Watchdog prompts Belle Plaine to remove cross from veterans memorial

Watchdog prompts Belle Plaine to remove cross from veterans memorial

"I wish it would have stayed," said the treasurer of the veterans club that maintains the city-owned park.
Local

One shot on St. Paul street, area school lockdown possible

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One person was injured in a shooting Thursday morning in St. Paul's Greater East Side neighborhood that will likely lead to the lockdown of nearby schools, police said.
Local

Pickup hits 3 Rogers High students at bus stop; 2 critical

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A boy and a girl were in critical condition and undergoing surgery, and the third victim, a boy, was in stable condition.
West Metro
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New hotels coming to Plymouth as part of 'urban-type village'

The two new luxury hotels will be the first hotels in Plymouth in a decade.
Local
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How should the improved High Bridge in St. Paul look? MnDOT is asking for opinions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will put a new deck on the Smith Avenue High Bridge later this year, and in the process will upgrade it curb appeal.
Local
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Mpls. Federation of Teachers encourages public school support, safety before Trump's inauguration

Members and leaders of the Minneapolis teachers union, along with students and community members, stood outside Richard R. Green Central Park Community School Thursday in support of safe public education.
Local
11:39am
Mark Myhre, cq, right, of Blaine, took advantage of the warm weather...

Is it golf or hockey season in Minn.? Today it's both

A golf course opened its driving range Thursday morning and the pond hockey championship festivities begin on Lake Minnetonka this evening.
Local
11:36am

Park Board seeks public input on north Minneapolis park plans

The plan will take new social equity criteria into account.
Local
11:00am

North Dakota deputy shot and killed; suspect also dead

The deaths happened in northern North Dakota near the town of Belcourt after a chase involving a stolen truck, according to reports.
West Metro
10:53am

Photo of cribs outside Jewish community center following bomb threat goes viral

A phoned-in bomb threat closed a Jewish community center in St. Louis Park on Wednesday where an early childhood center operates. Following the threat,…
East Metro
10:35am

Lottery ticket bought as gift in Minn. wins $1M for newlywed

The winning ticket was purchased by his parents as a Christmas gift, and a week later it was worth $1 million.
Minneapolis
10:29am

Activists gear up for anti-Trump marches in Twin Cities

Rallies and marches are planned in Twin Cities on Friday and Saturday.
Local
9:51am
Lisa Paal and Debbie Dodge, friends and sisters-in-law, at Sticks and Stones Sports Bar in Blaine. Dodge enthusiastically went for Trump while Paal opted not to vote.

Minnesota women for Trump are hoping for change

With women divided over Trump, many in Minnesota who backed him — and some who didn't — say he deserves chance.
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 18

Dog-chew holder, water bowl are at heart of Edina firm's patent lawsuit

Accusations and counteraccusations fly between Pawabunga and inventor.
South Metro
January 18

After barn fire kills cows and closes dairy farm, Scott County neighbors pitch in

Local farmers jumped to help the Deutsch family, raising more than $10,000 for expenses.
East Metro
January 18

Murder charges: Cottage Grove man staged wife's suicide after searching for hitman on 'Dark Web'

Stephen Carl Allwine, 43, is accused of shooting Amy Allwine and trying to disguise the death as suicide.
West Metro
January 18

Twin Cities Jewish community center among 18 nationwide to get bomb threat

The St. Louis Park incident was among many around the country, police said.
Minneapolis
January 18

Minneapolis City Council president appointed to Public Employees Retirement Association board

Barb Johnson will help oversee the state's pension fund until 2021.
Minneapolis
January 18

Jazz pianist James 'Jimmy' Hamilton played with legends, taught future ones like Prince

Hamilton, dubbed a Minnesota jazz legend, died Dec. 31 after prolonged complications from stroke. He was 80.
Local
January 18

Correction for Jan. 19, 2017

A story on Page B1 Wednesday misstated undergraduate enrollment at the University of St. Thomas. There are 6,100 undergraduate students.
North Metro
January 18
Boys and Girls 3A Golf Tournament, Bunker Hills Golf Course. Max Kell...

Rapid warm-up inspires Twin Cities golf club to open its outdoor range

The club said it will stay open as long as the weather allows.
Local
January 18

Transit board takes initial steps to dissolve

CTIB has helped to attract $1.5 billion in federal transit funding.
Minneapolis
January 18

Man charged in fatal stabbing after domestic dispute

Several people at the scene were drinking, according to the criminal complaint.