Tenants win back rent, more time at affordable Minneapolis apartment building

Tenants win back rent, more time at affordable Minneapolis apartment building

Minneapolis took the Park Laurel ownership group to court over unaddressed housing violations.

Man hit, killed by train in Big Lake had just left work at nearby McDonald's

The victim was hit early Wednesday evening where the tracks cross Lake Street.

KFAN host, singer Chris Hawkey among 20 who contracted Legionnaire's

The ailment knocked Chris Hawkey off the job for nearly a week.
South Metro
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Are zoos still relevant? Minnesota Zoo exec takes on the question

In 1991, a gorilla named Timmy moved from Cleveland to New York City. At age 30, the Cameroon-born gorilla had never sired an offspring, and…
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Sweeping changes put the Mississippi River at risk

It is North America's greatest river. But in Minnesota, home to its headwaters, changes in the landscape are putting water quality at risk. Inside the race to protect the Mississippi.
Regency Beauty Institute students hugged and cried as they picked up their personal items at the Burnsville location. The school is closing all 79 of its schools nationwide, including several in the Twin Cities.

Twin Cities-based beauty school Regency closes all 79 locations

Regency Beauty Institute, with headquarters in St. Louis Park, has closed all of its 79 beauty schools, including several in Minnesota, without warning.

Minneapolis Public Schools referendum: Quiet so far

The campaign said it will be ramping up efforts to raise awareness of the referendum soon.

Jury convicts Minneapolis man for killing his wife and her 15-year-old daughter

Gonzalo Galvan will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Housing board grants rent relief to tenants on extended absences

MPHA cites burden of keeping track of makeup payments for tenants who left the country for 30-90-day trips
St. Paul
Michelle Shirley of Eden Prairie and her children William, 12 and Ava,...

Science Museum of Minnesota's triceratops has a new resting place

The beloved exhibit was moved to make way for the museum's new "Sportsology" exhibit, opening in January.
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Report lists Mpls. as 25th most dangerous U.S. city, but Chicago isn't ranked

As alarming as Minneapolis' place on the 24/7 Wall St. list might sound, those who monitor crime view such rankings warily.

Five Minnesota schools named Blue Ribbon schools

U.S. Department of Education announces Blue Ribbon honor for Minnesota schools.

Time lapse video of Triceratops bones being moved

In the summer of 2016, the Science Museum of Minnesota moved the Triceratops across the museum to its new home in the Paleo gallery.
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.
TV & Media
Somali-Canadian poet and rapper K'naan took the stage to a large crowd...

HBO closer to filming 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' in Mpls. public housing

But producers of 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' must satisfy resident council before getting the final OK..

Campaign PR pro to lead communications for Mayor Hodges

A veteran communications chief for left-leaning political campaigns, Eric Fought, is taking over as the public face of Mayor Betsy Hodges' office.
West Metro
Team USA and Team Europe Ryder Cup flags hung at the Crooked Pint Ale House in Chaska. The city organized two promotional events to keep people in Chaska during the Ryder Cup this year.

Ryder Cup is taking over in Chaska, for better and for worse

While many are embracing the event and all the activity, others see headaches, traffic and more drawbacks.
St. Paul
September 29

Court files reveal new details behind St. Paul Archdiocese troubles

Documents give more insight into investigation of former Archbishop John Nienstedt and ex-priest Curtis Wehmeyer.
West Metro
September 28

Man struck and killed by train in Big Lake

A train struck and fatally injured a pedestrian in Big Lake Wednesday night, Burlington Northern Santa Fe officials confirmed.The man was walking near Highway 25…
West Metro
September 28
Samantha Burnette, a student at Minnetonka High School, was fatally shot in a St. Paul alley on Sunday.

Fourth suspect charged in fatal shooting of Minnetonka teenager in St. Paul

Vincent Harris allegedly told police he knew the girls were going to be robbed.
East Metro
September 28
Philando Castile was fatally shot by police July 6 during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights.

Castile shooting goes to Ramsey County for charging consideration

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has turned over its investigation of the officer-involved fatal shooting of Philando Castile to the Ramsey County attorney's office for charging consideration.
September 28

Allina hospital nurses' strike approaches record as 2nd day of talks ends

A second day in a row of talks adjourned about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday with no agreement. They'll resume Thursday morning.
September 28
Crossroads Center shopping mall in St. Cloud, Minn., was the site of multiple stabbings, which ended when an off-duty officer shot and killed the suspect.

St. Cloud mall attack partly fueled by terrorist group, FBI chief says

The FBI is analyzing Dahir Adan's 'entire electronic history' as it probes the Sept. 17 stabbings at the Crossroads Center mall.
West Metro
September 28

2 sisters from Minnesota mysteriously found dead on African island

The Eden Prairie graduates were found dead while on vacation in Seychelles.