East Bank Trail offers river views in Northeast

East Bank Trail offers river views in Northeast

Trail has a riding surface down even while ancillary work continues

Weekend traffic: I-694 closes for bridge painting; Ryder Cup jams

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Weekend traffic: I-694 closes for bridge painting; Ryder Cup jams
The biggest golfing event on the planet continues at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska as match play begins Friday and lasts through Sunday. With the best U.S. and international golfers competing, expect huge crowds in the stands and on roads leading to the designated parking locations.

Housing board grants rent relief to tenants on extended absences

September 29
Housing board grants rent relief to tenants on extended absences
MPHA cites burden of keeping track of makeup payments for tenants who left the country for 30-90-day trips
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September 29

Five Minnesota schools named Blue Ribbon schools

U.S. Department of Education announces Blue Ribbon honor for Minnesota schools.
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September 29

Campaign PR pro to lead communications for Mayor Hodges

A veteran communications chief for left-leaning political campaigns, Eric Fought, is taking over as the public face of Mayor Betsy Hodges' office.
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September 28

St. Paul school hopes bird can help its popularity

Choice comes amid worries over enrollment losses across district.
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September 28

Police: Man wounded in I-94 shooting in north Minneapolis

A man was shot in the calf Tuesday afternoon while traveling in a car on Interstate-94 , between the Dowling and West Broadway avenue exits, according to police and scanner reports.
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September 28

Election signs prohibited along state, county and city highways

The race for the White House (and other offices, too) is in the final days. As the election draws near, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding that placing political campaign signs along state highway rights of way is prohibited.
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September 28

Motorist caught using Trump cutout to skirt HOV rules in Washington

Motorists have used all kinds to tricks to skirt the rules that require those using HOV lanes to have two or more passengers in the vehicle, mannequins, blow up dolls and the like.
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September 27

It was a record-breaking year for MVTA State Fair ridership

Just like Metro Transit, it was a banner year for the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority in terms of State Fair ridership.
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September 26

Brace for congestion as Ryder Cup will bring heavy traffic to Chaska, Shakopee

The much-anticipated Ryder Cup gets underway this week and with it comes a heads up for motorists: Expect lots and lots of extra traffic in Chaska and Shakopee.
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September 23

Bloomington School District reaches agreement with teachers union

The Bloomington Federation of Teachers and Bloomington school district come to an agreement on labor contract.
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September 23

Weekend traffic: Shut downs on I-35E and Cedar Avenue; Metro Transit celebrates

The loudest cheers of the weekend may be outside of Target Field Saturday evening where Metro Transit will throw a party to celebrate being names the Transit System of the Year by the American Public Transportation Association.
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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September 23

St. Paul School District invites public to 'get to know' SROs

Officers respond to questions, pose for photos on district's website.
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September 23

Bowhunters to again help thin deer population in Ramsey County parks

Hunters will be in eight county parks in October and November.
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September 21

St. Louis Park teacher wins national journalism award

St. Louis Park English teacher and media adviser awarded National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year.
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September 21

Discussion on cops in schools fires up Mpls. school board meeting

An extension to the SRO contract ignited conversations between board and community members.
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September 20
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Drivers waste $2.1 billion on premium gasoline, AAA says

Americans are enjoying some of the lowest gas prices in years, but they spent $2.1 billion more than they needed to by buying premium-grade gasoline, a national study from AAA found.
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September 20

Park Board scheduled to act on decorum rules

Proposal would set new limits on behavior
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September 20

It's We Day in St. Paul, so expect extra traffic near the X

Streets around the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul will see extra traffic as more than 18,000 students from across Minnesota who have devoted time to volunteer work and community service projects over the past school year will flock to the arena.
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September 19

Police department recognizes 9 new commanders, supervisors

The Minneapolis Police Department on Monday recognized nine police officers and commanders who were recently promoted.
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September 19

Amtrak expanding opportunities to ride the rails with your bike

Amtrak is expanding its bike service to include the Empire Builder, the line that runs between the Twin Cities and east to Milwaukee and Chicago and west to Seattle and Portland.
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September 19

All lanes of Hwy. 5 bridge set to reopen today, at least for rush hours

Starting Monday, all lanes in both directions on the Hwy. 5 bridge over the Mississippi River will be open for morning and evening rush hours, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said.