With Dave's Popcorn for sale, customers worry for future

With Dave's Popcorn for sale, customers worry for future

One of the last privately owned drive-ins in Minneapolis, a fixture since 1957, could soon be gone after being put up for sale.
Local

Road work won't be taking a holiday for July 4th weekend

July 2
Road work won't be taking a holiday for July 4th weekend
Gas prices for these busy driving days dropped to a five-year low.
Local

Vikings offer to pay half of costs for new pedestrian bridge

July 2
Vikings offer to pay half of costs for new pedestrian bridge
The Met Council will vote on a proposal that caps team’s share of pedestrian bridge at $3.5M.
West Metro
12:21am
There was great fanfare when Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, left, and Dr. Bill McGuire announce that Minnesota United FC will move to MLS in March. This new hunt for a soccer stadium site has drawn less attention.

Revamped search for soccer stadium site is slow off the mark

Officials weren’t jumping as plans shifted from Minneapolis to St. Paul.
Minneapolis
12:05am

ISIL recruiter with Twin Cities ties is linked to thwarted terror plots in U.S.

Former Minneapolis student Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, who left U.S. in 2008, urges terror attacks, then vanishes.
West Metro
12:05am

Husband and wife killed in motorcycle crash near Chaska

A motorcycle crash after dark near Chaska left a husband and wife dead, authorities said Thursday. With 36 motorcycle deaths in Minnesota this year, fatalities are occurring at twice the pace of last year.
East Metro
July 2

St. Paul man charged with breaking into apartment, raping woman

Jacob M. McKinley has a history of burglary and sex crimes.
West Metro
July 2

Max sentence for shooter who killed man during brawl in Brooklyn Center

A 27-year-old man was given the maximum 30-year sentence for pulling a pistol during a late-night brawl among several men outside a Brooklyn Center hotel…
West Metro
July 2

Taste of Minnesota is all about twistin' and tastin'

The Taste of Minnesota began Thursday and will go through Sunday. It is being held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.
West Metro
July 2

Eight Chicago-area men charged in Edina Louis Vuitton heist

About $20,000 worth of luxury Louis Vuitton merchandise were stolen from the Galleria mall.
Local
July 2

Minnesota coin dealer gets 6 years for fraud

Federal judge laments that his $753,000 restitution order likely won’t produce much from habitual fraudster when he completes his 71 month prison term.
July 2
Bethel couple Joe and Rhonda Meath are the latest multi-million dollar...

Minn. Lottery changes store-ID policy after big prizes go unclaimed

Exact locations where tickets were purchased are now being revealed. To date, there are six hefty payouts waiting to be claimed in Minnesota.
East Metro
July 2

St. Paul man kidnapped, raped 17-year-old former neighbor, charges say

The suspect once lived downstairs from the victim.
Is Minnesota prepared for an oil train disaster?
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Minnesota serves as a crossroads for trains carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formations.
North Metro
July 2

Man fatally shot outside Coon Rapids bar

A 29-year-old Fridley man was fatally shot early Thursday in the parking lot of a Coon Rapids bar in a dispute over a card game,…
East Metro
July 2

St. Paul woman arrested in killing of longtime boyfriend

The relationship between the suspect and the victim apparently had been a rocky one, according to police.
Minneapolis
July 2

Man charged in north Minneapolis drug deal murder; suspect jailed, now at large

The suspect was arrested on a gun charge but released before he could be implicated in the killing.
Local
July 2

Onetime Mayo nurse who injected self while on job sentenced for narcotic thefts

She admitted that she would sneak the injections at work 5 to 6 times a day.
Local
July 2

Lileks: Why don't we like fireworks anymore?

And now it’s time for another episode of “Broad Conclusions Drawn from Observing my Narrow Socioeconomic Group.” What trite generalization can we overinflate today? Let’s…
South Metro
July 2

New Prior Lake-Savage schools superintendent uses summer to prepare for year ahead

  The classrooms are mostly empty — students are more focused on fireworks and lazy summer days — but school districts are humming with preparations…
Video
July 2
Don Shelby transformed into Mark Twain by applying a prosthetic nose on opening night at Theatre L’Homme Dieu near Alexandria.

Watch Don Shelby become Mark Twain

It takes Don Shelby two hours to transform into Mark Twain for the L'Homme Dieu Theatre production of River Songs with Mark Twain in Alexandria, Minn.
Local
July 2
Fireworks capped off Summer Fete in Bloomington Thursday evening.

Fireworks displays in Twin Cities

Here's where to see some of the major fireworks displays in the Twin Cities over the July 4th weekend.
Local
July 2

Plan to address reduced Phillips pool funding gap due later this month

Gap drops to $417,000 after school contribution
Local
July 2

Park Board dumps on Graco proposal, keeps it alive for at least two weeks

Rent, parking, amenities all at issue as board finds fault with proposal