Last year, St. Paul and Minneapolis neighbors examined models of the Riverview Corridor, from downtown St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Internatio

St. Paul leaders feel left out of transit expansion

Transit advocates say it's no accident that St. Paul has fallen behind, citing choices made.
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Rescuers save 2 women adrift on blowup raft in Lake Superior ½-mile off shore

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The wind and currents pushed them into the big lake off Duluth.
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Use-of-force police incidents show 10-year decline in Mpls.

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Some say stats don't tell full story of encounters.
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ID'd: Motorcyclist who died after hitting deer in NW Wisconsin

The rider died four days later at a Twin Cities hospital.
West Metro
11:21am
Water gushed anew Sunday after repairs were made to the Hennepin County Government Center pool and fountain.

Seasonal debut finally arrives for Hennepin County Government Center fountain

The plaza pool and fountain needs repairs for what was compared to a pothole.
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10:17am
A recall has targeted this iconic Hormel product.

Spam recalled after customers find metal pieces in meat

The injuries were described as minor by federal regulators.
Pets
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There were plenty of smells everywhere for four-legged baseball finds to find at CHS Field in St. Paul.

It's a bark in the park for hundreds of dogs attending St. Paul Saints game

The minor league team put its diamond in the ruff and welcomed pooches on a warm holiday weekend night.
Local
May 26
Melony Butler, left, who runs the Eagle's Healing Nest, in December with Sen. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka.

Brooks: At Sauk Centre refuge for veterans, the mission is clear

"Our veterans are not a number. ... They're our families," Eagle's Healing Nest founder Melony Butler said.
Local
May 26
The entrance to Stephen Zuckerman's property on Mazomanie Point.

No end in sight to bitter Lake Mille Lacs eminent domain dispute

Dwaine and Kathy Ratfield believe they've been victimized through the unjust taking of a piece of their 8-acre property by South Harbor Township.
Local
May 26
The grave of Vietnam veteran Ronnie Lee Bailey was adorned Saturday with a mini-flag as well at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

This Memorial Day, all Fort Snelling headstones get flags

For the first time in 35 years, all Fort Snelling graves are being marked.
Local
May 26

Marine Cpl. Carl Knutson: Not just another war statistic

His name is among 144 engraved on a bronze tablet listing Minnesota Marines who died in World War I.
Local
May 26

2 killed, several injured in Memorial Day weekend crashes

The 3-day weekend marks the start to what authorities say is the deadliest stretch on Minnesota roads.
Local
May 26
Maylary and Mordecai Apolo are Karen refugees from Burma, now Myanmar, who immigrated to the U.S. in 2008. They started K’Nyaw Grocery last July.

Austin takes 'welcoming' to next level with immigrant entrepreneur program

Program has given about 15 immigrants help with startups
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
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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
May 26
Members of the Greenbush Middle River robotics team with their championship medals. At center is their teacher and team advisor, Mary Anderson.

Small towns win big in Minnesota high school robotics

Greenbush Middle River Superintendent Tom Jerome praised the robotics competition for bringing out the best in students.
Local
May 26

With heat staying for weekend, cooling centers open in metro

Heat advisories have been issued for Sunday afternoon in Ramsey and Hennepin counties.
Minneapolis
May 26

Two injured in another shooting at Little Earth

At least eight people have been shot at the south Minneapolis housing complex this month.
West Metro
May 26
Mary and William Hanson

Bloomington husband and wife die within 24 hours of each other

Bill and Mary Hanson were buried together on what would have been their 53rd wedding anniversary.
North Metro
May 26

Victim of fatal shooting in north Minneapolis ID'd as Fridley man

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified a man shot to death last week in a north Minneapolis alley.Keith Ramone Brewer, 30, of Fridley, died…
West Metro
May 26

Anglers find man's body in Plymouth's Medicine Lake

Authorities said they do not suspect foul play.
Dennis Porter on a mountain bike trail along the Minnesota River Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. ] JEFF WHEELER • jeff.wheeler@startribune.com T
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
May 26

Minnesota briefs: Rochester Public Library wins nation's highest honor

 The Rochester Public Library was honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., last week as one of 10 recipients of the National Medal for Museum…
Local
May 26
A U.S. flag will be placed at about 178,000 headstones at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Memorial Day.

A listiing of Memorial Day 2018 observances in the Twin Cities

Memorial Day events on MONDAY Apple Valley: Veterans Park, 14521 Granada Drive. 11 a.m. ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 1776 will include appearances by…
Local
May 26
Mohamedamin Budul packed up an order at Amazon. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE ï anthony.souffle@startribune.com Site managers gave a tour of the Amazon fulfillme

You placed an Amazon order: Watch what happens next

Watch what happens after an order is received at the Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota.
Local
May 26
Zach Paider, with Bill’s Bay Marina in Red Wing, discussed the challenges facing Lake Pepin as sediment increases in that area of the Mississippi Ri

Shallower Lake Pepin is call to action to deal with sediment

Sediment buildup is making things difficult for boaters as well as local aquatic life, so a grass-roots group is working on changes.