Ballerina Dusty Button visits Woodbury's Royal Oaks Elementary School

Ballerina Dusty Button visits Woodbury's Royal Oaks Elementary School

Visit was part of a promotion for Ballet Minnesota's annual "The Classic Nutcracker."

North/East metro news briefs: St. Anthony City Council appoints Thomas Randle to fill vacancy

December 15

North/East metro police blotter, Dec. 17

December 15
East Metro
December 16

Emotions run high as McNally Smith College of Music graduates final class

St. Paul college's abrupt closing leaves hundreds scrambling to find options to complete education.
West Metro
December 16

Minnesota history: Koryne Horbal's path to feminist powerhouse

As an Anoka High School senior in 1955, Koryne Kaneski dated the class president and quarterback of the football team. She hoped it might enhance…
West Metro
December 15

Metro counties give final approval to 2018 budgets

Final Hennepin tax levy lower than initial September projection.
East Metro
December 15

Motorist accused of running stop sign north of Twin Cities, killing other driver, has long history of violations

She has been convicted eight times for speeding, also for disregarding a stop sign, according to state court records.
East Metro
December 14
East Metro
December 14

Watch time-lapse video of the Holiday Flower show at Como Zoo Conservatory

The Holiday Flower Show is back at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at the Como Park Zoo. The annual display has been around since 1925 (don’t…
East Metro
December 14

American Legion post commander killed by driver running stop sign near Twin Cities

The crash occurred at a T-intersection over the weekend in Chisago County.
East Metro
December 14
East Metro
December 13

Death of man whose body found in Maplewood park believed to be hypothermia, police say

Maplewood police don't suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found in a city park Tuesday morning.Officers were called to…
East Metro
December 12

Choi to lead state county attorneys association

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi has been elected president of the Minnesota County Attorneys Association, becoming the first person of color to take the post.…
East Metro
December 9
A water main break in Oakdale early Sunday morning caused a large wash...

I-694 in Oakdale reopens to traffic after week of detours

Highway was closed to traffic for almost a week following a massive water main break.
East Metro
December 9

North/East metro news briefs: Stillwater police move into expanded HQ

Stillwater police have a new headquarters after inheriting the city’s remodeled former fire department facility at City Hall. The space provides greater visibility for police,…
East Metro
December 8

North/East metro police blotter, Dec. 10

CHAMPLIN NOV. 13 Theft. A trailer was stolen from the 11900 block of Emery Village Drive. DENMARK TOWNSHIP NOV. 10 Suspicious activity. A resident in…
East Metro
December 8

St. Croix River bridge inspiring shifts in regional transportation

Business owners in downtown Stillwater say that more locals are shopping now that the commuter frenzy over the Lift Bridge is gone.
East Metro
December 8
A water main break in Oakdale early Sunday morning caused a large wash...

I-694 in Oakdale expected to reopen Saturday morning, MnDOT announces

The segment, crucial for commuters, has been closed for almost a week.
East Metro
December 6

Roseville massage therapist charged with sexually assaulting client

New Brighton man calls it a "misunderstanding."
East Metro
December 6

I-694 in Oakdale expected to reopen by the weekend

A 5-mile segment of the freeway has been closed since a water main burst on Sunday creating a sinkhole.
East Metro
December 6

Roseville police looking for driver who purposely hit woman in Uber parking lot

The victim said she didn't know the person who ran over her.
East Metro
December 5

Longtime FBI agent Harold 'Hal' Fabriz dies at 85

Harold “Hal” Fabriz, a veteran FBI agent who worked the front lines of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, helped prevent violence in Mississippi…
East Metro
December 5
A water main break in Oakdale early Sunday morning caused a large wash...

Crack along water main caused I-694 shutdown; road closed until at least Friday

Ground heaving or roadwork might have forced damage to pipe beneath freeway, city official said.