Prospect of Minnesota serial rapist's release is met with fear and anger

Prospect of Minnesota serial rapist's release is met with fear and anger

Nearly 1,000 people have signed petition in less than 2 weeks.
Local

Rochester man charged in killing of teen who dared him to shoot

January 17
Rochester man charged in killing of teen who dared him to shoot
A 25-year-old Rochester man was charged with second-degree murder after a minor fender bender led to a confrontation, which led to a dare and a fatal shot.
Local

Minneapolis schools enrollment director's consulting work raises conflict concerns

January 17
District's lawyers, school board reviewing the policy.
Super Bowl LII
January 17

Big Game Big Give promises lavish Super Bowl party in Edina

Annual Big Game Big Give event attracts some of the world's biggest celebrities.
North Metro
January 17

Bruce Frank, who was a champion for children and voice of Anoka sports, dies

He was rarely far from any civic endeavor in Anoka or Coon Rapids.
Super Bowl LII
January 17
Vikings logos have been erased from the stadium in preparation for the Super Bowl. Work started right after Sunday’s win over New Orleans.

NFL makes up for lost time as it prepares U.S. Bank Stadium

The turnaround is unusually tight after the Vikings' playoff victory over New Orleans.
Local
January 17

Minn. man found guilty of stalking girlfriend leading to suicide

Jurors convict Long Vang after judge threw out rare murder, manslaughter charges.
St. Paul
January 17

Fourth sexual misconduct case filed against St. Paul man who lured girls at libraries

Police found videos that allegedly show Nicholas Barghini touching a girl's feet and pleasuring himself.
St. Paul
January 17

Woman arrested after eight fires set at St. Catherine University in St. Paul

The suspect is a former student who stopped going to class last fall. Authorities believe she worked alone.
South Metro
January 17

Disciplinary difficulties prompt suspension of Michelle MacDonald's law license

The former state Supreme Court candidate will also be on probation for two years, when many restrictions will be in place.
Local
January 17

Discovery of girl's body in northern Minn. spurs criminal investigation

State, county and local authorities are being tight-lipped about the death.
Local
January 17

Hot news: Twin Cities temperatures will flirt with 40 degrees by Friday

But don't get too used to it. Winter will return to normal on Sunday.
Local
January 17

Changes at U.S. Bank Stadium as Super Bowl LII approaches

After Sunday's Vikings game, crews went to work changing logos on the turf and branding through out the stadium.
Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
Special Report Senior homes residents abused and ignored across Minnesota
updated 21 hours 5 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.
South Metro
January 17

South St. Paul nabs $1.26M state grant to clean up future FedEx site

Money from state will prepare the way for building a distribution center.
Local
January 17

Saints punter is on the way back to Minnesota after raising $100,000-plus

Minnesota Vikings fans, still jubilant after the team's stunning win over New Orleans in Sunday's NFL playoff game, are showing that they are a benevolent and compassionate bunch.
Local
January 17

Builders of ice palace aren't worried about warmer weather

Construction of the 2018 Ecolab Ice Palace in St. Paul's Rice Park is expected to be done by Saturday.
St. Paul
January 17

Now dubbed the Ecolab Ice Palace, St. Paul's shrine to winter continues to rise

Thanks to the financial commitment of St. Paul-based Ecolab, it's also likely to meet its $800,000 fundraising goal.
East Metro
January 17

Family adds to allegations against Roseville nursing home where woman suffocated

The woman became trapped between her mattress and a grab bar. Home operators are appealing the finding.
Local
January 17

Timelapse: Watch Crashed Ice course come together

The Red Bull Crashed Ice course comes together in 60 seconds.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 16 hours 58 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Local
January 17

Below zero? Sweat it out in this mobile sauna

Called The Forge, the 612 Sauna Society brings the nation's first community-owned and operated mobile sauna to Surly Brewing Co. January 5th - February 11th.
East Metro
January 17
Sophia Vuelo posed for pictures with mother-in-law Li Lo, left, and re...

Minnesota swears in first Hmong-American judge

Sophia Vuelo will serve on the Ramsey County District Court bench.
Local
January 17

Stefon Diggs personified in giant snow sculpture but as the Lobster

Three brothers have been sculpting enormous sea creatures out of snow on their front lawn for seven years.
Local
January 17

Family that fled Iraq is left reeling by teen's shooting death after Rochester crash

The teenager shot to death was part of a tight-knit Iraqi family who fled homeland six years ago for a safer life in the U.S.