Sunday growler sales start in St. Paul

Sunday growler sales start in St. Paul

St. Paul joins a growing list of Minnesota cities taking advantage of a new state law that permits Sunday sale of the 64-ounce refillable jugs.
Local

Black Lives Matter protesters question links between MOA and Bloomington

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Black Lives Matter protesters question links between MOA and Bloomington
Those charged after a December protest argue in legal briefs that Bloomington and the Mall of America cooperate so closely that the mall is operating as a “quasi-governmental” entity.
Local

Marquette demolition illustrates tricky economics of old buildings

10:05am
Marquette demolition illustrates tricky economics of old buildings
A plan to demolish one of the last surviving clusters of sidewalk storefronts in downtown Minneapolis offers an important lesson in the tricky economics of some old buildings.
Local
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Fewer than 100 enlisted in Minnesota’s medical marijuana program

Medical marijuana is now legal in Minnesota, but relatively few patients have signed up so far.
Local
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Read the 1971 Baker v. Nelson decision

The Minnesota Supreme Court found no right to marry for same-sex couples in 1971 in a ruling that was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015.
West Metro
2:52pm

Suspicious fire damages H&M store in Edina

A fire Friday morning at the H&M store in Edina’s Southdale Center caused smoke and water damage, but no injuries. The fire, on the store’s…
Local
10:42am

Weekend traffic: Full slate of road work comes with fireworks, festivals

The three-day Independence Day holiday weekend looks to be warm and dry, just about perfect for watching the scores of Twin Cities area fireworks displays that will draw crowds to shows both large and small Friday and Saturday nights.
West Metro
10:22am
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, left, and Dr. Bill McGuire announced Minnesota United FC's move to MLS in March.

Revamped search for soccer stadium site is slow off the mark

Neither St. Paul nor Minneapolis officials seemed especially energized Thursday by the news that Major League Soccer was going to explore possible stadium sites in St. Paul.
Minneapolis
10:19am

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

Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, the former Minneapolis high school student-turned-jihadi recruiter, has been tied to at least two more terror plots within the United States.
Minneapolis
10:17am
Sherri Shannon-Neary, center, owner of Dave’s Popcorn, waited for customers with her daughter Olivia Neary, right.

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

The owners of Dave’s Popcorn, a fixture since 1957, have decided to sell the south Minneapolis landmark, leaving customers worried that a favorite spot for gourmet popcorn and ice cream could soon be gone.
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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.
Local
7:29am

Reduced transit service on Friday might catch commuters off guard

With many people taking Friday off and turning Independence Day into a long holiday weekend, Metro Transit and suburban transit providers are expecting fewer riders and are adjusting service to reflect decreased demand. That could catch some commuters off guard as the official holiday is not until Saturday.
West Metro
July 3

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.
Is Minnesota prepared for an oil train disaster?
Special report 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.
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

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
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.
East Metro
July 2

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

The suspect once lived downstairs from the victim.
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.