Costco, after years of looking for the right site, will open a store in Woodbury

Costco, after years of looking for the right site, will open a store in Woodbury

Warehouse store opening in Woodbury, with business center coming to Minneapolis.

Anita E. Buck, who put her stamp on St. Croix River Valley history, dies at 92

November 17

Suites hotel to rise at I-694 and Lexington interchange in Arden Hills

November 16
Suites hotel to rise at I-694 and Lexington interchange in Arden Hills
East Metro
November 19
Kelsey Schiel, next to Michael Jordan at the signing of the jersey. Also with them was her sister, Brittany.

Michael Jordan replaces fan's jersey he signed in '90s that was stolen years later in Wis.

Two suspects were confronted by a family member, and they said they were looting the home.
East Metro
November 17

North/East metro police blotter, Nov. 19

ANDOVER OCT. 20 Theft. A gun was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 17700 block of NW. Bluebird Street. BLAINE OCT. 16 Theft.…
East Metro
November 15

Man who killed Lino Lakes officer dies in prison

The prison is investigating the cause of death for Steven Stanke.
East Metro
November 15

Senate worker: Schoen 'crossed line' by sending explicit photo

Sen. Dan Schoen is facing renewed calls to resign after an employee of the state Senate reported that he sent her an unsolicited sexually explicit photograph.
East Metro
November 14

New crossing fixes long-standing problems at Grey Cloud Island Township

The updated crossing in Washington County will help clear clogged portion.
East Metro
November 14

North Minneapolis' Appetite for Change and other organizations win Bush Prize

Appetite for Change was given $471K as it works for a better North Side.
East Metro
November 13

Teen struck by vehicle in St. Paul in critical condition

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in St. Paul Sunday evening. The collision occurred about 7:21 p.m. at…
East Metro
November 13

North/East metro news briefs: Blaine gives second look to disputer solar project

The Blaine Planning Commission will give a second look Tuesday to a hotly debated solar project application that it tabled last month after hearing from…
South Metro
November 10
Joel Vertelney (cq), a terrain park tester and attendeant at Afton Alp...

Cold lets Twin Cities ski hills get a jump on winter

But next week's warmth will have die-hard golfers back on the course.
East Metro
November 10

North/East metro police blotter, Nov. 12

AFTON OCT. 10 Drone complaint. A man hunting on his property in the 1600 block of Stagecoach Trail reported a drone hovering above him while…
East Metro
November 10

'Town-and-gown' tensions are hitting Roseville, too

After Arden Hills, neighboring suburb is next to resist expansion of a Christian college.
East Metro
November 10

Trail work will close area around Stillwater Lift Bridge temporarily

The span will close in April for conversion and not reopen until June 2019.
East Metro
November 10

Interest surging in Washington County Veterans Campground

Reservations surge for camp in Washington County that has been helping veterans heal since the 1920s.
East Metro
November 10
DFL State Sen. Dan Schoen, shown in 2016, denies allegations that he sexually harassed women involved in state politics.

Dayton calls on state Sen. Schoen to resign over harassment reports

Amid allegations against Sen. Dan Schoen, a DFL state representative says sexual harassment is "bigger than one senator" at Capitol.
East Metro
November 9
DFL State Sen. Dan Schoen, shown in 2016, denies allegations that he sexually harassed women involved in state politics.

Minn. state senator accused of harassment

Minnesota lawmakers called on DFL Sen. Dan Schoen to step down over the allegations, described in a report as "persistent and unwanted invitations to meet to physically grabbing a woman from behind." Schoen has denied the allegations, saying they were false or taken out of context.
West Metro
November 9

At police-community forum, Philando Castile's mother says nightmare hasn't ended

Talk on police-community relations that includes the top Twin Cities prosecutors focused on loss of trust in police and courts.
South Metro
November 8

Anoka-Hennepin district wins record $249 million for schools

The state's largest school district says it's crowded, and among its goals are building two elementary schools and lowering class sizes.
East Metro
November 8

New faces ready to take over in Falcon Heights

Voters in Falcon Heights were opting for new faces at City Hall on Tuesday in the wake of the fatal shooting within their borders of…
East Metro
November 7

Ramsey County public defenders clash with courts over scheduling

Two public defenders were found in contempt of court the same day the office rolled out reforms.
East Metro
November 7

Former Minn. commerce deputy pleads guilty in prostitution sting

A former deputy commissioner with the Minnesota Department of Commerce pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute during an undercover sting earlier this year. Michael S.…