Two months after explosion, Bloomington mosque leaders desperate for justice

Two months after explosion, Bloomington mosque leaders desperate for justice

There has yet to be an arrest in the Aug. 5 blast that destroyed part of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington.
Local

Mpls. chief open to revisiting deal to aid community relations

October 18
Mpls. chief open to revisiting deal to aid community relations
The 2003 agreement with the U.S. Justice Department wasn't fulfilled, community leaders say.
Data Drop

Twin Cities' gravel needs grow, but there's less of it every day

October 18
Twin Cities' gravel needs grow, but there's less of it every day
The region is increasingly reliant on mines in the southeast metro to make our concrete and asphalt, a resource that's a lot cheaper if it's local.
Local
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Free Super Bowl tickets for Minneapolis youth team kick off nationwide giveaway

Entire eighth-grade park team players and coaches get first of 500 free tickets to big game Feb. 4.
Minneapolis
12 minutes ago

Man arrested for exposing himself at Como Park Zoo children's area

A 22-year-old man was arrested at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Wednesday after exposing himself to visitors in the children's area.Police were called to the…
Local
13 minutes ago
KARE 11 captured this aerial view of the massive bog on North Long Lake, which has been on the move.

Mysterious giant bog inflicts shoreline damage as it moves across Brainerd-area lake

The massive mat of vegetation is creeping along the shoreline of North Long Lake, just outside Brainerd.
Minneapolis
19 minutes ago
In May, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted unanimously to change the name of Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska, which means White Earth Lake.

Speakers overwhelmingly favor giving Lake Calhoun new name

The Hennepin County Board hearing and its vote sometime before the end of the year are the next steps in the state-mandated process to change the name of a body of water.
Minneapolis
25 minutes ago
Downtown Minneapolis business groups are putting money into City Council races before the Nov. 7 election to try to protect council members they view as open to compromise with business.

Downtown Mpls. businesses make push to swing Council races

Fundraising e-mail says, "Don't be filled with regret on November 8."
Data Drop
45 minutes ago

Park and rec land passes milestone, but growth has slowed

Regional parks are no longer acquiring land as aggressively, but the Twin Cities has now passed 200,000 acres of park and recreation land.
Local
9:05am

Minnesotans don't need new ID to board planes for a year

Federal officials said Wednesday that the state now has through October 2018 to comply with the federal Real ID law.
Minneapolis
5:20am

Teen critically wounded on Metro Transit bus among 4 Mpls. shootings

Minnehaha Avenue, downtown and north Minneapolis were the sites of gunfire.
South Metro
October 18

Savage City Council candidates hold first public forum

Two veterans will face a longtime incumbent in quest for two open seats.
East Metro
October 18

Falcon Heights moves toward new policing contract with Ramsey County

Earlier, Sheriff Jack Serier said that the county has signed an agreement to take over policing of Falcon Heights.
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.
North Metro
October 18

Blaine man, 19, dies in car-semi crash

A 19-year-old man from Blaine died Wednesday night when the car he was driving and a semitrailer truck collided in Blaine, according to police.The truck…
Minneapolis
October 18

Two charged with attempted murder in shooting of boy, 13, at Minneapolis housing complex

The victim, shot at Little Earth American Indian community, remains hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.
South Metro
October 18

Farmington police hire cop fired by Mendota Heights

20-year veteran Bobby Lambert had been fired for conducting an improper search.
West Metro
October 18

Edina rejects height change for residential towers project

Residents fear $250 million high-rises near Galleria would overshadow them.
Local
October 18

Boy, 5, playing in hammock dies when tree falls on him in Sherburne County

A 5-year-old boy died Tuesday evening in Sherburne County when a tree fell on him as he was playing in his back yard, authorities said…
Minneapolis
October 18
The explosion Aug. 2 at Minnehaha Academy wounded nine and killed part-time custodian John F. Carlson and receptionist Ruth Berg.

Suit: Workers ran, didn't warn others before Minnehaha blast

Ruth Berg's daughter and mother blame CenterPoint Energy and contractors for her death. Their lawsuit alleges that the contractors "ran to save themselves."
West Metro
October 18

Motorcyclist killed in I-94 crash near downtown Minneapolis

A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Tuesday on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis, the State Patrol said Wednesday. The cyclist, Bartholomew P. Leuer,…
Local
October 18

A 64-mile police pursuit ends with four flats, driver in jail

The chase, with speeds topping 100 mph, finally ended near Royalton, Minn.
Local
October 18

Authorities identify St. Cloud officer who shot and wounded Willmar man

The Willmar man was treated at the St. Cloud Hospital for noncritical injuries.
Minneapolis
October 18

BCA releases documents detailing Dai Thao investigation

The documents outline political ties between Thao's opponent and Minneapolis' Jacob Frey.