Bloomington School District reaches agreement with teachers union

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

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

September 23
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.

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

September 23
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.
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September 16

Parents who pulled kids from St. Paul schools surveyed, but is that the end of it?

About one-third of families cited safety as a factor in decision to find new school for their children.
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 16

SPNN chooses new wave of documentary filmmakers

St. Paul Neighborhood Network helps low-income adults tell their stories in film.
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September 16

Weekend traffic: I-694 and Hwy. 52 closures, Vikings game Sunday night

By far the biggest traffic-generating event of the weekend will be the Vikings' regular-season home opener Sunday against their arch rival, the Green Bay Packers. Kickoff for the prime time game is at 7:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
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September 15

Frogtown Farm to host harvest festival

Saturday festival is free.
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September 15

Fewer Minnesotan children living in poverty

A Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota analysis found that 23,000 fewer children are living in poverty.
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September 14

Minneapolis police to revamp citizen complaint process

Minneapolis residents may soon have an easier time filing a grievance against a police officer accused of misconduct.
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September 13

Creator of Southwest Community Education Program to retire

Tom Neiman is retiring after working since the 1970s to bring people together through community education, including the Southwest Super Summer Program.
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September 13

Hertz to set up shop in Union Depot

Rental cars will soon be available at St. Paul's Union Depot. Hertz will open an outlet next to the Amtrak ticketing and baggage area by Nov. 1, the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority announced Tuesday.
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September 12

Nova Classical Academy earns perfect mark

Charter school is state's only high school to score 100 percent in state's Multiple Measurement Rating (MMR).
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September 12

Rally planned on West Broadway Monday afternoon

Motorists can expect some delays as nonprofits fighting for a $15 an hour minimum wage will take their message to the street on Monday afternoon.
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September 12

Lane restrictions coming this week on I-94 in St. Paul, Hwy. 61 in Hastings

Lane closures and delays are in store for drivers who use Interstate 94 in St. Paul's Midway area and on Hwy. 61 north of Hastings.