Future brightens for Skyway Senior Center in Minneapolis

Future brightens for Skyway Senior Center in Minneapolis

A big donation and hope of a new operator are keeping doors open.

Maplewood woman charged with murder in 4th heroin death

Beverly "Ice" Burrell was already charged this summer in three other heroin deaths.

Freeloading on Twin Cities light rail rises sharply, audit says

Freeloading on Twin Cities light rail rises sharply, audit says
As the number of people riding the metro area's two light-rail lines soars, so is the number of passengers who take rides without paying.
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Drinking binge ends with $15 million judgment in Olmsted County case

Bars will pay for serving intoxicated Gerald Mohs.
State + Local
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State rehab agency in crisis, thousands of disabled Minnesotans face uncertain job future

New clients, new rules push rehab program to its limits
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Freeloading on light-rail lines rises sharply, audit says

Reason might be new policy that gives first-time offenders a warning.
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The candidates at a presidential debate on Oct. 19.

In Minnesota Poll, Clinton widens lead over Trump

Minnesota Poll: Her 47-39 edge has grown 2 points since the last survey in September.
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City officials lukewarm to repeal of sidewalk biking ban

Minneapolis proposal came after study showed blacks are disproportionately ticketed.
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How the poll was conducted

How the poll was conductedToday's Star Tribune Minnesota Poll findings are based on interviews conducted Oct. 20-22 with 625 Minnesota registered voters who say they…
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Woman gets four-year prison term for killing mother of four in Mpls. hit and run

A 28-year-old Minneapolis woman was sentenced to nearly four years in prison on Monday after she pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a mother of…

Man intentionally run down by car in Mpls. dies, assailant charged with murder

A 37-year-old man who was run down by a vehicle Saturday night in south Minneapolis died Monday afternoon, and his assailant has been charged with…
North Metro

Source of heroin that killed two, hospitalized others remains elusive

There were few answers Monday about where the heroin came from and why it was so deadly.

GAO says Pentagon needs to do more about burn pit exposure

The Pentagon needs to study the long-term health effects of exposure to the chemicals inhaled from burn pits at its overseas military bases, the Government…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 21 hours 17 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro

Authorities: MN driver had 2 hands on phone, sent other into rollover

The driver with the cellphone "wasn't steering at all" in the seconds before the crash, a sheriff's captain said.

Rochester police officer fatally shoots domestic assault suspect

The man who was killed was wanted in a connection with a domestic assault, and he was armed, authorities said.
East Metro
At stake with the plan is the future of the Red Rock corridor, and whether to aim for six stations and a highway-based quickness or 12 stations that serve local areas better.

Newport's taxing district vote pushes Red Rock Crossing redevelopment forward

Advocates say it will provide for more than 500 housing units and generate as many jobs.

Early voting hours expanded in Minneapolis

Beginning Monday, Oct. 24 through Nov. 7, the city of Minneapolis will expand their early voting hours. Extended hours occur in the final two weeks…

Shooting at bar front door gives Duluth its first homicide of 2016

Two men are charged and jailed. The victim moved from the Twin Cities a year ago, his girlfriend said.
October 24

The Drive: Political sign-wavers over I-494 are legal but distracting

We’re in the home stretch of the political campaign season, and for some Drive readers the Nov. 8 election can’t arrive soon enough. Besides being…
October 24
Waconia city council candidate Noah McCourt wants to make the city friendlier to businesses and seniors.

Waconia City Council race raises questions about disability rights

Advocates say he's part of potential new wave of leadership.
October 24

Police suspect driver purposely ran over, seriously injured man in south Mpls.

Police arrested a man they suspect of intentionally running over another man Saturday night in south Minneapolis. The incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. in…
East Metro
October 24

Teenager thrown to her death in western Wisconsin crash

The driver was heading north on Hwy. 35 near River Falls at the time of the wreck.
October 24

Choke hazard prompts recall of Halloween decor sold by Target

The items pose a choking hazard to children.