St. Louis Park High newspaper sues district for video of incident

The Echo newspaper is suing St. Louis Park Public Schools and Superintendent Rob Metz to review video footage of a school incident.

Enrollment slide continues in St. Paul

January 20
Issue to get increased attention in coming months.

It's now Monday for Hwy. 169's Nine Mile Creek bridge closing

January 20
Yes, we've heard this before, but this time the Minnesota Department of Transportation seems fairly certain that the Nine Mile Creek bridge on Hwy. 169 will close Monday.
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January 20

The forgotten architects behind the Foshay and other iconic Mpls. buildings

Magney and Tusler was founded 100 years ago, and its buildings define Minneapolis: the old MacPhail, Calhoun Beach Club, the Minneapolis Woman's Club and many more.
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January 20

Weekend traffic: Women's march in St. Paul, I-94 closure in Maple Grove

Organizers of Saturday's Women's March Minnesota are telling protesters, demonstrators and spectators to be ready for traffic delays, and it's advice motorists heading to or through St. Paul may want to heed.
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January 19

Mpls. Federation of Teachers encourages public school support, safety before Trump's inauguration

Members and leaders of the Minneapolis teachers union, along with students and community members, stood outside Richard R. Green Central Park Community School Thursday in support of safe public education.
Local
January 19
The Cathedral of St. Paul is seen from the other side of the High Brid...

How should the improved High Bridge in St. Paul look? MnDOT is asking for opinions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will put a new deck on the Smith Avenue High Bridge later this year, and in the process will upgrade it curb appeal.
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January 13

Hwy. 169 bridge closure in Edina delayed once more

Drivers who use the Nine Mile Creek Bridge on Hwy. 169 between Bren Road and 5th Street/Lincoln Drive on the Minnetonka-Edina border will have more time to find alternate routes.
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January 13

Mpls. Patrick Henry High event aims to empower black men

The annual event brought together more than 100 black professionals with students.
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January 13

MnDOT cancels I-94 closure in Maple Grove. Reason: Too cold

Too cold. That's the reason the Minnesota Department of Transportation has called off a bridge demolition project that would have shut down a portion of I-94 through Maple Grove.
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January 12

St. Paul students urge flexibility on graduation attire

Recommendation is part of group's push to make schools more inclusive.
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January 12

Greater Minnesota school districts awarded state grants for internet access

The Minnesota Department of Education and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announced a $500,000 in grants to Greater Minnesota to expand internet access for students.
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January 12

Mpls. South High community pushes for fixes to athletic field

Its field has gone without needed improvements for too long, supporters of improvements to it say.
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
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January 11

Mpls. school board welcomes new officers

It comes as new members take their seats on the school board.
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January 10

Notice of appeal filed in Minnesota teacher tenure lawsuit

Plaintiffs in the Minnesota teacher tenure lawsuit expected to appeal Ramsey County District Court decision.
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January 10

Chance to weigh in on plans to rebuild 8th Street comes Thursday

It's still two years out on the construction schedule, but the City of Minneapolis has preliminary plans for a big re-do of 8th Street in the downtown. On Thursday,officials will share them with the public during two open houses at the IDS Crystal Court.
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January 9

Superintendent of St. Louis Park Public Schools to resign

St. Louis Park Public Schools announces Rob Metz's retirement.
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January 9

Portion of I-94 in Maple Grove to be closed over MLK Day weekend

Motorists who plan on using Interstate 94 in Maple Grove over the long holiday weekend will encounter a detour as the Minnesota Department of Transportation takes down 101st Avenue bridge.
Local
January 9

I-35W bridge will be lit in blue Monday night in tribute to law enforcement

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a proclamation designating Monday as "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day." To mark the occasion, the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River in the downtown Minneapolis will be lit in blue Monday night.
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January 6

Aug. 28, 1909: Foundling left on counter at confectionery shop

The story of one infant left on the counter of a confectionery shop on Lyndale Avenue S. in 1909 resonated more than most "foundling" stories.
Local
January 6

Parking meters working again in downtown Minneapolis

Parking pay stations are up and operating in downtown Minneapolis after being offline for about 3 hours Friday, city officials said.
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January 6

Trooper uninjured after squad struck on I-35E

A Minnesota State trooper was unhurt, but his squad car was rumpled with a big dent Friday morning after it was hit by another motorist in I-35E in St. Paul.
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January 6

Panelists aim to connect north Mpls. families with educational opportunities

The Explorations in Education event Saturday features a panel filled with education leaders from across the metro.