Anoka pushes back on new wave of homeless

Anoka pushes back on new wave of homeless

Outgrowth of rising suburban poverty is blamed for trashed campsites and aggressive panhandling in town.
East Metro
5:43pm

Many mistakes led to man being run over on 35W trying to remove recliner

An SUV hit him and his car as he tried to get the chair out of the way, seriously injuring him.
North Metro
12:34pm

2nd body recovered from below river bridge in St. Cloud is ID'd

The man had been reported missing from a group home in Waite Park.
North Metro
8:57am

Driver who crossed into oncoming traffic dies after north metro wreck

Police said weather played a role in the motorist entering opposite lanes on Hwy. 610.
East Metro
February 6

North/east metro briefs: Maplewood seeks 60 stories for 60th anniversary celebration

Maplewood is gathering stories about itself as part of its 60th birthday party a year from this month. The suburb was founded on Feb. 26,…
South Metro
February 5

Washington County busway gets OK with some dissent

The Red Rock Corridor, from Hastings to downtown St. Paul, is still years away, but key decisions are being made.
East Metro
February 5

North/east metro police blotter

AFTONDEC. 31Suspicious activity. A resident in the 12000 block of 15th Street reported that a trail camera had captured an unknown person in her…
Local
February 5

Osseo considers small class sizes for grades K-3

"We know that if students are reading at grade level by grade three, they are more likely to have success in later grades," said district spokeswoman Barb Olson.
North Metro
February 4

Toddler dies in Anoka Co. day care; state quickly suspends license

State quickly suspended Circle Pines provider's license.
North Metro
February 4
A view of the crash on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids on Wednesday night.

Coon Rapids police seek witnesses to violent crash on Hwy. 10

"People at the scene could not give a clear account of what occurred."
North Metro
February 4
A view of the crash on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids on Wednesday night.

Coon Rapids police seeking witnesses to 3-vehicle Hwy. 10 crash

Police are seeking witnesses to a multiple-vehicle crash on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids that injured several drivers and snarled traffic during Wednesday evening’s commute.…
West Metro
February 4
Justin Lang shoveled a driveway. "I just want people to be nice to one another," he said.

Twin Cities man makes world better one shovelful at a time

In the dark of night, as Tuesday's snowstorm raged, Justin Lang grabbed a shovel and went house to house in north Minneapolis.
North Metro
February 3

Met Council makes sure sewer project doesn't sink East Bethel

Growth fizzled, so millions in debt for sewer forgiven.
East Metro
February 2

Elusive gunman has robbed 8 liquor stores, gas stations in Twin Cities

With a bandanna over his face, the robber has struck his targets between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m. and has displayed a handgun at times, police said.
North Metro
February 1

Aug. 12, 2015: Blaine curling club named official U.S. Olympic training site

It's the first time United States curling has received a national designation.
South Metro
January 29

St. Paul Park chooses Inver Grove Heights sergeant as new police chief

Inver Grove Heights Police Sgt. Jessica Billmeyer will start Feb. 10.
East Metro
January 29

North/east police blotter

EAST BETHELDEC. 26Burglary. Guns and a TV set were stolen from a home in the 200 block of Elm Road NE. Entry was gained…
East Metro
January 29

North/east metro briefs: Coon Rapids City Council weighs loosening rules to allow taprooms

Coon RapidsCouncil weighs loosening of taproom restrictionsLooking to join the microbrewery and taproom craze, the Coon Rapids City Council is considering a revision of its…
North Metro
January 28

ID'd: Man found fatally shot in car in north Minneapolis

Authorities on Thursday identified the man who was found shot to death in a car in a north Minneapolis neighborhood. Darnell L. Wilkes, 25, of…
North Metro
January 28

Arrest warrant issued for Columbia Heights murder suspect

Authorities have charged a 19-year-old man with second-degree murder in connection with a homicide over the weekend in Columbia Heights. And now they are trying…
North Metro
January 28
Collegeville,Mn Friday 5/24/2002 main gate that leads to St. John's Ab...

Highly personal info of clergy abuse victim posted online

St. John's Abbey says it seeks transparency; a monk's victim calls new website "betrayal."

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