Minneapolis ballot questions now in hands of state Supreme Court

Minneapolis ballot questions now in hands of state Supreme Court

$15 minimum wage and police insurance hotly debated
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Urban cow tipping? Vandals flip car2go vehicles in St. Paul

August 30
Urban cow tipping? Vandals flip car2go vehicles in St. Paul
The two-seat vehicles were overturned late Saturday and early Sunday
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Minnesotans dish on their State Fair must-do's

August 30
Minnesotans dish on their State Fair must-do's
Suspend your diet for the day and don't miss the free giveaways.
South Metro
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South St. Paul couple found dead in Wash. state amid probe

They were under investigation for possible sexual contact with underage boys, according to news reports.
Local
August 30

Latest Minnesota State Fair day-by-day attendance

State Fair attendance Monday’s State Fair attendance fell below that of the past two years, and was nearly 25,000 fewer than the Day Five record…
St. Paul
August 30

One killed, two wounded in St. Paul shooting

Officers heard about 10 gunshots before finding the victims in the Frogtown neighborhood.
West Metro
August 30

Hennepin County approves extra $20.5M for Southwest LRT

The extra funds are part of a last-minute funding patch intended to keep the controversial $1.9 billion project afloat.
St. Paul
August 30

St. Paul teacher retires after controversial Facebook posts

Theo Olson, who was suspended for two weeks without pay this spring after a district investigation, reached agreement with the district to step down on Aug. 18.
Local
August 30

Obituary: Kathleen Ann DoBrava was a one-woman care package

Kathleen Ann Hering DoBrava was a dynamo packed in a 5-foot-1-inch frame. She raised six of seven siblings and her eight children and cooked for…
West Metro
August 30

2 teens charged with murder in death of teen dragged by pickup

The victim was left unconscious in the road late at night in Montrose, authorities said.
Local
August 30
Picketers walk in front of United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday,...

Last-chance talks set Friday for Allina, nurses

Negotiations are set for Friday to try to reach a deal before the union's strike planned for Labor Day.
Minneapolis
August 30

Labor secretary, Sen. Franken tour U.S. Bank Stadium, tout its diverse workforce

The Minnesota visit was part of Tom Perez's pitch for expanded apprenticeships in blue-collar trades, which he said would ensure more women and minorities enter the workforce.
Minneapolis
August 30

Ex-U student who raped two young women gets 6 years in prison

Daniel Drill-Mellum pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 1 hours 57 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro
August 30
Children from the three schools slated to be closed lined up in front of the crowd as the Stillwater school board voted Thursday night.

Controversial Stillwater schools issue won't go back to voters

Voters were misled, a Stillwater parent argued, but the judge ruled that the law was on the side of the district.
Local
August 30
Four Republicans are vying for the open 2nd Congressional District seat. Among them are Jason Lewis,who greeted supporters in Burnsville.

Tevlin: Did Jason Lewis make Trump possible, or vice versa?

More than a decade ago I sat in Jason Lewis’ “Leave It to Beaver” living room for an interview with the talk radio host, who…
Stage & Arts
August 30

Theater Latté Da buys historic Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapolis

Troupe had been using the old theater in northeast Minneapolis since 2014.
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August 30

An insider's guide to Minnesota State Fair bathrooms

Looking for a restroom at the Minnesota State Fair? Here's an insider's guide on where to go when you need to go.
Prince
August 30
In this April 21, 2016 file photo, people stand outside entertainer Prince's Paisley Park compound in Chanhassen, Minn.

Memphis officials have advice as Paisley Park becomes visitor destination

The success of Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, offers an insight into the future of both Paisley Park and Chanhassen.
St. Paul
August 30

Prison for St. Paul man caught amid crackdown illegally selling guns online

The indictment of Eitan Feldman came as the Obama administration pledged to tighten gun control enforcement.
Minneapolis
August 30
An early morning fire, sparked by lightning, caused damage to a home o...

Lightning strike suspected in late-night south Minneapolis house fire

Two adults and two children escaped the blaze unharmed, authorities said.
West Metro
August 30

Teen dragged to his death by pickup in Wright County; 2 arrested

The victim was involved in a confrontation with someone in the pickup when it accelerated, authorities said.
Local
August 30

State Fair attendance

Sunday’s State Fair attendance was slightly below the previous year, and 32,000 fewer than the Day Four record set in 1994. Here are the latest…
Local
August 30
Craig Lee of Ten K Solar, center, explained his job to kids from a solar energy camp at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis.

In Minnesota churches, let there be light – solar light

Cost savings, pope's plea to go green spur clean-energy boom