Cities across Minnesota begin to tackle tobacco regulations

Cities across Minnesota begin to tackle tobacco regulations

Restricting sales has run into economic issues and stout lobbying pressure.
Local

Recount set for Tuesday in Minneapolis City Council race between Warsame, Noor

November 23
Recount set for Tuesday in Minneapolis City Council race between Warsame, Noor
DFL-endorsed incumbent Abdi Warsame is upset legislators broke ranks to back rival.
Local

'Blackout Wednesday' in Minnesota nets nearly double typical arrests

November 23
'Blackout Wednesday' in Minnesota nets nearly double typical arrests
Across Minnesota, authorities arrested nearly 140 people for drunken driving on Wednesday's Thanksgiving Eve — nearly double the typical 74 arrests on past Thanksgiving Eve nights.
Super Bowl LII
November 23
Early morning backlight view of the west facing exterior.

Tickets to Super Bowl media night event sell out in less than an hour

Next up: Tickets to the Super Bowl Experience go on sale Dec. 5.
St. Paul
November 23

Ideas abound for Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary in St. Paul

Supporters of the Wakan Tipi Center project hope it can included in the next state bonding bill.
Variety
November 23

After Como Dockside closing, St. Paul seeks ideas for pavilion's next vendor

St. Paul will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Monday to talk about Como facility.
Minneapolis
November 23
Art Knight. Provided by Mpls Police Dept.

Minneapolis police teaching officers to be more compassionate

In dealing with police or the courts, people tend to remember the little things, deputy chief tells cadets during training.
North Metro
November 23
Skaters enjoy the ice during an open skate at the National Sports Cent...

Sports Center has a $250 million plan – and concerns about whether it will pay off

A sudden surge of sprawling suburban sports behemoths nationwide is creating a tricky competitive environment.
Minneapolis
November 23

Ross Kiefer, fashion-forward clothier for 1970s Minneapolis, dies at 76

Friends and family freely compared him to just about every 1970s arbiter of male panache.
St. Paul
November 23

St. Paul gas station employee shot, wounded during robbery

No arrests have been made in the Thanksgiving afternoon incident at a SuperAmerica on Snelling.
Local
November 23

United Way wants to expand its fundraising out of the office

Younger donors prefer to target giving to causes.
Minneapolis
November 23

Woman arrested in connection with man's death in south Minneapolis home

Police arrested a woman on Thanksgiving afternoon after she called to report an unconscious man inside a south Minneapolis home.The woman called police just before…
Local
November 23

Motorist killed, another critically injured in wrong-way crash near Mankato

A 59-year-old woman from Mankato died Wednesday night after a wrong-way crash on Hwy. 22 south of Mankato.Wendy S. Pearson was driving a Toyota sedan…
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
updated 17 hours 21 mins. ago
Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care homes. Their cases are seldom investigated, leaving families in the dark.
Local
November 23

At notoriously haunted hotel LeRoy, Minn., expect a shake-up call

The spirits lurking in Sweet's Hotel seem friendly enough — to those who have dared to check them out.
West Metro
November 23
Holocaust survivor Judy Meisel at her apartment Monday July 3, 2017 in...

Minnesota Holocaust survivor's help leads to new criminal charges against Nazi guards

The St. Louis Park woman is helping German prosecutors in case against ex-guards.
Local
November 23

Correction for Nov. 24

A story on E5 today gives the wrong night for Erik Koskinen’s EP release party at the Hook and Ladder in Minneapolis. It is…
Music
November 23

New low-watt south Minneapolis radio station 'like a walk through the neighborhood'

Programming on KRSM Southside Media Project (98.9 FM) will be as diverse as its community.
Local
November 23

Turkey and stuffing, but first a run

We went to the Life Time Turkey Day 5k in downtown Minneapolis to find out what people are thankful for
Local
November 23
Sen. Al Franken left, and Abby Honold looked on as a retired police officer talked about legislation aimed at better training of officers who investigate sexual assault.

Advocate for rape victim bill distances herself from Franken

Abby Honold, a rape survivor, was working with Franken on a bill to help victims. But after allegations surfaced against the senator, Honold sought another senator to help with the legislation. Now, she's being harassed and threatened with rape.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 13 hours 15 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Minneapolis
November 23
U.S. Sen. Al Franken held a roundtable discussion while touring Green Central Park Elementary School in October.

2 women say Sen. Al Franken groped them in Minneapolis

The Huffington Post cited two unnamed women who said Franken grabbed their buttocks in separate incidents during his first Senate campaign.
Don't Miss
November 23

Tragic year turned hopeful, thanks to U transplant for Puerto Rican toddler

Natalie Anaya's toddler has a rare genetic disorder, one that has killed almost every other child in Puerto Rico diagnosed with it. And that was before Hurricane Maria pounded their home.
Local
November 22

Blue Earth seeks answers after 4 teens are charged in attack on teammate

Among the questions: What prompted the beating last month and why did it take so long to be investigated?
St. Paul
November 22

Saint Paul Almanac searching for stolen Storymobile trailer

Donor offers $500 for return of "Storymobile."