In Jordan, an old-country feel contrasts a desire to grow

In Jordan, an old-country feel contrasts a desire to grow

City's growing population is prompting it to balance its history with its future.

Robber's gun to Brooklyn Park man's head failed to fire 3 times, charges say

July 25
29-year-old man hears "click," "click," "click."

Dad: Mystery man saved life of son shot while delivering pizza in Mpls.

July 25
Father of shot pizza deliverer said a passerby alerted police just in time.
Local
July 25

Minneapolis man dies from injuries in July 11 motorcycle crash

The Hennepin County medical examiner's office on Monday identified a man who died Saturday from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident on July 11.Hubert…
Local
July 25

Man who drowned in Lake Minnetonka is identified

A man who apparently drowned Wednesday evening in Lake Minnetonka was identified Monday as David Lawrence Roberts, 36, of Oak Grove. Authorities responded to a…
Local
July 25

Labor is key to a Democratic victory, state delegates say

Local Democrats stress importance of labor vote to a win in November.
East Metro
July 25

Interim chief is a calm and steady hand for St. Paul schools

Roseville superintendent left retirement to help his neighboring district heal.
Local
July 25

Lakeville father pleads guilty in attempted murder-suicide involving 2 young sons

A Lakeville man accused of trying to kill himself and his two young sons last fall pleaded guilty Monday to attempted murder.Jay Anthony Ernst, 28,…
Today's Video
North Metro
July 25

Blaine man, worried his son was on drugs, shot and killed him, charges say

A Blaine man who told authorities he feared his son because he was under the influence of an illicit drug was charged with second-degree murder…
Local
July 25

Professor embraced the lives of world's women and children

As a child, Marilyn Cuneo dreamed of leaving home to travel the world. As an adult, she worked to bring the world back home. Through…
North Metro
July 25

Prosecutors defer charges in death of Le'Vonte Jones, case still under investigation

The case remains under investigation.
Local
July 25
"To those who say that we are rushing this issue of civil rights, I say to them we are 172 years too late," Hubert H. Humphrey said in his groundbreaking speech in 1948.

Humphrey speech on race reverberating as Democrats return to Philadelphia

As Democrats hold their national convention in Philadelphia for the first time since 1948, Hubert Humphrey's successful push for the first civil rights plank in the national Democratic platform is as pertinent as ever.
Local
July 25

The fine print on the Bottineau Blue Line LRT project

This month, the Metropolitan Council released the final environmental review for the Bottineau Blue Line light-rail project, a hefty document that details environmental adjustments that…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 11 hours 16 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
July 25

Two hurt when trench collapses in Minnetonka

Two construction workers where hurt Monday morning when a trench they were digging in Minnetonka collapsed. The men were working on a road rehabilitation project…
West Metro
July 25

Convicted sex offender, 90, charged with sex crime at Edina pool

The man had sex toys with him at the time of his arrest, according to the criminal complaint.
Local
July 25

Mug shot sleaze doesn't justify keeping them secret

The mug shot is the star of the voyeur’s internet. Any web search turns up thousands of images of people booked and photographed by police,…
Local
July 25

2 killed in NW. Minnesota crash weren't wearing seat belts

Seat belts were not being worn by a couple killed in a car that ran a stop sign and was hit by a minivan in…
Local
July 25

Death toll in Rochester house fire now 2; mother, adult son are victims

The death toll is now two from a house fire this weekend in Rochester, authorities said Sunday. The blaze was reported to 911 dispatch shortly…
Local
July 24

Philando Castile protest closes St. Paul's Summit Av. again

Con­tinued calls for jus­tice mixed with a block par­ty at­mos­phere.
St. Paul
July 24

Shootings by officers prompt push for police oversight

Shootings by officers lead to call for transparency.
Local
July 24
Volunteers dropped off their most interesting trash finds to enter in...

Five tons of trash collected at Minnehaha Creek Cleanup

The 10th Minnehaha Creek Cleanup netted a record 5 tons of trash.
State + Local
July 24
Four mothers with sons in the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter prepare to embark to St. Peter for a one of their regular meetings to advocate for their sons who are psychiatric patients at the hospital Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in St. Paul. MN. Among those mothers were, left to right, Lynda Hansen; a mom who didn't want to be named, Sheila Novak and Connie Kishel.

Moms emerge as force for change at Minn. state mental hospital

Parents want more access, more focus on treatment at state security hospital.
Minneapolis
July 24

Man, 63, admits killing mom in downtown Mpls. home; mental fitness in question

He hit her in the head with a statue in the likeness of himself and strangled her, authorities said.