Tired of waiting at busiest stoplights? Someone's gauging your pain

Tired of waiting at busiest stoplights? Someone's gauging your pain

Inventory of major roads with stoppages is meant to create priorities for future spending as money becomes available.
North Metro
June 28

Woman leaps from 3rd floor of burning Brooklyn Park complex

Five others were treated for smoke inhalation.
North Metro
June 28

Collision in Ham Lake kills 62-year-old motorcyclist

The crash occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Monday at an intersection.
North Metro
June 26

Stories deep beneath Centennial High School

With a sprawling campus for more than 2,000 students, Centennial High School in Circle Pines looks like just another big, nondescript suburban school. Even the…
North Metro
June 25

Met Council pushes to preserve mobile home parks in suburbs

Antonia Alvarez and her young daughter left their cockroach-infested Minneapolis apartment complex a decade ago and joined the ranks of suburban homeowners for the first…
North Metro
June 25

Obituary: Ralph Talbot was Anoka County's longest-serving sheriff

Ralph "Buster" Talbot's proudest identity was as a family man, but generations of Anoka County residents knew him as "Sheriff."First appointed to the top law…
East Metro
June 24

North/east metro briefs: Woodbury offers freebies to cut down on water usage

Woodbury’s campaign to cut down on water waste by irrigation is moving to homeowners. The city is partnering with the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)…
East Metro
June 24

North/east metro police blotter, June 26

ANDOVERMAY 18Theft. A wallet was stolen from a cart while the victim was shopping at Wal-Mart, 1851 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW.MAY 20Theft. An unattended bike…
North Metro
June 24

Brooklyn Park, Columbia Heights open new libraries

Modernizing the facilities was the aim at both sites.
North Metro
June 22
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'Person of interest' in Jacob Wetterling case won't get venue change for child-porn trial

Danny Heinrich's attorneys had sought the move for his federal trial.
North Metro
June 20
Estimator project manager Andy Ristrom watched the demolition of build...

Two north metro cities scramble to upgrade water plants to filter out contaminant

New Brighton and St. Anthony take steps to protect supplies.
West Metro
June 20

Prison for man who fought Brooklyn Park cop in chilling video

A 25-year-old man whose fight with a Brooklyn Park police officer was captured in a chilling 9-minute dashcam video has been sentenced to several years…
North Metro
June 20

Video shows friends attacking 15-year-old St. Francis girl, cutting hair

One woman arrested after attackers punched girl, snipped off her hair.
North Metro
June 20

Columbia Heights beats out Woodbury for All-America City title

Columbia Heights has been named an All-America City for 2016, a prize that eluded fellow metro-area contender Woodbury.Both cities were among the 20 national finalists…
East Metro
June 18

At Ramsey County Library, summer reading program pushes kids beyond the books

Ramsey County Library focuses on digital tools and hands-on activities for young visitors.
East Metro
June 17

Roseville poll shows 99 percent of residents have high quality of life

RosevilleIn city survey, 99 percent report high quality of lifeSo much for your stereotypically troubled inner-ring suburb.In a new community survey, 99 percent of Roseville…
North Metro
June 15

Ex-Anoka County judge removed from bench can practice law again

Alan Pendleton lied to voters about his residence.
North Metro
June 15

Brooklyn Center backs off single-family rental restrictions

After pressure from real estate agents and activists for fair housing, council says no to restrictive plan.
North Metro
June 14

St. Cloud State President Potter killed in I-694 rollover crash

Earl H. Potter III was on his way to the Twin Cities for a meeting with the Foundation Board Chair when the crash happened. Provost Ashish Vaidya has been appointed as acting president.
East Metro
June 12

Couple on motorcycle crashes on I-35; 1 dead, 1 injured

The wreck occurred near the Forest Lake exit, according to the State Patrol.
North Metro
June 11

Two drown in Minnesota lakes on a steamy Saturday

One man could not be revived after being pulled from Orono Lake. A second body was recovered from a lake in Douglas County.