Downtown Minneapolis' Skyway Senior Center may close at the end of March

Downtown Minneapolis' Skyway Senior Center may close at the end of March

Site expected to close at end of March after effort to hand over operations to Ecumen fails.
Local

Neighbors cry foul over felled trees near Blaine wetland project

February 27
Neighbors cry foul over felled trees near Blaine wetland project
City says it may replant. "We will do what we can to make it right," Mayor Tom Ryan said.
Local

Seeking 'gender inclusivity,' U sheds homecoming king and queen titles

February 27
Seeking 'gender inclusivity,' U sheds homecoming king and queen titles
Two students, regardless of gender, will be homecoming "royalty"starting this fall.
Minneapolis
February 27
Eligio, a member at St. Mary’s Catholic Church

A Minn. city of immigrants braces for raids, deportations

In Worthington, some families are "living in fear" while others applaud an emphasis on stepped-up enforcement of immigration rules.
Local
February 27

Racist graffiti found at Lakeville South High School

Swastikas, racial epithets and other racist graffiti were found etched on bathroom stalls at Lakeville South High School on Monday. School officials said the student…
Local
February 27

Attorney accused in crash that killed runner has brain lesions

Attorney who fatally struck man underwent brain surgery Monday.
West Metro
February 27

After uproar from veterans, Orono keeps docks at Big Island through private donations

Veterans still want to see a long-term solution to accessibility to the island.
Minneapolis
February 27

Protesters snarl rush-hour traffic, denounce Trump, urge $15 minimum wage

About 200 people marched on Monday evening through downtown Minneapolis.
East Metro
February 27

Macy's in downtown St. Paul to be renamed Treasure Island Center

Treasure Island Resort and Casino has entered an agreement for naming rights for the redeveloped building
Local
February 27
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

In Lake City, patients and residents ask: Is Mayo listening?

The hospital's labor and delivery services were phased out two years ago, and then last year three physicians and a nurse abruptly resigned from Mayo's Lake City clinic.
Local
February 27

Low-income housing developers scramble for financing amid uncertainty about tax reform

Investors are pulling back from tax credits that help finance developments.
South Metro
February 27

Hunt on for Level 3 sex offender charged with impregnating Twin Cities preteen girl

Authorities are trying to find a Level 3 sex offender wanted in Dakota County on charges that he raped and impregnated a preteen girl with…
East Metro
February 27
Philando Castile was fatally shot by police July 6 during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights.

St. Anthony officer pleads not guilty in Philando Castile shooting death

Attorney for Jeronimo Yanez says he will seek a change of venue.
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
February 27

Minneapolis man gets 20 years for near-fatal beating of his toddler daughter

Ticortier Collins admitted he also threw 20-month-old girl against a wall.
Music
February 27

Mystic Lake revives its amphitheater with Santana

After a couple low-key years, Mystic Lake Amphitheater is returning this summer with an ambitious agenda, starting with Santana on July 13. Mystic Lake Casino…
Local
February 27

For first time, United to offer flights out of Rochester

The daily service starts in June and will go to and from O'Hare airport.
Local
February 27

City of Minneapolis, police officers reach tentative contract deal

The specifics of the deal have not been released.
Local
February 27

Obituary: Minnetonka veteran used medical skills to save other POWs in World War II

Alois "Al" Kopp was a pharmacist's mate on the USS Houston in 1942 when it was torpedoed and sank in the South Pacific. Almost two-thirds…
Local
February 27

Pending legislation could derail high-speed train to Rochester before it's built

Legislators say landowners and farmers along the route object to the privately funded project.
Local
February 27

The Drive: Edina takes next step to manage Hwy. 169 detour

City officials and residents in Edina had hoped that midblock stop signs and barricades that slim down the road so only one vehicle can snake…
Local
February 27

SouthWest Transit to drop Shakopee to Eden Prairie bus route

The agency also announced it will stop Friday service between the southwest suburbs and Target campus in Brooklyn Park
Local
February 27

In Cleveland, Minn., pop. 715, dynamic band director builds powerhouse

In Cleveland, where the nine-man football team finished second in the state last year, it's the band that most unites the students and the town, a band that would be the envy of many big-city programs.
Local
February 26

Jesse Ventura and Chris Kyle estate fighting over $37,000 legal bill

Dispute over $37,000 in legal fees is latest twist in long-running defamation case.