Life edging back to normal for Twin Cities' Liberian immigrants

Life edging back to normal for Twin Cities' Liberian immigrants

Ebola ebbs, marking the end of an emotionally challenging year.
Local

Man's body recovered from lake in Little Canada

August 2
The man had been missing since shortly after 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Lake Gervais.
Local

Pontoon flips northwest of Willmar, fatally trapping man underwater

August 2
The incident occurred on what is known as Golden Pond, located in Kandiyohi County.
Local
August 2
A walleye is netted, caught on the Twin Pines Resort boat at sunset last Wednesday during an evening excursion on Lake Mille Lacs.

Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs closes Monday

In historic first, walleye fishing on Mille Lacs is ending midseason as limits are surpassed.
Local
August 2

St. Paul triathlete is first Minnesotan to qualify for 2016 Olympics

Victory on the course for the 2016 Games earns a second berth for St. Paul triathlete Gwen Jorgensen.
Local
August 2

Pain Free Patriots charity offers relief to veterans in chronic pain

Group rolls into church parking lots and shopping malls with state-of-the-art technology offering free treatments, such as muscle and nerve therapy and spinal balancing.
West Metro
August 2
This image of Cecil the lion strolling in Hwange National Park was taken from a November 2012 video.

Twin Cities dentist says he wants to cooperate with hunting inquiry

U.S. wildlife officials say a representative for Walter Palmer contacted the agency late Thursday, before wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe called for his extradition to their country.
West Metro
August 2

Teardown trend gets supersized around Lake Minnetonka

“A lot of people don’t want to see those beautiful, old houses come down,” Wayzata Mayor Ken Willcox said.
Today's Video
Local
August 2
Damon Thibodeaux and his girlfriend, Veronika Castellanos, stroll down the Midway during their first visit to the Minnesota State Fair in August 2013.

Life after death row: Damon Thibodeaux's resurrection

After spending 15 years on death row for a murder he did not commit, will Damon Thibodeaux be able to find his place in a world that raced ahead without him?
Minneapolis
August 2

Minnesota school districts use buyouts to shed bad apples

Districts say buyouts are cheapest way to deal with troublesome employees.
Local
August 2

I-394 work, delays flipping to other side

Starting today, traffic will be delayed between Hwy. 100 and downtown Minneapolis.
Local
August 2

Gallery: Woody Allen and jazz band

Woody Allen played clarinet with his jazz band at the State Theatre in Minneapolis on Sunday.
Local
August 2

Gallery: Top Photos Aug. 2

Pictures of the day.
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.
Local
August 2

Charges: Extremely drunk mom drives off as pleading daughter clings to pickup

A preliminary breath test measured her blood alcohol content at .30 percent. By Paul Walsh  paul.walsh@startribune.com   An extremely drunk Farmington mother started driving, gazed…
Local
August 2

The Drive: Along with complaints, how about some love for MnDOT?

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is no stranger to criticism, and this summer the agency charged with maintaining our roads has received its share.Construction has…
West Metro
August 2
Jim Derhaag, a former race car driver, poses in his Shakopee office with a lion and a black wildebeest he shot while on African safaris.

Big-game hunters find themselves in crosshairs after Cecil's killing

In the wake of the lion's killing by a Minnesotan in Zimbabwe, hunters defend their sport.
Local
August 2

Couple in 70s killed in crash after attending southern Minnesota county fair

The wife had just performed as a dancer at the Blue Earth County Fair.
Local
August 2

New Prague man missing for 2 weeks is found dead

“No foul play is suspected” in the death of Tony Slavik, 31, LeSueur County Sheriff David Tietz said in a statement.
Local
August 2

Out-of-state criminals bring cloned credit card schemes to Twin Cities

Police say the hundreds who have been targeted are evidence of the ongoing fallout from major retail data breaches.
Local
August 2

Twin Cities regional parks and trails drawing more visits

The metropolitan parks and trails racked up more than more than 48 million visits last year, about 1.5 million more than in 2013.
East Metro
August 1

Eastbound I-94 between Hwy. 280 and I-35E reopens more than a day early

A second straight weekend of planned traffic hassles is again ending with one of the closed highways reopening more than a day early.Eastbound Interstate 94…
West Metro
August 1

July 22 crash on Hwy. 10 claims a second victim

A July 22 crash on Hwy. 10 just northwest of the Twin Cities has claimed the life of a second victim.The family of 10-year-old Cassy…
West Metro
August 1

Financing tool for Southwest light-rail project questioned by GOP legislator

The obscure financial tool would provide bridge financing to aid in rail line’s cash-flow problems.