Fine dining keeps expanding in a onetime 'desert' of White Bear Lake

Fine dining keeps expanding in a onetime 'desert' of White Bear Lake

Mizu, in White Bear Lake, arrives in June as the latest entry.

North/East metro news briefs: Stillwater's Historic Courthouse to reopen for 150th anniversary

May 26

North/East metro police blotter, May 28

May 26
East Metro
May 27
St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez arrives in a vehicle through...

Impact of trial in Philando Castile's death to resonate far beyond officer's fate

The case to start this week in Ramsey County District opens national wounds of police shootings and racial injustices.
East Metro
May 27

Timeline of the Philando Castile shooting and its aftermath

July 6, 2016: Philando Castile is shot dead by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights with his girlfriend,…
East Metro
May 26

At Bethel University, eight special students celebrate a milestone

First graduating class of Bethel University Inclusive Learning and Development program is filled with pride and excitement.
East Metro
May 26

Last inmate from hijacked van of prisoners is caught in Mpls.

The pursuit for 10 escaped prisoners started this morning after an inmate hijacked a transport van.
East Metro
May 26

Apartment and retail project planned at former Forest Lake City Hall

Address: 220 Lake St. N., Forest Lake Type: Mixed-use Apartment units: 104 Retail: 6,300 square feet Developer: Gaughan Cos. Architect: BKV Group Details: Work is…
East Metro
May 25

Sheriff IDs teen killed, other injured in small plane crash in NW. Wisconsin

A two-seater airplane crashed in a river in northwestern Wisconsin, killing one teenager aboard and seriously injuring another, authorities said.
West Metro
May 25

Maplewood woman found guilty in overdose death of Chanhassen man

The judge expects to rule on a second case after closing arguments are filed July 3.
East Metro
May 25

Stillwater gets a senior apartment project

The Stillwater City Council this week unanimously approved a special use permit, planned unit development and preliminary plat for the city’s first senior living project.…
East Metro
May 24

Businessman raised in Wisconsin puts up $1 million for tornado relief challenge grant

The initial damage estimate from the deadly tornado is put at $10 million. NWS said the twister traveled "an incredible 83 miles."
South Metro
May 24

Our changing region: See how the Twin Cities has changed in 50 years

The Twin Cities has changed dramatically since the founding of the Met Council 50 years ago.
East Metro
May 24

Just in time for big boating weekend, 'no-wake' restriction announced for St. Croix River

The Washington County Sheriff's Office said the river's anticipated cresting above 683 feet by Wednesday.
East Metro
May 23

State drastically tightens limits on 3M chemicals in groundwater

New limits, half the level set last year by the E.P.A., mainly affect east metro and Bemidji drinking water.
East Metro
May 23

Maplewood priest cleared of sexual misconduct is dismissed from church

Mark Huberty was tried before jurors in 2014 on one count each of fourth and fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly starting a sexual relationship with a married woman he had been counseling.
East Metro
May 21

St. Paul schools taking less sexist view of student dress codes

New policy for St. Paul schools says rules can be in place, but no one gender can be targeted.
East Metro
May 20

Semi pins car against median barrier, seriously injuring man on I-94 near Hudson

Troopers removed the injured man from the car by breaking out the back window.
West Metro
May 20

Charges: Minnetonka couple ran national ring for sex trafficking from home

Underage prostitution network spanned many states, investigators say.
East Metro
May 20

Oops! Forgotten weed stash donated to Once Upon A Child in Maplewood

Maplewood police: "Hey genius, Once Upon A Child thanks you for the clothing donation, but you forgot something in your pant pockets."
East Metro
May 20

Stillwater theater group to buy old Minn. Zephyr depot as part of $6.5M project

Stillwater organizers envision creating theater downtown, with purchase date of July 1.
East Metro
May 19

North/East metro police blotter, May 21

ANDOVER APRIL 18 Theft. A tailgate was stolen off a vehicle on the 14400 block of Eldorado Street NW. FALCON HEIGHTS APRIL 15 Traffic. A…
East Metro
May 19

North/East news briefs: Lino Lakes council member apologizes to Emmer for Facebook comment

A Lino Lakes City Council member under fire for a Facebook post directed at U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., said she has mailed an apology…