Metro Transit outlines big plans for North Loop campus

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.

Poll: Minnesotans view police positively

June 29
The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association released results of a new survey that say that residents have favorable views of their local police.

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

June 29
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.
Vikings
June 26

Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority taking applications for opening

Resignation of Duane Benson creates opening on stadium committee
Is Minnesota prepared for an oil train disaster?
Special report 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 26

Minneapolis police arrest 3 in fatal stabbing; victim identified

Police announced they arrested three people in the stabbing death of a 44-year-old woman.
Local
June 25

District would preserve Dinkytown's older buildings

New historic protections approved by a key panel Thursday would help spare many of Dinkytown's small, older buildings from demolition amid the University area's increasing development pressures.
Local
June 25

Small airplane catches fire at MSP

Nobody was on board the plane and no injuries were reported.
Local
June 24

Ramsey County Library receives ‘Latino Americans: 500 Years of History’ grant

Ramsey County is the only Minnesota recipient of grant for Latino culture and history.
Local
June 24

Minneapolis police commission seeks public input on body cameras

The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission is hosting sessions to hear the public's opinion on police body cameras.
Local
June 24

Looking for a day camp in St. Paul? Consider PAL

Police Athletic League offers a wide variety of free camps for kids.
Local
June 24

Music to make you misty

Swank.
Local
June 23

Could East Phillips green center be sustainable second time around?

Current push for alternate use for Roof Depot site has echoes of the Green Institute's saga
Local
June 23
Minneapolis Public Schools officials want to commit $1.75 million to help park officials renovate the Phillips Community Pool to give Minneapolis children better access to swimming lessons.

Mpls. schools want to spend $1.75M on pool short on funding

Minneapolis Public Schools officials want to commit $1.75 million to help park officials renovate the Phillips Community Pool to give Minneapolis children better access to swimming lessons.
Local
June 23

Minneapolis adjusts rules for secondhand shops

Changes approved by a council committee are part of a bigger overhaul of the city's business regulations.