Brooklyn Park police reach out to kids

Brooklyn Park police reach out to kids

Kidstop is designed to give children the chance to form impressions about officers in their neighborhoods based on personal interactions rather than television and news reports.
West Metro
13 minutes ago

Motorcycle deaths in Minnesota skyrocket in 2015

The riding season is far from over, but three new fatalities since Sunday afternoon have pushed the death toll to almost the same number as for all of 2014.
North Metro
46 minutes ago

Pierre Collins' pastor tells of jailhouse confession

It ‘was never about insurance money,’ he reportedly said.
West Metro
4:57pm

Minneapolis' Jay Stroebel selected as Brooklyn Park's new city manager

Jay Stroebel will start his job overseeing day-to-day operations in the state’s sixth-largest city on Aug. 24.
West Metro
1:08pm

Exhibit shows sewing's evolution from hoop skirts to tablet cases

Local group shows 35 years of home handiwork.
North Metro
1:02pm

Andover garden tour is a pollinator-friendly showcase

An Andover group offers a free tour of places that attract bees and butterflies this Saturday.
North Metro
1:02pm

Country music artists will step up and play at Coon Rapids concert against homelessness

National and local country artists will play second annual Rum River benefit event.
North Metro
1:01pm

North news briefs: Grand opening set for athletic complex in Blaine

blaineGrand opening set for athletic complexA variety of activities will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18 to mark the grand opening of…
North Metro
1:01pm

North metro police blotter

ANDOVERJULY 10Property damage. Someone slashed tires on a vehicle on the 3800 block of 174th Lane NW.JULY 13Theft. A GPS unit was stolen…
West Metro
August 3
Barway Collins' mother, Louise Karluah, left, and stepmother, Yamah Collins, hugged each other after attending the Monday court hearing.

Pierre Collins gets 40 years after guilty plea in son's death

"I hope he goes to prison for the rest of his life," Pierre Collins' ex-wife told Barway's birth mother Louise Karluah, who traveled from Liberia after his death.
West Metro
August 1

July 22 crash on Hwy. 10 claims a second victim

A July 22 crash on Hwy. 10 just northwest of the Twin Cities has claimed the life of a second victim.The family of 10-year-old Cassy…
North Metro
August 1

Life edging back to normal for Twin Cities' Liberian immigrants

Ebola ebbs, marking the end of an emotionally challenging year.
North Metro
August 1

Divers search for missing man on Gervais Lake in Little Canada

The Ramsey County Water Patrol and Dive Team searched until dark Saturday for a man who disappeared while swimming with another man across Gervais Lake…
North Metro
August 1

Twin Cities minister hopes to marry churches with colleges

For nearly two years, Dave Glesne and a small group of supporters have been laying the groundwork to shake up the college landscape by holding classes in neighborhood churches.
North Metro
August 1

Outreach fair provides food, services for Twin Cities families

Up to 1,500 local volunteers took part in a day of free food, goods and services offered by the Convoy of Hope, a national faith-based nonprofit.
North Metro
August 1

Minneapolis waterworks using mussels to sniff out river contaminants

The 3-inch bivalves could serve as early warning detectors, alerting the city to river contaminants.
East Metro
July 31

Stillwater students add flair to Aquatennial news coverage

Eight students who contribute to Stillwater Area High’s award-winning Pony Express newspaper took part recently in a national journalism workshop not far from home. They…
North Metro
July 31

Obituary: Crystal Police's Susan Carstens kept kids on the straight and narrow

Children and vulnerable adults in trouble and teens who ran afoul of the law found a tenacious yet empathetic advocate in Susan Carstens. In her…
North Metro
July 30

Hot Property: Oak Park Plaza renovation in Blaine

Type: Retail center Owner: Tri-Land Properties Architect: Hanson Design Details: A total renovation of the aging, mostly vacant Oak Park Plaza shopping center in Blaine…
West Metro
July 30

Brooklyn Park pays $2.8 million to settle police brutality lawsuit

A probationary officer illegally used deadly force on a 23-year-old man, then covered up aspects of his role in the shooting, the lawsuit alleged.
West Metro
July 30

Car fatally hits woman crossing in middle of busy Brooklyn Blvd.

The Minneapolis woman, 21, died several hours later at the hospital.