State trooper sets free the eagle he saved from certain death along I-494

State trooper sets free the eagle he saved from certain death along I-494

The state trooper who gathered up the eagle from along the interstate was given the honor or setting the now-healthy bird free.
Local

Unlicensed Twin Cities gun buyer pleads guilty; some were used in crimes

10:03am
Unlicensed Twin Cities gun buyer pleads guilty; some were used in crimes
The St. Paul man bought 41 guns online. One was found at a drug crime scene in Bloomington.
Local

Murder-suicide claims Mankato couple married less than a year

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Murder-suicide claims Mankato couple married less than a year
Delbert Wilson shot his wife and then himself in their home, according to police.
West Metro
10:58am

Man who died after hitting car in Orono is ID'd; drinking suspected

His car was hit after it came to rest from the initial collision, the patrol said.
State + Local
10:01am

How investigators are using data to battle Minn. surge in suicides

Effort follows sharp increase in Minnesota deaths.
Music
May 1

Princely tour of the Twin Cities

Guide to the homes, hangouts and landmarks that Prince frequented and/or made famous.
St. Paul
May 1

St. Paul thinks big for downtown with plan for River Balcony

The city will debut a final master plan this month for the 1.5-mile overlook and pedestrian path, but major questions remain.
Local
April 30
Volunteer Tylan Velzke, 16, helped recipients with their donations at the food bank in Aurora. The food shelf fed 160 families in April alone.

On the Iron Range, prolonged downturn is taking its toll

More than a year since the first layoff notices went out across the Range, the job losses have cut across the region like a riptide.
Prince
April 30

South Minneapolis block party celebrates all things Prince

The free event at the Sabathani Community Center featured lots of music and united fans.
Local
April 30

Flavor Flav makes surprise appearance at Prince block party

Rapper Flavor Flav made a surprise appearance at the Prince celebration block party held at the Sabathani Community Center in south Minneapolis.
Local
April 30

PACER Center awarded $1 million by Otto Bremer Trust

The largest donation the nonprofit has received since it was established almost 40 years ago will help serve those with special needs.
Local
April 30
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Minnesota doctors question plan to let pharmacists prescribe Narcan

Advocates are promoting a new strategy to increase access to naloxone, the emergency drug for opioid overdoses: Let pharmacists decide when to give it out.…
Local
April 30

Obituary: Jane Nelson Glaser Mooty leaves legacy of community service

Jane Nelson Glaser Mooty was the first woman to serve on the board of the Minneapolis YMCA and the Minneapolis Automobile Association. She was on…
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
updated 10 hours 32 mins. ago
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
West Metro
April 30
Hayley Hill, an interior design student at Century College, lays out f...

Century College design students tackle real-life project for Richfield senior care community

Designing for seniors is different, as a group of White Bear Lake students recently discovered.
Local
April 30

Hennepin County fined for violating records law

Tony Webster wanted to know whether the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office was using newfangled technology to track people through their faces, fingerprints and irises. So…
West Metro
April 30

Inmate serving time for killing 2 while driving drunk is taken from Minnesota jail, dies

The prisoner was suffering from "a medical-related situation" before he was hospitalized and then died, the sheriff said.
Local
April 30

Metro briefs: New Brighton City Council rebukes member, removes her from positions

New BrightonCouncil rebukes Bauman, strips her of positionsThe New Brighton City Council last week voted to censure one of its members and remove her from…
Local
April 30

State briefs: Army Reservists based in Willmar are deployed to Kuwait

Approximately 20 Army Reserve soldiers from the Willmar-based 825th Quartermaster Detachment were deployed to Kuwait on Saturday. Their mission will be to provide water and…
St. Paul
April 30

Missing boater sought after falling in Mississippi River in St. Paul

A search was underway Saturday for the body of a boater who went overboard while fishing overnight in the Mississippi River in St. Paul. Authorities…
West Metro
April 30

Principal at Good Shepherd School in Golden Valley to say goodbye after 38 years

Tom Zellmer is retiring after a long run at the school, where folks are like family.
Local
April 30

Tevlin: Duo take up the cause of homeless vets who deserve better

James Hudson and Richard Greggersen cruised the perimeter of the wood processing lot in Hudson’s old Cadillac. Giant piles of wood chips and sawdust leaked…
Prince
April 30

Prince tribute erased from Red Wing bluff has been restored

Two artists worked overnight to restore a mural the city had painted over.
West Metro
April 30

Alcohol suspected in fatal Orono crash

A 26-year-old man from Maple Grove died after rear-ending another car and spinning out into opposing traffic.