Proposal at Park Board may authorize park development by Graco

Proposal at Park Board may authorize park development by Graco

Proposal would have park staff try for a deal without seeking proposals from other developers

Apple Music is a Mess

12:30pm
Just stop already.

14-year-old boy chased from St. Paul lemonade stand by man with boxcutter

11:56am
The boy escaped unharmed.
Local
11:32am

Minneapolis school board intensifies search for outside superintendent candidates

Members of the Minneapolis school board said they are concerned potential superintendent candidates will not apply for the job because there is an internal candidate who is serving as the interim district leader.
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10:38am

How much did it cost Willmar to part ways with city administrator?

Calculating the cost of severance with Willmar city administrator
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July 1
Patrick McClellan held a vaporizer with medical marijuana early Wednesday morning after acquiring a prescription at MinnMed.

Minnesota patients legally acquire marijuana for first time

At the stroke of midnight, medical marijuana was legal in Minnesota. Moments later, the state's first cannabis clinic welcomed its first patients.
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June 30

Judge grants condemnation for Graco easement

Action would allow construction of long-sought East Bank Trail
June 30

McNamara says he's filing ethics complaint against park lobbyist

Legislators announces complaint after panel doesn't find probable cause against him
June 30

House Ethics Committee dismisses complaint filed by Rep. Kahn

GOP Rep. Denny McNamara called the ethics complaint 'frivolous.'
Local
June 30

Partly phoenix over the Tri-County Area, chance of ashes

Wow that's poetic
Local
June 30

Minneapolis has nearly 30,000 on board for organics pickup

The deadline to sign up for the August debut of the service is July 10.
Local
June 29

Metro Transit outlines big plans for North Loop campus

Metro Transit is gearing up for a major expansion of its North Loop headquarters, anchored by a massive bus garage and new home for the transit agency's police department.
Local
June 29

Poll: Minnesotans view police positively

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association released results of a new survey that say that residents have favorable views of their local police.
Is Minnesota prepared for an oil train disaster?
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Minnesota serves as a crossroads for trains carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formations.
Local
June 29

PCA ordered to shut N. Mpls air monitors or justify them to court

Agency ordered to tell court by July 27 why it shouldn't be ordered to end air sampling
Local
June 29

Data on Minnesota cyberattacks hidden from public (Sunday column)

Information tends to emerge only when something goes wrong. Until that happens, anyone trying to find out about the security of the government’s IT systems quickly runs into a firewall of secrecy.
Local
June 29

Crankshaft is both meta and prescient

Really, it happens.
Local
June 28

St. Paul school board incumbent reenters race

Keith Hardy, who vowed to drop candidacy when he failed to win DFL endorsement, says now his work "is not finished."
Local
June 28

Dec. 21, 1890: A new name for Lake Calhoun

A Tribune editorial correctly predicted that restoring the original name, "Mendoza," would not stick.
Local
June 26

Lake Mendoza officially never replaced Calhoun in Minneapolis lexicon

Newspaper editorial was wrong in asserting a change of name according to Park Board minutes from 1890.
Local
June 26

Man charged in Minneapolis pedal pub crash; BAC more than twice legal limit

A man that was charged in collision had a blood alcohol concentration that was more than twice the legal limit.
Local
June 26

A brief history of Mpls. grain mill deaths and injuries

News this morning that a man fell 40 feet inside the Fruen Mill in Minneapolis' Bryn Mawr area marks the latest in a long history of injuries and deaths at abandoned grain elevators in Minneapolis.
Local
June 26

Mpls. community optimistic about plans for eyesore, vacant 15 years

Developer Mark Orfield proposes market-rate housing on Franklin
Local
June 26

St. Paul commemorates fallen firefighters with new signs

A total of 52 signs memorializing 62 fallen firefighters will be posted around St. Paul.