State troopers help deliver two babies on the side of the road

Minnesota state troopers have the job to protect and serve, and over the weekend two troopers did just that as they helped deliver two babies on the side of the road.

Levy-Pounds joins teacher tenure fight

May 3
Levy-Pounds joins teacher tenure fight
Minneapolis NAACP president to serve as co-counsel in case challenging state tenure and dismissal laws.

Minneapolis aiming to top projections for organics pickup

May 3
Minneapolis aiming to top projections for organics pickup
The city is launching a major advertising campaign to get more residents to sign up for the new curbside service.
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May 3

Crosswalk safety focus of 'Stop for Me' event Tuesday in St. Paul

It's been a tough year for pedestrians and bicyclists in St. Paul. Already, 57 have been hit this year and those collisions have resulted in 39 serious injuries, and one death.
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May 3

Cretin Avenue bridge over I-94 will close Thursday

Drivers in St. Paul will have one less way to get across Interstate 94 when Cretin Avenue bridge closes on Thursday.
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May 2

Ex-Mayor R.T. Rybak named Minneapolis Foundation CEO

Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will take over at one of the region's most prominent philanthropies, the Minneapolis Foundation.
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May 2

How to be angry about other people's vacations

Lighten up, Francis.
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May 2

Traffic reporter dodges wrong-way driver before fatal I-394 crash

The State Patrol said a 30-year-old man from Clarks Grove, Minn., was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes and collided "head-on" with a vehicle driven by an Apple Valley man. The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
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May 2

Hwy. 280 closes for next six weeks

The barricades went up just before sunrise on Hwy. 280 in Roseville and they'll stay up for the next 6 weeks.
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April 29

Eagan student wins JFK Profile in Courage essay award

Zhen Tu, a junior at Eagan High School, won $10,000 for an essay on a congressman who gave up his career for bipartisanship.
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April 29

Minneapolis approves $800M plan to upgrade roads, parks

A momentous, $800 million deal to breath new life into Minneapolis' crumbling roads and parks received enthusiastic approval Friday by the City Council.
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April 29

Major closures of I-94, I-35W could snarl roads this weekend

Motorists in the metro may have the most difficulty getting around this weekend as portions of two freeways will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning.
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April 28

St. Paul to host annual Holocaust memorial event Friday

Efforts to save Jewish children from the Nazis will be remembered and discussed.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report 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.
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April 28

Amuse your dogs remotely

A poor substitute, perhaps.
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April 28

Summer flower show and moth photo exhibit to open Saturday at Como

Both exhibits are free to the public.
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April 27

Minnesota Vikings-Wells Fargo sign dispute continues

Dispute is over the height of two signs atop the Wells Fargo towers adjacent to the new U.S. Bank Stadium
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April 27

New principal at Bloomington's Jefferson High School

Jaysen Anderson from the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale district starts at Bloomington in the summer.
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April 27

Six charts explaining Minneapolis' $800 million road and park plan

The Minneapolis City Council will take the first votes Wednesday on a massive, $800 million proposal to breath new life into the city's crumbling roads and parks.
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April 26

Downtown park near U.S. Bank Stadium closer to $22M fundraising goal

Fundraisers are making progress toward the goal of raising $22 million for the downtown Commons park.
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April 26

Summit-University council seeking cleanup volunteers

Work to focus on the north side of I-94 this Saturday.
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April 26

Summit-University council seeking cleanup volunteers

Work to focus on the north side of I-94 this Saturday.
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April 26

Edina approves four new crumb rubber playing fields, despite parent concerns

Fields will be coming in the next couple years to the school district.
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April 26

TSA sets record by confiscating 73 firearms from carry-on luggage; none at MSP

Transportation Security Administration screeners confiscated 73 guns from carry -on luggage at the nation's airports last week, the most ever. That beat the previous record of 68 collected in a single week in October of 2015.