Minneapolis, small businesses not fully paid a year after Senior Games

Minneapolis, small businesses not fully paid a year after Senior Games

The local organizing group says it's out of money.

Vikings win legal fight with Wells Fargo over rooftop signs

June 23
Vikings win legal fight with Wells Fargo over rooftop signs
Judge scolds both sides in ruling against Wells Fargo.

Police pledge presence at Twin Cities Pride fest that's 'unprecedented'

June 23
Police pledge presence at Twin Cities Pride fest that's 'unprecedented'
Minneapolis
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Former student pleads guilty to assaulting Minneapolis school principal

A former student pleaded guilty Friday to attacking a Minneapolis school principal. Lashawnte Bright, 18, will be placed on probation until she is 21. If…
Minneapolis
June 23

Challenge to drug charge questions legality of cavity searches

Attorneys for the defendant say his civil rights were violated.
Minneapolis
June 23

Minneapolis police insurance proposal falls short on petition signatures, for now

Advocates have until July 5 to gather more signatures.
Minneapolis
June 22

Illustrated history of Vikings stadium to go on sale

A behind-the-scenes book about the history and construction of U.S. Bank Stadium will be available for pre-sale Thursday.The Vikings and the Minnesota Historical Society Press…
Minneapolis
June 22

Murder charges: Mpls. man was shot in the back and face

A late-night argument in a north Minneapolis home ended with a longtime criminal pulling a gun from his waistband and shooting his adversary in the…
Local
June 22

Got a piece of City Hall history? Minneapolis wants it

The city of Minneapolis is looking for historic items from City Hall to help celebrate the building's 125th anniversary.
Minneapolis
June 22
Insight Brewing Co. Michael Agnew, Special to the Star Tribune

Northeast craft breweries get to pop their tops at U.S. Bank Stadium

Smaller Twin Cities operations including Insight, Bauhaus and Sociable will get a chance to put their suds in the spotlight.
Local
June 22

Child care center moving into shuttered Champions bar space

A notorious Lake Street bar that shuttered two years ago amid persistent drug deals and violence will soon become home to a new child care center.
Minneapolis
June 21

Move Mpls. leader is fired after scathing city audit

Dan MacLaughlin was let go following a city audit last month that uncovered overbilling and deleted files.
Minneapolis
June 21

Gunfire hits Minneapolis School District headquarters twice in two days

Minneapolis officials say building was not target.
Minneapolis
June 21

Year in workhouse for Metro Mobility driver accused of sexually assaulting rider

The agreement calls for 364 days in the county workhouse, registration with the state as a sex offender.
Minneapolis
June 21

Minneapolis launches new 'Talking is Teaching' campaign to get parents and babies talking

Officials believe that if more parents get the message that talking is critical for babies' development, the major gaps in learning and language development between wealthier and poorer families may be reduced.
Local
June 21

Mayor Hodges: 'Here's how we make our kids smarter — we talk to them'

The "Talking is Teaching" initiative aims to lessen economic and racial disparities by encouraging parents to talk, read and sing to their children.
Minneapolis
June 21

Driver dies 4 weeks after fiery late-night crash in north Minneapolis

The motorist spent four weeks in the hospital before dying from severe burns.
Minneapolis
June 20

Minnesota, Iowa ag heartland takes on new name

Leaders of Minnesota farm country on Monday unveiled a new name created to help promote the region: The GreenSeam.The name, announced at a news conference…
Minneapolis
June 20

Minneapolis taps public works leader from Salt Lake City

Hodges' pick has experience with "complete streets," transit.
Minneapolis
June 20
Minnesota cult leader Victor Barnard was arrested in February 2015 while on the run in Brazil, where he remains imprisoned.

$1.5M bail set for cult leader Victor Barnard in Pine Co. court hearing

Barnard didn't make bail, faces 59 sex-abuse counts.
Minneapolis
June 20

Woman admits driving extremely drunk, killing motorcyclist in NE. Mpls.

Guilty is the plea from a motorist who tried to shift some of the blame onto the motorcyclist she collided with while driving drunk in…
Minneapolis
June 20
Sister Jean Thuerauf with Chef Pat Weber at a fundraising event that W...

Obituary: Sister Jean Thuerauf left North Side legacy with Cookie Cart

Thomas Dixon grew up in a world where adults sometimes drank and partied too much, and children sometimes didn’t get the help they needed. One…
Local
June 20

Shooting victim remembered as homebody, gentle soul

News of Travis Washington's death prompted an outpouring of grief among his friends and relatives, who remembered him as a loving family man who steered clear of drama.