Blizzard for southern Minn.; more snow in store for Twin Cities

Blizzard for southern Minn.; more snow in store for Twin Cities

For the Twin Cities, up to 2 inches of new snow could fall by Monday morning's end.
Local

Many mistakes led to man being run over on 35W trying to remove recliner

1:35pm
An SUV hit him and his car as he tried to get the chair out of the way, seriously injuring him.
Local

Driver slips off snowpacked road, dies in wreck southwest of Twin Cities

1:28pm
The pickup went into a ditch and hit a tree, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Local
3:13pm

Gallery: Top photos, Feb. 07

Pictures of the day.
Local
2:50pm
A health ministry worker fumigates for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes where...

Bug spray bound for Haiti to fight Zika virus turned away at MSP

A group of volunteers sought to bring mosquito spray to expectant mothers.
East Metro
12:40pm

2nd conviction won in bloody jewel stickup of Roseville pawnshop

A cashier was shot in the leg as the two suspects grabbed tens of thousands of dollars in jewels.
North Metro
12:34pm

2nd body recovered from below river bridge in St. Cloud is ID'd

The man had been reported missing from a group home in Waite Park.
Local
9:57am
Minnesota Zoo veterinarian Tiffany Wolf, left, and research biologist Mark Keech work with an 800-pound cow moose, fitting her with a radio collar and taking samples that will help researchers study the cause of increased mortality.

Quest to save Minnesota moose has breakthroughs, hard choices

When a moose goes down, scientists haul it out, seeking clues to the steep decline of a beloved North Woods beast. They've shown that saving it will require hard tradeoffs.
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North Metro
8:57am

Driver who crossed into oncoming traffic dies after north metro wreck

Police said weather played a role in the motorist entering opposite lanes on Hwy. 610.
Local
5:56am
Shortly before 2 a.m. last Saturday morning, Trooper Adam Flynn handcu...

Decades of new laws caused Minnesota prison population spike

Over the past 25 years, the state's incarceration rate has soared by 150 percent. The majority of that growth can be attributed to changes made by lawmakers to the state's criminal code
Minneapolis
February 7
A shop selling Super Bowl 50 merchandise in Super Bowl City, a tempora...

Minnesotans watch and learn from San Francisco's Super Bowl

When Minneapolis' turn to host comes in 2018, activity will be concentrated in a smaller, colder city.
Local
February 6

Gallery: Mike Friestleben, recently appointed inspector of Fourth Precinct

Mike Friestleben, the recently appointed, no-nonsense inspector of the Fourth Precinct, whose profile grew after the Jamar Clark protests is a lifelong North Sider and was lauded by both sides for his response to the recent protests.
Minneapolis
February 6

North Side police commander draws on lessons learned on the beat

Three months after Jamar Clark was shot to death, the task of soothing racial tensions and restoring the confidence of the rank-and-file officers falls to Mike Friestleben.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report 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.
Local
February 6
Two Lake of the Woods ice fishermen took a midday break at the Igloo Bar, a licensed cocktail lounge constructed each year on Zippel Bay.

Stopping for a 'cold one' takes on new meaning on Lake of the Woods

Anglers in the lobby of Zippel Bay Resort want to know where walleyes are biting — and whether the Igloo Bar is for real. The answer lies nearly 2 miles from shore on Lake of the Woods.
Local
February 6

High life expectancy strains Minnesota pension systems

Our 2nd-highest U.S. life expectancy throws a wrench in retirement funds' projections.
Minneapolis
February 6

Gallery: The Luminary Loppet

The Luminary Loppet night of the City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival was held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minn.
Local
February 6

Abused children in Minnesota are waiting too long for help

Counties with slow response times will soon see penalties.
North Metro
February 6

Anoka pushes back on new wave of homeless

Outgrowth of rising suburban poverty is blamed for trashed campsites and aggressive panhandling in town.
Local
February 6

Will women vote for Clinton?

We asked women at the Black Sheep Coffee Cafe in St. Paul if they will vote for Hillary Clinton. Here's what they said.
Minneapolis
February 6

Choice fair is one-stop shop for Minneapolis schools

Daylong event gives parents a chance to compare public, charter options in the Minneapolis district.
Local
February 6

Gallery: Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza.

About 10,000 ice fishing contestants were expected to headed to Gull Lake north of Brainerd for the Brainerd Jaycees 26th Annual $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza.
Local
February 6

Obituary: Aveda chemist Patrica Peterson Werre had the right mix of talent, drive

Patricia Peterson Werre loved the periodic tables. She had a blanket of the elements, a poster of them in her office and a coffee cup…
Local
February 6

Gallery: Top photos, Feb. 06

Pictures of the day.

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