Chanhassen archery range closed for safety after neighbors find arrows on property

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City's only outdoor archery range closed over safety concerns.

Gunflint Lodge in new hands after more than 80 years

The lodge, which has been in the Kerfoot family since 1929, was sold last week to a couple who plan to continue its traditions and the outfitting operation on Gunflint Lake, 43 miles north of Grand Marais.
West Metro
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A year later, feds still investigating Twin Cities dentist who killed Cecil the lion

Zimbabwe, where the beloved lion was killed, passed on charges.
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Minneapolis police will look at whether bias played role in shooting of Muslim men

Two victims were shot and wounded early Wednesday after two assailants made disparaging remarks about Islam, the victims have said.

8 road construction projects around MN to avoid this weekend

Plan around these potential bottlenecks to retain your traffic sanity during the holiday weekend.

Man found fatally shot on south Minneapolis street after 8:15 a.m. call

A man was found shot to death Thursday morning on a south Minneapolis street, authorities said. No arrests have been made.

2 young men shot a block from the U; no arrests

Two young men were shot a block from the University of Minnesota late at night, and police are looking for those responsible.
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South Metro

Despite chatter to the contrary, Renaissance Festival to remain in current location through 2019

The medieval show will go on in Shakopee before moving to a new home in 2020.

Woman charged along with boyfriend in Iron Range man's beheading

She's accused of being an accomplice to the killing early last week and with assaulting the victim.
South Metro

Eagan's July 4 Funfest is on its last legs

Funfest's 50th year may be its last, due to a lack of volunteers.
State + Local

State VA agency chooses new health care deputy commissioner

Douglas Hughes has military, business and health care experience.

Distracted driving — and deaths — spiked in Minnesota last year

Crash fatalities caused by distracted driving surged by 21 percent in 2015.
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.
East Metro

Ramsey County attorney launches safe-schools task force

Group to review 'dynamics' behind violent behavior and recommend corrective action.

Carver County judge to unseal filings by some of Prince's purported heirs

Documents of those claiming to be Prince's children would remain sealed but those of others may be public.

American Refugee Committee snags John Griffith, former Target exec and civic leader, for key post

Griffith will manage the nonprofit's staff in such global hot spots as Syria and Somalia.

Wayzata man among 3 charged in $12M movie investing scheme

The man behind one of Minnesota's largest film studios and two California men have been indicted after the FBI said they bilked investors out of $12 million that was supposed to finance movies.

Kenyon's social-media savvy police chief heads to the White House

Chief Sjolander's posts on police Facebook page have drawn national attention.
June 30

Nearly 600 Mpls. officers will start using bodycams next week

Nearly 600 officers will be equipped with devices after the July 4th holiday.
June 30

Tevlin: Homeless man reunited with therapeutic dog

Mike Heath reported that the dog, Baby, was stolen in May. Heath posted fliers all over south Minneapolis, where the dog was believed to have been taken, and showed up at the Star Tribune looking for assistance.
June 30

Advocates for $15 minimum wage rally in Mpls., turn in petitions

Mpls. officials will work to verify the signatures.
June 30
Lul Mohamed, far right, grieved for her son Ahmed Sahane Hashi, 11, who drowned along with childhood friend Idris Hussein,10, at nearby Foot Lake.

Willmar mourns the drownings of two fourth-grade boys

Dozens of women crowded the homes of fourth-graders Ahmed Hashi and Idris Hussein, whose families live not far from one another in Willmar, to offer the families comfort and prayers.
June 29

Driver in unsecured load crash comes forward

Kyle R. Gunderson, 35, of Menomonie, Wis., contacted the Minnesota State Patrol after viewing a viral video of the crash and realizing his load was involved, the patrol said.