Despite manufactured homes' decline, many find them ideal

Despite manufactured homes' decline, many find them ideal

In Minnesota and beyond, mobile-home market has changed dramatically.
West Metro
July 5

Heavy rain, hail expected across area overnight

Heavy rain, wind and hail are expected overnight across much of central and southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities area, the National Weather Service said…
West Metro
July 4
Looking past the rooftop of City Hall from downtown Minneapolis, a haze hugs the trees and rooftops of the surrounding community.

Haze covering Twin Cities comes from 100+ Saskatchewan wildfires

Air in the Twin Cities area was considered “unhealthy for sensitive groups,” and fireworks may worsen it.
West Metro
July 4

Plymouth teen dies in crash on I-94 in Wisconsin

The rollover occurred near Eau Claire, Wis.; two other teens were injured.
East Metro
July 3

Elementary school boundaries under review in South Washington County's District 833

After taking action on high school boundary changes, the South Washington County School District now is turning its attention to elementary school boundary shifts. Key…
North Metro
July 3

Moorhead man to captain 15-foot sailboat down Mississippi

Solo trip will take Moorhead man down the Mississippi.
West Metro
July 2

Max sentence for shooter who killed man during brawl in Brooklyn Center

A 27-year-old man was given the maximum 30-year sentence for pulling a pistol during a late-night brawl among several men outside a Brooklyn Center hotel…
North Metro
July 2

Man fatally shot outside Coon Rapids bar

A 29-year-old Fridley man was fatally shot early Thursday in the parking lot of a Coon Rapids bar in a dispute over a card game,…
North Metro
July 1
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Unity and Mercy hospitals to merge birth services

New facility in Coon Rapids will provide range of services more efficiently, Allina Health says.
North Metro
June 30

16-year-old boy charged with fatally stabbing man in St. Cloud

The victim was found lying on the street, stabbed in the chest. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene.
West Metro
June 30

It's the 39th berry-picking season at this Champlin farm

Nancy and Bill Bauer opened their farm last week for another “pick-your-own” season, a summertime happening for nearly 40 years.
North Metro
June 30

Coon Rapids moves July 4th fest to bigger site with twice the parking

The three-day party, culminating with fireworks on Saturday, will take place on the grounds of the Coon Rapids Ice Center after construction ruled out Sand Creek Park.
North Metro
June 30

North metro police blotter

ANDOVER JUNE 8 Theft. Tools were stolen from an unlocked garage on the 14400 block of Prairie Road NW. BLAINE MAY 20 Theft.…
North Metro
June 30

New book reveals history of Ham Lake

Drawing on hundreds of photos, amateur historian Mel Aanerud has compiled the city’s story.
Stage & Arts
June 30

Young Artists of Anoka transforms a local tunnel into a work of art

A community-oriented project enlists young artists and uses an underground walkway as a canvas for murals.
North Metro
June 30

North news briefs: Coon Rapids Dam walkway is reopening

north metroCoon Rapids Dam walkway is reopeningThe walkway at the Coon Rapids Dam is scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, after being…
West Metro
June 29

Body of man found in Big Lake

A man’s body was found Monday morning in Big Lake, about 40 miles north of the Twin Cities, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.A…
East Metro
June 27

Decision nears on South Washington County ballot questions

The South Washington County school board is expected to decide in early August how much money to seek in a pair of fall referendums —…
North Metro
June 24

Fatal crash in Anoka County adds to deadly month for motorcyclists

A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he lost control while negotiating a curve in Anoka County. The motorcyclist was traveling near the area of 237th…
North Metro
June 24

Hennepin inspectors scrutinize suburban pools, 463 of them

This swim season, Hennepin County Environmental Health will inspect 463 pools at schools, apartments, condos, health clubs and country clubs.
North Metro
June 24

Brooklyn Park makes a pitch for Major League Soccer, stadium

City leaders say they have the ideal site for a new Minnesota United stadium. But it’s a long shot.