Hudson, Wis., woman fights City Hall to keep her downtown beauty shop pink

Hudson, Wis., woman fights City Hall to keep her downtown beauty shop pink

Woman is fighting Hudson City Hall, which says her house should be a muted, neutral hue.

North/East metro news briefs: Roseville officials considering options to ease public-works load

September 22

North/East metro police blotter, Sept. 24

September 22
East Metro
September 25
Lorena Sanchez served an order to go as the Roseville McDonalds celebr...

First McDonald's to open in Minnesota celebrates 60th birthday

Baker recalls 1957, when restaurant opened on Snelling Av. in Roseville.
East Metro
September 25

Roseville police chasing 'active leads' in shooting death; victim ID'd

The victim was found shot on the grass next to an apartment complex; no arrests have been made.
East Metro
September 25

Man admits fatally choking girlfriend's brother in her New Brighton home

The attack continued until police were at the door.
South Metro
September 24
Kathryn Lusack checked in with her son, Roderick Bright, 11, at a football practice in Burnsville.

School choice splits Twin Cities suburbs into haves, have-nots

Parents are going the distance to enroll their children in schools that offer the programs and services they want, effectively redrawing the map of district boundaries in the process.
East Metro
September 24
The Straight River meanders through a forested area south of Park Rapids, Minn. The Straight River is a tributary of the Mississippi threatened by an increase of agricultural pollution.

White Bear Lake court ruling could ripple across the state

Judge Margaret Marrinan said the state has failed to protect the lake from excessive groundwater pumping and ordered the DNR to limit water use in the surrounding communities.
East Metro
September 23

Man fatally shot outside Roseville apartments

Police are looking for a car that sped from the scene.
East Metro
September 23
The view along the Mississippi River in St. Paul from the site added to Ramsey County's bid for the new Amazon headquarters.

Ramsey County's Amazon HQ bid adds St. Paul riverfront to ammo site

Riverfront site in downtown St. Paul is added to proposal.
East Metro
September 22

More traffic crossing new St. Croix River bridge than old Stillwater bridge

Some motorists might have avoided the old Stillwater Lift Bridge.
East Metro
September 21
Stillwater stairs

Repairs close Main Street Stairs, in Stillwater, into November

Repairs will be made to the second landing of the stairway, as well as an adjoining wall.
East Metro
September 20
Ammunition factories are visible from the top of the old steam plant at the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant in Arden Hills, shown in 2011.

Race for new Amazon HQ is altering TCAAP plans in Arden Hills

Opportunity to get the huge employer has TCAAP team "working 24/7."
East Metro
September 19

Brothers tied to former Stillwater mayor plead guilty to tax crimes in federal court

Thurlee and Roylee Belfrey withheld taxes but never paid the government. Ex-mayor, in separate case, admitted to tax fraud.
East Metro
September 18
A sign near a future housing development in Woodbury.

Woodbury ruling may shift road development costs to taxpayers

A developer sued Woodbury over a fee to pay for roads outside a new subdivision and won, a ruling that could affect development across the metro area.
East Metro
September 17
After years of planning, the Point Douglas Regional Trail, sonn will b...

New regional trail opens in southern Washington County

Point Douglas Trail will connect to Hastings bridge next June.
Music
September 17

State Fair fast out of gate locking up its first grandstand act for 2018

Former member of One Direction will take the stage on the opening night of next year's fair.
South Metro
September 16

Tell us your school choice story

Tell us how you've selected schools for your kids' education, and what your resulting experience has been.
South Metro
September 16
Como Park Senior High teachers and upper class students welcomed new students at a freshman orientation event on Aug. 31, 2017.

Enrollment trends in your school

Search Minnesota school districts to see trends on enrollment and school choice since 2000.
East Metro
September 16

As it turns out, Woodbury does have a history — on display soon

A self-guided tour takes place next weekend as part of the city's 50th anniversary celebrations.
East Metro
September 15

North/east metro police blotter, Sept. 17

ANDOVER AUG. 19 Theft. A trailer and two all-terrain vehicles were stolen from a driveway on the 200 block of 144th Lane NW. AUG. 23…
East Metro
September 15

North/east metro news briefs: Rush Line busway route, station plans are taking shape

A $420 million rapid busway from White Bear Lake to Union Depot in downtown St. Paul is still years away, but its future is coming…
East Metro
September 15

Bon-Ton sheds Herberger's Rosedale store in $19 million deal

The company attempted a sale and lease-back of the same location last year.