Minn.

The National Weather Service said the "high-end winter storm" will turn from rain to snow Thursday, hit the lower third of Minnesota and fully encompass the Twin Cities as well.

Live: Large numbers turn out for Rep. Emmer's town hall in Sartell

North Metro

Gunman kills neighbor in middle of road north of Twin Cities

The shooter called authorities to report what he had done, the sheriff said.

Red Wing comes up short in $500k online contest

The city had the lead until the very end, contest officials say

Correction for Feb. 23, 2017

A story on B2 Sunday gave the wrong address for sending donations to help fund the effort to place a bust of Nellie Stone…
West Metro

Train hits teen walking on tracks in Waverly

A Litchfield teen is hospitalized in critical condition after being hit by a train Monday night, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office said. Tre Ertl, 18,…

8,300 young turkeys die in central Minnesota barn fire

No people were harmed by the fire, authorities said.

Birkie organizers scramble to save week of races

Thousands of skiers might do untimed races – or none at all. A run is possible as one scenario.