Pastor envisions youth shelter in old West St. Paul bank building

Pastor envisions youth shelter in old West St. Paul bank building

Donnell Bratton wants to turn a long-empty West St. Paul bank into the county's first youth shelter, but zoning is getting in the way.
Local

Mpls. supporters of $15 minimum wage ready with 20K signatures

June 27
Mpls. supporters of $15 minimum wage ready with 20K signatures
Supporters confident they have 20,000 valid petition signatures and the law in their favor.
Local

Judge may seek Minnesota appeals court review for complex Prince estate

June 27
Judge may seek Minnesota appeals court review for complex Prince estate
A search through thousands of boxes of documents has yet to turn up a will.
Minneapolis
12:44am

Woman in very critical condition after being shot on north side of Minneapolis

An adult woman was shot in the back in north Minneapolis Monday night. Police responding to a 911 call about 11:15 p.m. found the woman…
Minneapolis
12:41am

Woman in critical condition after being shot in north Minneapolis

She was shot in the back and found the woman in a vehicle in the 1800 block of Penn Avenue North.
Local
June 27

If you're poor, you'll pay more for car insurance, study finds

Minneapolis is included in consumer group's report.
Minneapolis
June 27

Police investigating whether N. Minneapolis activist's death was homicide

A well-known anti-violence crusader believed to have fatally shot himself in a north Minneapolis home earlier this month instead may have been killed by someone…
Stage & Arts
June 27

That's not funny: Threat to Acme comedy club brings crowd to City Hall

Developer of apartments nearby and the city hope to work out a parking plan for the club.
Local
June 27

Former southern Minn. coach charged with photographing naked teens

A former choir teacher and assistant basketball coach in the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton school district was charged with eight felony counts after he allegedly used a pen-camera to take pictures of naked teens in the shower.
Local
June 27
Thousands of nurses walk around Abbott Northwestern hospital on the fi...

After strike, Allina makes new offer to nurses

Offer makes concessions but still requires switching health plans.
Minneapolis
June 27

Fraud trial of Jordan Davis, son of convicted CEO, set to go to jurors

Prosecutors say Jordan Davis cashed checks but did no work; defense says he was on call.
St. Paul
June 27
Skids marks in the dirt on the top of a hill near Bruce Vento Elementa...

Friend recalls the moments before St. Paul biker died trying to 'ditch the police'

"It was more or less a fact, he knew he could ditch the police on a motorcycle. He kind of liked to show off."
State + Local
June 27

Stung by defeats, Democrats shift strategy on gun control

The party is bringing its case to the people, with leaders urging members to conduct sit-ins around the country as they try to sustain the flash of activism on the gun issue.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 21 hours 55 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
June 27

Initial impressions of A Line bus mostly positive

At a news conference before the A Line rapid bus opened along Snelling Avenue, Metro Transit General Manager Brian Lamb called the new service "historic."For…
Local
June 27

U's new digital platform makes black history archives accessible

Sarah Carlson gave the students fair warning about what to expect when they reached the caverns, 80 feet below ground. “It’ll be pretty chilly down…
Local
June 27

Bemidji man allegedly abducted 5-year-old girl from fire-ravaged mobile home

The girl was found safe in the northern Minnesota 26 hours after her disappearance.
West Metro
June 27

Minneapolis mulls new city office building downtown

After years leasing downtown office space and deferring maintenance on city-owned facilities, Minneapolis officials may demolish a parking ramp and erect a new building to…
West Metro
June 27

Union pickets line up outside Waconia schools

Trade workers are lining up outside two Waconia elementary schools in informational picketing against a Bemidji contractor they say is not paying the area's standard…
Local
June 27
To save Daniel Fleigle's life, one friend called 911 while another performed CPR until paramedics arrived. Daniel is pictured with his friends at HCMC on Monday.

Quick-thinking friends save Sauk Rapids teen jolted by electrical wire

Twelve days after climbing and falling from the old bridge in Sartell, the 16-year-old is walking, talking and making sense of what happened the night of June 15.
Local
June 27

Obituary: Public schoolteacher Rose Asao found, fostered a deep love of learning

As World War II loomed in 1941, Rose Asao caught the last boat from Tokyo to return to her Midwestern hometown. If the upheaval upset…
Variety
June 27

With hundreds of openings, State Fair stages first jobs event

More than 600 positions will be available, but be ready to work all 12 days of the fair, up to 12 hours a day.
Variety
June 27
Gavin Kaysen

Spoon and Stable chef Gavin Kaysen to open Wayzata restaurant

Spoon and Stable owner plans a French brasserie in the former Blue Point space in early 2017.
West Metro
June 27

Murder suspect featured in 'First 48' acquitted of all crimes

"The First 48" refused to give up behind-the-scenes footage.